Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Monday 16 September 2019

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.

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Lorcan's #DriveCDPick

Lorcan plays a track or two every day from his album of the week. This week, hear tracks from the new album by Katherine Jenkins, 'Cinema Paradiso'.

The biggest selling classical artist of the century, Katherine Jenkins OBE, presents her 14th studio album, 'Cinema Paradiso.' Comprised of 15 iconic tracks, the new album is a collection of unforgettable songs from some of the world’s best loved movie moments including; ‘Moon River’ from Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Pinocchio’s ‘When You Wish Upon A Star’, ‘Tonight’ from West Side Story, featuring fellow Welsh star, Luke Evans, as well as themes from Schindler’s List, Lord of the Rings and Dances with Wolves.

Katherine says - " I've always loved movie soundtracks. I wanted to create an iconic movie moment with this record - all the best film musical themes that we know and love, all together on one album. The last few albums I’ve made have been inspired by what’s happening in my own world. This one in particular was inspired by the things that were going on around me. Having played my first movie role last year, it felt like a natural transition for me."

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: Pomp And Circumstance March No.4

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): London Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Famous Classics / EMI Records / 724356844223

Duration: 4:46


Title: The Four Seasons: Spring (3rd Movement) Allegro

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Sarah Chang (Violin), Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Album: Sarah Chang Vivaldi: The Four Seasons / EMI / 0946 3 94431 2 3

Duration: 4:25


Title: De Espana Vengo, I Soy Espanola, Spanish Song

Composer: Luna, Pablo

Performer(s): Elina Garanca, Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale Della Rai

Album: Elina Garanca Habanera / Deutsche Grammophon / 4778776

Duration: 6:24


Title: The Merry Widow: Waltz

Composer: Lehar, Franz

Performer(s): Philadelphia Orchestra

Album: Passport to Austria / Sony / SFK47284

Duration: 3:09


Title: Sonata In E Flat Major - Rondo Allegro

Composer: Field, John

Performer(s): Benjamin Frith (Piano)

Album: Classical Ireland - A collection of Classical Music by Irish Composers, Artists & Orchestras / Cosmic Sounds / COSCD100

Duration: 4:16


Title: March Of The Soviet Militia

Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri

Performer(s): Royal Northern College Of Music Wind Orchestra

Album: Russian Wind Band Classics / Chandos / CHAN10166

Duration: 1:36


Title: Intermezzo From "Hary Janos Suite"

Composer: Kodaly, Zoltan

Performer(s): Laurence Kaptain (Cimbalom), Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Album: Neemi Jarvi : Highlights from a 30-year recording career / Chandos / CHAN 241-44

Duration: 5:08


Title: For Eternity

Composer: Babic/coelho Arr Linehan

Performer(s): Celine Byrne/Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Album: For Eternity / Rte Lyric Fm / CD128

Duration: 3:10


Title: An American In Paris (Excerpt)

Composer: Gershwin, George

Performer(s): Orchestre Philharmonique De Monte-Carlo

Album: Classic Hits 2 CD 2 / Erato Disques / 3984208702

Duration: 3:24


Title: Cancion De Cuna

Composer: Brouwer, Leo

Performer(s): Milos Karadaglic(Guitar)

Album: Sound of Silence / Decca Classics / 3731583

Duration: 3:20


Title: Concerto In D Major For Flute, Strings And Basso Continuo (3rd Movement) Vivace

Composer: Bach, Wilhelm Friedemann

Performer(s): Verena Fischer (Flute), Musica Antiqua Koln

Album: Bachiana: Music by the Bach Family \ Double Concertos / Deutsche Grammophon / 4715792

Duration: 4:52


Title: Moonlight Sonata (1st Movement) Adagio Sostenuto

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

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

Album: Not Available (Record No: Cd80118) / Telarc / Cd80118

Duration: 5:46


Title: Gaite Parisienne - Valse

Composer: Offenbach, Jacques

Performer(s): Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

Album: Offenbach Gaite Parisienne Gounod Faust Ballet Music Rossini / Respighi Rossiniana / Universal Music Australia / 0289476272-4

