Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Wednesday 14 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.

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: Scherzo - Tarantelle

Composer: Wieniawski, Henryk

Performer(s): Kyung Wha Chung (Violin), Phillip Moll (Piano)

Album: Kyung Wha Chung Con Amore / Decca / 4782660

Duration: 4:43


Title: Ritual Fire Dance

Composer: Falla, Manuel de

Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Record No: PCD924) / IMP / PCD924

Duration: 4:05


Title: Hennessy String Quartet No.2: (I) Introduction (Andante)

Composer: Hennessy, Swan

Performer(s): Rte Con Tempo Quartet

Album: Recorded in the ICO Building, 27,28,29 Oct 2017 / RTE lyric fm

Duration: 2:58


Title: Appalachian Morning

Composer: Halley, Paul

Performer(s): The Boston Pops Orchetra

Album: The Green Album - Boston Pops Orchestra - John Williams / Sony Classical / SK 48224

Duration: 4:25


Title: Annen Polka

Composer: Strauss, Johann II

Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Strauss Gala: Boskovsky / Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra / Decca / 425425

Duration: 3:56


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: Waltz No.3 In A Flat Major

Composer: Chopin, Frederic

Performer(s): Alice Sara Ott (Piano)

Album: Alice Sarah Ott Chopin Complete Waltzes / Deutsche Grammophon / 4778095

Duration: 3:04


Title: Take A Pair Of Sparkling Eyes (Gondoliers)

Composer: Gilbert And Sullivan

Performer(s): Robert Tear (Tenor), Bournemouth Sinfonietta

Album: Gilbert And Sullivan Gala / Emi / Cdm7643932

Duration: 2:41


Title: Kitty Valse

Composer: Faure, Gabriel

Performer(s): Julian Bream (Guitar), John Williams (Guitar)

Album: Together Again / RCA Victor Gold Seal / 09026614502

Duration: 2:24


Title: Riverdance: (Ii) Reel Around The Sun

Composer: Whelan, Bill

Performer(s): Rte National Symphony Orchestra

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

Duration: 4:08


Title: Ombra Mai Fu

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): Cecilia Bartoli (Mezzo-Soprano), Il Giardino Armonico

Album: Sospiri - Cecilia Bartoli / Decca Classics / 478 2249

Duration: 3:28


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: Dance Of The Hours

Composer: Ponchielli, Amilcare

Performer(s): Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

Album: The Very Best of Summer Classics / Decca / 4761049

Duration: 2:44


Title: Revirado

Composer: Piazzolla, Astor

Performer(s): Emanuel Ax (Piano), Pablo Ziegler (Piano)

Album: Los Tangueros The Tangos of Astor Piazzolla - Emanuel Ax, Pablo Zieger / Sony Classical / SK 62728

Duration: 3:15


Title: Dance Of The Rose Maidens

Composer: Khachaturian, Aram

Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Khacaturian - Spartacus Masquerade Gayaneh / Decca Classics / 4830393

Duration: 2:03


Title: Waltz And Chorus From Faust

Composer: Gounod, Charles

Performer(s): The Orchestra And Chorus Of The Paris Opera

Album: Classical Chillout 100 Hits / Demon / DMG100059

Duration: 4:19


Title: Concertino In G (3rd Movement) Rondo

Composer: Hummel, Johann Nepomuk

Performer(s): Howard Shelley (Piano), London Mozart Players

Album: Hummel: Piano Concerto, Concertino / Chandos / Chan9558

Duration: 4:18


Title: Danza De Los Vecinos

Composer: de Falla, Maunel

Performer(s): J. M. Gallardo Del Rey (Guitar

Album: Guitare + Vol. 21 'Al Aire Espanol - J. M. Gallardo Del Rey / Mandala / Man 4904

Duration: 3:01


Title: Planxty No.12

Composer: O'Carolan, Turlough

Performer(s): John Lee (Flute);Floriane Blancke (Harp);Gary O'Brien (Guitar,Mandolin)

Album: The Legacy of Stephen Grier / McGuireLee Music / 689232112042

Duration: 3:10


Title: Schon Frau Polka Mazurka

Composer: Zeller, Carl

Performer(s): Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Pardubice

Album: Contemporaries of the Strauss Family 2 / Marco Polo / 8.225366

Duration: 4:01


Title: Che Faceste? 'Witches Chorus'

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Chorus

Album: Great Opera Choruses (Recordno: PCD 908) / PCD 908

Duration: 3:32


Title: Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): Academy Of St Martin In The Fields, Academy Of St Martin In The Fields

Album: The Academy - By Request / EMI / Cdc-7470272

Duration: 2:46


Title: Gnossienne No. 1

Composer: Satie

Performer(s): Hélene Grimaud (Piano)

Album: Memory - Helene Grimaud / Deutsche Grammophon

Duration: 3:12


Title: Concerto For Two Clarinets (3rd Movement) Alla Polacca

Composer: Krommer, Franz Vinzenz

Performer(s): Sabine Meyer (Clarinet), Julian Bliss (Clarinet), Academy Of Saint Martin In The Fields

Album: Krommer / Spohr: Clarinet Concertos / EMI / 0946 3 79786 2 7

Duration: 5:19


Title: Serenade No.2 In A Major, Op.16: Iv- Quasi Menuetto

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Gewandhausorchester

Album: Brahms Serenades: Gewandhausorchester/ Chailly / Decca / 4786775

Duration: 4:37


Title: Violin Concerto In E Minor (3rd Movement) Allegro Non Troppo

Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix

Performer(s): Shlomo Mintz (Violin), Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Album: Abbado: Chicago Symphony Orchestra / Deutsche Grammophon / 4797239

Duration: 7:06


Title: Polonaise From Eugene Onegin

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Orchestra Of The Academy Of St Cecilia

Album: Tchaikovsky: Overtures And Fantasies / EMI / 094637006528

Duration: 4:51



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Presenter: Lorcan Murray

Producer: Olga Buckley

Production Co-Ordinator: Peter Curtin

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