Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Tuesday 26 May 2020


Lorcan's CD pick this week is Ella: The Lost Berlin Tapes. The First Lady of song returns to Berlin, home of her legendary concerts recorded in 1962 but previously never released. Listen in all this week to hear the most popular jazz singer of all time with her band at the top of their game deliver an iconic performance at Sportpalast Berlin.

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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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: Concertino In G (3rd Movement) Rondo

Composer: Hummel, Johann Nepomuk

Performer(s): Howard Shelley (Piano), London Mozart Players

Album: Hummel: Piano Concerto, Concertino / Chandos / Chan9558

Duration: 4:18


Title: Im Chambre Separee

Composer: Heuberger, Richard Franz Joseph

Performer(s): Barbara Bonney (Soprano), Ronald Schneider (Piano)

Album: The Operetta Album / Decca / 473473-2

Duration: 2:40


Title: City Lights

Composer: Chaplin, Charlie

Performer(s): City Of Prague Philharmonic

Album: Charlie Chaplin - The Essential Music Collection / Silva / SilCD1198

Duration: 5:15


Title: Four Dances (4th Movement - Gigue)

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): Athena Ensemble

Album: Elgar - Complete Works for Wind Quintet / Chandos / CHAN 241-33

Duration: 2:02


Title: Violin Partita In Dm (Gigue) - Live

Composer: Bach, J.S.

Performer(s): Chris Thile (Mandolin)

Album: Live Duets: Mandolin, Mandola and Mandocello: Chris Thile & Mike Marshall / Sugar Hill 2006 / SUG-CD-4010

Duration: 4:34


Title: Trois Movements Perpetuels - No.1 Assez Modere

Composer: Poulenc, Francis

Performer(s): Anne Queffelec (Piano)

Album: French Piano Music - Anne Queffelec Vol.24 No.6 / BBC Music / BBC Music Vol.24 No.6

Duration: 1:18


Title: Prelude And Mazurka (Coppelia)

Composer: Delibes, Leo

Performer(s): New Philharmonia Orchestra

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

Duration: 5:36


Title: La Coquette - Valse Brillante

Composer: Herbert, Victor

Performer(s): Philip Martin (Piano)

Album: The Maiden's Prayer - Philip Martin / Hyperion / CDA67379

Duration: 3:06


Title: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (4th Movement) Rondo

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Andrew Manze (Violin), English Concert

Album: Not Available (Recordno: Hmu907280) / Harmonia Mundi France / Hmu907280

Duration: 5:17


Title: Anitra's Dance

Composer: Grieg, Edvard

Performer(s): The National Orchestra Of Sweden (Gothenburg)

Album: Aurora music of the northern lights / Deutsche Grammophon / 471747-2

Duration: 3:42


Title: Moliendo Cafe (Grinding Coffee)

Composer: Manzo, J.

Performer(s): Alfredo Rolando Ortiz (Harp)

Album: Serenata - Alfredo Rolando Ortiz / Alfredo Rolando Ortiz / AROCD 1026

Duration: 2:48


Title: String Quartet No.7 In F, Op.59 No.1-Rasumovsky No. 1-2. Allegretto Vivace E Sempre Scherzando

Composer: Beethoven

Performer(s): Takács Quartet

Album: String Quartets "Razumovsky" Op.59, 1 - 3 / "Harp, Op.74 / Decca / 470 847-2

Duration: 8:19


Title: Mariettas Song

Composer: Korngold, Erich Wolfgang

Performer(s): Kiri Te Kanawa (Soprano), Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: German Opera Arias (Recordno: 556417) / Emi / 556417

Duration: 5:35


Title: Sonata In B Minor, No. 13: 3. Giga

Composer: Tartini, Guiseppe

Performer(s): Rachel Podger (Violin)

Album: Guardian Angel / Channel Classics / CCSSA 35513

Duration: 2:48


Title: Forgotten Dreams

Composer: Anderson, Leroy

Performer(s): Jackie Mcauliffe (Piano)

Album: Forgotten Dreams / Decca / 466 566-2

Duration: 3:03


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: Golden Hills - Waltz

Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri

Performer(s): Moscow Chamber Orchestra

Album: Shostakovich Waltzes (recordno: De3257) / Delos / DE3257

Duration: 4:48


Title: Song Without Words In E Op.19 No.1

Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix

Performer(s): Alicia De Larrocha (Piano)

Album: Alicia De Larrocha / RCA Red Seal / 09026689592

Duration: 3:35


Title: Boogie-Woogie (From This Way To The Tomb)

Composer: Britten, Benjamin

Performer(s): John Constable (Piano), Gregory Knowles (Percussion), Beverley Davison (Violin), Graham Ashton (Trumpet), Chris Lawrence (Double Bass), David Roach (Clarinet/Sax)

Album: Britten's Blues & Cabaret Songs / Unicorn-Kanchana / DKP(CD)9138

Duration: 2:54


Title: Mazurkas Op 59 - No 1 In A Minor: Moderato

Composer: Chopin

Performer(s): Ingrid Fliter (Piano)

Album: Chopin: Piano Sonata No 3 / Ballade No 4 / Waltzes etc - Ingrid Fliter / EMI CLASSICS / 5148992

Duration: 4:04


Title: Danza Espanola No.1

Composer: Falla, Manuel de

Performer(s): Goran Sollscher (Guitar), Jian Wang (Cello)

Album: Guitar moods - The Ultimate Collection / Deutsche Grammophon / 479 1281

Duration: 3:40


Title: Minuetto In A Flat Major

Composer: Pinto, George Frederick

Performer(s): Miceal O' Rourke (Piano)

Album: Pinto: Piano Music - Miceal O' Rourke / Chandos / CHAN 9798

Duration: 2:03


Title: Harp Concerto (3rd Movement) Allegro Giocoso

Complete Work Name: Harp Concerto Op.74

Composer: Gliere, Reinhold

Performer(s): Osian Ellis (Harp), London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Gliere/ Glazunov Concertos / Decca / 435832

Duration: 4:36


Title: Roses Of Picardy

Composer: Haydn-Wood/ Weatherley

Performer(s): Stuart Burrows (Tenor), John Constable (Piano)

Album: Stuart Burrows: Favourite Ballads / Belart / 4613162

Duration: 3:51


Title: Symphony No.3 In E Flat Major Op.97 "Rhenish" (3rd Movement) Nicht Schnell

Composer: Schumann, Robert

Performer(s): Los Angeles Philharmonic

Album: Giulini in America Los Angeles Philharmonic / Deutsche Grammophon / 002894778840

Duration: 5:31


Title: Cello Concerto In G (1st Movement) Allegro

Composer: Boccherini, Luigi

Performer(s): Maurice Gendron (Cello), London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Cello Concertos / Philips / 422481-2

Duration: 6:07


Title: Polonaise - Andante

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): Boston Baroque

Album: Breathe - The Relaxing Baroque / Telarc / Cd80713

Duration: 5:36


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

Composer: Weber, Carl Maria von

Performer(s): Janet Hilton (Clarinet), City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Record No: 0008301) / Chandos / 0008301

Duration: 6:26



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Presenter: Lorcan Murray

Producer: Olga Buckley

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