Niall Carroll's Classical Daytime

Niall Carroll's Classical Daytime

Weekdays, 10am - 1pm

Niall Carroll's Classical Daytime Thursday 8 March 2018

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 plays music from the heart of the classical repertoire including Five of a Kind at noon.

Music Played on the Show


Title: No.6 Valse (Act 1)

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Russian National Orchestra

Album: The Sleeping Beauty / Deutsche Grammophon / 4779788

Duration: 5:04


Title: Symphony No.4 In B Flat Major (1st Movement) Adagio / Allegro Vivace

Composer: Beethoven, Ludvig van

Performer(s): Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

Album: Beethoven: The Symphonies - Concertgebouw / Eugen Jochum / Philips / 475 8147

Duration: 12:39


Title: Nocturne No.5 In B Flat

Composer: Field, John

Performer(s): Benjamin Frith (Piano)

Album: Your Lunchtime Choice / HNH International / CDLyric01

Duration: 2:50


Title: Bassoon Concerto In F Op.75 (1st Movement)

Composer: Weber, Carl Maria von

Performer(s): Peter Whelan (Bassoon), Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Album: Weber Wind Concertos / Linn / CKD 409

Duration: 8:33


Title: Englische Suite No. 2 In A Minor Bwv 807 (2nd Movement) - Allemande

Composer: Bach, J S

Performer(s): Martha Argerich (Piano)

Album: J. S. Bach: Toccata BWV 911, Partita BWV 826, Englische Suite No. 2 BWV 807 - Martha Argerich / Deutsche Grammophon / 463 604-2

Duration: 2:56


Title: Neapolitan Song - Allegro Vivo E Giocoso

Composer: Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolay

Performer(s): Bbc Philharmonic Orchestra, Bbc Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Rimsky-Korsakov: Works for Orchestra / Chandos / Chan10424

Duration: 3:27


Title: Symphony In D Minor (4th Movement) Moderato

Composer: Zemlinsky, Alexander von

Performer(s): Bbc National Orchestra Of Wales

Album: Zemilinsky: Symphonies / Hyperion / CDA67985

Duration: 7:22


Title: Invierno Porteno

Composer: Piazzolla, Astor

Performer(s): Tenthing

Album: tenThing: Albeniz, Bizet, Grieg / EMI Classics / 5099908832627

Duration: 6:24


Title: Ballet Music From Peter And Paul In Cockaigne - Lebkuchen-Polka

Composer: Lehar, Franz

Performer(s): Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra

Album: Franz Lehar - Suites and Dances (Recordno: 9997612) / DeutschlandRadio / 9997612

Duration: 2:11


Title: Two Impromptus Op. 54 - Impromptus Ii

Composer: Glazunov, Alexander

Performer(s): Stephen Coombs (Piano)

Album: Glazunov: The Complete Solo Piano Music 4 - Stephen Coombs / Hyperion Records / CDH55224

Duration: 3:31


Title: Gaelic Symphony (2nd Movement) Alla Siciliana - Allegro Vivace - Andante

Composer: Beach, Amy

Performer(s): Nashville Symphony Orchestra

Album: American Classics - Amy Beach / Naxos / 8.559139

Duration: 7:26


Title: Sonata In B Flat Major K10 (3rd Movement) Menuetto

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Alina Ibragamova (Violin), Cedric Tiberghien (Piano)

Album: Mozart Violin Sonatas K10,14,30,301,304,379,481 Cedric Tiberghien Alina Ibragimova / Hyperion / CDA68091

Duration: 3:25


Title: Schlagobers Op. 70 - Waltz

Composer: Strauss, Richard

Performer(s): Staatskapelle Dresden

Album: Richard Strauss: Orchestral Works - Disk 6 / Brillaint Classics / 7591

Duration: 7:22


Title: Concerto For Violin And Orchestra No.1 In G Minor (1st Movement) Vorspiel: Allegro Moderato

Composer: Bruch, Max

Performer(s): The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Timeless - Brahms & Bruch Violin Concertos / Decca / 481 1031

Duration: 7:55


Title: Princess Leia's Theme From Star Wars

Composer: Williams, John

Performer(s): Boston Pops Orchestra

Album: Classic Love at the Movies / Decca / 4783015

Duration: 4:09


Title: Rob Roy - Intrata Di Rob-Roy Macgregor - Overture

Composer: Berlioz, Hector

Performer(s): Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Album: Spirit of Scotland / Chandos / CHAN 10412 X

Duration: 13:13


Title: Military March In D Flat Major Allegro Vivace

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Vladimir Horowitz

Album: Vladimir Horowitz - The Studio Recordings New York 1885 / Deutsche Grammophon / 479 2554

Duration: 6:10


Title: Brandenburg Concerto No.6 In B Flat Major Bwv 1051 (3rd Movement) Allegro

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Staas Swierstra (Viola), Mieneke Van Der Velden (Viola Da Gamba), Lucia Swarts (Cello), Musica Amphion

Album: Bach Brandenburg Concertos (Recordno: 93125) / Brilliant Classics / 93125

Duration: 5:41


Title: The Bells Op.35 (1st Movement) Allegro, Ma Non Tanto

Composer: Rachmaninov, Sergei

Performer(s): Sergei Larin (Tenor), Marina Mescheriakova (Soprano), Vladimir Chernov (Baritone), Vladimir Minin (Chorus Master), Russian National Orchestra, The Moscow State Chamber Choir

Album: Rachmaninov : Symphonies and Orchestral Works / Deutsche Grammophon / 4779505

Duration: 6:41


Title: Spanish Dance

Composer: Falla, Manuel de

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

Album: Together Again (Record No: 09026614502) / RCA Victor/Red Seal / 09026614502

Duration: 3:39


Title: Skocna Dance From The Bartered Bride

Composer: Smetana

Performer(s): The Czech Central Army Band

Album: Czech Classics / Clarton / CQ 0028-2 431

Duration: 6:07


Title: Norma: Overture

Composer: Bellini, Vincenzo

Performer(s): Filarmonica Della Scala

Album: Overtures, Preludes & Intermezzi / Decca / 483 1148

Duration: 5:32


Title: Ball-Szene

Composer: Hellmesberger, Joseph

Performer(s): New London Orchestra

Album: Eurpean Light Music Classics - New London Orchestra. Ronald Corp. / Hyperion/Helios / CDH55477

Duration: 5:47


Title: Symphony No.9 In E Minor Op.95 (4th Movement) Allegro Con Fuoco

Composer: Dvorak, Antonin

Performer(s): Swedish Chamber Orchestra

Album: Dvorak Symphonies No.s 6 & 9 / BIS / BIS-SCAD-1566

Duration: 10:48


Title: Concerto No. 3 In F Major Op. 8/3 Rv 293 'L'Autunno'-Movement I-Allegro, Ballo E Canto De' Villanelli

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Chamber Orchestra Of Europe

Album: Antonio Vivaldi: The Four Seasons - Marieke Blankestijn - Chamber Orchestra of Europe / Teldec / 4509-91683-2

Duration: 5:05


Title: Spartacus - Love Theme

Composer: North, Alex

Performer(s): The City Of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: 2001: Music From The Films Of Stanley Kubrick / Silva Screens / SILCD 1176

Duration: 2:50



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Presenter: Niall Carroll

Producer: Eoin O' Kelly

Production Co-ordinator: Michael O'Kane

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