Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Friday 17 January 2020

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

The perfect musical soundtrack to your journey home accompanied by news and traffic updates. At 6.10pm, 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: Scherzo-Vals

Composer: Llobet, Miguel

Performer(s): Anabel Montesinos (Guitar)

Album: Guitar Recital - Anabel Montesinos / Naxos / 8.557294

Duration: 3:50


Title: Quintet No.6 In D Major 'Las Parejas' (1st Movement) Entrada: Marcia

Complete Work Name: Quintet No.6 In D Major 'Las Parejas' G430

Composer: Boccherini, Luigi

Performer(s): Carlo Ipata (Flute), Auser Musici, Auser Musici

Album: Boccherini: Six Quintets for Flute and Strings / Hyperion / CDA67646

Duration: 5:00


Title: Concerning Hobbits

Composer: Shore, Howard

Performer(s): London Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring / Reprise / 936248110 2

Duration: 2:55


Title: The Place Where Lost Things Go

Composer: Shaiman, Marc/Wittman, Scott

Performer(s): Studio Orchestra

Album: Mary Poppins Returns (OST 2018) / Walt Disney

Duration: 3:43


Title: The Danish Girl

Composer: Desplat, Alexandre

Performer(s): Studio Orchestra

Album: The Danish Girl (OST) / iTunes

Duration: 2:12


Title: Waltz No.2 (Jazz Suite No.2)

Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri

Performer(s): Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra

Album: Alles Walzer / Orf Bayer / LC5130CD230

Duration: 3:36


Title: Four Scottish Dances Op. 59 (4th Movement) Con Brio

Composer: Arnold, Malcolm

Performer(s): Grimethorpe Colliery Band

Album: Arnold on Brass / 1993 Conifer Records Ltd.

Duration: 1:21


Title: Waltz No.3 In A Flat Major - Moderato

Composer: Chopin, Frederic

Performer(s): Maria Joao Pires (Piano)

Album: Maria Joao Pires - Chopin / Deutsche Grammophon / 4777483

Duration: 3:32


Title: Symphonie Fantastique (4th Movement) March To The Scaffold

Composer: Berlioz, Hector

Performer(s): Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Album: March / Decca / 425 086-2

Duration: 4:57


Title: Porque Te Quiero (Because I Love You)

Composer: Lacosta, Genaro Monreal

Performer(s): Placido Domingo (Tenor), Gallardo Del Rey, Orquesta De La Comunidad De Madrid

Album: Pasion Espanola - Domingo / Del Rey / Orquesta de la Comunidad de Madrid / Roa / Deutsche Grammophon / 4776590

Duration: 2:59


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: Prelude No.16 In G Minor Bwv861

Composer: Bach, J S

Performer(s): Angela Hewitt (Piano)

Album: Bach The Well Tempered Clavier Book 1 / Hyperion / CDS44291/4

Duration: 2:01


Title: La Partida

Composer: Bonnet, Carol

Performer(s): Anxo Lorenzo (Gaita/Whistles), Jim Murray (Guitar), Donal O'Connor (Fiddle), Jack Talty (Concertina)

Album: Tuesday 14th January 2020, Sugar Club, Dublin / Music Network Tour

Duration: 3:41


Title: Le Cygne Noir Pas De Deux (4th Movement) - Coda

Complete Work Name: Swan Lake

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Anthony Gladstone (Piano)

Album: Piano at the Ballet - Anthony Gladstone / Divne Art Ltd / dda25073

Duration: 2:04


Title: With Cat-Like Tread

Composer: Gilbert And Sullivan

Performer(s): Gareth Jones (Baritone), D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra And Chorus

Album: Gilbert And Sullivan: The Pirates Of Penzance / Ter / Cdter21177

Duration: 2:28


Title: Star Wars - Main Theme

Composer: Williams, John

Performer(s): The Boston Pops Orchestra

Album: John Williams and The Boston Pops Orchestra - Encore! - Disk 1 / Philips / 475 6176

Duration: 5:38


Title: Bassoon Concerto In F (3rd Movement) Rondo (Allegro)

Composer: Weber, Carl Maria von

Performer(s): Klaus Thunemann (Bassoon), Academy Of St Martin In The Fields

Album: Hummell / Weber: Bassoon Concertos - Thunemann / Philips / 432081-2

Duration: 4:28


Title: Piano Sonata In A (3rd Movement) Scherzo

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)

Album: Schubert (Recordno: 724355521927) / EMI Classics / 724355521927

Duration: 4:33


Title: Nature Boy

Composer: Ahbez Eden

Performer(s): The Real Group

Album: The Real Group - L:ive in Japan / ATENZIA / ATZ1338

Duration: 4:10


Title: Danza Brasileira

Composer: Morel, Forge

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

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

Duration: 2:21


Title: The Planets (3rd Movement) Mercury, The Winged Messenger

Composer: Holst, Gustav

Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Holst - The Planets (Recordno: HMV5721392) / EMI / HMV5721392

Duration: 4:05


Title: Symphony No.101 In D 'The Clock' - Finale

Composer: Haydn, Franz Joseph

Performer(s): Orchestra Of St Luke's

Album: Telarc Collection - Volume 6 / Telarc / Cd-89106

Duration: 4:33


Title: Benedictus (Theme From Inspector Morse)

Composer: Pheloung, Barrington

Performer(s): Choir Of New College Oxford

Album: Illumina - Music Of Light / Decca / 275 8053

Duration: 4:05


Title: Roses From The South

Composer: Strauss, Johann II

Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Strauss Gala / Decca / 425429

Duration: 8:14


Title: The Little Bells, Scherzino The Wand Of Youth Suite No.2 Op.1b - Ii.

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): English String Orchestra

Album: Spirit of England II / Nimbus Records Ltd / NI5450/3

Duration: 2:22


Title: Gymnopedie No. 3 - For Guitar And Small Orchestra

Complete Work Name: Gymnopedia No. 3

Composer: Satie, Erik

Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar)

Album: The Guitarist - John Williams / Sony Music Entertainment / SK60586

Duration: 2:32



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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