Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Monday 7 October 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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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: Waltz No.1 In D Flat Major - Molto Vivace

Composer: Chopin, Frederic

Performer(s): Maria Joao Pires (Piano)

Album: Maria Joao Pires - Chopin / Deutsche Grammophon / 4777483

Duration: 1:56


Title: Carmen Suite No.2 La Garde Montante Tempo Di Marcia (Act 1)

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: 3:44


Title: Cancion De Cuna Para Dormir A Un Negrito

Composer: Montsalvatge, Xavier

Performer(s): Victoria De Los Angeles (Soprano), Orchestre De La Societe Des Concerts Du Conservatoire

Album: The Fabulous Victoria de Los Angeles / EMI Classics / 7243 5 65061 2 1

Duration: 2:20


Title: Concerto For Horn And Orchestra No.2 In E Flat Major (3rd Movement)

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): William Purvis (Horn), Nancy Allen (Harp), Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Album: Mozart - Horn Concerto No.2&3-Oboe Concerto-Bassoon Concerto - Orpheus Chamber Orchestra / Deutsche Grammophon / 479 3084

Duration: 3:32


Title: El Desbande

Composer: Piazzolla, Astor

Performer(s): Octeto Academico De Caracas

Album: Astor Piazzolla - The Tango Way - The Classic Way / EMI Odeon SAIC Argentina / 724356794320

Duration: 2:31


Title: String Sonata No.5 In E Flat (3rd Movement) Allegretto

Composer: Rossini, Gioachino

Performer(s): Elizabeth Wallfisch (Violin), Marshall Marcus (Violin), Richard Tunnicliffe (Cello)

Album: Rossini: The String Sonatas - Wallfisch / Marcus / Tunnicliffe / Nwanoku / Hyperion / CDH55200

Duration: 3:32


Title: Indifference

Composer: Murena, Tony/Colombo, Joseph

Performer(s): Mairtín O'Connor (Accordion), Cathal Hayden (Fiddle), Séamie O'Dowd (Guitar)

Album: Going Places / MCSCD 002

Duration: 3:27


Title: Cello Concerto No.2 In A Major (3rd Movement) Rondo. Allegretto

Complete Work Name: Cello Concerto No.2 In A Major

Composer: Stamitz, Carl

Performer(s): Michal Kanka (Cello), Prague Chamber Orchestra

Album: Cello Concertos / Supraphon / SU 4108-2

Duration: 4:11


Title: Slavonic Dance Op.72. No.7 In C Major. Allegro Vivace

Composer: Dvorak, Antonin

Performer(s): Russian National Orchestra

Album: Dvorak : Slavonic Dances Opp.46 & 72 / Deutsche Grammophon / 4791113

Duration: 3:37


Title: Miss Macdermot & Lady Gethin

Composer: Carolan, Turlough O

Performer(s): Anne-Marie O'Farrell (Harp), Cormac De Barra (Harp)

Album: Double Strung

Duration: 3:50


Title: O Mimi, Tu Piu Non Torni

Composer: Puccini, Giacomo

Performer(s): Rolando Villazon (Tenor), Boaz Daniel (Marcello), Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

Album: Heroes and Villains - Opera's Leading Men / Decca / 4782346

Duration: 3:05


Title: Irish Suite For Strings (5th Movement) On The Bridge At Clash

Composer: Duff, Arthur

Performer(s): Irish Chamber Orchestra

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

Duration: 1:38


Title: Irish Suite For Strings: (4th Movement) Dance At Daemar

Composer: Duff, Arthur

Performer(s): Irish Chamber Orchestra

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

Duration: 1:51


Title: Fast Dance

Composer: Bartok, Bela

Performer(s): Mischa Maisky(Cello)

Album: 20th Century Classics : Mischa & LilyMaisky / Deutsche Grammophon / 4837289

Duration: 0:55


Title: Romanian Polka

Composer: Bartok, Bela

Performer(s): Mischa Maisky(Cello)

Album: 20th Century Classics : Mischa & LilyMaisky / Deutsche Grammophon / 4837289

Duration: 0:32


Title: Dance From Bucium

Composer: Bartok, Bela

Performer(s): Mischa Maisky(Cello)

Album: 20th Century Classics : Mischa & LilyMaisky / Deutsche Grammophon / 4837289

