Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 630pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Saturday 13 February 2021

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

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

Poetry File | David Wheatley

David Wheatley reads and discusses his poem 'To Gavin Douglas, Translator, By the Don'

Music Played on the Show


Title: Archduke Carl Ludwig March Op.129

Composer: Ivanovici, Josef

Performer(s): Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Pardubice

Album: Contemporaries of the Strauss Family 2 / Marco Polo / 8.225366

Duration: 2:59


Title: String Quartet In B Flat (4th Movement) Alla Danza Tedesca

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Takacs Quartet

Album: Late String Quartets / Decca / 470849-2

Duration: 3:09


Title: Volare

Composer: Modugno/Migliacci

Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Orchestra Del Teatro Comunale Di Bologna

Album: The Pavarotti Story / Decca / 475 8177 2 DX2

Duration: 4:36


Title: La Vie En Rose

Composer: Louiguy/Piaf

Performer(s): 12 Cellists Of The Berlin Philharmonic

Album: Fleur de Paris / EMI / 50999 6 08501 2 6

Duration: 5:06


Title: Musica Proibita

Composer: Gastaldon, Stanislao

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

Album: Sol y Vida / Deutsche Grammophon / 483 6217

Duration: 3:55


Title: Polonaise In A Op.40 No.1

Composer: Chopin, Frederic

Performer(s): Artur Rubenstein (Piano)

Album: Artur Rubinstein- the Chopin Collection / BMG / Cdcfp9011

Duration: 4:07


Title: Por Una Cabeza

Composer: Gardel, Carlos

Performer(s): Itzhak Perlman (Violin), Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Album: Cinema Serenade / Sony Classical / Sk63005

Duration: 3:51


Title: Deborah's Theme

Composer: Morricone, Ennio

Performer(s): Yo Yo Ma (Cello), Roma Sinfonietta Orchestra

Album: Yo Yo Ma Plays Ennio Morricone / Sony Classical / Sk93456

Duration: 3:32


Title: Standchen

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Dermot Troy (Tenor), Rté Concert Orchestra

Album: Dermot Troy Remembered (Recordno: Cd114) / RTÉ lyric fm / Cd114

Duration: 3:15


Title: Oboe Concerto In D Minor Op. (Second Movement) Adagio

Composer: Albinoni, Tomaso

Performer(s): William Palmer (Trumpet)

Album: Adagio (single)

Duration: 2:57


Title: Gracias A La Vida

Composer: Parra, Violeta

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

Album: Sol y Vida / Deutsche Grammophon / 483 6217

Duration: 4:04


Title: Fantasie Sur Lucia Di Lammermoor

Composer: Parish-Alvars, Elias

Performer(s): Emmanuel Ceysson (Harp)

Album: Opera Fantasie (Harp transcriptions) / Naive / V 5297

Duration: 11:57


Title: You Are My Hearts Delight

Composer: Lehar

Performer(s): Richard Tauber (Tenor), Bbc Concert Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: Wmef0055-2) / BBC Worldwide Music / Wmef0055-2

Duration: 3:26


Title: Hora Staccato

Composer: Dinicu, Grigoras

Performer(s): Hakan Hardenberger (Trumpet), Roland Pontinen (Piano)

Album: At The Beach / Philips / 422344-2

Duration: 2:06


Title: Spring Song

Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix

Performer(s): Philip Martin (Piano)

Album: The Maiden's Prayer - Philip Martin / Hyperion / CDA67379

Duration: 2:35


Title: The Merry Widow

Composer: Lehar, Franz

Performer(s): Andre Rieu (Violin)

Album: Heartstrings - Andre Rieu / Polydor / 065 262 2

Duration: 3:05


Title: Benedictus

Composer: Jenkins, Karl

Performer(s): London Philharmonic Orchestra, National Youth Choir Of Great Britain

Album: The Armed Man: A Mass for Peace / Virgin / Cdve956

Duration: 7:36


Title: Romantic Pieces For Violin And Piano (3rd Movement) Allegro Appassionato

Composer: Dvorak, Antonin

Performer(s): James Ehnes (Violin)

Album: Romantic Pieces: Dvorak / Janacek / Smetana / Analekta fl / FL23191

Duration: 2:06


Title: Une Femme Est Une Femme

Composer: Legrand, Michel

Performer(s): 12 Cellists Of The Berlin Philharmonic

Album: Fleur de Paris / EMI / 50999 6 08501 2 6

Duration: 2:47


Title: Maple Leaf Rag

Composer: Joplin, Scott

Performer(s): Dick Hyman (Piano), Maple Leaf Rag

Album: Joplin Piano Works 1899-1904 / RCA Victor / Gd87993

Duration: 2:29


Title: Bimba Dagli Occhi

Composer: Puccini, Giacomo

Performer(s): Renata Scotto (Soprano), Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor)

Album: Centenary Edition Volume 7: 1958-1957 / EMI / 7243 5 66189 2 3

Duration: 3:50


Title: Romance

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): Gerald Peregrine (Cello)

Album: Folk Tales - British Cello and Piano Miniatures / Naxos / 8.574035

Duration: 6:19



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Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Ian McGlynn

Production Co-Ordinator : Linda McGlynn

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