Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Thursday 17 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.

Culture File: Cranespotting

Conservationist, Lorcan O'Toole on the lost, and occasionally stolen wisdom of the once-common crane

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

16:00

Title: Adelina De Maya (2nd Movement)

Composer: Curiale, Joseph

Performer(s): Mike Miller (Guitar), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Awakening / Black Box / BBM1050

Duration: 5:01

16:10

Title: Serenade

Composer: Romberg, Sigmund

Performer(s): Joseph Calleja (Tenor), Bbc Concert Orchestra

Album: Joseph Calleja - Be My Love A tribute to Mario Lanza / Decca / 478 3531

Duration: 3:26

16:14

Title: Promenade (Walking The Dog)

Composer: Gershwin, George

Performer(s): Wdr Radio Orchestra, Cologne

Album: EBU - Klaus von Bismarck Hall, WDR Broadcasting House, Cologne / EBU

Duration: 3:15

16:17

Title: Trumpet Concerto In E Flat (3rd Movement) Allegro

Composer: Haydn, Franz Joseph

Performer(s): Hakan Hardenberger (Trumpet), Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields

Album: Hakan Hardenberger - Trumpet Concertos / Philips / 478 7590

Duration: 4:26

16:22

Title: Sonata In D Major For Two Pianos (3rd Movement) Allegro Molto

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Katia And Marielle Labeque (Piano)

Album: Schubert / Mozart: Katia Et Marielle Labeque / KML Recordings / KML 1117

Duration: 6:34

16:33

Title: Woodlark Rondo

Complete Work Name: Woodlark Rondo

Composer: Panormo, F.

Performer(s): Una Hunt (Piano)

Album: Fallen Leaves from an Irish Album - Una Hunt / RTÉ lyric fm / CD109

Duration: 2:15

16:38

Title: Scarborough Fair

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Emma Johnson (Clarinet), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Emma Johnson Voyage / UCJ / 986618-0

Duration: 4:01

16:43

Title: Star Wars Theme

Composer: Williams

Performer(s): The City Of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra;The City Of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Classic Fm Movies (recordno: 4800681) / Ucj / 4800681

Duration: 5:22

16:52

Title: Molly Malone

Composer: Traditional Irish

Performer(s): Bryn Terfel (Vocal), London Symphony Orchesrta, London Voices

Album: Bryn - First Love Songs from the British Isles / Deutsche Grammophon / 477 7865

Duration: 2:31

16:56

Title: Inishlacken: (Iii) Evening Céilí

Composer: Whelan, Bill

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra

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

Duration: 4:49

17:01

Title: Clarinet Sonata In E Flat, Op.167: Iv- Molto Allegro

Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille

Performer(s): Michael Collins (Clarinet), Michael Mchale (Piano)

Album: The Lyrical Clarinet / Chandos / CHAN 10637

Duration: 5:01

17:08

Title: Two Belfast Hornpipes

Composer: Harbison, Janet

Performer(s): Janet Harbison, Belfast Harp Orchestra

Album: Carillon (Recordno: C771310) / Bho / C771310

Duration: 2:31

17:13

Title: Mandolin Concerto In C (1st Movement) Allegro

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Pepe Romero (Guitar), I Musici

Album: The Very Best of Summer Classics / Decca / 4761049

Duration: 2:37

17:15

Title: Spanish Dance No. 3 Fandango

Composer: Granados, Enrique

Performer(s): Pro Arte Guitar Trio

Album: Three Guitars / ASV / WHL2061

Duration: 3:59

17:21

Title: Torna A Surriento

Composer: De Curtis, Ernesto

Performer(s): Jonas Kauffmann (Tenor)

Album: An Italian Night - Jonas Kaufmann / Sony Classical / 9075879332

Duration: 4:06

17:26

Title: Sonatine - Mouvement De Menuet

Composer: Ravel, Maurice

Performer(s): Angela Hewitt (Piano), Angela Hewitt (Piano)

Album: Ravel- The Complete Solo Piano Music / Hyperion / CDA67341

Duration: 3:12

17:34

Title: Symphony No. 5 In C Minor, Op. 67 (1st Movement) Allegro Con Brio

Composer: Beethoven, Ludvig van

Performer(s): Swedish Chamber Orchestra

Album: Beethoven Coriolan Overture, Symphonies No. 4 & 5 / Simax Classics / SIMAX PSC 1180

Duration: 6:43

17:41

Title: Lotus Eaters

Composer: York, Andrew

Performer(s): Irish Guitar Quartet

Album: Irish Guitar Quartet Sample / Artist Copy 2017

Duration: 2:58

17:44

Title: Der Vogelfanger Bin Ich, Ja!

Composer: Mozart/ Heidenrich

Performer(s): Saxonian Wind Academy

Album: Mozart - arranged for Wind Ensemble / Naxos / 8.570027

Duration: 2:15

17:49

Title: On Radio

Composer: Desplat, Alexandre

Performer(s): Alexandre Desplat

Album: Florence Foster Jenkins - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack / Decca

Duration: 1:31

17:54

Title: Javelin

Composer: Torke, Michael

Performer(s): Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Album: Javelin - The Music of Michael Torke / Argo / 452101-2

Duration: 8:38

18:03

Title: Salute To Our Friends

Composer: Lumbye, Hans Christian

Performer(s): Odense Symphony Orchestra

Album: Lumbye: Polkas / Mazurkas / Waltzes / Unicorn-Kanchana / DKPCD9089

Duration: 2:53

18:19

Title: Wade In The Water

Composer: Trad

Performer(s): The Moses Hogan Singers

Album: Give Me Jesus: Spirituals / EMI Classics

Duration: 3:08

18:24

Title: Bachianas Brasileiras No.5 (1st Movement) Aria

Composer: Villa-Lobos, Heiter

Performer(s): Inessa Galante (Soprano), Latvian National Symphony Orchestra Cellos

Album: Debut: Inessa Galante / Campion / Rrcd1335

Duration: 6:09

18:34

Title: The Dragonfly Polka-Mazurka Op.204

Composer: Strauss, Josef

Performer(s): Johann Strauss Orchestra

Album: Pastoral Classics (Recordno: CHAN241-35) / Chandos / CHAN241-35

Duration: 4:07

18:38

Title: Symphony No.4 'Italian' (1st Movement) Allegro

Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Album: Mendelssohn: Symphonies No.3/4 / Naxos / 8.553200

Duration: 10:46

18:52

Title: Maria

Composer: Bernstein / Sondheim

Performer(s): Vittorio Grigolo, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic

Album: West Side Story / Decca / 1733909

Duration: 3:11

18:55

Title: Spiritual

Composer: Haden, Charlie

Performer(s): Charlie Haden (Bass), Hank Jones (Piano)

Album: Steal Away / Verve / 527 249-2

Duration: 4:19

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Presenter: Lorcan Murray

Producer: Eoin Brady

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