Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Thursday 25 February 2021

Eoghan Nolan R.I.P.

All of us at lyric were saddened to hear of the passing of Eoghan Nolan. Eoghan was a frequent contributor to Culture File. Below are a selection of Eoghan's 'A Slightly Unreasonable Point of View' segments. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.

Soundsdoable / Culture File · Eoghan Nolan's A Slightly Unreasonable Point View

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 x Culture File

Martini Shot x Culture File

Rob Long has worked in Hollywood long enough to remember when people sniggered @goldenglobes. But he never joined in.

Culture File "Likes": Mary Burke

Culture File "Likes": Mary Burke

Visual artist and grass fancier, Mary Burke, on some of her listening, watching, reading, tasting and smelling pleasures.

The Culture File Weekly Feb 27th: Things Know Things; Painting The Farm;  Pellegrino Artusi; Mai-Tai Shot

The Culture File Weekly Feb 27th: Things Know Things; Painting The Farm; Pellegrino Artusi; Mai-Tai Shot

The podcast only version of this week's Culture File Weekly featuring the artists putting good grassland into paint and sound, the book that made Italian cooking great, Rob Long on a time when people laughed at the Golden Globes, and Jennifer Walshe decodes Bolshoi ballerina, Maya Plisetskaya.

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: 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: Sonata For Violin And Cello In D Major: (Ii) Vivace

Composer: Boccherini, Luigi

Performer(s): Mela Tenenbaum (Violin), Dorothy Lawson (Cello)

Album: Musical Evenings with the Captain (Recordno: CD1047) / essay / CD1047

Duration: 2:51


Title: La Danza

Composer: Rossini, Gioachino

Performer(s): Joseph Calleja (Tenor), Bbc Concert Orchestra

Album: Joseph Calleja - Be My Love A tribute to Mario Lanza / Decca / 478 3531

Duration: 3:16


Title: Odeon (Tango Brasileiro)

Composer: Nazareth, Ernesto

Performer(s): Gabriela Montero (Piano)

Album: Solatino / EMI / 6 41144 2 2

Duration: 2:12


Title: Polka In B Flat Major

Composer: Smetana, Bedrich

Performer(s): Garrick Ohlsson (Piano)

Album: Smetana. Czech Dances. On the Seashore. Garrick Ohlsson piano / Hyperion / CDA68062

Duration: 3:53


Title: Vals Poetico

Composer: Villanueva, Felipe

Performer(s): Festival Orchestra Of Mexico

Album: Latin American Classics / NAXOS / 8.550838

Duration: 2:58


Title: Wrong Note Rag From Wonderful Town

Composer: Bernstein, Leonard

Performer(s): Kim Criswell (Alto), Audra Mcdonald (Soprano), Birmingham Contemporary Music Group

Album: Bernstein: Wonderful Town / EMI Classics / 7243 5 56756 2 3

Duration: 2:25


Title: On Wings Of Song (Auf Flugeln Des Gesanges)

Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix

Performer(s): Brodsky Quartet

Album: Petits-Fours: Favourite Encores / CHAN / CHAN10708

Duration: 3:41


Title: Karelia Suite (3rd Movement) Alla Marcia

Composer: Sibelius, Jean

Performer(s): Halle Orchestra

Album: The Most Famous Marches / EMI / Cde5681252

Duration: 4:39


Title: Piano Septet In C (4th Movement) Finale: Vivace

Composer: Hummel, Johann Nepomuk

Performer(s): Capricorn Ensemble

Album: Hummel Septets / Hyperion / Cda66396

Duration: 6:06


Title: Here Comes The Sun

Composer: Harrison, George

Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar), George Martin & His Orchestra

Album: George Martin - In My Life (Recordno: ECHCD34) / Echo / ECHCD34

Duration: 3:27


Title: The Folks Who Live On The Hill

Composer: Kern, Jerome

Performer(s): Thomas Hampson (Baritone), London Sinfonietta

Album: Jerome Kern Treasury / Angel / 077705488326

Duration: 5:16


Title: Symphony No.3 In F Major, Op.90: Iii- Poco Allegretto

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Gewandhaus Orchester Leipzig

