Niall Carroll's Classical Daytime

Niall Carroll's Classical Daytime

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Niall Carroll's Classical Daytime Friday 18 December 2015

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The dramatisations were recorded on location at Kilcrea Abbey, County Cork.

Niall Carroll's Classical Daytime

Get your Friday off to a musical start with a four hour fix of the greatest music on Classical Daytime with a Coffee Concert of violin favourites from Prague at 11am

Coffee Concert Friday 18th December

Coffee Concert Friday 18th December

Smetana Hall, Municipal House, Prague
Rossini: La Scala di Seta Overture
Saint-Saens: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso in A minor, op. 28
Massenet: Meditation from ‘Thais’
Tchaikovsky: Valse-Scherzo in C, op. 34
Bruch: Finale from Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, op. 26
Ravel: Tzigane, concert rhapsody

Music Played on the Show


Title: While Shepherds Watched

Composer: Trad

Performer(s): The Kings Singers

Album: Christmas With The Stars / Emi / VTDCD973

Duration: 2:18


Title: Il Est Ne Le Divin Enfant

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Roberto Alagna (Tenor), Abbey Road Ensemble

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 72435561762) / Emi / 72435561762

Duration: 2:39


Title: Namouna Suite No.1 Fete Foraine

Composer: Lalo, Edouard

Performer(s): Alexandre Da Costa (Violin), Orquesta Sinfonica De Radio Television Espanola

Album: Lalo - Symphonie Espagnole - Da Costa - Kalmar - OSRTVE / Warner Classics / 256465711-4

Duration: 3:29


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: Fandango From Concierto Madrigal

Complete Work Name: Concierto Madrigal

Composer: Rodrigo, Joaquin

Performer(s): Pepe Romero (Guitar), Angel Romero (Guitar), Academy Of St Martin In The Fields

Album: Classic FM Guitar / Classic FM / 4800976

Duration: 2:02


Title: Coventry Carol

Composer: Trad., arr. Smith, Barnaby

Performer(s): Voces8

Album: Voces8: Christmas / Signum / SIGCD291

Duration: 3:23


Title: Passage

Composer: Einaudi, Ludovico

Performer(s): Ludovico Einaudi (Piano)

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 82876550892) / BMG Ukandireland / 82876550892

Duration: 4:43


Title: The Christmas Tree Suite (1874-76) (2) Carillon

Composer: Liszt, Franz

Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: Another Night Before Christmas and Scrooge / Naxos / 8.572744

Duration: 2:41


Title: Andalucia

Composer: Granados, Enrique

Performer(s): Alicia De Larrocha (Piano)

Album: Your Hundred Best Piano Tunes Vol.5 / Decca / 436858

Duration: 4:18


Title: Piano Concerto No.2 In F Minor (3rd Movement) Allegro Vivace

Composer: Chopin, Frederic

Performer(s): Nikolai Demidenko (Piano), Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Chopin: Piano Concertos 1 & 2 (Recordno: Cdh55180) / Hyperion / Cdh55180

Duration: 8:26


Title: Fairytale Of New York

Composer: Finer, Jem/McGowan, Shane

Performer(s): Craig Ogden, Patricia Calnan Violin & Phillipa Ibbotson:;George Robertson Viola;, Lyric Strings

Album: Craig Ogden - Christmas Time / Decca/ Classic FM / 4810690

Duration: 3:33


Title: Agnus Dei

Composer: Barber, Samuel

Performer(s): Polyphony

Album: Polyphony: Stephen Layton / Hyperion / CDA67929

Duration: 9:06


Title: Espana

Composer: Chabrier, Emmanuel

Performer(s): Ann Murray (Mezzo-Soprano), Graham Johnson (Piano)

Album: Not Available (Recordno: Cda66176) / Hyperion / Cda66176

Duration: 3:42


Title: Spanish Romance

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Simon Dinnigan (Guitar)

Album: Favourite Guitar Works - Simon Dinnigan / Classic FM / 75605 57039 2

Duration: 2:55



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Presenter: Niall Carroll

Producer: Eoin O' Kelly

Production Co-ordinator: Michael O'Kane

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