Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 7pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Saturday 8 August 2020

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Some of the world's best music played by the world's finest musicians, familiar favourites and new releases. Plus news and traffic updates.

Poetry File | Joseph Woods

Poetry File | Joseph Woods

This week, Joseph Woods reads his poem Memory Swallows

My Creative Life - The Lawlor Family

To mark Cruinniú na nÓg 2020, Ireland's national day of free creativity for children and young people, we meet the musical Lawlor family who explain how they make music together during lockdown, made under the auspices of Music Generation Roscommon. 

"My Creative Life" is made by Grey Heron Media for RTÉ Jr and Creative Ireland. Subscribe to My Creative Life wherever you get your podcasts. 

Music Played on the Show


Title: Aragonaise

Composer: Massenet, Jules

Performer(s): Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

Album: Dances from the Opera / Vox Prima / MWCD7127

Duration: 1:59


Title: Divertimento In E Flat - Allegro

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Alexander Janiczek (Violin), Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Album: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Serenades / Linn / CKD 287

Duration: 3:01


Title: Voglio Dire

Composer: Donizetti, Gaetano

Performer(s): Rolando Villazón (Tenor)

Album: Duets: Rolando Villazón Ildar Abdrazakov / Deutsche Grammophon / 4796901

Duration: 7:38


Title: Sea Pictures Op.37 (5th Movement) The Swimmer

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): Janet Baker (Mezzo-Soprano)

Album: Elgar : Cello Concertos & Sea Pictures / EMI Classics / 724355621924

Duration: 6:08


Title: Depuis Le Jour

Composer: Charpentier, Gustave

Performer(s): Joan Sutherland (Soprano), Orchestra Of The Suisse Romande

Album: 101 Essential Opera Favourites (Recordno: 4763782) / Decca / 4763782

Duration: 4:06


Title: The Birds (2nd Movement) La Colomba (The Dove)

Composer: Respighi, Ottorino

Performer(s): Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Album: Respighi: Orchestral Suites - Orpheus Chamber Orchestra / Deutsche Grammophon / 437 533 2

Duration: 4:24


Title: La Maja Y El Ruisenor

Composer: Grenados, Enrique

Performer(s): Celine Byrne (Sop), Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Album: Celine Byrne: For Eternity / RTE lyric fm / CD128

Duration: 6:22


Title: Sonata For Clarinet And Piano (4th Movement) Molto Allegro Allegretto

Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille

Performer(s): Ronald Van Spaedonck (Clarinet), Alexandre Tharaud (Piano)

Album: French Music for Clarinet and Piano / Ronald Van Spaedonck / Alexandre Tharaud / harmonia mundi / HMN911596

Duration: 5:40


Title: Il Bacio

Composer: Arditi, Luigi

Performer(s): Anna Netrebko (Soprano), Prague Philharmonia

Album: Anna Netrebko: Souvenirs / Deutsche Grammophon / 0002894777639

Duration: 3:47


Title: Tango For Cello And Piano

Composer: Albeniz, Isaac

Performer(s): Gavriel Lipkind (Cello), Alexandra Lubchansky (Piano)

Album: Miniatures and Folk Music / Jerusalem Music Centre / JMC CD-126

Duration: 3:14


Title: Cantique De Jean Racine

Composer: Faure, Gabriel

Performer(s): James Vivian (Organ), The Choir King's College Cambridge

Album: The Sound of The Choir King's College Cambridge / Classicfm / CFMGA02

Duration: 5:37


Title: Six Grandes Etudes De Paganini S 141 - Etude No. 6 In A Minor (Themes And Variations)

Composer: Liszt, Franz

Performer(s): Marc-Andre Hamelin (Piano)

Album: Liszt: Paganini Studies - Schubert Marches - Marc Andre Hamelin / Hyperion / CDA67370

Duration: 5:05


Title: Introduction And Variations On A Swedish Song For Clarinet And Orchestra

Composer: Crusell. Bernhard

Performer(s): Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Martin Frost: Roots / Sony Classical / 88873065292

Duration: 9:37


Title: I'Ll Follow The Sun

Composer: Lennon, John; McCartney, Paul

Performer(s): The King's Singers

Album: Beatles' Collection / EMI / CDC 7 49556 2

Duration: 2:18


Title: When I'M Sixty-Four

Composer: Lennon/Mccartney

Performer(s): King's Singers

Album: Music Of The Beatles / Telarc / Cd-80540

Duration: 3:15


Title: Puck Op71 No.3

Composer: Grieg, Edvard

Performer(s): Balazs Szokolay (Piano)

Album: Lyric Pieces / Naxos / 8.553387

Duration: 1:45


Title: Serenade Melancolique In B Flat Minor

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Gidon Kremer (Violin), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto / Serenade Melancolique / Deutsche Grammophon / 4000272

Duration: 8:17


Title: No.4 In C Sharp Minor Moderato

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Alfred Brendel (Piano)

Album: Alfred Brendel Schubert Piano Works 1822 - 1828 / Decca / 4782622

Duration: 5:15


Title: Sing For Your Supper

Composer: Rodgers, Richard/Hart, Lorenz

Performer(s): Dawn Upshaw (Soprano), Orchestra Of St. Luke's

Album: Dawn Upshaw Sings Rodgers and Hart / Nonesuch / 7559 79406 2

Duration: 3:34


Title: It Might As Well Be Spring

Composer: Rodgers/Hammerstein

Performer(s): Bryn Terfel (Bass-Baritone), English Northern Philharmonia

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 449163-2) / Deutsche Grammophon / 449163-2

Duration: 4:07


Title: Carousel Waltz

Composer: Rodgers, Richard

Performer(s): New London Orchestra, New London Orchestra

Album: American Light Music Classics / Hyperion / Cda67067

Duration: 7:29


Title: Violin Concerto In C Major (3rd Movement) Allegro

Composer: Dall'oglio, Domenico

Performer(s): Giuliano Carmignola (Violin), Venice Baroque Orchestra

Album: Concerto Italiano - Carmignola / Venice Baroque Orchestra / Marcon / Archiv Produktion / 4776606

Duration: 6:54


Title: God Is With Us

Composer: Trad Arr/ P.Chesnokov

Performer(s): The Male Choir Of St Petersburg

Album: The Male Choir of St Petersburg / EMI Classics / 724357316620

Duration: 2:18


Title: Cello Concerto No. 2 In D: (Iii) Rondo. Allegro

Composer: Haydn, Franz Joseph

Performer(s): Trondheim Soloists

Album: Transfigured Night / Pentatone / FTC 5186 717

Duration: 4:21


Title: Petrushka. Burlesque In Four Scenes. Arr. For Piano, Four Hands (Scene I - The Shrovetide Fair)

Composer: Stravinsky, Igor

Performer(s): Bugallo-Williams Piano Duo

Album: Stravinsky: Petrushka, arranged for piano four hands / Wergo / WER 7371 2

Duration: 5:09



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Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Ian McGlynn

Production Co-Ordinator : Linda McGlynn

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