Album: Brahms: Symphonies 1 & 3. Gewandhausorchester/ Chailly / Decca / 4786900

Duration: 6:06


Title: Nice Work If You Can Get It

Composer: Gershwin, George

Performer(s): Oscar Peterson (Piano), Ray Brown (Bass), Ed Thigpen (Drums)

Album: Oscar Peterson Plays The George Gershwin Songbook (Recordno: 529698-2) / Verve / 529698-2

Duration: 2:07


Title: You're The Top

Composer: Porter, Cole

Performer(s): Louis Armstrong (Vocal)

Album: I Get A Kick Out Of You - The Cole Porter Songbook - Volume II (Recordno: 5110702) / Verve / 5110702

Duration: 2:30


Title: Finnegan's Wake

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): The Band Of The Irish Defence Forces

Album: The Band of the Irish Defence Forces: Rhapsodic Winds / RTE lyric fm / CD157

Duration: 3:20


Title: Overture To Wonderful Town

Composer: Bernstein, Leonard

Performer(s): Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra

Album: Bernstein: Anniversaries / Fancy Free Suite / Candide Overture / Wonderful Town Overture / Naxos / 8.559814

Duration: 5:20


Title: Andante

Composer: Faure, Gabriel

Performer(s): Jane Gordon (Violin)

Album: Gabriel Faure Works for Violin and Piano / Reasonus / Res10275

Duration: 4:35


Title: La Vita E Bella

Composer: Piovani, Nicola

Performer(s): New Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Nicola Piovani La Vita E Bella / Virgin Records / 7243 8 47402 2 1

Duration: 2:49


Title: Caruso

Composer: Dalla, Lucio

Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Vocal)

Album: The Classical Album 2009 - Disk 1 / UCJ / 4801711

Duration: 5:20


Title: Partita - Gigue

Composer: Bach, J S

Performer(s): Andrew Lawrence King (Harp)

Album: Die Davidsharfe - King David's Harp / Andrew Lawrence King - Baroque Harp / BMG Entertainment / 05472773862

Duration: 2:32


Title: Waltz In A Flat Major Op.64 No.3

Composer: Chopin, Frederic

Performer(s): Maria Joao Pires (Piano)

Album: Chopin Masterworks / Erato / 256468714-7

Duration: 2:45


Title: Namouna Suite No.2 Pas Des Cymbales

Composer: Lalo, Edouard

Performer(s): Orquesta Sinfonica De Radio Television Espanola

Album: Lalo - Symphonie Espagnole - Da Costa - Kalmar - OSRTVE / Warner Classics / 256465711-4

Duration: 2:32


Title: Wind Quintet In D Minor Opus 68 No.3 (I)

Composer: Danzi, Franz

Performer(s): Cassiopeia Winds, Cassiopeia Winds

Album: Private Recording / Artist's Copy / Private Recording

Duration: 4:34


Title: Ancient Airs And Dances Suite No.3 - Siciliana

Composer: Respighi, Ottorino

Performer(s): Angel Romero (Guitar)

Album: Bella Tuscany - Music Inspired by Tuscany / Telarc / CD-80644

Duration: 3:26


Title: Accelerations Waltz

Composer: Strauss Johann

Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Johann Strauss Favourites / Decca / 417747

Duration: 7:51


Title: Concerto No. 5 In E Flat Major, Op. 8/5 Rv 253 'La Tempesta Di Mare'-Movement Iii - Presto

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: 3:59


Title: The Lark In The Clear Air

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Fionnuala Hunt (Violin), Una Hunt (Piano)

Album: Irish Fantasy (Recordno: Ccd1051) / Continuum / Ccd1051

Duration: 2:54



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Email: lorcan.lyricfm@rte.ie

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Presenter: Lorcan Murray

Producer: Olga Buckley

Production Co-Ordinator: Peter Curtin

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