Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Monday - Friday 4pm-7pm

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Monday 12 April 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.

Marise Gaughan Goes To Church | Culture File

Marise Gaughan Goes To Church | Culture File

Writer and comedian, Marise Gaughan finds mass little changed in the many years since she last attended.

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: Neapolitan Dance

Composer: Tchaikovksy, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Richard Jensen (Percussion), Arthur Press (Percussion), Empire Brass Quintet

Album: Class Brass - Classical Favourites for Brass / Telarc / CD-80220

Duration: 3:17


Title: Romanza Andaluza Op.22

Composer: Sarasate, Pablo de

Performer(s): Gil Shaham (Violin), Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Album: Romances for Violin - Shaham / Orpheus Chamber Orchestra / Deutsche Grammophon / 449923-2

Duration: 4:49


Title: Si, Mi Chiamano Mimi

Composer: Puccini, Giacomo

Performer(s): Montserrat Caballe (Soprano), London Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 7432137714) / RCA / 7432137714

Duration: 4:42


Title: A Spoonful Of Sugar

Composer: Sherman, Richard M. / Sherman, Robert B.

Performer(s): Julie Andrews

Album: Mary Poppins OST / Walt Disney / WD775722

Duration: 4:09


Title: Brendan Ring's

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Laoise Kelly (Harp)

Album: Just Harp (Recordno: Lk001) / Laoise Kelly / Lk001

Duration: 3:18


Title: Ballet Suite No.1 (5th Movement) Playful Waltz

Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri

Performer(s): Moscow Chamber Orchestra

Album: Shostakovich Waltzes (Recordno: DE3257) / Delos International / DE3257

Duration: 2:52


Title: Irish Dance ('Go To The Devil')

Composer: Field, John

Performer(s): Miceal O'Rourke (Piano)

Album: John Field (Recordno: Chan9315c.1797) / Chandos / Chan9315c.1797

Duration: 4:30


Title: Slavonic Dance Op.46 No.3 In A Flat Major. Poco Allegro

Composer: Dvorak, Antonin

Performer(s): Russian National Orchestra

Album: Dvorak : Slavonic Dances Opp.46 & 72 / Deutsche Grammophon / 4791113

Duration: 4:49


Title: Classical Gas

Composer: Mason Williams

Performer(s): California Guitar Trio

Album: Not Available (Recordno: Dgm9803) / Discipline / Dgm9803

Duration: 2:55


Title: Cristal

Composer: Camargo Mariano, Cesar

Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Cesar Camargo Mariano (Piano)

Album: Obrigado Brazil: Yo-Yo Ma / Sony Classical / SK 89935

Duration: 2:49


Title: Chopiniana (1st Movement) Polonaise

Composer: Glazunov, Alexander

Performer(s): Moscow Symphony Orchestra

Album: Glazunov Orchestral Works Vol.17 / Naxos

Duration: 5:01


Title: Violin Concerto In G Major (3rd Movement) - Allegro

Composer: Nardini, Pietro

Performer(s): Giuliano Carmignola (Violin), Venice Baroque Orchestra

Album: Concerto Italiano - Carmignola / Venice Baroque Orchestra / Marcon / Archiv Produktion / 4776606

Duration: 5:37


Title: Polovtsian Dance No.2

Composer: Borodin, Alexander

Performer(s): Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Toronto Mendelssohn Youth Choir

Album: Passport to Russia: Prokofiev, Borodin, Stravinsky / Sony / SFK47282

Duration: 3:37


Title: Je Veux Vivre

Composer: Gounod, Charles

Performer(s): Montserrat Caballe (Soprano), New Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Montserrat Caballe: French Opera Arias / Deutsche Grammophon / Cdcfp9011

Duration: 3:45


Title: Piano Sonata In D (3rd Movement) - Menuetto: Allegro

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Martin Roscoe (Piano)

Album: Beethoven Piano Sonatas: Pathetique - Martin Roscoe / Deux-Elles / DXL1161

Duration: 2:48


Title: Bolero (Excerpt)

Composer: Ravel, Maurice

Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Harmony (Recordno: 724384952426) / Virgin / 724384952426

Duration: 5:16


Title: Steyrische Tanze

Composer: Lanner, Joseph

Performer(s): Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra

Album: Alles Walzer / Orf Bayer / LC5130CD230

Duration: 5:56


Title: Cello Concerto In E Minor: (Iii) Adagio

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): Sheku Kanneh-Mason (Cello)

Album: Sheku Kanneh-Mason / Decca / 405 0241

Duration: 4:53


Title: Guitar Concerto No. 2 In A Major: (Ii) Andantino

Composer: Giuliani, Mauro

Performer(s): Orchestra Ensemble Ottocento

Album: Favorite Guitar Concertos / Brilliant Classics / 8395/5

Duration: 4:54


Title: Overture To Captain Blood

Composer: Korngold, Erich Wolfgang

Performer(s): Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

Album: Masters and Commanders - Cincinnati Pops Orchestra: Erich Kunzel / Telarc / CD-80682

Duration: 3:27


Title: Cheek To Cheek

Composer: Berlin, Irving

Performer(s): Ella Fitzgerald

Album: Ella - The Lost Berlin Tapes / Verve / 745013

Duration: 3:55


Title: Sonata For Clarinet With Piano Accompaniment: (Ii) Allegro Animato

Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille

Performer(s): Elisaveta Blumina (Piano)

Album: French Holidays / Genuin / GEN 17451

Duration: 2:32


Title: Jota (Iv)

Composer: de Falla, Manuel

Performer(s): Huw Wiggin (Saxophone)

Album: Reflections / Orchid Classics / ORC 100064

Duration: 2:45


Title: Symphony No.7 In A (2nd Movement) Allegretto

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Orchestra Revolutionnaire Et Romantique

Album: Complete Symphonies / Archiv / 4399002

Duration: 7:44


Title: Casta Diva

Composer: Bellini, Vincenzo

Performer(s): Montserrat Caballe (Soprano), London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Chorus

Album: Montserrat Caballe: Bellini, Donizetti / RCA / 7432137714

Duration: 6:45


Title: Potter's Waltz

Composer: Doyle Patrick

Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Harry Potter And The Goblet Of Fire - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack / Warner Brothers / 936249631 2

Duration: 2:19



Contact the Show

Email: lorcan.lyricfm@rte.ie

Text: 51554

tweet: @LyricLorcan

Presenter: Lorcan Murray

Producer: Olga Buckley

Production Co-Ordinator: Peter Curtin

Ways to Listen

Radio Player