Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 7 April 2013

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Classical Kids is a fun introduction to composers, musicians and instruments for younger listeners - and maybe some grownups too!

Sunday February 26th, 10am

This morning we'll hear part of Prokofiev's Music for Children, which he wrote to be played by children and which have fun names such as Parade of the Grasshoppers, The Rain and the Rainbow, Playing Tag, The Moon Strolls in the Meadow. We'll also meet some of our favourite musical creatures in Saint-Saens Carnival of the Animals.

Sunday March 5th, 10am

Classical Kids celebrates International Women's Day with music by some of the great female composers and musicians. We'll hear music by talented percussionist Evelyn Glennie, the duetting pianist sisters Mariella and Katia Labeque, Irish composer Elaine Agnew. We'll also hear the story of a brave princess named Eliza whose brothers were turned into swans by a wicked witch. It's up to Eliza to save them by knitting shirts from stinging nettles, with music by the Australian composer Elena Kats-Chernin.

Music Played on the Show

07:09

Title: Candide: Overture

Performer(s): Bernstein, Leonard

Duration: 4:32

07:14

Title: Horn Concerto No.4 (3rd Movement) Rondo

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 3:45

07:18

Title: Sun Dance (Wand Of Youth Suite No.1)

Performer(s): Elgar, Edward

Duration: 3:18

07:21

Title: Fairies And Giants (Wand Of Youth Suite No.1)

Performer(s): Elgar, Edward

Duration: 3:49

07:25

Title: Moths And Butterflies

Performer(s): Elgar, Edward

Duration: 2:15

07:28

Title: Butterfly's Day Out

Performer(s): Meyer, Edgar

Duration: 4:57

07:33

Title: Die Walkure - The Ride Of The Valkyries

Performer(s): Wagner, Richard

Duration: 4:16

07:53

Title: Mexican Hat Dance

Performer(s): Traditional

Duration: 3:21

07:58

Title: Lullaby (Cradle Song)

Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes

Duration: 2:37

08:06

Title: Carnival Of The Animals: Finale

Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille

Duration: 2:10

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