Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Tuesday 22 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: The Old Road

Skip the bypass and follow instead 'the old road' - that's the wellness strategy of historian, Jo Kerrigan. (Repeat)

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: Simple Gifts (Variations On A Shaker Melody)

Composer: Copland, Aaron

Performer(s): Boston Pops Orchestra, Boston Pops Orchestra

Album: The Green Album - Boston Pops Orchestra - John Williams / Sony Classical / SK 48224

Duration: 5:38


Title: My Wife Is A Most Knowing Woman

Composer: Foster, Stephen

Performer(s): Thomas Hampson (Baritone), David Alpher (Piano)

Album: Foster / Griffes / Copland Songs - Thomas Hampson / Deborah Voight / Barbara Hendricks / EMI Classics / 50999 234479 2 9

Duration: 3:49


Title: Innig Und Sinnig - Polka Francaise

Composer: Strauss, Eduard

Performer(s): Vienna Johann Strauss Orchestra

Album: The Strauss Album / Black Box / BBM1059

Duration: 5:00


Title: Variations On A Rococo Theme For Violoncello And Orchestra: (Ix) Variazione Vii E Coda. Allegro Vivo

Composer: Tchaikovsky

Performer(s): Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Mstislav Rostrovopich 3 Classic Albums PD LM / Deutsche Grammophon / 4792561

Duration: 1:58


Title: Hungarian Dance No.3 In F

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Brahms: Hungarian Dances - London Symphony Orchestra / Chandos / CHAN8885

Duration: 2:21


Title: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (2nd Movement) Romance

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Irish Chamber Orchestra

Album: Mozart In Flight / Coda Records / Crcd1

Duration: 5:41


Title: Rejoice Greatly

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): Kathleen Battle (Soprano)

Duration: 4:15


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

Composer: Boccherini, Luigi

Performer(s): Mstislav Rostropovich (Cello), Collegium Musicum Zurich

Album: Cello Concertos / Philips / 422481-2

Duration: 4:54


Title: Valse Triste

Composer: Nedbal, Oskar

Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: RTE Concert Orchestra conducted by Robert Houlihan / RTE Lyric FM

Duration: 5:18


Title: Schienkt Man Sich Rosen In Tirol

Composer: Zeller, Carl

Performer(s): Jonas Kaufmann (Tenor)

Album: Jonas Kaufmann: Wien / Sony / 29075951412

Duration: 2:15


Title: Scherzo In C Minor

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Chamber Orchestra Kremlin

Album: Tchaikovsky (Recordno: Cd509116) / Claves / Cd509116

Duration: 3:43


Title: Concierto De Aranjuez (1st Movement) Allegro Con Spirito

Composer: Rodrigo, Joaquin

Performer(s): Ricardo Gallen (Guitar), Asturias Symphony Orchestra

Album: Escape with Drivetime Classics (Recordno: CD108) / RTÉ lyric fm / CD108

Duration: 6:02


Title: Weaving Song - Ku-Lsa Tama Laug

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Wulu Bunun

Album: Mudanin Kata (Recordno: Tugcd1032) / Riverboat Records / Tugcd1032

Duration: 2:12


Title: Harp Concerto In B Flat (1st Movement) Andante - Allegro

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): Clíona Doris (Harp), Rté Concert Orchestra

Album: Four X Four (Recordno: Cd105) / RTÉ lyric fm / Cd105

Duration: 6:00


Title: Minuetto

Composer: Bolzoni, Giovanni

Performer(s): Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Album: Favourite Encores (Record No: Chan6648) / Chandos / Chan6648

Duration: 4:03


Title: La Revoltosa: Overture

Composer: Chapi, Ruperto

Performer(s): Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: World Encores / EMI / 724355657626

Duration: 5:00


Title: I Puritani - Vien, Diletto

Composer: Bellini, Vincenzo

Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo-Soprano), Celso Albedo (Riccardo), Luca Pisaroni (Giorgio), Orchestra La Scintilla

Album: Maria - Cecilia Bartoli / Decca / 475 9077

Duration: 2:50


Title: Sicilienne Op.78

Composer: Faure, Gabriel

Performer(s): Yue Tang ('Cello), Geraldine O'Doherty (Harp)

Album: Variations on Cello- Yue Tang / Yue Tang / 2013 Yue Tang

Duration: 4:03


Title: Cafe Music (1st Movement) Allegro

Composer: Schoenfeld, Paul

Performer(s): Eroica Trio

Album: The Sunday Sessions - Alfresco: Music from St. Paul Sunday / Minnesota Public Radio / MPR206

Duration: 5:55


Title: Tribute To Benny Goodman

Composer: Gershwin, George

Performer(s): Emma Johnson (Clarinet), John Lenehan (Piano)

Album: Emma Johnson Voyage / Universal Classics & Jazz / 986618-0

Duration: 6:12


Title: Piano Sonata In G Minor (3rd Mve Scherzo)

Composer: Schumann, Clara

Performer(s): Isata Kanneh-Mason (Piano)

Album: Romance The Piano Music of Clara Schumann / Decca / Rd30198

Duration: 2:52


Title: Jane Eyre - Suite

Composer: Williams, John

Performer(s): Jaroslav Klepac (Piano), The City Of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: The Music of John Williams - 40 Years Of Film Music - Disk 3 / Prime Time / TVPMCD810

Duration: 3:17


Title: Raindrop Prelude

Composer: Chopin, Frederic

Performer(s): Andrei Nikolsky (Piano)

Album: Relax More / Classic FM / Cfmcd032

Duration: 5:36


Title: Trumpet Concerto In D (1st Movement) Allegro

Composer: Torelli, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Alison Balsom (Trumpet), Bremen Chamber Philharmonic

Album: Haydn Hummel Trumpet Concertos / EMI Classics / 50999 2 16213 0 7

Duration: 2:00


Title: Trumpet Concerto In D (2nd Movement) Adagio

Composer: Torelli, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Alison Balsom (Trumpet), Die Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen

Album: Alison Balsom - Haydn / Hummel Trumpet Concertos / EMI Classics / 2162130

Duration: 2:18


Title: Trumpet Concerto In D (3rd Movement) Allegro

Composer: Torelli, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Alison Balsom (Trumpet), Bremen Chamber Philharmonic

Album: Haydn Hummel Trumpet Concertos / EMI Classics / 50999 2 16213 0 7

Duration: 1:33


Title: Goin' Home (From The Largo Of The New World Symphony)

Composer: Dvorak, Antonin

Performer(s): Charlie Haden (Bass), Liberation Orchestra

Album: Not in Our Name / Universal Music / 0602498292488

Duration: 7:35



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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