Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Tuesday 4 May 2021


Lorcan's #DriveCDPick this week is W.A. Mozart: Sonatas for Violin & Piano. Acclaimed violinist Peter Hanson turns his attention to Mozart's extraordinary and innovative output of sonatas for violin and piano accompanied by keyboard player and regular collaborator Andrew Arthur.

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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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: Serenade For Strings: (I) Allegro Piacevole

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): English Chamber Orchestra

Album: And the Bridge is Love / Naxos / 8.573250

Duration: 3:30


Title: Deh! Tu Di Un'umille Preghiera (Mary's Prayer Act 11)

Composer: Donizetti, Gaetano

Performer(s): Sumi Jo (Soprano), Cologne Philharmonic Orchestra And Chorus

Album: Prayers / Erato / 8573857722

Duration: 3:44


Title: Scherzino Mexicano

Composer: Ponce, Manuel

Performer(s): Milos Karadaglic (Guitar)

Album: Milos Karadaglic Latino / Deutsche Grammophon / 4790514

Duration: 2:47


Title: Sonata No.2 In E Flat (1st Movement) Allegro Assai

Composer: Rosetti, Antonio

Performer(s): Naoko Yoshino (Harp)

Album: Debussy: Clair de Lune - Musique Romantique pour Harpe - Naoko Yoshino / Philips / 446 064-2

Duration: 5:16


Title: Holberg Suite (3rd Movement) Gavotte

Composer: Grieg, Edvard

Performer(s): Rotterdam Chamber Orchestra

Album: Grieg, Dvorak, Elgar - Conrad van Alphen / Rotterdam Chamber Orchestra / Telarc / CD80623

Duration: 3:07


Title: String Quartet No.1 In E Flat Major (5th Movement) Finale: Presto

Composer: Zimmermann, Anton

Performer(s): Musica Aeterna Soloists

Album: Zimmermann: String Quartet Nos. 1-3 / Naxos / 8.553952

Duration: 4:16


Title: Concerto For Cello, 2 Horns And Strings In C Major No. 1 G 477 (3rd Movement) Allegro

Composer: Boccherini, Luigi

Performer(s): Enrico Bronzo (Cello), Accademia I Filarmonici Di Verona

Album: Boccherini: Cello Conertos Complete - Disk 1 / Brillaint Classics / 92618

Duration: 4:36


Title: Serenata Andaluza Op.28

Composer: Sarasate, Pablo de

Performer(s): Julia Fischer, Milana Chernyaska

Album: Julia Fischer - Sarasate / Decca / 478 5950

Duration: 6:02


Title: Moldau

Composer: Smetana, Bedrich

Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: The Very Best Of Summer Classics / Decca / 2cd4761049

Duration: 5:02


Title: L'Arlesienne Suite No.1 (2nd Movement) Minuet

Composer: Bizet, Georges

Performer(s): Orchestra Of The Bastille

Album: Bizet: Carmen Suite, L'Arlesienne Suite / Deutsche Grammophon / 4317782

Duration: 3:06


Title: Moonlight Sonata (1st Movement) Adagio Sostenuto

Composer: Beethoven, Ludvig van

Performer(s): Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)

Album: Fur Elise - Piano Favourites / Decca / 430759-2

Duration: 5:24


Title: George Brabazon & Planxty Hewlett

Composer: Carolan, Turlough O

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

Album: Double Strung

Duration: 3:11


Title: March Of The Toys

Composer: Herbert, Victor

Performer(s): New London Orchestra

Album: American Light Music Classics / Hyperion / Cda67067

Duration: 3:51


Title: Main Title (From "Star Wars: A New Hope")

Composer: Williams, John

Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: John Williams In Vienna / Deutsche Grammophon

Duration: 6:25


Title: Suite Of Three Pieces (3rd Movement) Waltz

Composer: Godard, Benjamin

Performer(s): Susan Milan (Flute), City Of London Sinfonia

Album: La Flute Enchantee / Chandos / Chan8840

Duration: 4:16


Title: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (4th Movement) Rondo

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Andrew Manze (Violin), English Concert

Album: Not Available (Recordno: Hmu907280) / Harmonia Mundi France / Hmu907280

Duration: 5:17


Title: My Name Is John Wellington Wells

Composer: Gilbert & Sullivan

Performer(s): John Reed (Wells), The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus

Album: The Sorcerer The Zoo / Gilbert & Sullivan / Decca Record Company / 436807-2

Duration: 2:12


Title: Dearg Doom

Composer: Not Available

Performer(s): Horslips

Album: Horslips And The Ulster Orchestra / Horslips Records

Duration: 6:42


Title: Irish Airs For Violin & Piano, Second Set: Ii- Galway Reel

Composer: Larchet, John F.

Performer(s): Mia Cooper (Violin)

Album: John F. Larchet: Complete Songs & Airs / Champs Hill Records / CHRCD151

Duration: 1:11


Title: March (Marziale Nach Motiven Aus Der Operette Fatinitza)

Composer: Suppe, Franz von

Performer(s): Royal Scottish National Orchestra

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

Duration: 4:28


Title: The Sleeping Beauty Suite (2nd Movement) Adagio (Rose Adagio)

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'Yich

Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Favourite Ballet Classics (Record No: 077776759524) / EMI / 077776759524

Duration: 6:06


Title: Mars, The Bringer Of War. Allegro

Composer: Holst, Gustav

Performer(s): Boston Symphony Orchestra

Album: Gustav Holst: The Planets / Deutsche Grammophon / 4798669

Duration: 6:36


Title: Etude In A-Flat Major

Composer: Schumann, Clara

Performer(s): Jozef De Bennhouwer (Piano)

Album: Clara Schumann Complete piano works / CPO / 999 758-2

Duration: 1:51


Title: Symphony No. 3 In C -The Great National - Finale - Live Recording

Composer: Clementi, Muzio

Performer(s): Philharmonia Virtuosi

Album: Trafalgar Hydan and Clementi / essay / CD1087

Duration: 4:44


Title: Concerto In C Minor For Cello, Strings And Basso: (Iii) Allegro Ma Non Molto

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra

Album: Yo-Yo Ma: Vivaldi's Cello: Ton Koopman / Sony Classical / SK 90916

Duration: 3:00


Title: Etude No.9

Composer: Glass, Philip

Performer(s): Vikingur Olafsson

Album: Piano Masters / Deutsche Grammophon / 4798174

Duration: 2:35


Title: Pokarekare Ana

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Hayley Westenra (Soprano), Robbie Macintosh (Guitar), Royal Philharmonic, Te Tau Choir, Metro Voices

Album: Pure / Decca / 475 330 2

Duration: 3:18


Title: Las Doncellas (Fandango)

Composer: Halffter, Ernesto

Performer(s): Netherlands Guitar Trio

Album: The Netherlands Guitar Trio / Globe / GLC5014

Duration: 3:59


Title: Trumpet Concerto In E Flat (1st Movement) Allegro

Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef

Performer(s): Wynton Marsalis (Trumpet), National Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Wynton Marsalis: Trumpet Concertos / CBS / CD37846

Duration: 6:24



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Presenter: Lorcan Murray

Producer: Olga Buckley

Production Co-Ordinator: Peter Curtin

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