Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Monday 6 July 2020

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Each day, Lorcan brings you the perfect musical soundtrack, wherever you are including at 6.10pm, in Culture File, Luke Clancy's daily guide to creativity in the world around us.

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Lorcan's #DriveCDPick

Lorcan plays a track or two every day from his album of the week. This week, hear tracks from the new album by Katherine Jenkins, 'Cinema Paradiso'.

The biggest selling classical artist of the century, Katherine Jenkins OBE, presents her 14th studio album, 'Cinema Paradiso.' Comprised of 15 iconic tracks, the new album is a collection of unforgettable songs from some of the world’s best loved movie moments including; ‘Moon River’ from Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Pinocchio’s ‘When You Wish Upon A Star’, ‘Tonight’ from West Side Story, featuring fellow Welsh star, Luke Evans, as well as themes from Schindler’s List, Lord of the Rings and Dances with Wolves.

Katherine says - " I've always loved movie soundtracks. I wanted to create an iconic movie moment with this record - all the best film musical themes that we know and love, all together on one album. The last few albums I’ve made have been inspired by what’s happening in my own world. This one in particular was inspired by the things that were going on around me. Having played my first movie role last year, it felt like a natural transition for me."

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: Clarinet Quintet In F Sharp Minor (2nd Movement) Larghetto Affetuoso

Composer: Coleridge-Taylor, Samuel

Performer(s): The Nash Ensemble

Album: Coleridge-Taylor: Piano Quintet / Clarinet Quintet - Nash Ensemble / Hyperion / CDA67590

Duration: 6:28


Title: Sonata A 4 In D: V. Allegro

Composer: Corelli, Arcangelo

Performer(s): Orpheus Brittanicus

Album: A Courtly Garland for Baroque Trumpet / Resonus / RES10220

Duration: 1:03


Title: Seven Songs 6 Nobile

Composer: Komitas

Performer(s): Lusine Grigorian (Piano)

Album: Komitas Seven Songs / ECM / ECM 2514

Duration: 1:21


Title: Pohadka (Fairy Tale) - Ii.

Composer: Janacek, Leos

Performer(s): Alisa Weilerstein (Cello), Vivian Hornik Weilerstein (Piano)

Album: Alisa Weilerstein / Vivian Hornik Weilerstein / EMI Classics / 724357349826

Duration: 4:08


Title: Vilabella: Concert March

Composer: Reed, Alfred/ Williams,Kenneth

Performer(s): Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra

Album: The Marimba Concertino / Kosei

Duration: 3:27


Title: Symphony No.1 In G Minor (4th Movement) Finale

Composer: Mehul, Etienne

Performer(s): Rhenish Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Mehul Symphonies No 1 And 2 / Naxos / 8.555402

Duration: 6:20


Title: Waltz For A Lonely Farmhouse

Composer: Heitzeg, Steve

Performer(s): Tom Linker (Piano)

Album: Death of the Dream/ A Public Television Documentary/ Music by Steve Heitzeg / innova recordings / Innova533

Duration: 2:58


Title: Suite From The Fairy Queen: (X) Chaconne (Dance For A Chinese Man And Woman)

Composer: Purcell, Henry

Performer(s): Camerata Kilkenny

Album: Camerata Kilkenny: The Piper and the Fairy Queen / RTE lyric fm / CD156

Duration: 2:59


Title: Notturno For 2 Lire Organizzate, 2 Clarinets, 2 Horns, 2 Violas & Bass In G Major, H. 2/27 - 1. Largo, Allegro

Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef

Performer(s): Matthias Loibner And Thierry Nouat, Lire Organizzate (Organ Hurdy-Gurdies), Quatuor Mosaïques

Album: Joseph Haydn: deLirium / Laborie / CD - Wcj #69935-6

Duration: 5:42


Title: The Flight Of The Bumblebee

Composer: Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolay

Performer(s): James Galway (Flute), National Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: James Galway Celebrating 70 A Collection of Personal Favourites / Sony / 88697422012

Duration: 1:12


Title: Deborah's Theme

Composer: Morricone, Ennio

Performer(s): Yo Yo Ma (Cello), Roma Sinfonietta Orchestra

Album: Yo Yo Ma Plays Ennio Morricone / Sony Classical / Sk93456

Duration: 3:32


Title: Adagio For Mandolin And Fortepiano In E Flat Major, Woo 43b

Composer: Beethoven, Ludvig van

Performer(s): Richard Walz (Mandolin)

Album: Works for fortepiano and mandolin by by Beethoven, Hummel, and Neuling / Globe/Klaas Posthuma / GLO5187

Duration: 5:53


Title: Concertino For Harp - Allegretto

Composer: Tailleferre, Germaine

Performer(s): Gilian Benet (Harp), Women's Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Women of Note / KOCH International Classics / 376032

Duration: 7:26


Title: New York, New York

Composer: Bernstein, Leonard/Comden, Betty/Green, Adolph

Performer(s): Joshua Bell (Violin), Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story Suite - Joshua Bell / Sony Clasical / SK 89358

