Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Thursday 15 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.

Martini Shot x Culture File

Martini Shot x Culture File

In his latest epistle from Hollywood, writer and producer, Rob Long has his mind on his money and his money on his mind.

The Culture File Weekly April 17th: A Demon-Haunted Land

The Culture File Weekly April 17th: A Demon-Haunted Land

A bizarre epidemic of cases of paralysis in West Germany after the war inspired historian, Monica Black's latest body of research, tracing the rise and fall of superstar faith healers, witchbusters, bomb diviners, and indeed, those who sort to tackle the parade of what she calls the "witches, wonder doctors and the ghosts of the past."

Culture File "Likes": Monica Black

Culture File "Likes": Monica Black

Historian and author of A Demon-Haunted Land, Monica Black shares some of her delights in listening, reading, watching, tasting and smelling.

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 (1st Movement) Allegro

Composer: Prokofiev, Sergei

Performer(s): Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Album: Giulini in America Chicago Symphony Orchestra (Recordno: 002894779630) / Deutsche Grammophon / 002894779630

Duration: 4:41


Title: Piano Sonata No.18 In E Flat Major (2nd Movement) Scherzo Allegretto Vivace

Composer: Beethoven

Performer(s): Maurizio Pollini

Album: Beethoven Sonatas 0pp.31 & 49 - Maurizio Pollini / Deutsche Grammophon / 479 4325

Duration: 4:41


Title: From The Sunny Spanish Shore

Composer: Gilbert And Sullivan

Performer(s): D'Oyly Carte Opera Company

Album: The Gondoliers (Recordno: 425179-2) / London / 425179-2

Duration: 1:44


Title: Fast As The Wind Galopp

Composer: Ivanovici, Josef

Performer(s): Czech Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra Pardubice

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

Duration: 2:34


Title: Le Onde

Composer: Einaudi, Ludovico

Performer(s): Craig Ogden (Guitar)

Album: Classic FM Guitar: The Ultimate Classical Guitar Album / Classic FM / 4800976

Duration: 4:40


Title: Cafe Music (1st Movement) Allegro

Composer: Schoenfeld, Paul

Performer(s): Eroica Trio

Album: The Sunday Sessions - Alfresco: Music from St. Paul Sunday / Minnesota Public Radio / MPR206

Duration: 5:55


Title: Le Petit Ane Blanc

Composer: Ibert, Jacques

Performer(s): Rachel Quinn (Piano)

Album: Mosaic - Rachel Quinn / Athene / FG CD1

Duration: 2:05


Title: Frais Minois

Composer: Gabriel-Marie

Performer(s): Ladislav Stresnak (Trumpet), Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (Bratislava)

Album: Les Succes De La Danse - French Ballroom Favourites / Marco Polo / 8.223801

Duration: 3:25


Title: Waltz From Eugene Onegin

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Roberto Valentini (Captain), Roberto Gabbiani (Chorus Master) Mark Stone (Onegin) Nikola Matisic (Lensky), Orchestra Dell'accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia, Coro Dell'accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia

Album: Tchaikovsky: Overtures and Fantasies / EMI Records / 094637006528

Duration: 6:11


Title: When I'M Cleaning Windows

Composer: Formby/Gifford/Cliffe

Performer(s): George Formby (Banjolele)

Album: Songs That Won the War - Celebrating The 60th Anniversary of VE Day / DMG TV / DMGTV017

Duration: 2:51


Title: Pace, Pace, Mio Dio

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Kiri Te Kanawa, London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Kiri Te Kanawa - Opera Arias / Warner Classics / 2564 63529 5

Duration: 5:15


Title: Flute Concerto No.8 In G (3rd Movement) Tempi Di Polonaise

Composer: Devienne, François

Performer(s): James Galway (Flute), London Mozart Players

Album: Stars of Salzburg (Recordno: 09026637012) / RCA Red Seal / 09026637012

Duration: 4:45


Title: Tambourin Chinois

Composer: Kreisler, Fritz

Performer(s): Ruggiero Ricci (Violin), Brooks Smith(Piano)

Album: Homage to Fritz Kreisler (Recordno: 477 992) / Deutsche Grammophon / 477 992

