Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Tuesday 20 October 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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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: Marche Militaire In D

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Famous Marches (Recordno: Cdz767252) / EMI / Cdz767252

Duration: 4:59


Title: 'Si Fiero Dolore'

Composer: Burghesh, Lord

Performer(s): Majella Cullagh (Soprano)

Album: Ora Divina (The Sublime Hour) / Opera Rara / ORR239

Duration: 3:45


Title: Masques Et Bergamasques (4th Movement) Pastorale

Composer: Faure, Gabriel

Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: Faure: Orchestral Music / NAXOS / 8.553360

Duration: 4:23


Title: Lincolnshire Posy (6th Movement) The Lost Lady Found

Composer: Grainger, Percy

Performer(s): City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Album: In a Nutshell / EMI / 724355641229

Duration: 2:28


Title: Moon River

Composer: Mancini, Henry

Performer(s): Lang Lang (Piano), Madeline Peyroux (Vocals); Johnny Mercer (Text); Jerry Douglas (Dobro Guitar)

Album: New York Rhapsody - Lang Lang / Sony Classical / 8985332922

Duration: 5:36


Title: Dance Of The Reed Flutes

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 410873-2) / Deutsche Grammophon / 410873-2

Duration: 2:18


Title: Memories

Composer: Ives, Charles

Performer(s): Wolfram Rieger (Piano)

Album: Wondrous Free: Song of America II / THM / THM 5432

Duration: 2:35


Title: Quintet For Clarinet, Two Violins, Viola And Violoncello In B Minor(3rd Movement) Andantino

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Andreas Ottensamer, Leonidas Kavakos Violin I; Christoph Konczviolin Ii; Antoine Tamestit Viola; Stephan Koncz Cello

Album: Andreas Ottensamer - Brahms / Deutsche Grammophon / 4811409

Duration: 4:51


Title: Ainsi Que La Brise Legere

Composer: Gounod, Charles

Performer(s): Orchestra Of The Paris Opera, Paris Opera Chorus

Album: French Operatic Favourites (Recordno: CD-CFP4562) / EMI Records / CD-CFP4562

Duration: 2:37


Title: Violin Sonata No.5 In F Major (2nd Movement) Adagio Molto Espressivo

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Yehudi Menuhin (Violin), Jeremy Menuhin (Piano)

Album: Beethoven: Violin Sonatas 'Spring' and 'Kreutzer' - Yehudi and Jeremy Menuhin / EMI Classics / 7243 5 87001 2 1

Duration: 6:27


Title: Mandolin Concerto In G (2nd Movement) Andante Con Variazoni

Composer: Hummel, Johann Nepomuk

Performer(s): Alison Stephens (Mandolin), London Mozart Players

Album: Hummel: Mandolin Concerto Etc. / Chandos / Chan9925

Duration: 4:34


Title: Serenata Humoristica

Complete Work Name: Serenata Humoristica

Composer: Mignone, Francisco

Performer(s): Francisco Mignone (Piano), Maria Josephina Mignone (Piano)

Album: Francisco Mignone e Maria Josephina Mignone Dois Pianos / Acervo Funarte / ATR32038

Duration: 2:25


Title: Beatles Concerto Grosso No.1 (5th Movement) Penny Lane

Composer: Lennon/Mccartney

Performer(s): Peter Breiner, Peter Breiner And His Chamber Orchestra

Album: Beatles Go Baroque / Naxos / 8.55010

Duration: 3:38


Title: I Want To Be A Prima Donna

Composer: Herbert, Victor

Performer(s): Lesley Garrett (Soprano), Hugh Bean (Leader), The Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Lesley Garrett - Prima Donna / Silva Screen / SONGCD 907

Duration: 3:24


Title: Symphony No.1 In D Major (4th Movement) Finale

Composer: Prokofiev, Sergei

Performer(s): Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra

Album: Stravinsky, Shostakovich, Prokofiev / Delos / D/CD3021

Duration: 3:42


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: Spartacus Suite No. 2 (1st Movement) Adagio Of Spartacus And Phrygia

Composer: Khachaturian, Aram

Performer(s): St Petersburgh State Symphony Orchestra

Album: The Food of Love (Recordno: 8554590) / Naxos / 8554590

Duration: 8:33


Title: La Paloma

Composer: Yradier

Performer(s): Victoria De Los Angeles (Soprano), London Sinfonia

Album: Barcelona 92 / EMI / Cdm7643702

Duration: 4:55


Title: Liquid Topaz

Composer: Nazareth, Ernesto

Performer(s): Iara Behs (Piano)

Album: Nazareth: Tangos, Waltzes and Polkas - Iara Behs / Naxos Rights International / 8.557687

Duration: 3:16


Title: Octet Partita Op.57 In F (2nd Movement) Minuetto

Composer: Krommer, Franz Vinzenz

Performer(s): Rotterdam Philharmonic Wind Ensemble

Album: Krommer Octet Partitas / Brilliant / Brilliant 93759

Duration: 4:09


Title: Gavotte Fantastique Op.54 No.2

Composer: Beach, Amy

Performer(s): Kirsten Johnson (Piano)

Album: Amy Beach: Piano Music, Vol.2 / Guild / GMCD7329

Duration: 3:16


Title: Triana

Composer: Albeniz, Isaac

Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Albeniz / de Falla: Iberia Suite / Three Cornered Hat - Philharmonia Orchestra / Chandos / CHAN8904

Duration: 5:03


Title: Concerto For Cello And Orchestra In B Minor(3rd Movement) Finale Allegro Moderato

Composer: Dvorak, Antonin

Performer(s): Kian Soltani (Cello)

Album: Dvorak Cello Concerto Songs and Character Pieces - Kian Soltani : Staatskapelle Berlin : Daniel Barenboim / Deutsche Grammophon / 4836090

Duration: 13:10


Title: Concerto For French Horns In F Major: I- (Allegro)

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): Ensemble Marsyas

Album: Edinburgh 1742: Barsanti & Handel / Linn Records / CKD 567

Duration: 3:56



Contact the Show

Email: lorcan.lyricfm@rte.ie

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tweet: @LyricLorcan

Presenter: Lorcan Murray

Producer: Olga Buckley

Production Co-Ordinator: Peter Curtin

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