Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Friday 29 December 2017

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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The Culture File Weekly (50 Years of EBU Concert Exchanges)

In November, 1967, Hans Keller, a Viennese refugee who fled to London, created the first of now regular radio concert exchanges from halls around Europe. Luke Clancy travels to Geneva to meet the team that makes these broadcasts happen, and hears some of their ultimate concert choices.

Music Played on the Show


Title: Le Petit Ane Blanc

Composer: Ibert, Jacques

Performer(s): Rachel Quinn (Piano)

Album: Mosaic - Rachel Quinn / Athene / FG CD1

Duration: 2:05


Title: Rondo For Violin And Orchestra In B Flat Major(Allegro)

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Tzhak Perlman, Wiener Philharmoniker

Album: Mozart - The Five Violin Concertos (Recordno: 477 9577) / Deutsche Grammophon / 477 9577

Duration: 6:10


Title: Amapola

Composer: Lacalle

Performer(s): Juan Diego Florez (Tenor), David Galvez (Guitar), Shields Collins Bray (Piano)

Album: The Tenor / Decca / 4758418

Duration: 4:27


Title: Lyrical Waltz (Seven Dolls' Dances)

Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri

Performer(s): Lisa Batiashvili (Violin), Helene Grimaud (Piano), Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

Album: Echoes of Time - Lisa Batiashvili / Grimaud / Salonen / Deutsche Grammophon / 4779299

Duration: 3:34


Title: Piece En Forme De Habanera

Composer: Ravel, Maurice

Performer(s): Laurence Perkins (Bassoon), The New London Orchestra

Album: The Playful Pachyderm. Classic minautres for bassoon and orchestra / Hyperion / CDA67453

Duration: 3:12


Title: Slavonic Dance No.1 In C Major

Composer: Dvorak, Antonin

Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra

Album: Classical Favourites / Naxos / 8.554482-83

Duration: 4:13


Title: Funiculi, Funicula

Composer: Denza, Luigi

Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Orchestra E Choro Del Teatro Communale Di Bologna

Album: The Greatest Pavarotti Album Ever! / Decca / 4361732

Duration: 2:40


Title: Pirates Of Penzance: Overture

Composer: Gilbert And Sullivan

Performer(s): D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra

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

Duration: 7:08


Title: Swan Lake: Scene From Act Ii

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Tchaikovsky: Ballet Suites / Decca / 417700-2

Duration: 2:36


Title: Sinfonia Concertante In B Flat Major (1st Movement) Allegro

Composer: Haydn, Joseph

Performer(s): Alfredo Bernardini (Oboe), Arcangelo

Album: Arcangelo / Hyperion / CDA68090

Duration: 9:24


Title: Che Puro Ciel!

Composer: Gluck, Christoph Willibald

Performer(s): Akademie Fur Alte Musik Berlin

Album: Che Puro Ciel: The Rise of Classical Opera / Harmonia Mundi / HMC 902172

Duration: 6:06


Title: Awakening (3rd Movement) Joy

Composer: Curiale, Joseph

Performer(s): Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Awakening: Joseph Curiale / Black Box / 1050

Duration: 3:31


Title: Play Misty For Me - Misty

Composer: Garner, Erroll

Performer(s): Tony Lee (Piano)

Album: Reel Love - The Cinematic Romantic Album - Disk 1 / Silva Screen / SILCD 1177

Duration: 3:11


Title: The Secret Of Christmas

Performer(s): Ella Fitzgerald ( Vocal)

Album: Have Yourself a Jazzy Little Christmas / Verve / 840 501-2

Duration: 2:47


Title: Die Schone Mullerin Op.25 D.795: Xviii- Trockne Blumen

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Mark Padmore (Tenor), Paul Lewis (Piano)

Album: Schubert: Die schone Mullerin / Harmonia Mundi / HMU 907519

Duration: 4:07


Title: Wild Wood Carol

Composer: Rutter, John

Performer(s): Stephen Varcoe (Baritone), City Of London Sinfonia

Album: Christmas Day In The Morning / Collegium / Colcd121

Duration: 3:14


Title: Roses From The South

Composer: Strauss, Johann II

Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Strauss Gala / Decca / 425429

Duration: 8:14


Title: C'Est Toi! - C'Est Moi Act 4

Composer: Bizet Georges

Performer(s): Marina Domashenko, Andrea Bocelli, Orchestre Philharmonique De Radio France, Choeur De Radio France

Album: Carmen Duets and Arias (Recordno: 475 9143) / Decca / 475 9143

Duration: 9:47


Title: Gymnopedie No.1

Composer: Satie, Erik

Performer(s): Pascal Roge (Piano)

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 410-220-2) / Decca / 410-220-2

Duration: 3:10


Title: Passacaglia Andaluz Ii

Composer: Trad Arr

Performer(s): Rolf Lislevand (Archlute, Baroque Gtr, Theorboe), Arianna Savall (Triple Harp, Voice)

Album: Rolf Lislevand: Nuove Musiche / ECM / 1922 4763049

Duration: 2:18


Title: Oh, Lady Be Good!

Composer: Gershwin, George

Performer(s): Peter Donohoe (Piano)

Album: Simon Rattle - American Music - Disc 7 / EMI Classics / 50999 2 15014 2 5

Duration: 1:05


Title: Ballet Of The Snowflakes (8th Movement) Galop Final

Composer: Offenbach, Jacques

Performer(s): Les Musciens Du Louvre

Album: Offenbach Romantique / Archiv / 4776403

Duration: 2:55


Title: The King's Hunting Jigge

Composer: Bull, John

Performer(s): Philip Jones Brass Ensemble

Album: The World of Phipil Jones Brass Ensemble / DECCA 1988 / 467 785-2

Duration: 2:00


Title: Oboe Concerto In E Major (3rd Movement) Rondeau: Allegretto

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Helen Jahren (Oboe), Musica Vitae

Album: Oboe Concertos - Helen Jahren / Caprice / CAP 21596

Duration: 5:41


Title: Piano Sonata No.11 In A Major "Alla Turca"(3rd Movement) Allegretto

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Alfred Brendel (Piano)

Album: Brendel Spielt Mozart (cd4) / Decca / 4824476

Duration: 3:31


Title: Losing My Mind

Composer: Sondheim, Stephen

Performer(s): Julia Mckenzie (Vocals), The Follies Orchestra

Album: Follies - 1985 London Recording / First Nigth Records / 6019

Duration: 3:58


Title: The Devil's Galop

Composer: Charles Williams

Performer(s): New London Orchestra

Album: British Light Music Classics (Record No: Cda668681958) / Hyperion / Cda668681958

Duration: 3:18


Title: Si, Mi Chiamano Mimi

Composer: Puccini, Giacomo

Performer(s): Celine Byrne (Soprano), Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Album: Celine Byrne: For Eternity / RTE lyric fm / CD128

Duration: 4:53



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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