Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Wednesday 13 November 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: Where Is The Firewater?

In his film, The Amber Light, Scotch evangelist Dave Broom looks at the way whisky flows through and colours poetry, prose and song in Scotland

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: 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


Title: Good Fairy

Composer: Kats-Chernin, Elena

Performer(s): Jane Sheldon, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra

Album: Kats Chernin: Wild Swans / ABC Classics / 4767639

Duration: 3:16


Title: Hora Di Mars (The Clock)

Composer: Dinicu, Grigorias

Performer(s): The Philharmonics

Album: The Philharmonics : Oblivion / Deutsche Grammophon / 4810276

Duration: 2:11


Title: Malaguena

Composer: Lecuona, Ernesto/ Gould

Performer(s): Cinninnati Pops Orchestra

Album: Bella Espana / Telarc / 80662

Duration: 4:21


Title: Pr-Botn-Generic-Dec 31 (2)

Composer: Zak, Piotr

Performer(s): Bernard Clarke

Duration: 0:22


Title: Triumphal March H16

Composer: Field, John

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

Album: John Field (Recordno: Chan93151812-18) / Chandos / Chan93151812-18

Duration: 3:51


Title: Fantaisie Norvegienne - Allegro

Composer: Lalo, Edouard

Performer(s): Philippe Graffin (Violin), Ulster Orchestra

Album: Rare French Works for Violin and Orchestra / hyperion / CDA67294

Duration: 4:38


Title: Harp Concerto In A - Rondo Allegretto

Composer: Dittersdorf, Carl Ditters von

Performer(s): Helga Storck (Harp), Wuerttenberg Chamber Orchestra

Album: Karl Ditters von Dittersdorf / Zyx / Cls4407

Duration: 4:02


Title: Kite (1st Movement) Appear

Composer: Metcalfe, John

Performer(s): Matthew Barley (Cello), Ashley Wass (Piano)

Album: Constant Filter / Signum Classics / SIGCD207

Duration: 1:25


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: La Fleur Que Tu M'Avais Jetee (Flower Song)

Composer: Bizet, Georges

Performer(s): Jonas Kaufmann (Tenor), Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Romantic Arias - Jonas Kaufmann, Marco Armiliato: Prague Philharmonic Orchestra / Decca / 475 9966

Duration: 4:20


Title: Dance Of The Hours

Composer: Ponchielli, Amilcare

Performer(s): Academy Of St Martin In The Fields

Album: The Best of the Academy / EMI / 724356895324

Duration: 9:16


Title: O'Carolan Suite In Baroque Style (1st Movement) O'Carolan's Concerto

Composer: Kelly, Thomas C

Performer(s): Irish Chamber Orchestra

Album: Silver Apples Of The Moon (Recordno: BBM1003) / Black Box / BBM1003

Duration: 3:00


Title: Ciaccona

Composer: Foscarini, Giovanni Paolo

Performer(s): Magdalena Kozena (Mezzo-Soprano), Private Musicke

Album: Lettere Amorose - Magdalena Kozena /Private Musicke /Pierre Pitzl / Deutsche Grammophon / 4778764

Duration: 1:48


Title: All'arme Si Accesi Guerrieri

Composer: Scarlatti, Alessandro

Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo-Soprano), Les Musiciens Du Louvre

Album: Opera Proibita / Decca / 4756924

Duration: 2:39


Title: The Chase

Composer: Truan, Olivier

Performer(s): Daniel Ottensamer (Clarinet), The Vienna Virtuosi

Album: The Clarinotts - Ernst, Daniel & Andreas Ottensamer / Mercury Classics / Mercury 481 1917

Duration: 3:03


Title: Serenade For Strings In E Major (3rd Movement) Scherzo

Composer: Dvorak, Antonin

Performer(s): Chamber Orchestra Of Europe

Album: Dvorak: Serenade for Strings Op.22 / Serenade for Winds Op.44 / ASV / CDQS61121875

Duration: 5:28


Title: The Entertainer

Composer: Joplin, Scott

Performer(s): Joshua Rifkin (Piano)

Album: Piano Rags by Scott Joplin / Elektra Nonesuch / 7559-79159-2

Duration: 5:04


Title: The Tula Accordian

Composer: Trad Arr/ Afanasiev, Vadim

Performer(s): The Male Choir Of St Petersburg

Album: The Male Choir of St Petersburg / EMI Classics / 724357316620

Duration: 2:45


Title: Rondo Alla Turca

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Martynas, Raven String Quartet

Album: Martynas / Decca / 4785651

Duration: 2:29


Title: Meditation From Thais

Composer: Massenet, Jules

Performer(s): Nicola Benedetti (Violin), London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Fantasie - Nicola Benedetti / Deutsche Grammophon / 4763399

Duration: 5:39


Title: Concertina Eastern Promises Ii Tatiana (Excerpt)

Composer: Shore, Howard

Performer(s): Nicola Benedetti (Violin), Greg Knowles Ambalom, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Album: Nicola Benedetti - The Silver Violin / Decca / 478 3529

Duration: 3:08


Title: Ride Of The Valkyries

Composer: Wagner, Richard

Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Wagner Highlights - Vol III / ASV / Cddca666

Duration: 4:56


Title: Intro And March Of The Lion

Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille

Performer(s): Philip Fowke (Piano), Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Album: Saint-Saens: Carnival of the Animals (Recordno: CDCFP4086) / EMI / CDCFP4086

Duration: 1:44


Title: Oh What A Beautiful Mornin'

Composer: Rodgers, Richard/Hammerstein II, Oscar

Performer(s): Andre Previn (Piano)

Album: 4 To Go! / Columbia/Legacy / 88985407422

Duration: 2:42


Title: Over The Rainbow

Composer: Arlen/harburg

Performer(s): Melody Gardot

Album: My One And Only Thrill / Verve / 1790851

Duration: 4:32


Title: Goodnight My Love

Composer: Hunter, Stu

Performer(s): Stu Hunter (Piano/Percussion)

Album: Migration / Habitat Productions 2016 / Habitat 1601

Duration: 1:53


Title: Concierto Del Sur (3rd Movement)

Composer: Ponce, Manuel

Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar), London Symphony Orchestra

Album: The Great Guitar Concertos / CBS / M2k44791

Duration: 5:35


Title: Echoes Of Georgian Dublin (1st Movement) In College Green

Composer: Duff, Arthur

Performer(s): Rté Sinfonietta

Album: Romantic Ireland / Marco Polo / 8.223804

Duration: 2:24



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Email: lorcan.lyricfm@rte.ie

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tweet: @LyricLorcan

Presenter: Lorcan Murray

Producer: Olga Buckley

Production Co-Ordinator: Linda McGlynn


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