Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Friday 3 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

16:04

Title: Algerian Suite: French Military March

Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille

Performer(s): Boston Pops Orchestra

Album: Fiedler's Favorite Marches (Recordno: GD60700) / RCA Victor / GD60700

Duration: 4:32

16:06

Title: La Danza

Composer: Rossini, Gioacchino

Performer(s): Evan Solomon (Piano)

Album: Hidden Treasures / Seunghee Lee / 8 88174 45939 4

Duration: 2:51

16:09

Title: The Place Where Lost Things Go

Composer: Shaiman, Marc/Wittman, Scott

Performer(s): Studio Orchestra

Album: Mary Poppins Returns (OST 2018) / Walt Disney

Duration: 3:43

16:13

Title: Frere Jacques Fantasie

Composer: Grandjany, Marcel

Performer(s): Elisabeth Chardonnet (Harp)

Album: Angelus - Elisabeth Chardonnet / Millenia Music / CD1001

Duration: 4:08

16:23

Title: Norwegian Dances No.4 In D Major : Allegro Molto

Composer: Grieg Edvard

Performer(s): Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

Album: Grieg Holberg Suite / Deutsche Grammophon / 4785182

Duration: 5:25

16:36

Title: Romance From The Gadfly

Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri

Performer(s): Nicola Benedetti, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Album: Nicola Benedetti - The Silver Violin / Decca / 478 3529

Duration: 3:44

16:41

Title: Les Grenadiers Waltz Op. 207

Composer: Waldteufel, Emile

Performer(s): Gulbenkian Orchestra

Album: Waldteufel: Skaters' Waltz / Les Patineurs / Nimbus / NI5264

Duration: 7:18

16:51

Title: La Fleur Que Tu M'Avais Jetee (Flower Song)

Composer: Bizet, Georges

Performer(s): Jonas Kaufmann (Tenor), Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Romantic Arias - Jonas Kaufmann, Marco Armiliato: Prague Philharmonic Orchestra / Decca / 475 9966

Duration: 4:20

16:56

Title: La Serenade, Valse Espagnole

Composer: Metra, Olivier

Performer(s): Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra

Album: Les Succes de la Danse / Marco Polo / 8.223801

Duration: 4:04

17:01

Title: Cello Suite No.1 In G (1st Movement) Prelude

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Torleif Thedéen (Cello)

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 803804) / BIS / 803804

Duration: 2:12

17:03

Title: Toccata En El Estilo De Corelli - Final (Giga)

Composer: de Murcia, Santiago

Performer(s): J. M. Gallardo Del Rey (Guitar

Album: Guitare + Vol. 21 'Al Aire Espanol - J. M. Gallardo Del Rey / Mandala / Man 4904

Duration: 1:30

17:18

Title: Bolero (Excerpt)

Composer: Ravel, Maurice

Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Harmony (Recordno: 724384952426) / Virgin / 724384952426

Duration: 5:16

17:26

Title: Passaggio

Composer: Einaudi, Ludovico

Performer(s): Emma Johnsen (Clarinet), John Lenehan (Piano), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Voyage - Emma Johnsen / UCJ / 986 618-0

Duration: 4:40

17:46

Title: In Trutina From Carmina Burana

Composer: Orff, Carl

Performer(s): Barbara Bonney (Soprano), Wiener Philharmoniker

Album: The Radiant Voice Of Barbara Bonney / Decca / 468818-2

Duration: 2:29

17:52

Title: Symphony No.83 In G Minor, Hob.I/83 (1st Movement) Allegro Spiritoso

Composer: Haydn, Franz Joseph

Performer(s): Handel And Haydn Society

Album: Haydn - Symphony no.7 Le midi. Symphony no.83, La poule. Violin Concerto in C major / CORO / COR16139

Duration: 9:25

18:02

Title: With Or Without You

Composer: U2

Performer(s): Aimee Farrell Courtney (Bodhran)

Album: New Airs / Glen Austin

Duration: 5:41

18:14

Title: Paris, Texas

Composer: Cooder, Ry

Performer(s): Ry Cooder (Guitar), Jim Dickinson, David Lindley

Album: Paris, Texas OST / Warner Bros / 7599 25270 2

Duration: 2:57

18:18

Title: Ritual Fire Dance

Composer: Falla, Manuel de

Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Record No: PCD924) / IMP / PCD924

Duration: 4:05

18:27

Title: Louisiana Blues Strut

Composer: Perkinson, Coleridge-Taylor

Performer(s): Rachel Barton-Pine (Violin)

Album: Blues Dialogues: Music By Black Composers / Cedille / CDR 90000 182

Duration: 2:35

18:35

Title: Etude No.3 In E Major

Composer: Chopin, Frederic

Performer(s): Maurizio Pollini

Album: Frederic Chopin : Etudes op.10 & op.25 - Maurizio Pollini / Deutsche Grammophon / 479 3768

Duration: 3:40

18:39

Title: The Lark Ascending

Composer: Vaughan Williams, Ralph

Performer(s): Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Vaughan Williams - Elgar - Pinchas Zukerman/Royal Philharmonic Orchestra / 2016 Decca Music Group / 478 9386

Duration: 14:20

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Presenter: Lorcan Murray

Producer: Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator: Linda McGlynn

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