Duration: 3:30


Title: Valse Triste

Composer: Nedbal, Oskar

Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: RTE Concert Orchestra conducted by Robert Houlihan / RTE Lyric FM

Duration: 5:18


Title: Sweet Lorraine

Composer: Burwell, Cifford / Parish, Mitchell

Performer(s): Stephane Grapelli (Violin), Isla Eckinger, Ike Issacs, The Diz Disley Trio

Album: Something's Gotta Give - Music From The Motion Picture Sountrack (Recordno: 515035 2) / Columbia / Sony Music Soundtrax / 515035 2

Duration: 3:08


Title: Les Filles De Cadix

Composer: Delibes, Léo

Performer(s): Tine Thing Helseth (Trumpet), Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Tine Thing Helseth - Storyteller / EMI Classics / 5099908832825

Duration: 3:23


Title: William Tell/La Danza

Composer: Rossini, Gioachino

Performer(s): Daniel Ottensamer (Clarinet), Ernst Ottensamer (Basset Horn), The Vienna Virtuosi

Album: The Clarinotts - Ernst, Daniel & Andreas Ottensamer / Mercury Classics / Mercury 481 1917

Duration: 4:35


Title: Il Cuccu (The Cuckoo)

Composer: Respighi, Ottorino

Performer(s): Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

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

Duration: 4:20


Title: Light Cavalry Overture

Composer: Suppe, Franz von

Performer(s): Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Album: Suppe: Overtures and Marches / CHANDOS / CHSA 5110

Duration: 6:39


Title: Masques Et Bergamasques (1st Movement) Overture

Composer: Faure, Gabriel

Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: Faure Orchestral Music / NAXOS / 8.553360

Duration: 3:51


Title: Eleanor Rigby

Composer: Lennon / McCartney arr. Christopher Austin

Performer(s): Milos Karadaglic (Guitar)

Album: Blackbird: The Beatles Album: Milos / 2016 Mercury Classics / 481 2310 DH

Duration: 2:31


Title: Carmen Fantasy, Op.25 (4th Movement) Moderato

Composer: Sarasate, Pablo de

Performer(s): Anne-Sophie Mutter (Vln), Wiener Philhamoniker

Album: Simply Anne-Sophie / Deutsche Grammophon / 477 7166

Duration: 2:28


Title: Sonate No. 14 In C Sharp Minor ‘Clair De Lune Op. 27 No. 2 - Movement I - Adagio Sostenuto

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Frank Braley (Piano)

Album: Beethoven: Sonates - Frank Braley / Harmonia Mundi / HMC 901750

Duration: 5:20


Title: Song To The Moon

Composer: Dvorak, Antonin

Performer(s): Renée Fleming, London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Divas & Tenors / Decca / 4788583

Duration: 5:58


Title: Money, Money

Composer: Kander/Ebb

Performer(s): Liza Minnelli (Vocal), Joel Grey (Vocal), Studio Orchestra

Album: Cabaret Original Soundtrack (Recordno: Mcld19036) / Mca / Mcld19036

Duration: 3:04


Title: Hora Di Mars (The Clock)

Composer: Dinicu, Grigorias

Performer(s): The Philharmonics

Album: The Philharmonics : Oblivion / Deutsche Grammophon / 4810276

Duration: 2:11


Title: Cello Suite No. 1 In G (5th Movement) Menuet

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello)

Album: Suites For Unaccompanied Cello (Recordno: SM2K89754) / Sony Classical / SM2K89754

Duration: 3:05


Title: Marguerite Waltz

Composer: Gounod, Charles

Performer(s): I Salonisti

Album: Titanic - Anniversary Edition / Sony Classical / 86919 62052

Duration: 2:35


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: Piano Concerto In A Minor (2nd Movement) Adagio

Composer: Grieg, Edvard

Performer(s): Francois-Rene Duchable (Piano), Strasbourg Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Grieg - Piano Concerto / Symphony in C minor / Apex / 2564604582

Duration: 6:08



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Presenter: Lorcan Murray

Producer: Olga Buckley

Production Co-Ordinator: Peter Curtin

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