Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive

Saturday 4 – 630pm & Sunday 4 - 6pm

Evelyn Grant's Weekend Drive Saturday 27 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 | Damian Gorman

Poetry File | Damian Gorman

Damian Gorman reads his poem A Time Comes. Damian has been a writer for more than 35 years. His awards range from a Better Ireland Award to an MBE; a Golden Harp and a BAFTA. He was a resident artist of the Theatre Peacebuilding Academy in 2019 and 2020, and is a fellow of the Oxford Initiative for Global Ethics and Human Rights.

Music Played on the Show


Title: Chorus Of Janisarries - Turkish Finale

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Academy Of St Martin In The Fields, John Alldis Choir

Album: The Number One Mozart Album CD 2 / Universal Classics and Jazz / 4769224

Duration: 1:26


Title: Un Bel Di Vedremo

Composer: Puccini, Giacomo

Performer(s): Mirella Freni (Soprano), Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Madame Butterfly (Recordno: 0028948026340) / Deutsche Grammophon / 0028948026340

Duration: 4:59


Title: Cello Concerto In E Minor - Vivo E Con Fuoco - Animato, Ma Non Troppo

Composer: Gernsheim, Friedrich

Performer(s): Alban Gerhardt (Cello), Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra

Album: The Romantic Cello Concerto - 2 / Hyperion / CDA67583

Duration: 5:13


Title: Der Erlkonig D. 328

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone), Gerald Moore (Piano)

Album: Schubert: 21 Lieder - Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau / Gerald Moore / EMI / CDM 7 69503 2

Duration: 4:03


Title: Gee, Officer Krupke From West Side Story

Composer: Bernstein, Leonard/Sondheim, Stephen.

Performer(s): Gwendolyn Masin (Violin)

Album: Bernstein: West Side Story / Orchid Classics / ORC100145

Duration: 2:01


Title: Hora Staccato

Composer: Dinicu/ Heifet

Performer(s): Dorottya Ilosfai/ Priyanka Ravanelli/ Lea Valentin (Violins) Martin Moriarty (Viola) Patrick Moriarty ('Cello) Ivan Sztanlov (Bass)

Album: Origin - Gwendolyn Masin / Time Zone / TZ1169

Duration: 2:42


Title: Skip To My Lou

Composer: Trad Arr Edwin Fissinger

Performer(s): Dale Warland Singers

Album: Blue Wheat / ACC / Acc122

Duration: 2:29


Title: Lament For Youth

Composer: Larchet, John F.

Performer(s): The Band Of The Irish Defence Forces

Album: The Band of the Irish Defence Forces: Rhapsodic Winds / RTE lyric fm / CD157

Duration: 3:45


Title: The Hebrides Overture (Fingal's Cave)

Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix

Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra

Album: RTÉ NSO Recording, NCH, 19/07/16

Duration: 9:55


Title: Panis Angelicus

Composer: Franck, Cesar

Performer(s): Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), Stockholm Chamber Orchestra

Album: Barbara Hendricks- Chants Sacrees / EMI / 56259

Duration: 4:21


Title: Drei Romanzen Fur Violine Und Klavier: (Iii) Leidenschftlich Schnell (Transcribed For Oboe And Piano)

Composer: Schumann, Clara

Performer(s): Céline Moinet (Oboe)

Album: Schumann Romances / Berlin Classics / 030091BC

Duration: 4:11


Title: Flute Concerto No. 1 In G Major (3) Rondo: Tempo Di Menuetto

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Juliette Bausor (Flute)

Album: Mozart Nielsen Fulte Concerto / Signum / SIGCD467

Duration: 7:21


Title: Virgilio (Bambuco Tachirense)

Composer: Dyens, Roland

Performer(s): Alec O'Leary (Guitar)

Album: Alec O'Leary - Milonga / GFI Masters / N/K

Duration: 2:52


Title: Danza De Jalisco

Composer: Copland, Aaron

Performer(s): Nashville Chamber Orchestra

Album: Pilgrims Progress: Pioneers of American Classical Music / Naxos / 8.559200

Duration: 3:36


Title: Fete Polonaise From Le Roi Malgre Lui

Composer: Chabrier, Emmanuel

Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Chabrier Espana Suite Pastorale Habanera Marche / Deutsche Grammophon / 447751

Duration: 7:25


Title: Give Him The Ooh-La-La

Composer: Porter, Cole

Performer(s): Kim Criswell (Vocal)

Album: The Lorelei - Kim Criswell / EMI Classics / 077 7 54802 2 1

Duration: 3:02


Title: An American In Paris

Composer: Gershwin, George

Performer(s): Viv Mclean (Piano), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: American Dreams / ICSM Records / ICSM 011

Duration: 6:12


Title: Hymne A L'Amour

Composer: Monnet/piaf

Performer(s): Edith Piaf

Album: Greatest Hits (recordno: Wm88019) / World Music / WM88019

Duration: 3:24


Title: Slavonic Dance Op.46 No.2 In E Minor. Allegretto Scherzando

Composer: Dvorak, Antonin

Performer(s): Russian National Orchestra

Album: Dvorak : Slavonic Dances Opp.46 & 72 / Deutsche Grammophon / 4791113

Duration: 5:01


Title: Cello Sonata No. 4 In A Minor - Movement Iii - Largo

Composer: Reger, Max

Performer(s): Alban Gerhardt (Cello), Markus Becker (Piano)

Album: Reger Cello Sonatas / Suites for Solo Cello / Hyperion / CDA67582

Duration: 7:08


Title: Io Sono Docile

Composer: Rossini, Gioachino

Performer(s): Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Casta Diva (Record No: 5571632) / EMI / 5571632

Duration: 3:53


Title: Scherzo In C Minor

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Chamber Orchestra Kremlin

Album: Tchaikovsky (Recordno: Cd509116) / Claves / Cd509116

Duration: 3:43


Title: Polonaise No.1 Op.4

Composer: Wieniawski, Henyrk

Performer(s): Maxim Vengerov (Violin), Itamar Golan (Piano)

Album: Virtuoso Vengerov / Teldec / 903177351

Duration: 5:18


Title: The Cows Are A Milking

Composer: Trimble, Joan

Performer(s): Una Hunt (Piano), Roy Holmes (Piano)

Album: Joan Trimble (Recordno: 8225059) / Marco Polo / 8225059

Duration: 1:25



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Email: weekenddrive@rte.ie

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Presenter: Evelyn Grant

Producer : Ian McGlynn

Production Co-Ordinator : Linda McGlynn

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