Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Thursday 2 April 2020

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

The perfect musical soundtrack wherever you are accompanied by news and traffic updates. At 6.10pm, Luke Clancy's daily guide to creativity in the world around us.

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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: Ballad Du Paris (From Midnight In Paris)

Complete Work Name: Midnight In Paris

Composer: Parisi, Francois

Performer(s): Francois Parisi

Album: Midnight In Paris - Music From The Motion Picture Score / Madison Gate Records / 4339634829

Duration: 3:14


Title: Theme And Variations

Composer: Rossini, Gioachino

Performer(s): Martin Frost (Clarinet)

Album: Kalevi Aho: Clarinet Concerto - Martin Frost / BBT

Duration: 4:31


Title: The Nutcracker Suite (3rd & 7th Movements) Russian Dance And Dance Of The Flutes

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Favourite Ballet Classics (Record No: 077776759524) / EMI / 077776759524

Duration: 3:30


Title: Horn Concerto No.4 In E Flat (2nd Movement) Romance: Andante Cantabile

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Timothy Brown (Horn), Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment

Album: Mozart: Horn Concertos (Recordno: Vc908452) / Virgin / Vc908452

Duration: 4:28


Title: Serenata Espanola

Composer: Malats, Joaquin

Performer(s): Simon Taylor (Guitar)

Album: Serenata, Spanish and South American miniatures for Guitar - Simon Taylor / Cultur Classics / CCL 101

Duration: 4:35


Title: Santa Lucia

Composer: Cottrau, Teodoro

Performer(s): Andrea Bocelli (Vocal), Orchestra Sinfonica Di Milano Giuseppe Verdi

Album: Andrea Bocelli - Incanto / Decca / 478 1071

Duration: 4:27


Title: Aladdin, Suite For Orchestra Op.34 - Oriental Festival March

Composer: Nielsen, Carl

Performer(s): Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

Album: Symphony No.2/Aladdin, Suite for Orchestra Op.34 / Bis Recordings

Duration: 3:01


Title: 1st Movement (Andante) Six Old Village Songs From Lom In Norway

Composer: Olsen, Carl Gustav Sparre

Performer(s): Henning Kraggerud (Violin)

Album: Nordic Violin Favourites / NAXOS / 8572827

Duration: 2:12


Title: The Typewriter

Composer: Anderson, Leroy

Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: Classics for Children - 22 Favourite Orchestral Classics / RTE lyric fm / CD129

Duration: 1:59


Title: Funiculi, Funicula

Composer: Denza, Luigi

Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Orchestra E Choro Del Teatro Communale Di Bologna

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

Duration: 2:40


Title: Saxophone Concerto In E Flat (3rd Movement) Allegro

Composer: Glazunov, Alexander

Performer(s): John Harle (Saxophone), Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields

Album: Saxophone Concertos - Debussy / Villa-Lobos / Ibert / Glazunov / EMI Classics / 724357210928

Duration: 4:36


Title: Concerto For Piano And Orchestra No.3 In C Minor: (Iii) Rondo, Allegro

Composer: Beethoven, Ludvig van

Performer(s): Mahler Chamber Orchestra

Album: The Beethoven Journey / Sony Classical / 88843058872

Duration: 8:50


Title: Sonata In F Major (Iii) Assai Vivace

Composer: Mendelssohn

Performer(s): Antje Weithaas (Violin)/Silke Avenhaus (Piano), Silke Avenhaus (Piano)

Album: Mendelssohn Violin Sonatas / Cavi / LC 15080

Duration: 6:03


Title: The Four Seasons: Summer (1st Movement) Allegro

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Album: Midsummer Classics / Global / Radcd127

Duration: 5:09


Title: Rakish Paddy/ The Bucks Of Oranmore/ The Mortgage Burn

Composer: Traditional / MacLean

Performer(s): Triona Marshall (Harp)

Album: Masters Of The Irish Harp / RTE Lyric FM / CD132

Duration: 4:16


Title: Gerona

Composer: Luna, Pablo

Performer(s): Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrucken Kaiserslautern

Album: Karel Mark Chichon / SWR / 50152011

Duration: 3:12


Title: Violin Concerto No.1 (3rd Movement) Finale Allegro Energico

Composer: Bruch, Max

Performer(s): Daniel Hope (Violin), Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: The Romantic Violinist Daniel Hope A Celebration of Joseph Joachim / Deutsche Grammophon / 4779301

Duration: 7:10


Title: Rondo In B-Flat Major, Woo 8 (Allegretto)

Composer: Clementi, Muzio

Performer(s): Costantino Mastroprimiano (Fortepiano)

Album: Clementi-The Complete Sonatas Volume 1 / Brilliant Classics

Duration: 4:51


Title: Hora Staccato

Composer: Dinicu, Grigoras

Performer(s): Hakan Hardenberger (Trumpet), Roland Pontinen (Piano)

Album: At The Beach / Philips / 422344-2

Duration: 2:06


Title: Sing A Song Of Sixpence

Composer: Rutter, John

Performer(s): Cambridge Singers

Album: The Cambridge Singers Collection / Collegium / 501

Duration: 1:41


Title: Concierto Andaluz (1st Movement) Tiempo De Bolero

Composer: Rodrigo, Joaquin

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

Album: Classic FM Guitar / Classic FM / 4800976

Duration: 7:48


Title: Simple Gifts (Variations On A Shaker Melody)

Composer: Copland, Aaron

Performer(s): Boston Pops Orchestra, Boston Pops Orchestra

Album: The Green Album - Boston Pops Orchestra - John Williams / Sony Classical / SK 48224

Duration: 5:38



Contact the Show

Email: lorcan.lyricfm@rte.ie

Text: 51554

tweet: @LyricLorcan

Presenter: Lorcan Murray

Producer: Olga Buckley

Production Co-Ordinator: Linda McGlynn


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