Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Friday 14 February 2020


Our #DriveCDPick this week is Beethoven Complete Cello Sonatas 1-5 from Ailbhe McDonagh and John O'Conor.

Irish cellist Ailbhe McDonagh and world renowned Beethoven specialist John O'Conor celebrated Beethoven's 250th anniversary year with this double album of his complete sonatas for cello and piano recorded at St. Peter’s Church, Drogheda, Ireland. Listen into Classic Drive all this week to hear selected sonatas from the new album.

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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Music Played on the Show


Title: (Dear Mr Gable) You Made Me Love You

Composer: Monaco/Edens

Performer(s): Judy Garland (Vocal)

Album: 21 Hollywood Hits / Nimbus / NI2004

Duration: 3:16


Title: La Cumparsita

Composer: Rodriguez, Gerardo Matos

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

Album: Tangos And Dances - Fionnuala Hunt / Avie / Av2079

Duration: 3:53


Title: Piano Sonata In G Major (3rd Movement) Prestissimo

Composer: Haydn, Franz Joseph

Performer(s): Marc-Andre Hamelin (Piano)

Album: Haydn: Piano Sonatas II - Marc Andre Hamelin / Hyperion Records / CDA67710

Duration: 4:30


Title: Prelude No.6 In D Minor Bwv875

Composer: Bach, J S

Performer(s): Angela Hewitt (Piano)

Album: Bach The Well Tempered Clavier Book 2 / Hyperion / CDS44291/4

Duration: 1:30


Title: Fantasy For Clarinet And Orchestra

Composer: Potter, Archibald James

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

Album: Clarinet Variations: John Finucane / RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra / Houlihan / RTE lyric fm / CD124

Duration: 5:10


Title: Romeo And Juliet - Love Theme

Composer: Rota, Nino

Performer(s): The City Of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Reel Love - The Cinematic Romantic Album - Disk 2 / Silva Screen / SILCD 1177

Duration: 2:42


Title: Cheek To Cheek

Composer: I Berlin

Performer(s): Ella Fitzgerald

Album: Gold (recordno: 0654842) / Universal / 0654842

Duration: 3:45


Title: Concerto In E Flat Major (3rd Movement) Rondo (Allegretto)

Complete Work Name: Concerto In E Flat Major

Composer: Hook, James

Performer(s): Colin Lawson (Clarinet), The Parley Of Instruments

Album: Mahon / Hook / J. C. Bach: Clarinet Concertos - Colin Lawson - The Parley of Instruments: Holman / Helios / CDH55261

Duration: 5:40


Title: Caide Sin Don Te Sin

Composer: O hAmhsaigh, Denis

Performer(s): Steve Cooney (Guitar)

Album: Ceol Arsa Clairsi: Tunes of Irish Harpers for Solo Guitar / Steve Cooney

Duration: 3:25


Title: Doctor Zhivago - Main Title And Theme

Composer: Jarre, Maurice

Performer(s): City Of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Reel Love - The Cinematic Romantic Album - Disk 1 / Silva Screen / SILCD 1177

Duration: 5:26


Title: Vissi D'Arte

Composer: Puccini, Giacomo

Performer(s): Celine Byrne (Soprano), Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Album: For Eternity (Recordno: Not Available) / RTE lyric fm

Duration: 3:24


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

Composer: Beethoven, Ludvig van

Performer(s): New York Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Jaap Van Sweden New York Philharmonic: Beethoven / Decca Gold / 4816856

Duration: 7:22


Title: Romance In D Minor

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): Sheku Kanneh-Mason (Cello)

Album: Sheku Kanneh-Mason / Decca / 405 0241

Duration: 5:36


Title: La Valse D'Amélie (Orchestral Version)

Composer: Tiersen, Yann

Performer(s): Yann Tiersen (Toy Piano, Carilon, Banjo, Mandolin)

Album: Amélie / Labels/BMG Editions / 7243 81123928/CDVIR 155

Duration: 2:00


Title: Sound Of Silence

Composer: Simon, Paul

Performer(s): Milos Karadaglic (Guitar)

Album: Sound of Silence / Decca Classics / Promo

Duration: 2:48


Title: The Young Prince And Princess From Scheherazade

Composer: Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolay

Performer(s): London Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Classic fm time to relax / Classic FM Records / CFMCD34

Duration: 10:48


Title: Zabawa Weselna (Polish Dance)

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Joshua Bell (Violin), Marcia Crayford (Leader), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Ladies in Lavender - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack / Sony Classical / SK 92689

Duration: 2:42


Title: Les Fees Du Rhin - Grande Valse

Composer: Offenbach, Jacques

Performer(s): Les Musiciens Du Louvre

Album: Offenbach: Romantique - Les Musiciens du Louvre: Marc Minkowski / Archive Produktion / 477 6403

Duration: 7:00


Title: J'Ai Deux Amants (I Have Two Lovers)

Composer: Messager, Andre

Performer(s): Susan Graham (Mezzo-Soprano), City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Album: The Art of Susan Graham / Erato / 2564686256

Duration: 2:32


Title: Romanza Andaluza Op.22

Composer: De Sarasate, Pablo

Performer(s): Leonidas Kavakos, Enrico Pace(Piano)

Album: Kavakos / Decca / 4789377

Duration: 5:03


Title: Wives And Lovers

Composer: Bacharach/David

Performer(s): Ella Fitzgerald

Album: Whisper Not - Ella Fitzgerald / Verve Records / 5359628

Duration: 2:24


Title: Lover

Composer: Rodgers / Hart

Performer(s): Louis Armstrong

Album: Satchmo at Symphony Hall / Decca / GRD-661

Duration: 2:24


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: Papageno/Papagena Duet!

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Bryn Terfel (Bass-Baritone), Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo-Soprano), Orchestra Of The Academy Of Saint Cecilia

Album: Duets (Recordno: 458928-2) / Decca / 458928-2

Duration: 2:26


Title: Gnossiennes (5th Movement)

Composer: Satie, Erik

Performer(s): Kun Woo Paik (Piano)

Album: French Piano Music / Virgin / 5613272

Duration: 3:38



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Presenter: Lorcan Murray

Producer: Olga Buckley

Production Co-Ordinator: Peter Curtin

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