Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Tuesday 17 September 2019

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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Competition Time on Classic Drive

Tune in to Classic Drive this week for your chance to win a family pass for 4 people to see Corteo by Cirque du Soleil in the 3Arena in July 2020. Lorcan will be giving away 1 pass per day so listen closely for his question and text your answer to 51554. Good luck!

Corteo, the most enchanting Cirque du Soleil arena production is now touring in Europe. The show will visit 3Arena from Wednesday 8th July for a limited run of seven performances.  This unique production, directed by Daniele Finzi Pasca, first premiered in Montreal under the Big Top in April 2005. Since then and including its transformation into an arena show in 2018, the show has amazed audiences of over 9 million people, in 20 countries, on 4 continents.

Corteo, which means cortege in Italian, is a joyous procession, a festive parade imagined by a clown. The show brings together the passion of the actor with the grace and power of the acrobat to plunge the audience into a theatrical world of fun, comedy and spontaneity situated in a mysterious space between heaven and earth.

This Week's #DriveCDPick: Mischa and Lily Maisky | 20th Century Classics

Music Played on the Show


Title: Cortege

Composer: Boulanger, Lili

Performer(s): Emile Naoumoff (Piano), Olivier Charlier (Violin)

Album: In memoriam Lili Boulanger / NAXOS / 8.223636

Duration: 1:42


Title: Piano Quartet No. 1 In C Minor Op. 15 (2nd Movement) Scherzo - Allegro Vivo

Composer: Faure, Gabriel

Performer(s): Evgeny Kissin (Piano)

Album: The New York Concert - Evgeny Kissin & Emerson Quartet / Deutsche Grammphon / 4836574

Duration: 5:29


Title: September Song

Composer: Weill, Kurt/Anderson, Maxwell

Performer(s): Sarah Vaughan (Vocal), Hal Mooney Orchestra

Album: Sarah Vaughan / Verve / 526464-2

Duration: 3:04


Title: Alla Turca (Arr For Violin Solo And Chamber Orch.)

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Daniel Hope, Zurich Chamber Orchestra

Album: Daniel Hope:Journey to Mozart / Deutsche Grammophon / 4798376

Duration: 3:26


Title: Bordunubungen - No. 9-8-9 (Vierhandig)

Complete Work Name: Bordunubungen

Composer: Orff, Carl

Performer(s): Nikolaus Lahusen (Piano), Wilfried Hiller (Piano)

Album: Orff-Schulwerk - Volume Three Piano Music / Celestial Harmonies / 13106-2

Duration: 1:33


Title: Carmen Suite No.2 Danse Boheme Andantino Quasi Allegretto (Act 11)

Composer: Bizet Georges

Performer(s): New York Philharmonic

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

Duration: 4:25


Title: Perpetuum Mobile

Composer: Strauss II, Johann

Performer(s): Vienna Johann Strauss Orchestra, Vienna Johann Strauss Orchestra

Album: The Strauss Album \ Christopher Warren-Green \ The Johann Strauss Orchestra / Sanctury Classics / WHL2157

Duration: 3:06


Title: Fanore

Composer: Downes, Michael

Performer(s): Ger O' Donnell, Maria,Violin; Tara, Uileann Pipes;

Duration: 3:30


Title: Espana

Composer: Waldteufel, Emile

Performer(s): Strasbourg Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Waldteufel: Bal Au Second Empire / Fnac Music / 592311

Duration: 6:02


Title: Nana

Composer: de Falla, Manuel

Performer(s): Milos Karadaglic (Guitar)

Album: Sound of Silence / Decca Classics / 3731583

Duration: 1:49


Title: Cello Concerto No.1 In C (3rd Movement) Allegro Molto

Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef

Performer(s): Jian Wang (Cello), Gulbenkian Orchestra

Album: Joseph Haydn / Deutsche Grammophon / 463180-2

Duration: 6:25


Title: Hard Times Come Again No More

Composer: Foster, Stephen

Performer(s): Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Jay Ungar (Violin), Molly Mason (Guitar), David Alpher (Piano)

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 077775462128) / Angel / 077775462128

Duration: 5:14


Title: New York, New York

Composer: Bernstein, Leonard/Comden, Betty/Green, Adolph

Performer(s): Joshua Bell (Violin), Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story Suite - Joshua Bell / Sony Clasical / SK 89358

