Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Monday - Friday 4pm-7pm

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Thursday 19 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.

Culture File: Culture Night in Carrick-on-Shannon

A taste of what you can expect if you plan to spend @CultureNight 2019 in Carrick O'Shannon. Other Irish towns and villages are also available... @thedockarts @TheReadingRoomB @WayneDenniston @ConorLambert @lyriclorcan @RTElyricfm

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: Serenade For Strings In E (2nd Movement)

Composer: Dvorak, Antonin

Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra

Album: 100 Relaxing Classics / Castle Music Ltd / CD5571

Duration: 6:17


Title: An Chloe K524

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Barbara Bonney (Soprano), Geoffrey Parsons (Piano)

Album: On Wings of Song: Barbara Bonney / Geoffrey Parsons / Teldec / 0630-12340-2

Duration: 2:42


Title: Humoresque

Composer: Barrios, Augustin

Performer(s): Antigoni Goni (Guitar)

Album: Barrios: Guitar Music Vol 1 / Naxos / 8.554558

Duration: 3:17


Title: Zorba's Suite-Ballet: Finale

Composer: Theodorakis, Mikis

Performer(s): Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: World Encores / EMI / 724355657626

Duration: 4:34


Title: Russian Dance (Trépak)

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Kirov Orchestra

Album: The Nutcracker / Philips / 462114-2

Duration: 1:00


Title: Bartered Bride: Overture

Composer: Smetana, Bedrich

Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Smetana: Bartered Bride / From My Life / Chandos / Chan8412

Duration: 6:31


Title: We'll Keep A Welcome

Composer: Jones/Joshua/Harper

Performer(s): Bryn Terfel

Album: World In Union - Rugby World Cup 2011 / Decca / 5335399

Duration: 3:10


Title: Vocalise No.14

Composer: Rachmaninov

Performer(s): Alisa Weilerstein, Inon Barnatan (Piano)

Album: Alisa Weilerstein : Inon Barnatan - Rachmaninov Chopin Cello Sonatas / Decca / 478 8416

Duration: 5:59


Title: L'Arlesienne Suite No.1 (4th Movement) Carillon

Composer: Bizet, Georges

Performer(s): Orchestra Of The Bastille

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

Duration: 4:23


Title: Eliza's Aria

Composer: Kats-Chernin, Elena

Performer(s): Jane Sheldon (Soprano), Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

Album: Classic FM - As Heard On TV (Recordno: 4429969) / UCJ Music / 4429969

Duration: 3:14


Title: Street Spirit

Composer: Jonathan Greenwood, Thom Yorke, Philip Selway, Colin Greenwood, Edward O'Brien

Performer(s): Milos Karadaglic (Guitar)

Album: Sound of Silence / Decca Classics / 3731583

Duration: 2:44


Title: Goldberg Variations, Aria With Diverse Variations Bwv 988 - Variation 3

Composer: Bach, J S

Performer(s): Angela Hewitt (Piano)

Album: Bach: Goldberg Variations - Angela Hewitt / Hyperion / CDA67305

Duration: 2:13


Title: Cello Concerto No.2 In D (3rd Movement) Allegro

Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef

Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), English Chamber Orchestra

Album: Great Cello Concertos / Sony / M2k44562

Duration: 4:28


Title: Nessun Dorma! (Act Iii)

Composer: Puccini, Giacomo

Performer(s): Placido Domingo (Tenor);Placido Domingo (Tenor)

Album: Puccini: Turandot / Deutsche Grammophon / 410 645-2

Duration: 3:26


Title: Liebestraum No.3 In A Flat Major, S541/3

Composer: Liszt, Franz

Performer(s): Jorge Bolet (Piano)

Album: Jorge Bolet The Romantic Virtuoso (Recordno: 4782471) / Decca / 4782471

Duration: 4:54


Title: Piano Concerto No.2 In F Minor (3rd Movement) Allegro Vivace

Composer: Chopin, Frederic

Performer(s): Martha Argerich (Piano), Montreal Symphony Orchestra

Album: Chopin: Piano Concertos (Recordno: 724355679826) / EMI Classics / 724355679826

Duration: 8:27


Title: Nana

Composer: de Falla, Manuel

Performer(s): Milos Karadaglic (Guitar)

Album: Sound of Silence / Decca Classics / 3731583

Duration: 1:49


Title: Cello Suite No.1 In G (5th Movement) Menuetto I & Ii

Composer: Bach, J S

Performer(s): Jacqueline Du Pre (Cello)

Album: The Sound of Jacqueline du Pre / EMI / 50999 0 91975 2 7

Duration: 3:18


Title: Symphony No 102 In B Flat Major (4th Movement) - Finale, Presto

Composer: Haydn, Franz Joseph

Performer(s): Collegium Musicum 90

Album: Within a Dream - A Celebration of the Artistry of Richard Hickox / Chandos / CHAN 10568

Duration: 4:58


Title: Twelve Spanish Dances (6th Movement) Rondella Aragonesa

Composer: Granados, Enrique

Performer(s): Julian Bream (Guitar), John Williams (Guitar)

Album: Together Again: Julian Bream / John Williams / RCA / 09026614522

Duration: 5:45


Title: Concerto For Violin And Viola With Orchestra Op. 88 (1st Movement) Andante Con Moto

Composer: Bruch, Max

Performer(s): Yuri Bashmet (Viola), Victor Tretiakov (Violin), London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Bruch: Double Concerto, Walton: Viola Concerto - Yuri Bashmet / BMG / 09026 63292 2

Duration: 7:32


Title: Raiders Of The Lost Ark March

Composer: Williams

Performer(s): Boston Pops Orchestra

Album: Aisle Seat / Philips / 4110372

Duration: 5:25


Title: Chanson De Matin Op.15 No.2

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): English Symphony Orchestra

Album: Classic Romance / Classic FM / Cfmcd13

Duration: 3:11



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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