Duration: 1:45


Title: Concerto For Two Guitars And String Orchestra (3rd Movement) Allegro

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Angel Romero (Guitar), Lito Romero (Guitar), Academy St Martin In The Fields

Album: Vivaldi Concertos / RCA Victor Red Seal / 09026682912

Duration: 3:37


Title: Song For Amadeus

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Bobby Mcferrin, Chick Corea

Album: The Mozart Sessions / Sony SK 62601

Duration: 2:25


Title: Symphonie Espagnole (2nd Movement) Scherzando

Complete Work Name: Symphonie Espagnole Op.21

Composer: Lalo, Edouard

Performer(s): Tasmin Little (Violin), Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Album: Tasmin Little: Scottish Fantasy / Symphony Espagnole / EMI / 5731182

Duration: 4:27


Title: Minute Waltz

Composer: Chopin

Performer(s): Lang Lang (Piano)

Album: Lang Lang:Piano Magic / Sony Classical / 190758623320

Duration: 2:19


Title: Pomp And Circumstance March No.4

Composer: Elgar, Edward

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

Album: The Very Best of Melodies for You / BBC / WMEF0055-2

Duration: 5:05


Title: Ballet Egyptien (1st Movement) Allegro Non Troppo

Composer: Luigini, Alexandre

Performer(s): Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Favourite Ballet Classics (Recordno: 7675952) / EMI / 7675952

Duration: 2:53


Title: Serenade For Strings (2nd Movement) Waltz

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): London Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 7672032) / EMI / 7672032

Duration: 3:53


Title: Chanson Des Vieux Amants (Song Of The Old Lovers)

Composer: Brel, Jacques

Performer(s): Brad Mehldau (Piano)

Album: Anne Sofie von Otter/ Brad Mehldau: Love Songs / Naive / V5241

Duration: 4:11


Title: Inishlacken: (I) The Currach

Composer: Whelan, Bill

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra

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

Duration: 7:01


Title: Hungarian March

Composer: Berlioz, Hector

Performer(s): City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 8497312) / BBC/Virgin / 8497312

Duration: 4:56


Title: Piano Concerto No.1 In E Minor (2nd Movement) Romance: Larghetto

Composer: Chopin, Frederic

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

Album: Chopin: Piano Concertos (Recordno: 7243 5 56798 2 6) / EMI Classics / 7243 5 56798 2 6

Duration: 9:24


Title: Concerto In F Major For Two Oboes And Strings (1st Movement) Allegro

Complete Work Name: Concerto In F Major For Two Oboes And Strings Op. 9/3

Composer: Albinoni, Tomaso

Performer(s): Stefan Schilli (Oboe), Giovanni Deangeli (Oboe), Tanja Becker-Bender (Violin), Stutgart Chamber Orchestra

Album: Albinoni: Oboe Concertos - Disk 1 / Brilliant / 92791

Duration: 4:30


Title: Les Soirees D'Auteuil Op. 2 - Scherzo

Complete Work Name: Les Soirees D'Auteuil Op. 2

Composer: Coste, Napoleon

Performer(s): Anabel Montesinos (Guitar)

Album: Guitar Ricital - Anabel Montesinos / Naxos / 8.557294

Duration: 4:32


Title: Concerto For Cello And Orchestra In C Major (2nd Movement) Adagio

Composer: Haydn, Joseph

Performer(s): Mischa Maisky (Cello), Chamber Orchestra Of Europe

Album: Joseph Haydn - Cello Konzerte / Deutsche Grammophon / 4790363

Duration: 8:06


Title: Out Of Africa - Main Title (I Had A Farm In Africa)

Composer: Barry, John

Performer(s): John Barry & His Orchestra

Album: Out Of Africa - Film Soundtrack / MCA / MCLD 19092

Duration: 3:11


Title: One Day - Wedding Chorus

Composer: Portman, Rachel

Performer(s): Joseph Deery, David Snell & His Orchestra, The London Oratory School

Album: One Day - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack / Island Record Group / 2779752

Duration: 1:41


Title: Caprice Viennois

Composer: Kreisler, Fritz

Performer(s): The Philharmonics

Album: The Philharmonics : Oblivion / Deutsche Grammophon / 4810276

Duration: 4:26



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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