Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Friday 15 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 'Likes': Tom Joyce

Artist-blacksmith, Tom Joyce, shares some of his reading, listening and watching favourites

The Culture File Weekly 141119: Eco-literacy for the arts; The joy of letterpress; The Amber Light; and Eoghan Nolan

This time, Cathy Fitzgerald aims to give artists the tools they need to think and make about ecology; Dave Bloom on the culture of whisky is Scotland; Jamie Murphy's joy in printing; and Eoghan Nolan's distress at the ever-expanding Winterval holiday footprint.

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: Swan Lake - Valse

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Tchaikovsky Ballet Music Highlights / AVIE / AV2139

Duration: 6:47


Title: Quintet In E Flat Op.16 (3rd Movement) Allegro

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Jenö Jandó (Piano), Jozsef Kiss (Oboe), Jeno Kevehazi (Horn), Béla Kovács (Clarinet), Jozef Vajda (Bassoon)

Album: Mozart / Beethoven: Piano Quintets / Naxos / 8.550511

Duration: 5:38


Title: Anitra's Dance

Composer: Grieg, Edvard

Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra, Oslo Philharmonic Chorus

Album: Peer Gynt: Edvard Grieg / Unicorn-Kanchana / Cd2003-4

Duration: 3:37


Title: The Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): Mairtin O'Connor (Accordion), Seamie O'Dowd (Guitar), Cathal Hayden (Fiddle)

Album: Crossroads / Hallmark Records / MCSCD001

Duration: 2:45


Title: Chego De Saudade

Composer: Jobim, Tom

Performer(s): Pacho Flores (Trumpet)

Album: Pacho Flores: Fractales / Deutsche Grammophon

Duration: 4:01


Title: Caprice In A Minor

Composer: Wieniawski, Henryk

Performer(s): Itzak Perlman (Violin), Samuel Sanders (Piano)

Album: Itzak Perlman Encores / EMI / 094635087925

Duration: 1:33


Title: Andante Festivo

Composer: Sibelius, Jean

Performer(s): National Orchestra Of Sweden (Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra)

Album: Aurora Music of the Northern Lights / Deutsche Grammophon / 471747-2

Duration: 5:05


Title: Trumpet Concerto In E Flat: (I) Allegro

Composer: Haydn, Franz Joseph

Performer(s): Pacho Flores (Trumpet)

Album: Pacho Flores: Fractales / Deutsche Grammophon

Duration: 6:52


Title: Zitti, Zitti

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Chorus

Album: Verdi Choruses / Decca / 430226-2

Duration: 1:33


Title: Cancion Guajira

Composer: Serrano, Jose

Performer(s): Rolando Villazon (Tenor), Orquesta De La Comunidad De Madrid

Album: Gitano - Zarzuela Arias / Virgin Classics / 365474 2 8

Duration: 2:19


Title: Libertango

Composer: Piazzolla, Astor

Performer(s): Fionnuala Hunt (Violin), Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: Tangos and Dances / Avie Records / AV2079

Duration: 4:28


Title: Laoise Kelly's/ I Ne'er Shall Wean Her/ Paddy Fahy's

Composer: Trad arr

Performer(s): Deirdre Millane (Piano)

Album: Deirdre Millane: Idir Dubh Agus Ban / Own label

Duration: 3:30


Title: Gates Of Gold (1st Movement) Arrival: A View From Sea

Composer: Curiale, Joseph

Performer(s): Ralph Morrison (Violin), Malcolm Smith (Trumpet), Royal Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Awakening: Joseph Curiale / Black Box / 1050

Duration: 3:13


Title: Anything You Can Do I Can Do Better - Live Recording

Composer: Berlin, Irving

Performer(s): Renee Fleming, Klaus Florian Vogt, Staatskapelle Dresden

Album: Tonight / Deutsche Grammophon / 4792483

Duration: 3:59


Title: Appalachian Spring: (Iv) Fast - The Revivalist And His Flock

Composer: Copland, Aaron

Performer(s): Aurora Orchestra

Album: Aurora Orchestra: Roadtrip / Warner Classics / 0825646327911

Duration: 3:39


Title: The Summer Of '42

Composer: Legrand, Michel

Performer(s): Renaud Capucon (Violin)

Album: Renaud Capucon: Cinema / Erato / 0190295633936

Duration: 3:42


Title: Violin Concerto In E Minor (3rd Movement)

Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix

Performer(s): Maxim Vengerov (Violin), Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra

Album: Bruch / Mendelssohn Violin Concertos / Teldec / 4509-90875-2

Duration: 6:33


Title: Fantasiestucke Op. 12 - Movement Vii - Traumes Wirren

Complete Work Name: Fantasiestucke Op. 12

Composer: Schumann, Robert

Performer(s): Finghin Collins (Piano)

Album: Schumann: The Complete Works Vol 1 - Finghin Collins - Disk1 / Claves Records / 50-2601/02

Duration: 2:32


Title: Piano Concerto No.22 In E Flat (3rd Movement) Allegro

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Finghin Collins (Piano), Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Album: Finghin Collins: Mozart Piano Concertos / RTE lyric fm / CD143

Duration: 12:38


Title: Leylek

Composer: Surman, John

Performer(s): The Eq Ensemble

Album: In Search of the Miraculous / Louth Contemporary Music Society / LCMS1301

Duration: 5:25


Title: Cello Concerto In E Minor (3rd Movement) Adagio

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): Maria Kliegel (Cello), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Dvorak / Elgar / Naxos / 8550503

Duration: 5:07


Title: Recorder Concerto (La Notte) In G Minor Rv 439 (5th Movement) Allegro

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): I Barocchisti

Album: Vivaldi Concerti per Flauto/ Maurice Steger / Harmonia Mundi / HMC 902190

Duration: 1:54


Title: Autumn In New York

Composer: Vernon Duke

Performer(s): Sarah Vaughan (Vocal), Hal Mooney Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 526464-2) / Verve / 526464-2

Duration: 3:20


Title: The Bluemount Waltz/ Ah Phaistin Fionn

Composer: Trad arr

Performer(s): Deirdre Millane (Piano)

Album: Deirdre Millane: Idir Dubh Agus Ban / Own label

Duration: 4:24


Title: Theme From Schindler's List

Composer: Williams, John

Performer(s): Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin)

Album: Across the Stars / Deutsche Grammophon / 0289 483 7456 4

Duration: 4:12


Title: Symphonie Espagnole In D Minor Op.21 (2nd Movement) Scherzando Allegro Molto

Composer: Lalo, Edouard

Performer(s): Shlomo Mintz (Violin), Israel Philharmonic

Album: Lalo Vieuxtemps Saint-Saens Shlomo Mintz / Brialliant Classics / 94070

Duration: 4:14



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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