Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Monday - Friday 4pm-7pm

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Wednesday 21 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 Francaise

Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille

Performer(s): Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Album: Neeme Jarvi conducts Saint-Saens / Chandos / CHSA5104

Duration: 4:17


Title: Bluebeard: Overture

Composer: Offenbach, Jacques

Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Offenbach: Overtures / Philips / 4114762

Duration: 3:19


Title: I Am The Very Model Of A Modern Major-General

Composer: Gilbert And Sullivan

Performer(s): Eric Roberts (Tenor), D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra And Chorus

Album: The Pirates of Penzance / TER / 1177

Duration: 2:56


Title: Pomp And Circumstance March No.1

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): London Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Elgar: Enigma Variations/ Pomp and Circumstance Marches / Decca / 425847

Duration: 6:32


Title: Carmen Suite No.1 (2nd Movement) Aragonaise

Composer: Bizet, Georges

Performer(s): Los Angeles Guitar Quartet

Album: Bella Espana / Telarc / 80662

Duration: 2:22


Title: Impromptu (Nocturne) S191

Composer: Liszt, Franz

Performer(s): Vladimir Horowitz (Piano)

Album: Late Night Liszt / Deutsche Grammophon / 4779842

Duration: 3:27


Title: Clarinet Quintet In B Flat Major (3rd Movement) Menuetto (Capriccio Presto) & Trio

Composer: Weber, Carl Maria von

Performer(s): Hagen Quartet

Album: Clarinet quintets - Mozart Weber / Deutsche Grammophon / 4786975

Duration: 4:58


Title: Hoe-Down

Composer: Copland, Aaron

Performer(s): Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

Album: Telarc Digital Compact Discs: Sampler Vol. 1 / Telarc / Cd-80101

Duration: 3:13


Title: Cello Concerto No.9 In B Flat Major (3rd Movement) Rondo Allegro

Composer: Boccherini, Luigi

Performer(s): Jian Wang (Cello), Camerata Salzburg

Album: The Baroque Album: Jian Wang / Camerata Salzberg / Deutsche Grammophon / 474 236 - 2

Duration: 5:00


Title: Volare

Composer: Modugno/Migliacci

Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Orchestra Del Teatro Comunale Di Bologna

Album: The Pavarotti Story / Decca / 475 8177 2 DX2

Duration: 4:36


Title: Un Di Felice, Eterea

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Joan Sutherland (Soprano), Luciano Pavrotti (Tenor), National Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: 101 Essential Opera Favourites (Recordno: 4763782) / Decca / 4763782

Duration: 3:30


Title: Symphony No. 8 In F Major (1) Allegro Vivace E Con Brio

Composer: Beethoven, Ludvig van

Performer(s): Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Album: Beethoven: The Symphonies - Geirg Solti: Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Disk 5 / Decca / 475 9090

Duration: 10:10


Title: Jesu Joy Of Man's Desiring

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Mainly Mozart Orchestra, Elmer Iseler Singers

Album: Not Available (Recordno: SMCDM99) / CBC Records / SMCDM99

Duration: 3:02


Title: Granada Serenade

Composer: Albeniz, Isaac

Performer(s): Craig Ogden (Guitar)

Album: Craig Ogden Summertime / Universal / CFMD20

Duration: 4:49


Title: Waltz (Coppelia)

Composer: Delibes, Leo

Performer(s): Lyon Opera Orchestra

Album: Delibes: Coppelia - Orchestra of the Lyon Opera / Kent Nagano / Erato / 4509 91730 2

Duration: 2:23


Title: Oboe Quartet In F (3rd Movement) Rondeau

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Douglas Boyd (Oboe), Gaudier Ensemble

Album: Mozart Quintet for Piano and Wind / Helios / CDH55390

Duration: 4:16


Title: Symphony No.3 In E Flat 'Rhenish' (5th Movement) Lebhaft

Composer: Schumann, Robert

Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Schumann: Symphony No.3 'Rhenish' - Philharmonia Orchestra / Thielemann / Deutsche Grammophon / 459680-2

Duration: 6:16


Title: On The Street Where You Live

Composer: Loewe/Lerner

Performer(s): Vic Damone

Album: Down Memory Lane / Sony Music / 88697658172

Duration: 2:42


Title: Carolan's Draught

Composer: Carolan, Turlough O

Performer(s): Abby Newton (Cello), Kim Robertson (Harp), Alasdair Fraser (Fiddle)

Album: Crossing To Scotland / Culburnie / Cul110d

Duration: 4:46


Title: Ride Of The Valkyries

Composer: Wagner, Richard

Performer(s): Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Euphoric Classics / Virgin EMI / 5455422

Duration: 4:48


Title: Canzon Primi Toni A 10 C176

Composer: Gabrieli, Giovanni

Performer(s): Concerto Palatino

Album: Gabrieli Sacred Symphonies / Hyperion / CDA67957

Duration: 3:09


Title: Flute Concerto In C Major (Iii) Rondo: Allegro Molto

Composer: Pleyel, Ignaz (1757-1831)

Performer(s): Patrick Gallois (Flute), Sinfonia Finlandia Jyväskylä

Album: Symphonies in B flat major and in G major / Flute Concerto Flute in C / Naxos / 8.57255

Duration: 5:13


Title: Race To Resting Rock

Composer: Newton Howard, James

Performer(s): Hilary Hahn (Violin)

Album: The Village - Original Score / Hollywood Records / 505067-4883-2-8

Duration: 1:16


Title: Concerto For Cello And Orchestra In B Minor(2nd Movement)Adagio Ma Non Troppo

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: 12:06


Title: Huntsmen's Chorus

Composer: Weber, Carl Maria von

Performer(s): Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Slovak Philharmonic Choir

Album: The A-Z of Opera (Record No: 8.555037-38) / Naxos / 8.555037-38

Duration: 2:39


Title: Hungarian Dance No.5 In G Minor

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra

Album: Classical Sounds - Orchestral and Vocal favourites (Recordno: Not Available) / RTÉ lyric fm

Duration: 2:58



Contact the Show

Email: lorcan.lyricfm@rte.ie

Text: 51554

tweet: @LyricLorcan

Presenter: Lorcan Murray

Producer: Olga Buckley

Production Co-Ordinator: Peter Curtin

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