Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Monday 18 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: Aisling Kelliher on Precision Farming

Innovations from strawberry picking robots, to drone fleets for hire and exoskeletons for farmers are shaping a new world down on the farm, according to Prof Aisling Kelliher.

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: Ganger (Norwegian March)

Composer: Grieg, Edvard

Performer(s): Balazs Szokolay (Piano)

Album: Grieg: Lyric Pieces, Peer Gynt Suite No. 2 / Naxos / 8.553387

Duration: 2:46


Title: Music Of The Spheres (1st Movement) Harbinger

Composer: Oldfield, Mike

Performer(s): Lang Lang (Piano) Mike Oldfield (Guitar), Sinfonia Sfera Orchestra, Mary Carewe, Jacqueline Barron, Nicole Tibebels, Mae Mckenna, Heather Cairncross & Sarah Eyden

Album: Mike Oldfield: Music of the Spheres / Universal Music Classics / 4766206

Duration: 4:08


Title: Camptown Races

Composer: Foster, Stephen

Performer(s): Ian Howell (Soprano), Chanticleer

Album: Our American Journey - Chanticleer / Teldec Classics / 0927-48556-2

Duration: 2:32


Title: El Manicero (The Peanut Seller)

Composer: Simon, Edward

Performer(s): Marco Tamayo (Guitar)

Album: The Latin American Guitar - A timeless collection of Latin American Guitar Classics / Naxos / 8.570163-64

Duration: 4:37


Title: Piano Concerto No.3 In D (1st Movement) Allegro

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): András Schiff (Piano), Chamber Orchestra Of Europe

Album: Bach Concertos BWV 1052-1058 / Decca / 425676-2

Duration: 7:30


Title: Symphony No.3 In A Minor Op.56 'Scottish' (2nd Movement) Vivace Non Troppo

Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix

Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Mendelssohn The Complete Symphonies (Recordno: 4782451) / Decca / 4782451

Duration: 4:30


Title: Two Waltzes From Op.54 - Waltz No.4

Composer: Dvorak, Antonin

Performer(s): Skampa Quartet

Album: Skampa Quartet - Beethoven / Smetana / Dvorak / Supraphon Records / SU01622131

Duration: 2:57


Title: Donna Diana Overture

Composer: Reznicek, Emil Nickolaus von

Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: RTÉ Concert Orchestra conducted by Robert Houlihan / RTÉ lyric fm

Duration: 4:42


Title: Cello Sonata In B Flat (3rd Movement) Allegro

Composer: Osborne, George Alexander

Performer(s): Una Hunt (Piano), Justin Pearson (Cello)

Album: Shower of Pearls / RTÉ lyric fm / CD103

Duration: 4:55


Title: Nessun Dorma

Composer: Puccini, Giacomo

Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), London Philharmonic Orchestra, John Alldis Choir

Album: The Greatest Pavarotti Album Ever! / Decca / 4361732

Duration: 3:06


Title: A Dos Cuartos

Composer: Bizet, Georges

Performer(s): Alexander Malta, Michel Marinpouille, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Paris Opera Chorus

Album: Carmen (Record No: 0028948026234) / Deutsche Grammophon / 0028948026234

Duration: 2:28


Title: Clarinet Concerto No.1 (3rd Movement) Rondo

Composer: Weber, Carl Maria von

Performer(s): John Finucane (Clarinet), Rté National Symphony Orchestra

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

Duration: 6:22


Title: Joropo

Composer: Lauro, Antonio

Performer(s): Gerald Garcia

Album: The Latin American guitar - A timeless collection of Latin American Guitar Classics / Naxos / 8.570163-64

Duration: 1:56


Title: I Got Rhythm

Composer: Gershwin, George

Performer(s): Joshua Bell (Violin), London Symphony Orchestra

Album: The Essential Joshua Bell / Sony / 88697074162

Duration: 4:18


Title: Ride Of The Valkyries

Composer: Wagner, Richard

Performer(s): Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra

Album: Die Walkure / Deutsche Grammophon / 4779135

Duration: 7:45


Title: Polonaise No.14 In G Sharp Minor B6/Kkiv: 3

Composer: Chopin, Frederic

Performer(s): Nikolai Demidenko (Piano)

Album: Demidenko Plays Chopin / Hyperion / CDH55183

Duration: 3:41


Title: You Made Me Love You

Composer: Mccarthy, James / Monaco, James

Performer(s): Renée Zelllweger

Album: Judy (OST 2019)

Duration: 2:29


Title: Neapolitan Song - Allegro Vivo E Giocoso

Composer: Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolay

Performer(s): Bbc Philharmonic Orchestra, Bbc Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Rimsky-Korsakov: Works for Orchestra / Chandos / Chan10424

Duration: 3:27


Title: Symphony No. 3 In F Major Op. 90 - Movement Iii - Poco Allegretto

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): London Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Brahms Symphonies Complete - Disk 2 / Brillaint Classics / 92878

Duration: 6:37


Title: Symphony No.5 (1st Movement) Allegro Con Brio

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Karajan Gold (Recordno: 4777341) / Deutsche Grammophon / 4777341

Duration: 7:12


Title: Man Of Steel - Flight

Composer: Zimmer, Hans

Performer(s): Lang Lang (Piano)

Album: Hans Zimmer - The Classics ( 2017) / Sony Classical

Duration: 4:33


Title: If The Stars Were Mine

Composer: Gardot, Melody

Performer(s): Melody Gardot (Vocals), Ken Charlie, Vinnie Paulino, Ben Ron,

Album: MY ONE AND ONLY THRILL - Melody Gardot / UCJ / 1790851

Duration: 2:50


Title: Air On A G String

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Album: Essential Classics Collection Volume 1 Meditation / Deutsche Grammophon / 4634862

Duration: 4:34


Title: Idillio-Concertino - I. Preambolo

Composer: Wolf-Ferrari, Ermanno

Performer(s): Andrea Gullickson (Oboe), Czech Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra

Album: Down a River of Time - Oboe Concertos from the Baroque to the Present / Cala Records / CACD1037

Duration: 3:15


Title: Swan Lake Ballet Suite Op. 20 - Movement Vi - Spanish Dance

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Philadelphia Orchestra

Album: Tchaikovsky: Symphonies Complete - Disk 3 / Brilliant Classics / 99792

Duration: 2:26


Title: La Capricieuse

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): James Ehnes (Violin), Eduard Laurel (Piano)

Album: Homage - James Ehnes / ONYX / ONYX4038

Duration: 4:13


Title: The Mission

Composer: Morricone, Ennio

Performer(s): London Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Ennio Morricone The Mission / Virgin / Cdv2402

Duration: 2:49


Title: Handel In The Strand

Composer: Grainger, Percy

Performer(s): Bournemouth Sinfonietta

Album: Percy Grainger - Famous Folk Songs / Chandos / CHAN6542

Duration: 4:44



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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