Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Thursday 9 July 2020

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Each day, Lorcan brings you the perfect musical soundtrack, wherever you are including at 6.10pm, in Culture File, Luke Clancy's daily guide to creativity in the world around us.

Celebrating Beethoven 250 on Classic Drive

This year marks the 250th anniversary of the birth of Ludwig Van Beethoven. We're joining in the worldwide celebrations by playing 250 Beethoven pieces over 250 days! We begin on Monday 27th January so tune in to Classic Drive every weekday to hear our favourite Beethoven works - and don't forget to send us your suggestions too!

Lorcan goes Back to Black at 33rpm | Every Thursday 6:30pm

It’s common knowledge around the RTÉ lyric fm office that Lorcan Murray just loves his records - he has a huge personal collection at home! So he is delighted to be going back to black at 33rpm, every Thursday at 6.30pm when you can hear some of the best new releases and classic recordings on vinyl. Follow @LyricLorcan on twitter for a sneak peek every week.

Music Played on the Show


Title: String Quartets Op 54 No 1 In G Major (4th Movement) Vivace

Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef

Performer(s): The London Haydn Quartet (Caterine Manson Violin, Michael Gurevich Violin, James Boyd Viola, Jonathan Manson Cello)

Album: Haydn String Quartets Opp 54 & 55 / Hyperion / CDA68160

Duration: 4:19


Title: The Bells Op.35 (1st Movement) Allegro, Ma Non Tanto

Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei

Performer(s): Sergei Larin (Tenor), Marina Mescheriakova (Soprano), Vladimir Chernov (Baritone), Vladimir Minin (Chorus Master), Russian National Orchestra, The Moscow State Chamber Choir

Album: Rachmaninov : Symphonies and Orchestral Works / Deutsche Grammophon / 4779505

Duration: 6:41


Title: Syrinx

Composer: Debussy, Claude

Performer(s): James Galway (Flute)

Album: Clair de Lune: The Music of Debussy (Recordno: Rd87173) / RCA / Rd87173

Duration: 2:18


Title: Melodie In F Major

Composer: Rubinstein, Anton Grigor'yevich

Performer(s): John O'Conor (Piano)

Album: Autumn Songs / Telarc / CD-80391

Duration: 4:10


Title: Sing Joyfully

Composer: Byrd, William

Performer(s): The Cambridge Singers

Album: A Portrait of The Cambridge Singers / Collegium Records / CSCD500

Duration: 2:22


Title: Love Theme / Stepping Stones

Composer: Jenkins, Karl

Performer(s): Carmine Lauri (Leader), Micaela Haslam (Director Synergy), (Ronald Corp (Director New London), Lomdon Symphony Orchestra, Synergy Vocals / The New London Children's Choir

Album: River Queen - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack - Karl Jenkins / EMI / 0946 3 83274 2 4

Duration: 2:07


Title: Caprice

Composer: Delius, Frederick

Performer(s): Gerald Peregrine (Cello)

Album: Folk Tales / Naxos / 8.574035

Duration: 2:55


Title: Le Blianta Feadh M’Óige

Composer: O'Dwyer, Robert

Performer(s): Robin Tritschler (Tenor)

Album: Eithne / RTÉ lyric fm / CD158

Duration: 3:11


Title: Romance For Violin And Piano, Op. 23

Composer: Beach, Amy

Performer(s): Emma Kirkby & Romantic Chamber Group Of London

Album: Beach: Chanson d'amour

Duration: 5:33


Title: Sanctus (Requiem)

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Barcellona, Daniela (Mezzo), Meli, Francesco (Tenor), Pertusi, Michele (Bass),, London Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Chorus

Album: Verdi REQUIEM Gianandrea Noseda / 2016 London Symphony Orchestra, London UK / LSO0800

Duration: 2:29


Title: Violin Concerto No.5 In A: (Iii) Rondeaus, Tempo Di Menuetto

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Arcangelo

Album: Vilde Frang: Mozart / Warner Classics / 0825646276776

Duration: 8:47


Title: Jigg To The Above

Composer: Carolan, Turlough O

Performer(s): Harp Consort

Album: Carolan'S Harp / BMG / 05472773752

Duration: 3:40


Title: Sonata For Flute In G Major: 1. Allegro Moderato

Composer: Benda, Georg

Performer(s): Laurence Dean (Traverso)

Album: Amor ist mein Leid / Christophorus

Duration: 5:41


Title: Come, Let's Away

Composer: Gilbert And Sullivan

Performer(s): Geraint Evans (Tenor)

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 7477758202) / Emi Victor / 7477758202

Duration: 4:21


Title: Tango From Sarasateana Suite

Composer: Zimbalist, Efrem

Performer(s): David Fruhwirth (Violin)

