Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Wednesday 9 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: An English Suite (7th Movment) Frolic

Composer: Parry, Hubert

Performer(s): English String Orchestra

Album: Spirit of England II / Nimbus Records Ltd / NI5450/3

Duration: 3:30


Title: Kreuzfidel (Polka Francaise) Op.301

Composer: Strauss, Johann II

Performer(s): Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

Album: J. Strauss: An der Schonen Blauen Donau / Teldec / 8.43337

Duration: 4:05


Title: Scherzo Ii "Dansa Kokopelli"

Composer: Kamen, Michael

Performer(s): The National Symphony Orchestra

Album: The New Moon in the Old Moon's Arms / Decca / 467631-2

Duration: 3:38


Title: Symphony No.4 In A Major, (4th Movement) Saltarello (Presto)

Composer: Mendelsshon, Felix

Performer(s): Bbc Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Album: Mendelssohn Symphonies 1 & 4 / BBC Radio 3 / Vol.24 No.9

Duration: 6:04


Title: Gavotte

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): Marat Bisengaliev (Violin), Benjamin Frith (Piano)

Album: Elgar: Re-Discovered Works (Recordno: Bbm1016) / Black Box / Bbm1016

Duration: 5:11


Title: Dance Of The Girls With Lilies

Composer: prokofiev, Sergei

Performer(s): Mischa Maisky(Cello)

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

Duration: 2:29


Title: The Sleeping Beauty Suite (5th Movement) Waltz

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Tchaikovsky: Sleeping Beauty, Nutcracker Suite - Rostropovich / Deutsche Grammophon / 431610-2

Duration: 4:28


Title: Sextet In E Flat Major - Rondo

Composer: Pleyel, Ignaz

Performer(s): Consortium Classicum

Album: Ignaz Pleyel: Blaserserenaden / Wind Serenades / Consortium Classicum / MDG / MDGL3460

Duration: 3:13


Title: Minuet From String Quintet Op.13 No.5

Composer: Boccherini, Luigi

Performer(s): London Festival Orchestra

Album: Favourite Classics: London Festival Orchestra, Ross Pople / Hyperion / Sk62035

Duration: 3:34


Title: Moonlight Sonata (1st Movmt)

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Craig Ogden (Guitar)

Album: Craig Ogden The Guitarist / Universal / CFMD14

Duration: 4:28


Title: March From The Little Suite

Composer: Duncan, Trevor

Performer(s): Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: British Light Classics / Warner Classics / 2564614382

Duration: 2:58


Title: Symphony In B Flat (4th Movement) Allegro Assai

Composer: Clementi, Muzio

Performer(s): London Mozart Players

Album: Clementi: Two Symphonies Op.18 (Recordno: Chan9234) / Chandos / Chan9234

Duration: 4:02


Title: Allegro Spiritoso

Composer: Senaille, Jean Baptiste

Performer(s): Laurence Perkins (Bassoon), New London Orchestra

Album: The Playful Pachyderm. Classic minautres for bassoon and orchestra / Hyperion / CDA67453

Duration: 2:56


Title: Polonaise En Rondeau H21

Composer: Field, John

Performer(s): Miceal O'Rourke (Piano)

Album: John Field Rediscovered (Recordno: Chan93151814) / Chandos / Chan93151814

Duration: 2:54


Title: Cheek To Cheek

Composer: Berlin

Performer(s): Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Stephane Grappelli (Violin); Alan Claire Trio

Album: Hits Of The Thirties (Recordno: Cd Cfp4576) / Emi / Cd Cfp4576

Duration: 3:48


Title: O'Carolan Suite In Baroque Style (3rd Movement) Planxty Maguire

Composer: Kelly, Thomas C

Performer(s): Irish Chamber Orchestra

Album: Silver Apples Of The Moon / Black Box / Bbm1003

Duration: 2:37


Title: Light Cavalry Overture

Composer: Suppe, Franz von

Performer(s): Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Album: Suppe: Overtures and Marches / CHANDOS / CHSA 5110

Duration: 6:39


Title: Humoresque No.7 In G Flat Op.101

Composer: Dvorak, Antonin

Performer(s): Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Album: Encore! / Chandos / Chan9227

Duration: 3:48


Title: Blonde Poste Restante Polka

Composer: Komzak, Karl

Performer(s): Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Pardubice

Album: Contemporaries of the Strauss Family 2 / Marco Polo / 8.225366

Duration: 5:17


Title: Exsultate Jubilate (1st Movement) Aria

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Danielle De Niese (Soprano), Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment

Album: Diva - Danielle de Niese / Decca Records / 4782417

Duration: 4:38


Title: Hungarian Dance No.5 In G Minor

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra

Album: Classical Sounds - Orchestral and Vocal favourites (Recordno: Not Available) / RTÉ lyric fm

Duration: 2:58


Title: The Ipcress File

Composer: Barry, John

Performer(s): John Barry & His Orchestra

Album: The Very Best of John Barry (Recordno: 88697 07222 2) / Sony BMG / 88697 07222 2

Duration: 3:55


Title: Polka

Composer: Dvorak, Antonin

Performer(s): Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Album: Dvorak: Czech Suite / Decca / 414370

Duration: 5:31


Title: The Carnival Of The Animals (12th Movement) Fossils

Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille

Performer(s): Jean-Francois Heisser (Piano)/Viktoria Postnikova (Piano), Various Artists

Album: Saint-Saens: The Carnival of the Animals, Symphony No.3, Concerto No.2 / Erato / 0630-18971-2

Duration: 1:19


Title: Ballet Music No.2 From Rosamunde

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Hanover Band

Album: Schubert - Symphony No.8, Rosamunde / Nimbus / Ni 5274

Duration: 6:10


Title: Come Nave In Mezzo All'onde

Composer: Porpora, Nicola Antonio

Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo Soprano), Il Giardino Armonico

Album: Sacrificium - Cecilia Bartoli / Decca Records / 4781521

Duration: 4:05


Title: Oboe Concerto In C (3rd Movement) Allegro

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Albrecht Mayer (Oboe), Mahler Chamber Orchestra

Album: In Search of Mozart / Deutsche Grammophon / 476235-2

Duration: 6:17



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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