Niall Carroll's Classical Daytime

Niall Carroll's Classical Daytime

Weekdays, 10am - 1pm

Niall Carroll's Classical Daytime Tuesday 29 September 2015

Starts Tuesday 12th of June at 11.30 and runs through the summer each Tuesday.


Through the Canvas: Episode 1 "Green Garden"   


Through the Canvas: Episode 2 "Sonny's Day"   

Tuesday 19th of June 11.30am Click here or on the image to listen back if you missed the broadcast.
Cristín Leach and Diarmuid McIntyre head up the Galtee Mountains to enter the storied landscape of Martin Gale's 1980 painting "Sonny's Day".

In 2013 Martin was awarded Honorary Doctorate in Fine Art, NUI Maynooth. Lives and works in Co. Kildare.

 Irish Museum of Modern Art Collection, oil on canvas.

Through the Canvas: Episode 3 "Rain II"   

Tuesday 26th of June - 11.30am - Click here or on the image to listen back if you missed the broadcast.
Cristín Leach and Diarmuid McIntyre visit Noreen Quish's farm in a downpour for an encounter with Gwen O'Dowd's abstracted landscape painting"Rain II".

Gwen O'Dowd was born in Dublin in 1957 where she now lives and works. O'Dowd is one of Ireland's foremost contemporary artists; she has received many awards and prizes and is a member of Aosdana.

(1992) Irish Museum of Modern Art Collection, oil on canvas


Through the Canvas: Episode 4 "View of Kilmallock"   

Tuesday 3rd of July - 11.30am Click here or on the image to listen back if you missed the broadcast.
Cristín Leach and Diarmuid McIntyre step back in time into the historic world of John George Mulvany's "View of Kilmallock" (c1800)

The painting shows two couples and livestock in the foreground and the ruins of two churches, the Dominican Friary, a tower and gate. The brothers, John and Thomas James Mulvany RHA, painted in a similar style. 

National Gallery of Ireland Collection, oil on canvas.


Through the Canvas: Episode 5 "Untitled (Shannon Series)

Tuesday 10th of July - 11.30am - Click here or on the image to listen back if you missed the broadcast.

Cristín Leach and Diarmuid McIntyre go through security at Shannon Airport and venture out amongst the aircraft of Camille Souter's Untitled (Shannon Series) Painting (1980) Irish Museum of Modern Art,  Oil on paper


Through the Canvas: Episode 6  "Waves Breaking on the Rock's Kilkee"

Tuesday 17th of July - 11.30am - 
Click here or on the image to listen back if you missed the broadcast.

Cristín Leach and Diarmuid McIntyre head out to the Pollack Holes on Clare's Atlantic coast guided by a Nathaniel Hone the Younger sketch "Waves Breaking on the Rock's Kilkee" (c1890) National Gallery of Ireland Collection Watercolour with white highlight on paper

Niall Carroll's Classical Daytime

Niall Carroll presents Classical Daytime with four hours of great music including piano works by Franz Schubert from Austria in the Coffee Concert from 11 am

Coffee Concert Tuesday 29th September

Coffee Concert Tuesday 29th September

Eggenberg Castle, 
Schubert: Trois Marches Militaires, op. 51, D. 733
Schubert: Excerpts from Sechs Polonaises, op. 61, D. 824
Schubert: Fantasy in F minor, D. 940
GrauSchumacher Piano Duo
Andreas Grau (piano)
Götz  Schumacher (piano)

Music Played on the Show


Title: Violin Concerto No.1 In D (3rd Movement) Rondo

Composer: Paganini, Nicolo

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

Album: Paganini / Vieuxtemps: Violin Concertos / Philips / 422332-2

Duration: 9:45


Title: Bell Song

Composer: Delibes, Leo

Performer(s): Natalie Dessay (Soprano), Orchestre Du Capitole De Toulouse

Album: Natalie Dessay - The Miracle of the Voice / Virgin Classics / 0094636333229

Duration: 8:34


Title: Piano Concerto No 3 In C Minor Op 37 - Movement Ii - Largo

Composer: Beethoven

Performer(s): Mikhail Pletnev (Piano), Russian National Orchestra

Album: Beethoven: The Five Piano Concertos - Pletnev / Russian National Orchestra / Gansch / Deutsche Grammophon / 4777475

Duration: 8:58


Title: Ah, Mes Amis...

