Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Friday 29 May 2020

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

The perfect musical soundtrack to your journey home accompanied by news and traffic updates. At 6.10pm, Culture File, 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: Odeon (Tango Brasileiro)

Composer: Nazareth, Ernesto

Performer(s): Gabriela Montero (Piano)

Album: Solatino / EMI / 6 41144 2 2

Duration: 2:12


Title: Cancion Guajira

Composer: Serrano, Jose

Performer(s): Rolando Villazon (Tenor), Orquesta De La Comunidad De Madrid

Album: Gitano - Zarzuela Arias / Virgin Classics / 365474 2 8

Duration: 2:19


Title: Vals Poetico

Composer: Villanueva, Felipe

Performer(s): Festival Orchestra Of Mexico

Album: Latin American Classics / NAXOS / 8.550838

Duration: 2:58


Title: Rondo Alla Turca (3rd Movement)

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Craig Ogden (Guitar)

Album: Craig Ogden Summertime / Universal / CFMD20

Duration: 3:27


Title: Neue Pizzicato-Polka Op.449

Composer: Strauss, Josef

Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: The Ultimate Strauss Album / Decca / 458367-2

Duration: 3:37


Title: Jamaican Rumba

Composer: Benjamin, Arthur

Performer(s): Roderick Elms (Piano), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: British Light Classics / Warner Classics / 2564614382

Duration: 2:23


Title: The Summer Wind

Composer: Mercer/Mayer/Bradtke

Performer(s): Madeleine Peyroux (Vocal)

Album: Madeleine Peyroux - Dreamland / Emarcy/Rounder / 0602517032798

Duration: 3:55


Title: Mini Skirt

Composer: Esquivel, Juan Garcia

Performer(s): Kronos Quartet

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 7559796492) / Nonesuch / 7559796492

Duration: 2:48


Title: Concerto In D Major Bwv 1054 (1st Movement) Allegro

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Andras Schiff (Piano), Marieke Blankestijn (Leader), Chamber Orchestra Of Europe

Album: J.S.Bach The Complete Keyboard Concertos (Recordno: 4782430) / Decca / 4782430

Duration: 7:30


Title: Blackbird

Composer: Lennon / McCartney

Performer(s): Tommy Halferty (Guitar), Mike Nielsen (Guitar)

Album: In Two / Imc / Imcd1011

Duration: 3:47


Title: Piano Sonata No.21 'Waldstein' (3rd Movement) Rondo

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Barry Douglas (Piano)

Album: Beethoven / RCA Victor / 09026612802

Duration: 10:39


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


Title: Always - Follow Me / Dorinda's Solo Flight

Composer: Williams, John

Performer(s): The City Of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Music From The Films Of Steven Spielberg - Disk 2 / Silva Screen / SILCD 1182

Duration: 3:44


Title: Overture

Composer: Sullivan, Arthur/Gilbert

Performer(s): The Pro Arte Orchestra

Album: The Gondoliers / EMI / 7 47775 8

Duration: 6:17


Title: Fiach An Mhada Rua: The Fox Chase

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin (Piano)

Album: Between Worlds: The Music Of Mícheál Ó Súilleabháin / Virgin / 724384070328

Duration: 5:26


Title: Quintet For Piano, Violin, Viola, Cello And Double Bass In A Major (3rd Movement)Scerzo Presto Trio

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Anne-Sophie Mutter (Violin);Daniil Trifonov (Piano)

Album: Anne Sophie Mutter & Daniil Trifonov:Franz Schubert Trout Quintet / Deutsche Grammophon / 4797570

Duration: 3:44


Title: Violin Concerto In D (3rd Movement) Finale: Allegro Vivacissimo

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Vadim Repin (Violin), Kirov Orchestra

Album: Repin Concertos / Philips / 473343-2

Duration: 10:19


Title: Benedictus

Composer: Jenkins, Karl

Performer(s): Hayley Westenra (Vocal)

Album: River of Dreams - The Very Best Of Hayley Westenra / Decca / 478 1075

Duration: 3:49


Title: Tallarin Polskat

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Petri Hakala (Mandolins)

Album: Artic Paradise - 2007 / Finnish Music Information Centre / ARTICCD 2007

Duration: 3:43


Title: Inspector Morse - Theme

Composer: Barrington Pheloung

Performer(s): Session Orchestra

Album: Pure New Moods / Virgin EMI / Vtcd 158

Duration: 2:09


Title: They Can't Take That Away From Me

Composer: G Gershwin/i Gershwin

Performer(s): Billie Holiday

Album: Summertime (recordno: 9831113) / Ucj / 9831113

Duration: 4:08


Title: Romance From The Gadfly

Composer: Shostakovitch, Dmitri

Performer(s): Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Record No: Rtecd227) / RTE / Rtecd227

Duration: 5:57


Title: Bolero (Excerpt)

Composer: Ravel, Maurice

Performer(s): Band Of The French Foreign Legion

Album: Legende:Music of the French Foreign Legion / Deutsche Grammophon / 4791687

Duration: 5:16


Title: Orpheus In The Underworld - Can Can

Composer: Offenbach, Jacques

Performer(s): Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Album: The No.1 Classical Album / PolyGram Classics an Jazz / 4561952

Duration: 2:07


Title: Symphony No.5 In F Minor (5th Movement) Toccata

Composer: Widor, Charles-Marie

Performer(s): David Hill (Organ)

Album: David Hill - Westminster Cathedral Organ (Recordno: 55144) / Helios / 55144

Duration: 5:26



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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