Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Friday 19 July 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


Title: Marche Militaire In D

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Daniel Barenboim (Piano), Radu Lupu (Piano)

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 063017146) / Teldec / 063017146

Duration: 5:05


Title: Flute Concerto In D (3rd Movement)

Composer: Haydn, Michael

Performer(s): Emmanuel Pahud (Flute), Haydn-Ensemble Berlin

Album: F.J. and J.M. Haydn: Flute Concertos / EMI / 5565772

Duration: 5:36


Title: Molly On The Shore

Composer: Grainger, Percy

Performer(s): The Band Of The Irish Defence Forces

Album: The Band of the Irish Defence Forces: Rhapsodic Winds / RTE lyric fm / CD157

Duration: 4:11


Title: Inishlacken: (Ii) The Island Terns

Composer: Whelan, Bill

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Album: Bill Whelan: Linen and Lace: Inishlacken / Riverdance / RTE lyric fm / CD155

Duration: 5:36


Title: Valse Triste

Composer: Nedbal, Oskar

Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: RTE Concert Orchestra conducted by Robert Houlihan / RTE Lyric FM

Duration: 5:18


Title: My Ship

Composer: Weill, Kurt/Gershwin, Ira

Performer(s): Dawn Upshaw (Soprano), Session Orchestra

Album: I Wish It So / Elektra / 7559-79352-2

Duration: 2:44


Title: Tango - Tempo Di Tango

Composer: Stravinsky, Igor

Performer(s): James Crabb (Accordian), Geir Draugsvoll (Accordian)

Album: Duos for Classical Accordians - James Crabb, Geir Draugsvoll / EMI / 7243 5 69705 2 6

Duration: 3:03


Title: Andalucia

Composer: Granados, Enrique

Performer(s): Alicia De Larrocha (Piano)

Album: Your Hundred Best Piano Tunes Vol.5 / Decca / 436858

Duration: 4:18


Title: Overture To A Midsummer Night's Dream

Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix

Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Mendelssohn A Midsummer Night's Dream - Gardiner - LSO Live / LSO 2016 / LSO0795

Duration: 12:13


Title: Oh! Fede Negar Potessi...

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Carlo Bergonzi (Tenor), New Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Bravo Bergonzi (Recordno: 454390) / Philips / 454390

Duration: 5:20


Title: Suite Pastorale (4th Movement) Scherzo-Valse

Composer: Chabrier, Emmanuel

Performer(s): National Orchestra Of France

Album: Chabrier España / Erato / ECD88018

Duration: 5:05


Title: Eleanor Rigby

Composer: Lennon / McCartney arr. Christopher Austin

Performer(s): Milos Karadaglic (Guitar)

Album: Blackbird: The Beatles Album: Milos / 2016 Mercury Classics / 481 2310 DH

Duration: 2:31


Title: L'Arlesienne Suite No.1 (2nd Movement) Minuet

Composer: Bizet, Georges

Performer(s): Orchestra Of The Bastille

Album: Bizet: Carmen Suite, L'Arlesienne Suite / Deutsche Grammophon / 4317782

Duration: 3:06


Title: Riverdance

Composer: Whelan, Bill

Performer(s): Katie Mcmahon (Voice), Kenneth Edge (Saxophone) Ronan Browne (Pipes), Anuna

Album: Roots Of Riverdance / Celtic Heartbeat / Ynd53108

Duration: 5:43


Title: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (1st Movement) Allegro

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Capella Istropolitana

Album: Your Lunchtime Choice / Naxos / CDLyric01

Duration: 5:48


Title: Dance Of The Hours

Composer: Ponchielli, Amilcare

Performer(s): Academy Of St Martin In The Fields

Album: The Best of the Academy / EMI / 724356895324

Duration: 9:16


Title: Rescuing The Farriers

Composer: Elfman, Danny

Performer(s): Studio Orchestra

Album: Dumbo (Original Soundtrack Album) / Walt Disney Records

Duration: 1:40


Title: Poor Wandering One (Pirates Of Penzance)

Composer: Gilbert And Sullivan

Performer(s): Valerie Masterson (Soprano), Bournemouth Sinfonietta

Album: Gilbert And Sullivan Gala / Emi / Cdm7643932

Duration: 2:53


Title: L'Espirit Francais

Composer: Waldteufel, Emile

Performer(s): Strasbourg Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Waldteufel (Record No: 592311) / Fnac Music / 592311

Duration: 4:48


Title: The Coolin

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: lunchtime choice 2 / RTE Lyric FM / CD102

Duration: 3:23


Title: La Gitana (The Gypsy)

Composer: Kreisler, Fritz

Performer(s): Yo Yo Ma, Kathryn Stott (Piano)

Album: Yo Yo Ma & Kathryne Stott - Songs From The Arc Of Life / Sony Classical / 88875103162

Duration: 3:32


Title: Sicilienne

Composer: Faure, Gabriel

Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: Faure: Orchestral Music / Naxos / 8.553360

Duration: 3:18


Title: Par Les Larmes Dont Votre Fille

Composer: Salieri, Antonio

Performer(s): Mojca Erdmann (Soprano), La Cetra Barockorchester Basel

Album: Mostly Mozart / Deutsche Grammophon / 477 8979

Duration: 2:36


Title: Rakish Paddy/ The Bucks Of Oranmore/ The Mortgage Burn

Composer: Traditional / MacLean

Performer(s): Triona Marshall (Harp)

Album: Masters Of The Irish Harp / RTE Lyric FM / CD132

Duration: 4:16


Title: Dulaman

Composer: McGlynn, Michael

Performer(s): Anuna

Album: Omnis / Danu / R381112

Duration: 1:46


Title: Piano Sonata No.8 'Pathetique' (2nd Movement) Adagio Cantabile

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

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

Album: Beethoven Piano Sonatas No.8, No.14 & No.23 / Telarc / CD-80118

Duration: 4:49


Title: Do Do Do/ Lady Be Good

Composer: Gershwin, George

Performer(s): Simon Lee (Conductor)

Album: American Dreams / ICSM Records / ICSM 011

Duration: 3:46



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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