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John Toal eases listeners into the afternoon with a mix of popular classical music, news, reviews and interviews with local and touring performers.

1 hour, 57 minutes

Music Played

  • George Frideric Handel

    Alla Hornpipe

    Performer: Capella Istropolitana. Performer: Bohdan Warchal.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Morning Mood

    Performer: Malmö SymfoniOrkester. Conductor: Bjarte Engeset.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    I Feel Pretty

    Performer: Hayley Westenra. Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.
  • Andrew Lloyd Webber

    Music of the Night

    Performer: Katherine Jenkins.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    1st movement from Concerto for 2 Violins in D minor

    Performer: Ulster Orchestra. Conductor: JoAnn Falletta.
  • John Ireland

    3rd Movt. Minuet

    Performer: English Chamber Orchestra. Performer: Julian Lloyd Webber. Conductor: Julian Lloyd Webber.
  • Franz Schubert

    Ave Maria

    Performer: Russell Watson.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Aria

    Performer: Meabh Martin.
  • John Williams

    Main Title/Rebel Blockade Runner

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: John Williams.
  • Léo Delibes

    Les filles de Cadix

    Performer: Tine Thing Helseth. Performer: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Eivind Aadland.
  • Claude‐Michel Schönberg

    Do You Hear the People Sing?

    Performer: Seven Towers Male Voice Choir, Ballymena.
  • Frank Sinatra

    Kings of Swing

    Performer: Seven Towers Male Voice Choir, Ballymena. Conductor: Thelma Strange.
  • Glenn Miller

    Moonlight Serenade

    Performer: Seven Towers Male Voice Choir, Ballymena.
  • Harry Warren

    Chattanooga Choo Choo

    Performer: Seven Towers Male Voice Choir, Ballymena.
  • Jack Schrader

    Every Time I Feel the Spirit

    Performer: Seven Towers Male Voice Choir, Ballymena.
  • Eric Whitacre

    Lux Aurumque

    Performer: Choir of Ballyclare High School. Conductor: Carol Doherty.
  • Glen Hansard

    Falling Slowly

    Performer: Arkè String Quartet. Music Arranger: Richard Hadwin.
  • George Frideric Handel

    All We Like Sheep Have Gone Astray

    Performer: Nikolaus Harnoncourt. Performer: Arnold Schönberg Chor. Performer: Concentus Musicus Wien.
  • Michael Nyman

    Chasing Sheep is Best Left to Shepherds

    Performer: Michael Nyman Band.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sheep May Safely Graze from Cantata 208

    Performer: Yo‐Yo Ma.
  • Taylor Swift

    Love Story

    Performer: Arkè String Quartet. Music Arranger: Richard Hadwin.
  • Metallica

    Nothing Else Matters

    Performer: Arkè String Quartet. Music Arranger: Richard Hawdin.
  • Bill Whelan

    Riverdance

    Performer: Arkè String Quartet. Music Arranger: Barnett.
  • Sting

    Campos de Oro (Fields of Gold)

    Performer: Noah Stewart. Performer: The London Metropolitan Orchestra.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Allegro con brio from Symphony No. 7

    Performer: Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel.

Choir Notes

Choir Notes

Each week, John Toal will be hearing from a new choir from somewhere within Northern Ireland!

This week, John found out all about what inspires the Seven Towers Male Voice Choir, Ballymena.

You can find and listen back to the feature by looking in the Clips section on this page.

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