Duration: 2:27


Title: Double Trumpet Concerto For 2 Trumpets Or Oboes & Continuo In D Major, Rv 781 (Formerly Rv 563) - Movement 1 - Allegro

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Dalton, Sand (Baroque Oboe), Schenkman, Byron (Harpsichord/Artistic Director), Seattle Baroque

Album: Vivaldi: Bassoon Concertos / Centaur / 2538

Duration: 2:36


Title: Threepenny Opera Suite: Tango-Ballad

Composer: Weill, Kurt

Performer(s): Tenthing

Album: tenThing: Albeniz, Bizet, Grieg / EMI Classics / 5099908832627

Duration: 2:51


Title: Waltz (Masquerade)

Composer: Khachaturian, Aram

Performer(s): St Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra

Album: Khachaturian - Spartacus (Suite No.4) / Masquerade / Circus / Dance Suite / NAXOS / 8.550802

Duration: 4:19


Title: Benedictus

Composer: Jenkins, Karl

Performer(s): Polyphony, Polyphony

Album: Karl Jenkins: Motets / Deutsche Grammophon / 4793232

Duration: 4:02


Title: Harp Concerto In A (3rd Movement) Rondo Allegretto

Composer: Dittersdorf, Carl Ditters von

Performer(s): Marisa Robles (Harp)

Album: Harp Concertos (Recordno: 4257232) / Decca / 4257232

Duration: 4:04


Title: Provence

Composer: Milhaud, Darius

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

Album: Not Available (Recordno: Chan9897) / Chandos / Chan9897

Duration: 2:55


Title: Symphony No.8 In F Major Op.93 (3rd Movement) Tempo Di Menuetto

Composer: Beethoven, Ludvig van

Performer(s): Orchestre Revolutionnaire Et Romantique

Album: Beethoven The Symphonies / Archiv / 4778643

Duration: 5:28


Title: Violin Concerto In D Minor Op.47 (3rd Movement) Allegro Ma Non Tanto

Composer: Sibelius, Jean

Performer(s): Hilary Hahn, Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra

Album: Schoenberg / Sibelius Violin Concertos / Deutshe Grammophon / 4777346

Duration: 7:16


Title: Spanish Dance

Composer: Falla, Manuel de

Performer(s): Joshua Bell (Violin), Samuel Sanders (Piano)

Album: Not Available (Record No: 4178911913) / Decca / 4178911913

Duration: 3:39


Title: Violin Sonata No. 1 In G Minor, Bwv 1001: I. Adagio

Composer: Bach, J S

Performer(s): Stanley Ritchie

Album: Bach: Sei Solo A Violino Senza Basso Accompagnato / Musica Omnia / MO0503

Duration: 3:51


Title: Violin Concerto In E Minor (3rd Movement) Allegretto Non Troppo - Allegro Molto Vivace

Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix

Performer(s): Kyung-Wha Chung (Violin), Montreal Symphony Orchestra

Album: Mendelssohn (Recordno: 452325-2) / Decca / 452325-2

Duration: 5:34


Title: Cantique (Arr. Wind Ensemble)

Composer: Faure, Gabriel

Performer(s): Iup Wind Ensemble

Album: Band Music of Distinction / Daehn Publications / Daehn

Duration: 5:43


Title: Deux Arabesques (2nd Movement) Allegretto Scherzando

Composer: Debussy, Claude

Performer(s): Simon Trpceski (Piano)

Album: Debussy: Images - Childrens Corner / EMI Classics / 50999 5 00272 2 4

Duration: 3:12


Title: Entry Of The Guests (Arr. Brass Band)

Composer: Wagner, Richard

Performer(s): Canadian Brass

Album: Wagner for Brass / Philips / 434109-2

Duration: 4:38


Title: Trimdon Grange Explosion

Composer: Armstrong, Tommy

Performer(s): The Unthanks, Brighouse And Rastrick Brass Band

Album: The Unthanks with Brighouse and Rastrick Brass Band (Diversions, Vol. 2) / RabbleRouseerMusic / RRMO10

Duration: 6:28


Title: Dance Suite From Harpsichord Pieces By Francois Couperin - Movement Iii - Carillon

Composer: Strauss, Richard

Performer(s): Staatskapelle Dresden

Album: Richard Strauss: Orchestral Works - Disk 9 / Brilliant Classics / 7591

Duration: 3:28



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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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