Duration: 2:55


Title: Green Grow The Laurels

Composer: Traditional. Arr. Breen/Kelly/Marsh/ Ní Chróinín

Performer(s): Tara Breen (Fiddle), Laoise Kelly (Harp), Josephine Marsh, (Accordion), Nell Ní Chróinín, (Whistle & Voice)

Album: Music Network Concert, Sugar Club 05/03/19 / Music Network 2019

Duration: 4:36


Title: S'Wonderful

Composer: Gershwin, George

Performer(s): Stephane Grappelli (Violin), Maurice Vander (Piano), Pierre Michelot (Bass), Jean-Batiste Mac Kac Reilles (Drums)

Album: Grappelli Story (Recordno: 5158072) / Polygram / 5158072

Duration: 2:30


Title: Castillane

Composer: Massenet, Jules

Performer(s): City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Album: Barcelona '92 / EMI / Cdm7643702

Duration: 3:08


Title: Irish Dance No.2 (The Frost Is All Over)

Composer: Traditional

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

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

Duration: 4:49


Title: I Have A Song To Sing, O!

Composer: Gilbert And Sullivan

Performer(s): Elsie Morison (Soprano), Geraint Evans (Tenor), Pro Arte Orchestra

Album: Gilbert & Sullivan: Operatic Highlights / EMI / Cd-Cfp4238

Duration: 3:46


Title: Moments Musicaux No.3 In F Minor

Composer: Schubert, Franz

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

Album: Your Piano Favourites: John O'Conor / Denon / 28c01190

Duration: 1:52


Title: Oboe Concerto In C (3rd Movement) Rondo Allegretto

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): John Anderson (Oboe), English Chamber Orchestra

Album: Mozart: Concertos for Wind / Avie / Av0035

Duration: 5:52


Title: Autumn. Bacchanale And Appearance Of The Seasons (Winter - Spring - Bacchanalian Dance - Summer)

Composer: Glazunov, Alexander

Performer(s): Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra

Album: The Seasons / Marco Polo / itunes

Duration: 3:47


Title: Suite Pastorale (2nd Movement) Danse Villageoise

Composer: Chabrier, Emmanuel

Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Chabrier: Espana / Suite Pastorale / Habanera / Marche (Recordno: 447751-2) / Deutsche Grammophon / 447751-2

Duration: 4:32


Title: Sour Times

Composer: Barrow/gibbons/utley/schifrin/brooks/turner

Performer(s): Milos Karadaglic (Guitar)

Album: Sound of Silence / Decca Classics / 3731583

Duration: 3:18


Title: Piano Concerto No.2 In D Minor Op.40 (3rd Movement) Finale - Presto Scherzando

Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix

Performer(s): Derek Han (Piano), Israel Chamber Orchestra

Album: Mendelssohn Piano Concertos (Recordno: 93279) / Brilliant Classics / 93279

Duration: 6:34


Title: Trumpet Concerto In E Flat (1st Movement) Allegro

Composer: Neruda, Johann Baptist Georg

Performer(s): Alison Balsom (Trumpet), Bremen Chamber Philharmonic

Album: Haydn / Hummel: Trumpet Concertos / EMI Classics / 50999 2 16213 0 7

Duration: 5:13


Title: They Can't Take That Away From Me

Composer: Gershwin / Gershwin

Performer(s): Louis Armstrong

Album: Ella Fitzgerald: The Jazz Sides: Verve Jazz Masters 46

Duration: 4:38


Title: Los Caujaritos

Composer: Figueredo, Ignacio

Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar)

Album: John Williams - El Diablo Suelto (Recordno: Sk90451) / Sony Classics / Sk90451

Duration: 2:36


Title: Introduction, Theme And Variations (1st Movement) Introduction

Composer: Rossini, Gioacchino

Performer(s): John Finucane (Clarinet), Rté National Symphony Orchestra

Album: Clarinet Variations: John Finucane / RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra / Houlihan / RTÉ lyric fm / CD124

Duration: 4:11



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Email: lorcan.lyricfm@rte.ie

Text: 51554

tweet: @LyricLorcan

Presenter: Lorcan Murray

Producer: Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator: Linda McGlynn


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