Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Friday 23 August 2019

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

The perfect musical soundtrack to your journey home accompanied by news and traffic updates.

The Culture File Weekly (Summer Repeat): Art in Africa

In search of new art from Africa and the diaspora, Culture file visits artist and gallerists from Hoxton in East London to Victoria Island, Lagos, and meeting along the way Maryam Lawal, Asiko, Ayesha Feisal, Kojo Marfo, Emmanuel Unaaaji.

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: Nagoya Marimbas

Composer: Reich, Steve

Performer(s): Safri Duo

Album: Bach to the Future / Chandos / Chan9645

Duration: 4:32


Title: Libertango

Composer: Piazzolla, Astor

Performer(s): Fionnuala Hunt (Violin), Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: Tangos and Dances / Avie Records / AV2079

Duration: 4:28


Title: 4. Tarantella

Composer: Stravinsky

Performer(s): Roland Pontinen (Piano)

Album: THe Russian Cello / Grammofon AB BIS / BIS-CD-336

Duration: 2:16


Title: Piano Concerto No.3 In E Flat Major: (Ii) Nocturne In C Minor

Composer: Field, John

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Album: Irish Piano Concertos / RTE lyric fm / CD151

Duration: 4:04


Title: La Bayadere: Pas De Deux

Composer: Minkus, Ludwig

Performer(s): Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 441005-2) / 441005-2

Duration: 3:03


Title: The Merry Widow

Composer: Lehar, Franz

Performer(s): Andre Rieu (Violin)

Album: Heartstrings - Andre Rieu / Polydor / 065 262 2

Duration: 3:05


Title: Cinque, Dieci, Venti, Trenta (Act 1)

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Bryn Terfel (Bass-Baritone), Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo-Soprano), Orchestra Of The National Academy Of Santa Cecilia

Album: Duets (Recordno: 458928-2) / Decca / 458928-2

Duration: 2:40


Title: Organ Symphony No.4 In F Minor, Op. 13 No.3 (1st Movement) Toccata

Composer: Widor, Charles-Marie

Performer(s): Joseph Nolan (Organ)

Album: Widor: The Organ Symphonies, Vol.3 / Signum Records / SIGCD34

Duration: 4:09


Title: Symphony No.5 In F Minor (5th Movement) Toccata

Composer: Widor, Charles-Marie

Performer(s): Michael Murray (Organ)

Album: An Organ Blaster Sampler - Michael Murray / Telrac / CD-80277

Duration: 5:23


Title: Concerto In E Flat For Two Horns And Orchestra (2nd Movement) Romance

Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef

Performer(s): Kerry Turner (Horn), Kristina Mascher (Horn), Sinfonietta Cracovia

Album: Haydn, Rosetti, Turner and Vivaldi - Virtuoso Horn Duo / Msr Classics / Ms1181

Duration: 3:57


Title: Concerto In E Flat For 2 Horns And Orchestra (3rd Movement) Rondo

Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef

Performer(s): Kerry Turner (Horn), Kristina Mascher (Horn), Sinfonietta Cracovia

Album: Haydn, Rosetti, Turner and Vivaldi - Virtuoso Horn Duo / Msr Classics / Ms1181

Duration: 5:00


Title: Neapolitan Song - Allegro Vivo E Giocoso

Composer: Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolay

Performer(s): Bbc Philharmonic Orchestra, Bbc Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Rimsky-Korsakov: Works for Orchestra / Chandos / Chan10424

Duration: 3:27


Title: Variation Vi: Andante

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Mischa Maisky (Cello), Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Album: Tchaikovsky: Rococo Variations Etc. / Deutsche Grammophon / 453 460-2

Duration: 3:06


Title: Variation Vii E Coda: Allegro Vivo

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Mischa Maisky (Cello), Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Album: Tchaikovsky: Rococo Variations Etc. / Deutsche Grammophon / 453 460-2

