Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive

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Lorcan Murray's Classic Drive Wednesday 5 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: Intermezzo Op. 21

Composer: Sammons, Albert

Performer(s): Paul Barret (Violin), Catherine Edwards (Paino)

Album: Albert Sammons'The English Kreisler' - Paul Barret, Catherine Edwards / Hyperion / CDA67096

Duration: 4:32


Title: Lincolnshire Posy (6th Movement) The Lost Lady Found

Composer: Grainger, Percy

Performer(s): City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Album: In a Nutshell / EMI / 724355641229

Duration: 2:28


Title: Largo Al Factotum

Composer: Rossini, Gioachino

Performer(s): Robert Merrill (Baritone), Metropolitan Opera Orchestra

Album: The Only Opera Album You'll Ever Need (Recordno: 75605513562) / RCA Victor / 75605513562

Duration: 4:58


Title: Concerto No. 1 In E Flat Major - Movement Iii

Composer: Field, John

Performer(s): John O' Conor (Piano), New Irish Chamber Orchestra

Album: John Field: the Complete Piano Concertos - John O' Connor - Disk 1 / Ceirnini Cladaig / CSM 55 CD

Duration: 4:58


Title: The Derry Air

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra

Album: Classical Sounds - Orchestral and Vocal favourites (Recordno: Not Available) / RTÉ lyric fm

Duration: 3:31


Title: Quartet No.2 Op.12 (2nd Movement)

Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix

Performer(s): Center City Brass Quintet

Album: Romantic Music for Brass -Center City / Chandos / CHAN 10140

Duration: 4:26


Title: The Gander In The Pratie Hole & The Queen Of The Rushes

Composer: Anon

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

Album: Double Strung

Duration: 2:50


Title: Hook - The Flight To Neverland

Composer: Williams, John

Performer(s): Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Celebrating John Williams / Deutsche Grammophon / 4836647

Duration: 4:48


Title: Symphony No.2 In C Minor 'Little Russian' (3rd Movement) Scherzo

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): New Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Tchaikovsky: Symhonies Nos. 2 and 4 / Deutsche Grammophon / 429527-2

Duration: 5:15


Title: Piano Sonata No. 15 In D Major Op. 28 ‘Pastoral’ (4th Movement) Rondo. Allegro Ma Non Troppo

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Stephen Kovacevich (Piano)

Album: Beethoven: Piano Sonatas Op. 10 and Op. 28 - Stephen Kovacevich / EMI / 7243 5 56761 2 2

Duration: 4:46


Title: Serenata Espanola

Composer: Palomo, Lorenzo

Performer(s): Christoph Denoth (Guitar), London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Nocturnos de Andalucia. Denoth/London Symphony Orchestra/Lopez Cobos / Signam Classics / SIGCD444

Duration: 4:22


Title: Boris Godunov: Polonaise

Composer: Mussorgsky, Modest

Performer(s): Cincinnati Pops Orchestra

Album: Dances from the Opera / Vox / MWCD7127

Duration: 3:30


Title: Twelve Spanish Dances (6th Movement) Rondella Aragonesa

Composer: Granados, Enrique

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

Album: Together Again: Julian Bream / John Williams / RCA / 09026614522

Duration: 5:45


Title: Trio In G Major For Flute, Cello And Piano - Andante

Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef

Performer(s): Franz Bartolomey (Cello), Madoka Inui (Piano) Monika Guca (Flute)

Album: The Art of the Cello / Naxos / 8.557708

Duration: 4:37


Title: Escapade Mazurka

Composer: Auvray, Georges

Performer(s): Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra

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

Duration: 4:03


Title: Huntsmen's Chorus

Composer: Weber, Carl Maria von

Performer(s): Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Slovak Philharmonic Choir

Album: The A-Z of Opera (Record No: 8.555037-38) / Naxos / 8.555037-38

Duration: 2:39


Title: Zorba's Suite - Ballet - Finale

Composer: Theodorakis, Mikis

Performer(s): Lakis Karnezis (Bouzouki), Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: World Encores / EMI Records Ltd / 724355657626

Duration: 4:43


Title: Gabriel's Oboe

Composer: Morricone, Ennio

Performer(s): London Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: The Mission - Original Film Soundtrack / Virgin / CDV2402

Duration: 2:13


Title: Northern Lights

Composer: Gjeilo, Ola

Performer(s): Voces8

Album: Ola Gjeilo - Voices Piano strings / Decca / 4788689

Duration: 4:08


Title: Variations On A Theme By Chopin (Ix) Valse

Composer: Mompou, Frederic

Performer(s): Daniil Trifonov (Piano)

Album: Chopin Evocations:Daniil Trifonov / Deutsche Grammophon / 4797518

Duration: 1:48


Title: Hungarian Dance No.5 In G Minor

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra

Album: Classical Sounds - Orchestral and Vocal favourites (Recordno: Not Available) / RTÉ lyric fm

Duration: 2:58


Title: Irish Dance No.2 (The Frost Is All Over)

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: 4:49


Title: Polonaise From Suite No. 2 In B Minor

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): James Galway (Flute), Zagreb Soloists

Album: Dances For Flute (Recordno: 09026609172) / BMG / 09026609172

Duration: 3:31


Title: Sonata In A Major Kk428

Composer: Scarlatti, Domenico

Performer(s): Angela Hewitt, Piano

Album: Scarlatti Sonatas - Angela Hewitt, piano / Hyperion / CDA68184

Duration: 2:01


Title: Rosemary And Thyme - Caprice For Guitar And Orchestra

Composer: Gunning, Christopher

Performer(s): John Williams (Guitar), Studio Orchestra

Album: Rosemary And Thyme / Carnival / Pcacd002

Duration: 4:04


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



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