Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Monday - Friday 4pm-7pm

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Friday 23 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.

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: Songs My Mother Taught Me (Iv)

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: 2:31


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: Ritual Fire Dance (Encore)

Composer: De Falla, Manuel

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Album: Recorded at the National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing (Broadcast 010917) / RTE Recording

Duration: 4:32


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: 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: Hedwig's Theme

Composer: Williams, John

Performer(s): The London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Harry Potter and The Philosophers Stone / Warner / 7567-93086-2

Duration: 5:10


Title: Inspector Morse - Theme

Composer: Barrington Pheloung

Performer(s): Session Orchestra

Album: Pure New Moods / Virgin EMI / Vtcd 158

Duration: 2:09


Title: Czech Suite (5th Movement) Finale: Furiant

Composer: Dvorak, Antonin

Performer(s): Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Album: Dvorak: Czech Suite / Prague Waltzes Etc. / Decca / 414 370-2

Duration: 5:08


Title: Piano Sonata In C Minor - Adagio Cantabile (Pathetique)

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Finghin Collins (Piano)

Album: Impromptu - Finghin Collins (Recordno: Cd104) / RTÉ lyric fm / Cd104

Duration: 5:02


Title: Miniature Overture From The Nutcracker Suite (Arr. Brass Band)

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich

Performer(s): John Foster Black Dyke Mills Band

Album: Morning Cloud / Chandos / CHAN4534

Duration: 3:10


Title: The Three Cornered Hat - Movement Ii

Composer: De Falla, Manuel

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Album: National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland - Antti Siirala, Cara O' Sullivan - Takuo Yuasa - Disk 2 / NYSOI

Duration: 3:07


Title: Overture

Composer: Sullivan, Arthur/Gilbert

Performer(s): The Pro Arte Orchestra

Album: The Gondoliers / EMI / 7 47775 8

Duration: 6:17


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: 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: 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: Bando

Composer: Piazzolla, Astor

Performer(s): Isabelle Van Keulen Ensemble

Album: Astor Piazzolla: Grand Tango / Challenge Records 2015 / CC72695

Duration: 3:27


Title: Tallarin Polskat

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Petri Hakala (Mandolins)

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

Duration: 3:43


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: Spanish Dance No. 3 Fandango

Composer: Granados, Enrique

Performer(s): Pro Arte Guitar Trio

Album: Three Guitars / ASV / WHL2061

Duration: 3:59


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: 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: Inishlacken: (I) The Currach

Composer: Whelan, Bill

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra

Album: Bill Whelan: Linen and Lace: Inishlacken / Riverdance / RTE lyric fm / CD155

Duration: 7:01


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: Rhapsody On A Theme Of Paganini - Variation 18

Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei

Performer(s): Evelyn Chen (Piano), Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Classic FM Relax / Classic FM / Cmfmcd30

Duration: 3:15


Title: Mini Skirt

Composer: Esquivel, Juan Garcia

Performer(s): Kronos Quartet

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

Duration: 2:48



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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