Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Thursday 11 April 2019

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

The perfect musical soundtrack to your journey home accompanied by news and traffic updates. At 6.05pm, Culture File, Luke Clancy's daily guide to creativity in the world around us

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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

16:00

Title: Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini - Variation 18

Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei

Performer(s): Lang Lang (Piano), Orchestra Of The Mariinsky Theatre

Album: Best of Lang Lang / Deutsche Grammophon / 4779014

Duration: 2:50

16:04

Title: Petite Suite (3rd Movement) Mazurka

Composer: Borodin, Alexander

Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Borodin: Igor Suite / Steppes / Nocturne / Petite Suite / Requiem / Cala / CACD1011

Duration: 4:03

16:09

Title: Di Provenza Il Mar

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Dmitri Hvorostovsky (Baritone), Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 426740-2) / Philips / 426740-2

Duration: 4:35

16:14

Title: Clarinet Concerto In E Flat Major (3rd Movement) Rondo, Allegro Moderato

Composer: Krommer, Franz Vinzenz

Performer(s): Sharon Kam (Clarinet), Gewandhaus Orchestra

Album: Artist Portrait - Sharon Kam / Warner Classics / 0927 49708-2

Duration: 5:21

16:22

Title: Etude No.1

Composer: Liszt, Franz

Performer(s): Livia Rev (Piano)

Album: For Children (Recordno: CDH55194) / Helios / CDH55194

Duration: 1:04

16:23

Title: Pizzicato Polka

Composer: Strauss II, Johann/Strauss,Josef

Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: RTÉ Concert Orchestra conducted by Robert Houlihan / RTÉ lyric fm

Duration: 2:40

16:27

Title: Polonaise En Rondeau H21

Composer: Field, John

Performer(s): Miceal O'Rourke (Piano)

Album: John Field Rediscovered (Recordno: Chan93151814) / Chandos / Chan93151814

Duration: 2:54

16:35

Title: Danse Macabre, Op.40

Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille

Performer(s): Maya Iwabuchi (Violin), Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Album: Neeme Jarvi conducts Saint-Saens / Chandos / CHSA5104

Duration: 6:43

16:42

Title: My Name Is John Wellington Wells

Composer: Gilbert & Sullivan

Performer(s): John Reed (Wells), The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus

Album: The Sorcerer The Zoo / Gilbert & Sullivan / Decca Record Company / 436807-2

Duration: 2:12

16:48

Title: Lotus Eaters

Composer: York, Andrew

Performer(s): Michael Baker / Vasilis Bessas / James Jervis / Richard Safhill, Aquarelle Guitar Quartet

Album: Aquarelle Guitar Quartet / Aquarelle Guitar Quartet

Duration: 3:42

16:52

Title: Concerto For Flute And Oboe In B Minor, (1st Movement) Allegro

Composer: Fasch, Johann Friedrich

Performer(s): Monica Hugget (Violin & Director)

Album: Concerti Bizarri - Irish Baroque Orchestra - Monica Huggett / Linn / LINN

Duration: 2:16

16:55

Title: Mentre Io Godo In Dolce Oblio

Composer: Scarlatti, Alessandro

Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo-Soprano), Les Musiciens Du Louvre

Album: Opera Proibita / Decca / 4756924

Duration: 4:48

17:16

Title: Cafe Music (1st Movement) Allegro

Composer: Schoenfeld, Paul

Performer(s): Eroica Trio

Album: The Sunday Sessions - Alfresco: Music from St. Paul Sunday / Minnesota Public Radio / MPR206

Duration: 5:55

17:23

Title: Cheek To Cheek

Composer: Berlin, Irving

Performer(s): Peggy Lee (Vocal), Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra

Album: Peggy Lee - Things Are Swingin/Jump For Joy / Capitol / 7243 8 54543 2 5

Duration: 2:37

17:26

Title: Chariots Of Fire (Main Theme)

Composer: Vangelis

Performer(s): The London Telefilmonic Orchestra

Album: Puttnam plays Puttnam - Classic Film Music / Decca / 3789630

Duration: 3:40

17:34

Title: Allegro Spiritoso

Composer: Senaille, Jean Baptiste

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

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

Duration: 2:56

17:38

Title: La Nouvelle Pluie De Perles

Composer: Osborne, G.A.

Performer(s): Una Hunt (Piano)

Album: Fallen Leaves from an Irish Album - Una Hunt / RTÉ lyric fm / CD109

Duration: 3:21

17:41

Title: Trees

Composer: Rasbach/Kilmer

Performer(s): Thomas Allen (Baritone), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)

Album: Songs My Father Taught Me / Hyperion / CDA67290

Duration: 1:58

17:44

Title: Frais Minois

Composer: Gabriel-Marie

Performer(s): Ladislav Stresnak (Trumpet), Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (Bratislava)

Album: Les Succes De La Danse - French Ballroom Favourites / Marco Polo / 8.223801

Duration: 3:25

17:49

Title: Tambourin

Composer: Gossec, Francois-Joseph

Performer(s): James Galway (Flute), National Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: James Galway Celebrating 70 A Collection of Personal Favourites / Sony / 88697422012

Duration: 1:24

17:53

Title: Concerto For Flute Harp & Orchestra In C Major (1st Movement) Allegro

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Jacques Zoon (Flute), Letizia Belmondo (Harp), Mozart Orchestra

Album: Mozart Flute & Harp Concerto -Sinfonia Concertante for Winds (Recordno: 2894779) / Deutsche Grammaphon / 2894779

Duration: 9:50

18:04

Title: Carmen Suite No.1 Les Dragons D'Alcala Allegro Moderato (Entr'acte Before Act 11)

Performer(s): New York Philharmonic

Album: Bizet Carmen Suites Nos 1 & 2 : L'Arlesienne Suites Nos 1 & 2 / Sony Classical / 88765478012

Duration: 1:47

18:24

Title: Fantasia For Harp & Orchestra On Two Irish Airs (O’Carolan’S Lament And The Heather Glen)

Composer: Kelly, Thomas C.

Performer(s): Geraldine O'Doherty (Harp), Rté Concert Orchestra

Album: RTÉ Recording / RTÉ

Duration: 6:39

18:33

Title: Clarinet Concertino In B Flat Major (1st Movement) Andante Sostenuto

Composer: Donizetti, Gaetano

Performer(s): Bela Kovacs (Clarinet), Camerata Budapest

Album: Donizetti: Instrumental Concerti - Camerata Budapest / Kovacs / Marco Polo / 8.223701

Duration: 4:10

18:39

Title: Come Un Bel Di Di Maggio

Composer: Giordano, Umberto

Performer(s): Jose Cura (Tenor), Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 398427317-2) / Erato / 398427317-2

Duration: 3:09

18:42

Title: Piano Sonata No.15 In D Major 'Pastorale' (1st Movement) Allegro

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Murray Perahia (Piano)

Album: Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Op.26, 14 and 28 - Murray Perahia / Sony Classics / 886973246462

Duration: 9:57

18:54

Title: L'Amour Est Un Oiseau Rebelle (Love Is A Rebellious Bird)

Composer: Messager, Andre

Performer(s): Susan Graham (Mezzo-Soprano), City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Album: The Art of Susan Graham / Erato / 2564686256

Duration: 2:52

18:57

Title: Eight Memories In Watercolour Op 1 (3rd Movement) Herdboy's Song: Licenza Pastorale

Composer: Tan Dun

Performer(s): Lang Lang (Piano)

Album: Lang Lang Live at Carnegie Hall / Deutsche Grammophon / 4777564

Duration: 1:40

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