Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    From January 2016 you can enjoy Classical Kids exclusively on RTÉjr Radio every Sunday morning, from 7 to 8am. To listen, you can tune in via the RTÉjr Radio channel on the Radio Player, or listen on a digital radio via the RTÉjr channel. You can also hear us via the RTÉjr website

    So make the move each Sunday morning to RTÉjr Radio, or listen back during the week via www.rte.ie/classicalkids

    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 January 17th
    Today we hear a tale of adventure, daring and bad driving! Tune in for a musical version of the Wind in the Willows featuring Ratty, Mole and friends, with wonderful music by John Rutter. We’ll also hear music written about butterflies, and hear some fascinating facts about a composer whose nickname was Wolfie...

    Sunday January 24th
    We're off to Africa with songs and stories told by Ladysmith Black Mombazo this week, and we'll hear the magical tale of a Sorcerer's Apprentice. Plus some fun pieces by Bizet from his Children's Suite, and some symphonies by Beethoven. 

    Sunday January 31st
    Which great composer was put in jail when he tried to quit writing music? We'll find out today. We'll also hear music played on the tuba and we'll hear the story of Babar the Elephant read by Meryl Streep, with music by Francis Poulenc. 

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:09
      Title: Candide: Overture
      Performer(s): Bernstein, Leonard
      Performer(s): Bernstein, Leonard
      Duration: 4:32
    • 07:14
      Title: Horn Concerto No.4 (3rd Movement) Rondo
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 3:45
    • 07:18
      Title: Sun Dance (Wand Of Youth Suite No.1)
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 3:18
    • 07:21
      Title: Fairies And Giants (Wand Of Youth Suite No.1)
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 3:49
    • 07:25
      Title: Moths And Butterflies
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 2:15
    • 07:28
      Title: Butterfly's Day Out
      Performer(s): Meyer, Edgar
      Performer(s): Meyer, Edgar
      Duration: 4:57
    • 07:33
      Title: Die Walkure - The Ride Of The Valkyries
      Performer(s): Wagner, Richard
      Performer(s): Wagner, Richard
      Duration: 4:16
    • 07:53
      Title: Mexican Hat Dance
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:21
    • 07:58
      Title: Lullaby (Cradle Song)
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 2:37
    • 08:06
      Title: Carnival Of The Animals: Finale
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 2:10

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