Album: Short Stories \ A collection of romantic violin pieces / AVIE / AV0042

Duration: 4:10


Title: Farinelli

Composer: Saggese, Matteo

Performer(s): Amy Dickson (Soprano Sax), Studio Orchestra

Album: Amy Dickson: Dusk & Dawn / Sony / 88725479572

Duration: 3:42


Title: Harp Concerto In A (3rd Movement) Rondo Allegretto

Composer: Dittersdorf, Carl Ditters von

Performer(s): Marisa Robles (Harp)

Album: Harp Concertos (Recordno: 4257232) / Decca / 4257232

Duration: 4:04


Title: Sonata In F Minor Op. 5 No. 3 - Movement Iii - Scherzo. Allegro Energico

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Antti Siirala (Piano)

Album: Brahms: Sonata in F minor, 16 Waltzes - Antti Siirala / Ondine / ODE 1044-2

Duration: 5:08


Title: Tico Tico No Fuba (Original Ending Version)

Composer: de Abreu, Zequinha

Performer(s): Yue Tang ('Cello), Brian Connor (Piano)

Album: Variations on Cello- Yue Tang / Yue Tang / 2013 Yue Tang

Duration: 2:47


Title: Chanson De Matin, Op. 15 No 2

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Vaughan Williams - Elgar - Pinchas Zukerman/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / 2016 Decca Music Group / 478 9386

Duration: 3:23


Title: Kaiser Franz-Joseph I, Rettungs Jubel-Marsch Op.126

Composer: Strauss II, Johann

Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Famous Marches / EMI / Cdz767252

Duration: 3:30


Title: Belkis, Regina Di Saba: (Ii) Il Sogno Di Salomone, Lento Non Troppo

Composer: Respighi, Ottorino

Performer(s): Orchestra Philharmonique Royal De Liege

Album: Respighi: Metamorphoseon / BIS / 2130 SACD

Duration: 8:36


Title: Sonata No.1 In B Minor (2nd Movement) Allegro

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Giuliano Carmignola (Violin), Andrea Marcon (Harpsichord)

Album: Bach: Sonatas for Violin and Harpsichord / Sony Classical / S2K 89469

Duration: 3:01


Title: Nagoya Marimbas

Composer: Reich, Steve

Performer(s): Alex Petcu (Marimba)

Album: In Time - Music for Solo Percussion / RTÉ lyric fm / CD151

Duration: 4:29


Title: Octet Partita Op.57 In F (4th Movement) Alla Polacca

Composer: Krommer, Franz Vinzenz

Performer(s): Rotterdam Philharmonic Wind Ensemble

Album: Krommer Octet Partitas / Brilliant / Brilliant 93759

Duration: 4:33


Title: Suite For Two Guitars (3rd Movement) Corant Ii

Composer: Lawes, William

Performer(s): Julian Bream (Guitar), John Williams (Guitar)

Album: Together - Bream/Williams / RCA Victor / 09026614502

Duration: 1:29


Title: Little Women

Composer: Desplat, Alexandre

Performer(s): Studio Orchestra

Album: Little Women (2019)

Duration: 3:12


Title: Marie Galante - Le Roi D'Aquitaine

Composer: Weill, Kurt

Performer(s): Max Raabe (Vocals), Jacques Deval / Roger Fernay (Lyrics), Palast Orchester

Album: Charming Weill - Dance Band Arrangements / BMG Classics / 09026635132

Duration: 3:17


Title: Kak Mnogo Devushek Horoshih (There Are So Many Pretty Girls)

Composer: Dunayevsky/Lebedev-Kumach

Performer(s): Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone)

Album: Moscow Nights / Delos / DE 3339

Duration: 3:17


Title: Piano Concerto No.1 In B Flat Minor (3rd Movement)

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Daniil Trifonov (Piano), Mariinsky Orchestra

Album: Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No.1 / Mariinskylabel.com / MAR0530

Duration: 7:03


Title: O, Breathe Not His Name

Composer: Hughes, Herbert

Performer(s): Ailish Tynan (Soprano), Iain Burnside (Piano)

Album: A Purse of Gold: Irish Songs by Herbert Hughes / signum / SIGCD106

Duration: 1:51


Title: Dix Pieces Pittoresques: Mauesque - Moderato

Composer: Chabrier, Emmanuel

Performer(s): Angela Hewitt (Piano)

Album: Chabrier: Dix Pieces Pittoresques and Other Piano Music - Angela Hewiitt / Hyperion / CDA67515

Duration: 3:21



Contact the Show

Email: lorcan.lyricfm@rte.ie

Text: 51554

tweet: @LyricLorcan

Presenter: Lorcan Murray

Producer: Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator: Linda McGlynn


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