Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Monday - Friday 4pm-7pm

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Thursday 22 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.

Martini Shot | Culture File

Martini Shot | Culture File

Writer and producer, Rob Long, on some of the things that seemed like a good idea at the time.

Culture File "Likes" | Zélie Asava

Culture File "Likes" | Zélie Asava

Writer and academic, Zélie Asava on some of the reading, watching, listening, tasting and smelling she's been enjoying

The Culture File Weekly Oct 22nd |  Sean O'Gaoithin, Jennifer Walshe, The Caretaker, Rob Long

The Culture File Weekly Oct 22nd | Sean O'Gaoithin, Jennifer Walshe, The Caretaker, Rob Long

Horticulturalist, Sean O'Gaoithin on the forgotten powers of roseroot; composer, Jennifer Walshe on keeping things Irish online; loss, memory and a Tiktok challenge with the Caretaker; and writer and producer, Rob Long on the demise of the micro-video network, Quibi.

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 Miniature Viennoise

Composer: Kreisler, Fritz

Performer(s): Musicatre

Album: Piano Trios / musicatre / musicatre

Duration: 3:33


Title: Tanguedia

Composer: Piazzolla, Astor

Performer(s): James Crabb (Accordion), Benjamin Martin (Piano), Australian Chamber Orchestra

Album: Piazzolla: Song of the Angel / Chandos / CHAN10163

Duration: 4:26


Title: Depuis Le Jour

Composer: Charpentier, Gustave

Performer(s): Renee Fleming (Soprano), Metropolitan Opera Orchestra

Album: James Levine`s 25th Anniversary with The Met / Deutsche Grammophon / 449-177-2

Duration: 5:56


Title: Concertino In E Flat (3rd Movement) Presto Assai

Composer: Myslivecek, Josef

Performer(s): Concerto Koln

Album: Myslivecek: Symphonies / Archiv Produktion / 4776418

Duration: 4:00


Title: Gates Of Gold (1st Movement) Arrival: A View From Sea

Composer: Curiale, Joseph

Performer(s): Ralph Morrison (Violin), Malcolm Smith (Trumpet), Royal Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Awakening: Joseph Curiale / Black Box / 1050

Duration: 3:13


Title: Dance Of The Tumblers

Composer: Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolay

Performer(s): Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

Album: Cincinnati Pops Orchestra: Dances from the Opera / Moss Music / Mwcd7127

Duration: 3:43


Title: Swan Lake Scene

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Bolshoi Symphony Orchestra

Album: 40 Most Beautiful Love Themes / Warner Classics / 256469989-0

Duration: 3:02


Title: I'Ve Grown Accustomed To Her Face

Composer: Lerner, Alan Jay/Loewe, Frederick

Performer(s): Rex Harrison (Vocals), Studio Orchestra

Album: My Fair Lady - OST / Sony / 66711

Duration: 5:56


Title: Flute Concerto No.6 In G Major (1st Movement) Allegro

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Patrick Gallois (Flute), Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Album: Vivaldi 6 Flute Concertos / Deutsche Grammophon / 437839-2

Duration: 3:34


Title: Bagatelle No. 5 In C (Allegro Ma Non Troppo)

Complete Work Name: 7 Bagatelles, Op. 33

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Steven Osborne (Piano)

Album: Beethoven Bagatelles / Hyperion / CDA67879

Duration: 3:21


Title: Sabre Dance

Composer: Khachaturian, Aram

Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Khachaturian: Spartacus / Gayaneh Ballet - Highlights / EMI Eminence / CDEMX2119

Duration: 2:33


Title: Consolations No. 3 (Lento Placido)

Composer: Liszt, Franz

Performer(s): Daniel Barenboim (Piano)

Album: Liszt: Liebestraume - Consolations - Daniel Barenboim / Deutsche Grammophon / 435591-2

Duration: 4:13


Title: Voi Che Sapete

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Anne Sofie Von Otter (Mezzo-Soprano), The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra

Album: Anne Sofie von Otter: In My Element / Deutsche Grammophon / 00289 477 7077

Duration: 3:05


Title: Flute Concerto No.1 In G (I) Allegro Non Molto

Composer: Gluck, Christoph Willibald

Performer(s): Emmanuel Pahud (Flute);Emmanuel Pahud (Flute)

Album: Revolution - Flute Concertos: Emmanuel Pahud / Warner Classics / 0825646276783

Duration: 4:17


Title: Iris Part 1

Composer: Horner, James

Performer(s): Joshua Bell (Violin), James Horner & His Orchestra

Album: Iris - Music From The Intermedia Motion Picture / Sony Classical / Sk89806

Duration: 3:42


Title: Sonata A 5 In A Minor: Iii- Allegro

Composer: Krieger, Johann

Performer(s): Charivari Agreable

Album: Pachelbel Vespers: The King's Singers / Signum Classics / SIGCD198

Duration: 0:59


Title: Shepherd Girl's Dance

Composer: Alfven, Hugo

Performer(s): Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: World Encores Jansons / EMI / 5565762

Duration: 3:56


Title: Oboe And Violin Concerto In C Minor (1st Movement) Allegro

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Christian Hommel (Oboe), Lisa Stewart (Violin), Cologne Chamber Orchestra

Album: Bach Oboe Concertos / Naxos / 8.554602

Duration: 4:39


Title: Liebestraum No.3

Composer: Liszt, Franz

Performer(s): Jeno Jando (Piano)

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

Duration: 4:23


Title: Valse Triste

Composer: Nedbal, Oskar

Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: RTE Concert Orchestra conducted by Robert Houlihan / RTE Lyric FM

Duration: 5:18


Title: Piano Concerto No.13 In C (3rd Movement) Allegro

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Finghin Collins (Piano), Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Album: Finghin Collins: Mozart Piano Concertos / RTE lyric fm / CD143

Duration: 8:39


Title: Astrid's Vals

Composer: Johansson, Olov

Performer(s): Olov Johansson (Nyckelharpa), Catriona Mckay (Harp)

Album: Olov Johansson & Catriona McKay: Foogy / Olov Johansson Musik / OJM009

Duration: 3:25


Title: Allegro Moderato No.1

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: 2:56


Title: Alla Bella Despinetta

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Carol Vaness (Soprano), Susanne Mentzer (Soprano), Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo), Jerry Hadley (Tenor), Dwane Croft (Bar), Thomas Allen (Bass), The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra

Album: The Metropolitan Opera: Celebrating 125 Years / The Metropolitan Opera / 811357012178

Duration: 4:14


Title: Piano Concerto No.1 In E Flat Major (2nd Movement) Quasi Adagio-Allegretto Vivace-Allegro Animato

Composer: Liszt, Franz

Performer(s): Krystian Zimerman (Piano), Boston Symphony Orchestra

Album: Krystian Zimerman : The Liszt Recordings / Deutsche Grammophon / 4779697

Duration: 8:54


Title: Waltz In A Minor

Composer: Stanford, Charles Villiers

Performer(s): Una Hunt (Piano)

Album: Fallen Leaves from an Irish Album - Una Hunt / RTÉ lyric fm / CD109

Duration: 3:36


Title: The Nutcracker Op.71a - Waltz Of The Flowers

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Russian State Symphony Orchestra

Album: 100 Popular Classics Vol.2 / Castle Communications PLC / MBSCD5172

Duration: 5:22



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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