Duration: 2:27


Title: We Must Have A Ball

Composer: Bernstein, Leonard, Lerner, Alan Jay

Performer(s): Thomas Hampson, London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Leonard Bernstein Theatre Works (Recordno: 002894779268) / Deutsche Grammophon / 002894779268

Duration: 3:39


Title: Carolan's Concerto

Composer: Carolan, Turlough O

Performer(s): Anne-Marie O'Farrell (Harp)

Album: Not Available (Recordno: Cd1903) / Mad Digital / Cd1903

Duration: 1:27


Title: Eilean Shona

Composer: Holbrooke, Josef

Performer(s): Thea King (Clarinet), Britten String Quartet

Album: English Clarinet Quintets (Recordno: CDA66428) / Hyperion / CDA66428

Duration: 3:57


Title: Pieces En Concert: (V) Air De Diable

Composer: Couperin, Francois

Performer(s): Corinne Morris (Cello)

Album: Corinne MorrisL Chrysalis / Linn / CKD562

Duration: 1:51


Title: Mass No.2 In E Minor: Iv- Sanctus

Composer: Bruckner, Anton

Performer(s): Britten Sinfonia, Polyphony

Album: Bruckner: Mass in E minor & Motets / Hyperion / CDA67629

Duration: 3:29


Title: Symphony No. 4 In D Minor Op. 120 - Movment Iii - Scherzo: Presto

Composer: Schumann, Robert

Performer(s): Thomas Zehetmair (Violin), Northern Sinfonia

Album: Brahms: Violin Concerto, Schumann: Fourth Symphony - Thomas Zehetmair: Northern Sinfonia / Avie / AV 2125

Duration: 5:49


Title: Nocturne No.13 In D Minor

Composer: Field, John

Performer(s): Bart Van Oort (Fortepiano)

Album: John Field: Nocturnes / Columns Classics / 0189

Duration: 2:56


Title: Nana

Composer: de Falla, Manuel

Performer(s): Elina Garanca (Mezzo Soprano), Jose Maria Gallardo Del Rey (Guitar), Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale Della Rai

Album: Habanera - Elina Garanca / Deutsche Grammophon / 4778776

Duration: 1:36


Title: Prsten

Composer: Dvorak, Antonin

Performer(s): Magdalena Kozena (Mezzo-Soprano), Dorothea Roschmann (Soprano), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)

Album: The Art of Magdalena Kozena (Disc 2: Lieder, Duets, Orchestral Songs) / Deutsche Grammophon / 479 1278

Duration: 2:17


Title: Italian Concerto In F: (Ii) Andante

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Rafal Blechacz (Piano)

Album: Johann Sebastian Bach: Rafal Blechacz / Deutsche Grammophon / 4795534

Duration: 4:55


Title: Peer Gynt - Suite No.2 - Solveig's Song

Composer: Grieg, Edvard

Performer(s): Bbc Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Album: Grieg - Peer Gynt/ Lyric Pieces/ Sigurd Jorsalfar/ Wedding Day at Troldhaugen / NAXOS / 8.550864

Duration: 5:42


Title: Ah Perdona Al Primo Affetto

Composer: Mozart/ Triebensee

Performer(s): Saxonian Wind Academy

Album: Mozart - arranged for Wind Ensemble / Naxos / 8.570027

Duration: 3:34


Title: I Bought Me A Cat

Composer: Copland, Aaron

Performer(s): Willard White (Bass), Graeme Mcnaught (Piano)

Album: Willard White Sings / Chandos / Chan8960

Duration: 2:09


Title: Parthia In E Flat (2nd Movement) Gavotte

Composer: Hoffmeister, Franz Anton

Performer(s): Consortium Classicum

Album: Franz Anton Hoffmeister / CPO / 999107-2

Duration: 3:03


Title: Violin Concerto In D Major Op.35 (2nd Movement) Romance: Andante

Composer: Korngold, Erich Wolfgang

Performer(s): Phillippe Quint (Violin), Orquesta Sinfonica De Mineria

Album: Korngold: Violin Concerto / Naxos / 8.570791

Duration: 7:51


Title: Serenade (4th Movement) Rondo: Allegro

Composer: Giuliani, Mauro

Performer(s): Mikael Helasvuo (Flute), Jukka Savijoki (Guitar)

Album: The Complete Works for Flute and Guitar Vol.2 / BIS / BISCD412

Duration: 3:09


Title: Nocturne No.8 In D Flat, Op.27 No.2 'Lento Sostenuto'

Composer: Chopin, Frederic

Performer(s): Maurizio Pollini

Album: Maurizio Pollini - Chopin / Deutsche Grammophon / 477 9530

Duration: 4:53



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Email: lorcan.lyricfm@rte.ie

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Presenter: Lorcan Murray

Producer: Eoin Brady

Production Co-Ordinator: Linda McGlynn


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