Duration: 2:04


Title: La Alegria Del Batallon

Composer: Serrano, José

Performer(s): English Chamber Orchestra

Album: Jose Carreras sings Zarzuela / Koch Records / 321948 H1

Duration: 2:26


Title: Carmen Suite No.1 (1st Movement) Prelude

Composer: Bizet, Georges

Performer(s): Orchestra Of The Bastille

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

Duration: 1:24


Title: Tango No.2 Op.165

Composer: Albeniz, Isaac

Performer(s): Pepe Romero (Guitar)

Album: Pepe Romero: Guitar Solos / Philips / 434727-2

Duration: 2:16


Title: You'll Never Walk Alone

Composer: Rodgers/Hammerstein

Performer(s): Renee Fleming (Soprano), Orchestra Of St Luke's

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 475244-2) / Decca / 475244-2

Duration: 4:44


Title: Allegro Appassionato Op. 43

Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille

Performer(s): Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello), English Chamber Orchestra

Album: Favourite Cello Concertos - Julian Lloyd Webber - Disk 2 / Philips / 462 115-2

Duration: 3:25


Title: When I Am Laid In Earth

Composer: Purcell, Henry

Performer(s): Gianluigi Trovesi (Clarinet), Wolfgang Muthspiel (Acoustic/Electric Guitar), L'Arpeggiata

Album: Music For a While: Improvisations on Henry Purcell / Erato/ Warner Classics / 0825646337507

Duration: 5:03


Title: Serenade No.2 In A (5th Movement) Rondo: Allegro

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Brahms: Serenade No.2 / Hungarian Dances - London Symphony Orchestra / Tilson Thomas / Sony / SK47195

Duration: 6:18


Title: Apres Un Reve

Composer: Faure, Gabriel

Performer(s): Gil Shaham (Violin), Akira Eguchi (Piano), Brinton Smith ('Cello)

Album: The Fauré Album / Canary Classics/ Artemis Classics LLC / ATM-CD-1239

Duration: 3:03


Title: Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): Catrin Finch (Harp), Paul Clarvis (Percussion)

Album: Catrin Finch: Crossing the Stone / Sony / Sk87320

Duration: 3:31


Title: Serenade In D Major Op. 25 - Movement I - Entrata: Allegro

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): The Gaudier Ensemble

Album: Beethoven: Quintet for Piano and Winds, Clarinet Trio, Serenade - The Gaudier Ensemble / Hyperion / CDA67526

Duration: 3:40


Title: The Princess Royal

Composer: Carolan, Turlough O

Performer(s): Máire Ní Chathasaigh (Harp), Chris Newman (Guitar)

Album: The Carolan Albums (Recordno: Obmcd06) / Old Bridge / Obmcd06

Duration: 2:24


Title: Imperial March

Composer: Gilbert / Sullivan

Performer(s): The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Utopia Limited / Decca / 436 816-2

Duration: 6:26


Title: Romanza Andaluza Op.22

Composer: Sarasate, Pablo de

Performer(s): Gil Shaham (Violin), Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Album: Romances for Violin - Shaham / Orpheus Chamber Orchestra / Deutsche Grammophon / 449923-2

Duration: 4:49


Title: Inspector Morse Main Theme

Composer: Pheloung

Performer(s): Emma Johnson (Clarinet), John Lenehan (Piano), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Voyage - Emma Johnson / UCJ / 986 618-0

Duration: 2:25


Title: People Will Say We're In Love

Composer: Rodgers/Hammerstein

Performer(s): Stacey Kent (Vocal)

Album: Stacey Kent - The Boy Next Door / Candid Records / Ccd79797

Duration: 3:48


Title: Waltz For Debby

Composer: Evans

Performer(s): John Mclaughlin (Guitar), Aighetta Quartet

Album: Time Remembered / Polygram Jazz / 519861-2

Duration: 4:55


Title: Concertino For Flute And Orchestra

Composer: Gounod, Charles

Performer(s): Magali Mosnier (Flute), Munich Radio Orchestra

Album: Magali Mosnier - Fantaisie / Sony Classical / 82876765162

Duration: 5:10



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Email: lorcan.lyricfm@rte.ie

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Presenter: Lorcan Murray

Producer: Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator: Linda McGlynn


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