Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 630pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Saturday 16 January 2021

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

The best orchestral works, chamber music and favourite tunes, performed by great international and Irish artists.

Poetry File | Liz Quirke

Liz Quirke reads and discusses her poem Nurture

Music Played on the Show


Title: Russian Sailor's Dance

Composer: Gliere, Reinhold

Performer(s): Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra

Album: 101 Great Orchestral Classics Vol.3 / Naxos / 8.551143

Duration: 3:42


Title: Blow The Wind Southerly

Composer: Trad arr

Performer(s): Sheku Kanneh-Mason (Cello)

Album: Sheku Kanneh-Mason / Decca / 405 0241

Duration: 2:22


Title: Spring Song

Composer: Bridge, Frank

Performer(s): Sheku Kanneh-Mason (Cello)

Album: Sheku Kanneh-Mason / Decca / 405 0241

Duration: 2:16


Title: Non So Piu Cosa Son

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Magdalena Kozena (Mezzo-Soprano), Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment

Album: The Art of Magdalena Kozena (Disc 1: Arias) / Deutsche Grammophon / 479 1278

Duration: 2:43


Title: Marche Militaire Francaise

Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille

Performer(s): Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Album: Neeme Jarvi conducts Saint-Saens / Chandos / CHSA5104

Duration: 4:17


Title: Piano Concerto In A Minor Op.7 (1st Movement)

Composer: Schumann, Clara

Performer(s): Isata Kanneh-Mason (Piano);Isata Kanneh-Mason (Piano)

Album: Romance The Piano Music of Clara Schumann / Decca / Rd30198

Duration: 6:11


Title: The Gum-Suckers March

Composer: Grainger, Percy

Performer(s): Royal Northern College Of Music Wind Orchestra

Album: Grainger - Works for Wind Orchestra / CHANDOS / CHAN9549

Duration: 3:51


Title: The Carnival Of The Animals Part I

Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille

Performer(s): The Kanneh--Masons

Album: Carnival of the Animals / Decca / 4851156

Duration: 18:20


Title: Suite Of Three Pieces (3rd Movement) Waltz

Composer: Godard, Benjamin

Performer(s): Edward Beckett (Flute), London Festival Orchestra

Album: Fantasie, Romantic French Flute Music - Edward Beckett, Ross Pople: London Festival Orchestra / Black Box / BBM1049

Duration: 4:25


Title: Nun's Chorus (Casanova)

Composer: Strauss II, Johann

Performer(s): Joan Sutherland (Soprano), New Philharmonia Orchestra, Ambrosian Light Opera Chorus

Album: Your Hundred Best Tunes Volume 2 / Decca / 425 848-2

Duration: 3:56


Title: Roumanian Air And Gypsy Dance Op. 23

Composer: Sammons, Albert

Performer(s): Paul Barret (Violin), Catherine Edwards (Paino)

Album: Albert Sammons'The English Kreisler' - Paul Barret, Catherine Edwards / Hyperion / CDA67096

Duration: 5:47


Title: Voce 'E Notte

Composer: De Curtis, Ernesto

Performer(s): Elina Garanca (Mezzo-Soprano)

Album: Sol y Vida / Deutsche Grammophon / 483 6217

Duration: 3:08


Title: Non Ti Scordar Di Me

Composer: De Curtis, Ernesto

Performer(s): Rundfunk Sinfonieorchester Berlin

Album: An Italian Night - Jonas Kaufmann / Sony Classical / 9075879332

Duration: 3:41


Title: Romance In D Minor

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): Sheku Kanneh-Mason (Cello)

Album: Sheku Kanneh-Mason / Decca / 405 0241

Duration: 5:36


Title: Waltz And Chorus From Faust

Composer: Gounod, Charles

Performer(s): The Orchestra And Chorus Of The Paris Opera

Album: Classical Chillout 100 Hits / Demon / DMG100059

Duration: 4:19


Title: String Quintet In C - Adagio

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Janine Jansen Violin; Boris Brovtsyn Violin; Amihai Grosz Viola;Thorleif Thedeen Cello; Jens Peter Mainz Cello

Album: Bristol Proms / Decca / 481 0493

Duration: 14:03


Title: Study No.45a In D Flat Major

Composer: Godowsky, Leopold

Performer(s): Ivan Ilic (Piano)

Album: Godowsky : 22 Chopin Studies Ivan Ilic / Paraty / 311205

Duration: 1:53


Title: Ich Atmet' Einen Linden Duft

Composer: Mahler, Gustav

Performer(s): Thomas Allen (Baritone), English Chamber Orchestra

Album: Britten: Nocturne / EMI Classics / CDC 7 49943 2

Duration: 3:03


Title: Lullabye

Composer: Yedidia

Performer(s): Ahn Trio

Album: Groovebox / EMI Classics / 7243 5 57357 2 0

Duration: 4:34


Title: Sonata For Cello And Piano No.2 In F Major (Iv) Allegro Non Troppo Grazioso

Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille

Performer(s): Emmanuelle Bertrand (Cello)

Album: Camille Saint-Saens: Cello Concerto No.1/Sonatas Nos.2&3 / Harmonia Mundi 2017 / HMM 902210

Duration: 6:48


Title: Flute Quartet No.1 In D (1st Movement) Allegro

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Jaime Martin (Flute), Brindisi Quartet

Album: Mozart Chamber Works / Emi / Cdz569702

Duration: 6:51


Title: This Nearly Was Mine

Composer: Rodgers/Hammerstein

Performer(s): Jose Carreras (Tenor), London Musicians Orchestra

Album: Jose Carreras: My Romance / Erato / 0630-17789-2

Duration: 3:23



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Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Ian McGlynn

Production Co-Ordinator : Linda McGlynn

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