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    Placido Domingo Competition

    World famous tenor Plácido Domingo will make his long awaited return to Ireland on the 31st May 2015 to perform in Dublin’s 3Arena for a very special concert. Liz has a pair of tickets to give away to the concert every day this week and on Friday, she will pick out an overall winner to receive VIP Tickets, an overnight and dinner for two in the Marker Hotel on May 31st. 

    On the night, Placido will be accompanied by conductor Eugene Kohn and world renowned sopranos Angel Blue & Michaela Oeste, performing with the RTE Concert Orchestra. Don’t miss this unique, once in a lifetime opportunity to see a living legend live on stage. 

    Liz Nolan's Classic Drive Thursday 22 August 2013

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    Eurovision for the Birds

    Birds have been singing. People have been listening. For thousands of years. Now we want you to record your favourite birdsong in Ireland and email  Classic Drive your MP3 (max 10MB) before Wednesday 6th May. 

    We'll then pick the best recordings and send them to the Eurovision Birdsong Contest. The basic condition for all entries is that they must be your self-made recording, your self-selected find, your self-defined confrontation with the phenomenon of bird calls and birdsong. On 23 May, the day of the Eurovision Song Contest, Radio Oe1 in Austria will present recordings of birds made by radio listeners all over Europe.

    The best contribution will win  a high-quality pair of binoculars worth €1000 provided by Swarovski Optik, So get listening and recording and send us your birdsong. Listen to our sample from West Cork, recorded last year.

     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 16:00
      Title: Danse Des Demoiselles (Act 1)
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 2:14
    • 16:02
      Title: Chorus Of The Cigarette Girls
      Performer(s): Bizet, Georges
      Performer(s): Bizet, Georges
      Duration: 4:17
    • 16:07
      Title: Song Of India, From Sadko
      Performer(s): Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolay
      Performer(s): Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolay
      Duration: 4:00
    • 16:12
      Title: Wind Octet (2nd Movement) Finale
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 5:06
    • 16:16
      Title: Heidenroslein D257
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 2:18
    • 16:19
      Title: Von Fremden Landern Und Menschen
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Performer(s): Schumann, Robert
      Duration: 2:11
    • 16:22
      Title: On Hearing The First Cuckoo In Spring
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Duration: 7:18
    • 16:33
      Title: Voices Of Spring
      Performer(s): Strauss, Johann
      Performer(s): Strauss, Johann
      Duration: 6:19
    • 16:39
      Title: O Vaterland, Du Machst Bei Tag
      Performer(s): Lehar
      Performer(s): Lehar
      Duration: 2:49
    • 16:42
      Title: Threepenny Opera Suite: Moritat Of Mack The Knife
      Performer(s): Weill, Kurt
      Performer(s): Weill, Kurt
      Duration: 2:22
    • 16:45
      Title: Nocturne In E Flat Major
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 5:12
    • 16:51
      Title: Ye Spotted Snakes From Midsummer Night's Dream
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 4:13
    • 16:56
      Title: A Lord Of The Rings Suite
      Performer(s): Shore, Howard
      Performer(s): Shore, Howard
      Duration: 6:59
    • 17:04
      Title: Pagodas, From Estampes
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 6:11
    • 17:10
      Title: Nessun Dorma
      Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo
      Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo
      Duration: 4:41
    • 17:16
      Title: Mandolin Concerto In G Rv532 (1st Movement) Allegro
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 4:29
    • 17:22
      Title: Lustspiel-Ouverture, Op.38
      Performer(s): Busoni, Ferruccio
      Performer(s): Busoni, Ferruccio
      Duration: 6:44
    • 17:32
      Title: Overture To Don Giovanni
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 6:40
    • 17:41
      Title: The Tula Accordian
      Performer(s): Trad Arr/ Afanasiev, Vadim
      Performer(s): Trad Arr/ Afanasiev, Vadim
      Duration: 3:00
    • 17:44
      Title: Zorba's Suite-Ballet (Finale)
      Performer(s): Theodorakis, Mikis
      Performer(s): Theodorakis, Mikis
      Duration: 4:49
    • 17:51
      Title: Symphony In E Flat For Double Orchestra, Op. 18, No. 1, Andante
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Christian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Christian
      Duration: 3:47
    • 17:55
      Title: Che Puro Ciel
      Performer(s): Gluck, Christoph Willibald
      Performer(s): Gluck, Christoph Willibald
      Duration: 5:47
    • 18:01
      Title: Symphony No.7 In A (3rd Movement) Presto
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 8:45
    • 18:10
      Title: Delay
      Performer(s): Julia Kent
      Performer(s): Julia Kent
      Duration: 4:05
    • 18:15
      Title: Meditation From Thais
      Performer(s): Massenet, Jules
      Performer(s): Massenet, Jules
      Duration: 6:21
    • 18:22
      Title: They Cant Take That Away From Me
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 4:48
    • 18:27
      Title: Rondo For Lifey
      Performer(s): Bernstein, Leonard
      Performer(s): Bernstein, Leonard
      Duration: 1:42
    • 18:32
      Title: Drive My Car
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon / Mccartney
      Duration: 2:58
    • 18:35
      Title: Beatles Concerto Grosso No. 4 - Here Comes The Sun
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Performer(s): Lennon/Mccartney
      Duration: 1:52
    • 18:37
      Title: Trumpet Concerto In C (2nd Movement) Allegro Molto
      Performer(s): Haydn, Michael
      Performer(s): Haydn, Michael
      Duration: 5:04
    • 18:43
      Title: Marcia Funebre
      Performer(s): Biber, Heinrich Ignaz Franz
      Performer(s): Biber, Heinrich Ignaz Franz
      Duration: 2:02
    • 18:45
      Title: Song For Athene
      Performer(s): Tavener, John
      Performer(s): Tavener, John
      Duration: 8:01
    • 18:52
      Title: Il Pleure Dans Mon Coeur
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 3:20
    • 18:55
      Title: Slavonic Dance Op.46 No.3 In A Flat Major. Poco Allegro
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 5:03

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