Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Monday 26 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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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: Duo Concertant In D Minor (4th Movement) Rondo Allegro

Composer: Lhoyer, Antoine de

Performer(s): Matteo Mela (Guitar), Lorenzo Micheli (Guitar)

Album: Lhoyer: Duos Concertants / NAXOS / 8570146

Duration: 3:47


Title: Flute Concerto In D (3rd Movement)

Composer: Haydn, Michael

Performer(s): Emmanuel Pahud (Flute), Haydn-Ensemble Berlin

Album: F.J. and J.M. Haydn: Flute Concertos / EMI / 5565772

Duration: 5:36


Title: May It Be (From 'Lord Of The Rings')

Composer: Ryan / Brennan

Performer(s): Katherine Jenkins

Album: Cinema Paradiso / Decca Records / 0880860

Duration: 3:55


Title: Humoresques De Concert - Minuet In G Major Op. 14 No. 1

Composer: Paderewski, Jan Ignacy

Performer(s): Philip Martin (Piano)

Album: The Maiden's Prayer - Philip Martin / Hyperion / CDA67379

Duration: 4:05


Title: Concerto No. 2 In G Minor Op. 8/2 Rv 315 'L'Estate'-Movement I-Allegro Non Molto

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Chamber Orchestra Of Europe

Album: Antonio Vivaldi: The Four Seasons - Marieke Blankestijn - Chamber Orchestra of Europe / Teldec / 4509-91683-2

Duration: 5:12


Title: Flute Sonata No.1 In F Minor (4th Movement) Vivace

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Jeffrey Khaner (Flute)

Album: Jeffrey Khaner / Avie / AV2075

Duration: 4:55


Title: Mac Ananty's Reel

Composer: Larchet, John F

Performer(s): Irish Chamber Orchestra

Album: Silver Apples Of The Moon (Irish Chamber Orchestra) / Black Box

Duration: 2:33


Title: Miss Macdermot & Lady Gethin

Composer: Carolan, Turlough O

Performer(s): Anne-Marie O'Farrell (Harp), Cormac De Barra (Harp)

Album: Double Strung

Duration: 3:50


Title: Humouresque No 3 In E Flat Major

Composer: Sibelius, Jean

Performer(s): Cecilia Zilliakus, Vasteras Sinfonietta

Album: Cecilia Zilliakus, Vasteras Sinfonietta, Hannu Koivula (Recordno: imcd 093) / Intim Musik / imcd 093

Duration: 3:39


Title: Etude Op.10 No.2 In A Minor 'Chromatic'

Composer: Chopin, Frederic

Performer(s): Seunghee Lee (Clarinet), Evan Solomon (Piano)

Album: Hidden Treasures / Seunghee Lee / 8 88174 45939 4

Duration: 1:30


Title: Violin Concerto In D (3rd Movement): Rondo Allegro

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Viktoria Mullova (Violin), Orchestre Revolutionnaire Et Romantiqe

Album: Beethoven: Violin Concerto / Philips / 4706292

Duration: 9:34


Title: Bon Voyage

Composer: Bernstein, Leonard, Wilbur, Richard

Performer(s): Nicolai Gedda (Tenor), London Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Chorus

Album: Leonard Bernstein Theatre Works (Recordno: 002894779263) / Deutsche Grammophon / 002894779263

Duration: 2:42


Title: Carousel Waltz

Composer: Rodgers, Richard

Performer(s): New London Orchestra, New London Orchestra

Album: American Light Music Classics / Hyperion / Cda67067

Duration: 7:29


Title: Minuetto

Composer: Tarrega

Performer(s): Narciso Yepes (Guitar)

Album: Recuerdos de la Alhambra (Recordno: 410655-2) / Deutsche Grammophon / 410655-2

Duration: 1:47


Title: Chopiniana (1st Movement) Polonaise

Composer: Glazunov, Alexander

Performer(s): Moscow Symphony Orchestra

Album: Glazunov Orchestral Works Vol.17 / Naxos

Duration: 5:01


Title: Minuet

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): James Galway (Flute), Jeanne Galway (Flute), Sinfonia Varsovia

Album: The Sound of James Galway / Classic fm / CFMGA09

Duration: 5:26


Title: A King In New York - Mandolin Serenade

Composer: Chaplin, Charlie

Performer(s): Gareth Williams (Mandolin), The City Of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Charlie Chaplin: The Essential Film Music Collection - Disk 1 / Silva Screen / SILCD1198

Duration: 3:47


Title: Double Concerto For 2 Violins In D Minor (2) Largo Ma Non Tanto

Composer: Bach, J.S

Performer(s): Hilary Hahn (Violin)

Album: Hilary Hahn:Retrospective / Deutsche Grammophon / 4798295

Duration: 6:54


Title: Serenata Espanola

Composer: Miarons, Joaquin Malats y

Performer(s): Christoph Denoth (Guitar)

Album: Homages - A musical dedication / Signum Records / SIGCD404

Duration: 4:37


Title: Di Quella Pira

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Franco Corelli (Tenor), Rome Opera Orchestra, Rome Opera Chorus

Album: Viva Verdi / EMI / Cdz762521

Duration: 2:04


Title: Piano Quartet No.2 In F Minor (3rd Movement) Intermezzo

Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix

Performer(s): Schubert Ensemble Of London

Album: Brahms & Mendelssohn: Piano Quartets / ASV / CD QS 6194

Duration: 3:24


Title: Dixit Dominus (1st Movement): Dixit Dominus

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): Stockholm Bach Choir

Album: Handel - Gloria; Dixit Dominus / Bis / Bis-Cd-1235

Duration: 6:10


Title: Lift Your Veil

Composer: Breiner, Peter

Performer(s): Takako Nishizaki (Violin), New Zealand Symphony Orchestra

Album: The Butterfly Lovers Concerto / Naxos / 8.557348

Duration: 3:48


Title: Clarinet Quintet In A (4th Movement) Allegretto Con Variazioni

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Harold Wright (Clarinet), Boston Symphony Chamber Players

Album: Mozart Brahms Clarinet Quintets / Philips / 442149-2

Duration: 9:55


Title: I Won't Dance (Live)

Composer: McHugh / Hammerstein II / Harbach / Fields / Kern

Performer(s): Piano- Paul Smith/Bass- Wilfred Middlebrooks/Drums-Stan Levey

Album: Ella: The Lost Berlin Tapes (Live) / Verve Records

Duration: 2:58


Title: Salute To Our Friends

Composer: Lumbye, Hans Christian

Performer(s): Odense Symphony Orchestra

Album: Lumbye: Polkas / Mazurkas / Waltzes / Unicorn-Kanchana / DKPCD9089

Duration: 2:53


Title: Pr-Botn-Autumn 2020- Generic (Short)

Performer(s): Bernard Clarke

Duration: 0:21



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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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