Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Tuesday 19 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: Zandra: Queen of Jazz

The story of a groundbreaking Irish musician in the 1920s has seeded Darn Skippy's new show, Zandra Queen of Jazz

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: Forgotten Waltz No.1

Composer: Liszt, Franz

Performer(s): Angelo Pepicelli (Piano), Francesco Pepicelli (Cello)

Album: Busoni - Complete Works for Cello and Piano / Naxos / 8.555691

Duration: 3:30


Title: Mini-Concerto For Clarinet And String Orchestra (3rd Movement) Allegretto Moderato

Composer: Jacob, Gordon

Performer(s): Thea King (Clarinet), Northwest Chamber Orchestra Of Seattle

Album: Three English Clarinet Concertos / Helios / CDH55069

Duration: 2:13


Title: Mini-Concerto For Clarinet And String Orchestra (4th Movement) Allegro Vivace

Composer: Jacob, Gordon

Performer(s): Thea King (Clarinet), Northwest Chamber Orchestra Of Seattle

Album: Three English Clarinet Concertos / Helios / CDH55069

Duration: 3:08


Title: Zitti, Zitti

Composer: Rossini, Gioachino

Performer(s): Ruth Ann Swenson (Soprano), Placido Domingo (Tenor), Thomas Hampson (Baritone), Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Opera Gala (Recordno: 5555542) / EMI Classics / 5555542

Duration: 1:40


Title: Peer Gynt - Suite No.1 - Anitra's Dance

Composer: Grieg, Edvard

Performer(s): Bbc Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Album: Grieg - Peer Gynt/ Lyric Pieces/ Sigurd Jorsalfar/ Wedding Day at Troldhaugen / NAXOS / 8.550864

Duration: 3:34


Title: Brandenburg Concerto No.5 (1st Movement) Allegro

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Richard Adeney (Flute), José Luis Garcia (Violin), English Chamber Orchestra

Album: Essential Bach (Recordno: 466465-2) / Decca / 466465-2

Duration: 5:13


Title: Crazy For You Overture

Composer: Gershwin, George

Performer(s): Studio Orchestra

Album: Crazy For You Broadway Cast Recording / Angel / Cdc7546182

Duration: 3:42


Title: I Got Rhythm

Composer: Gershwin, George/Gershwin, Ira

Performer(s): Gene Kelly (Vocal)

Album: The Great MGM Stars- Gene kelly / EMI / CDP 79 5862 2

Duration: 2:58


Title: Tango

Composer: Stravinsky, Igor

Performer(s): Martin Jones (Piano)

Album: Stravinsky Piano Music / Nimbus Records / Ni5519/20

Duration: 3:31


Title: Ensueno Seductor Waltz

Composer: Rosas, Juventino

Performer(s): Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Pardubice

Album: Contemporaries of the Strauss Family 2 / Marco Polo / 8.225366

Duration: 8:28


Title: Fur Elise

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)

Album: Classical Chillout 100 Hits / Demon / DMG100059

Duration: 2:49


Title: Holberg Suite (3rd Movement) Gavotte

Composer: Grieg, Edvard

Performer(s): Rotterdam Chamber Orchestra

Album: Grieg, Dvorak, Elgar - Conrad van Alphen / Rotterdam Chamber Orchestra / Telarc / CD80623

Duration: 3:07


Title: Vedro Con Mio Diletto

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Nicola Benedetti (Violin), Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Album: Nicola Benedetti - Italia (Recordno: 476 4342) / Decca / 476 4342

Duration: 4:25


Title: Gloria In D, Rv589 (5th Movement) Propter Magnam Gloriam Tuam

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Akademia Vocal Ensemble

Album: Vivaldi: Gloria, Magnificat / Opus III / OPS 30-195

Duration: 0:47


Title: Presto (Summer) From The Four Seasons

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): O Duo

Album: O Duo: Searching, Works for Percussion Duet / Champs Hill Records / CHRCD083

Duration: 2:48


Title: Aragonese & Entre'acte Medley

Composer: Bizet Georges

Performer(s): Irish Guitar Quartet

Album: Irish Guitar Quartet Sample / Artist Copy 2017

Duration: 4:30


Title: Wedding March 'Mazurka'

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Philharmonia Slavonica

Album: Famous Ballet Music / Masters Classics / CLS 4219

Duration: 2:14


Title: German Dances - I

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Boulez conducts Webern II / Deutsche Grammophon / 4470992

Duration: 4:28


Title: Bella Figlia Del'amore

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Dietrich Fisher Dieskau, Carlo Bergonzi; Renato Scotto; Fiorenza Cossotto, Orchestra Del Teatro Alla Scala

Album: Rolando Villazon's Viva verdi (My personal selection) / Deutsche Grammophon / 479 1171

Duration: 4:34


Title: Sylvia: Valse Lente - Pizzicato

Composer: Delibes, Leo

Performer(s): Stokowski Symphony Orchestra

Album: Stokowski: The Heart of the Ballet (Recordno: 0547) / Cala / 0547

Duration: 3:53


Title: Symphony No.41 In C 'Jupiter' (1st Movement) Allegro Vivace

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): London Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: W. Amadeus Mozart / Formula Classics / 451005-2

Duration: 11:22


Title: Etude No.9

Composer: Glass, Philip

Performer(s): Vikingur Olafsson

Album: Piano Masters / Deutsche Grammophon / 4798174

Duration: 2:35


Title: Band Of Brothers

Composer: Kamen, Michael

Performer(s): City Of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Classic FM - As Heard On TV (Recordno: 4429970) / Classic FM/UCJ / 4429970

Duration: 4:31


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

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): Marisa Robles (Harp), Academy Of Saint Martin In The Fields

Album: Harp Concertos / Decca / 4257232

Duration: 3:51


Title: Adiemus

Composer: Jenkins, Karl

Performer(s): Miriam Stockley (Vocals), Finnish Adiemus Singers

Album: Adiemus Live / Virgin / Cdve960

Duration: 3:59


Title: Piano Concerto No.2 In F (2nd Movement) Andante

Composer: Shostakovitch, Dmitri

Performer(s): Cristina Ortiz (Piano), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 466710-2) / Decca / 466710-2

Duration: 7:36


Title: Berceuse In D Op.16

Composer: Faure, Gabriel

Performer(s): Rté Concert Orchestra

Album: Faure: Orchestral Music / Naxos / 8.553360

Duration: 3:33



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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