Composer: Donizetti, Gaetano

Performer(s): Luciano Pavarotti (Tenor), Eric Garrett (Baritone), Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House

Album: The Best Luciano Pavarotti / Decca / 4756816

Duration: 6:58


Title: Suite No.3 In C Major - Courante

Composer: Bach, J S

Performer(s): Hopkinson Smith (Theorbo)

Album: Bach Suites Nos. 1,2,3 (Recordno: E 8937) / Naive / E 8937

Duration: 4:00


Title: Concerto For Two Violins, Strings And Continuo In A Minor (1st Movement)

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Kennedy (Violin), Daniel Strabrawa (Violin), Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Antonio Vivaldi (Recordno: 724355766601) / EMI / 724355766601

Duration: 2:53


Title: Requiem In D Minor: Benedictus

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Yvonne Kenny (Soprano), Alfreda Hodgson (Mezzo), Arthur Davies (Tenor), Gwynne Howell (Bass), Northern Sinfonia, Northern Sinfonia Chorus, London Symphony Chorus

Album: Mozart: Requiem (Recordno: 0777 7596482 0) / Virgo / 0777 7596482 0

Duration: 4:57


Title: Si, Questa Estrema Grazia

Composer: Ponchielli, Amilcare

Performer(s): Jonas Kaufmann (Tenor), Orchestra Dell'accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia

Album: Jonas Kaufmann Verismo Arias / Decca / 4782258

Duration: 2:32


Title: Clair De Lune

Composer: Debussy, Claude

Performer(s): Anne Akiko Meyers (Violin), Emmanuel Ceysson (Harp)

Album: Seasons...dreams (Recordno: itunes) / Archiv Music / itunes

Duration: 4:32


Title: Violin Concerto In D (3rd Movement) Allegro

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Joshua Bell (Violin), Cleveland Orchestra

Album: Brahms / Schumann: Violin Concertos / Decca / 444811-2

Duration: 8:14


Title: Four Last Songs (1st Movement) Fruhling

Composer: Strauss, Richard

Performer(s): Rene Fleming (Soprano), Munchner Philharmoniker

Album: Rene Fleming: Four Last Songs - Munchner Philharmoniker / Thielemann / Decca / 478 0647

Duration: 3:17


Title: Songs My Mother Taught Me

Composer: Dvorak, Antonin

Performer(s): Magdalena Kozena (Mezzo-Soprano), Malcolm Martineau (Piano)

Album: Songs My Mother Taught Me: Magdalena Kozena / Malcolm Martineau / Deutsche Grammophon / 477 6665

Duration: 2:41


Title: Seis Por Derecho

Composer: Lauro, Antonio

Performer(s): David Russell (Guitar)

Album: Aire Latino: Latin American Music for Guitar - David Russell's / Telarc / CD-80612

Duration: 3:08


Title: Newfoundland (The Brendan Voyage)

Composer: Shaun Davey

Performer(s): Liam O'Flynn (Pipes)

Album: The Brendan Voyage / Tara / TARTACD 3006

Duration: 4:54


Title: Etude No.3 In G Sharp Minor (La Campanella)

Composer: Liszt, Franz

Performer(s): Marc-Andre Hamelin (Piano)

Album: Liszt - Paganini Studies - Schubert Marches / Hyperion / CDA67370

Duration: 4:43


Title: Silent Worship

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): Kenneth Mckellar (Tenor), Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House Covent Garden

Album: Your Hundred Best Tunes Vol.5 / Decca / 425851-2

Duration: 2:48


Title: Band Of Brothers Main Theme

Composer: Michael Kamen

Performer(s): Michael Kamen

Album: Band Of Brothers - Music From The Hbo Miniseries / Play-tone/sony Classical/sony Music Soundtrax / SK 89719

Duration: 2:21


Title: Oh, Lady Be Good!

Composer: Gershwin, George

Performer(s): Angela Brownridge (Piano)

Album: Fascinating Rhythm / Helios / Cdh88045

Duration: 1:01


Title: Fantasie

Composer: Weiss, Silvius Leopold

Performer(s): Julian Bream (Guitar)

Album: Baroque Guitar Julian Bream / RCA VIctor Red Seal / 60494-2-RV

Duration: 2:00


Title: South American Suite For Harp And Orchestra - Ecuador

Composer: Ortiz, Alfredo Rolando

Performer(s): Alfredo Rolando Ortiz (Harp), El Paso Symphony Orchestra

Album: South American Suite for Harp and Orchestra - A. R. Ortiz / A.R.O. / A.R.O.CD1027

Duration: 5:54



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Presenter: Niall Carroll

Producer: Eoin O' Kelly

Production Co-ordinator: Michael O'Kane

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