Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

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Classical Kids Sunday 28 April 2013

You can now enjoy Classical Kids exclusively on RTÉjr Radio every Sunday morning, from 10 to 11am. 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

Sunday June 26th

Today we'll hear music by Leonard Bernstein, who became famous all over the world after he conducted an orchestra on live television in front of millions of people. (Watch the video below to see the Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela perform his energetic Mambo!) We'll also hear music that was possibly written by Haydn, as we uncover the mystery of who wrote the String Quartets Op.3. 

Sunday July 3rd

In the overture to his opera William Tell, Rossini painted a picture of breaking dawn, a Summer storm and the galloping horses of the Swiss army! We'll hear Rossini's overture on Sunday, and a duet he wrote for some meowing cats! We'll also hear piano music written for different fairytales by the composer Robert Schumann this week, telling the stories of Rapunzel, Rumpelstiltskin and Sleeping Beauty.

Classical Kids

We're off to a wedding this morning with music by Mendelssohn and Wagner, plus a cuckoo and a hen from The Birds by Respighi and some duet-ting cats by Rossini!

Music Played on the Show

06:13

Title:

Soldiers' Chorus From Faust

Performer(s):

Gounod, Charles

Duration:

3:33

06:17

Title:

Cats' Duet

Performer(s):

Rossini, Gioacchino

Duration:

3:38

06:21

Title:

The Hen - La Gallina

Performer(s):

Respighi, Ottorino

Duration:

3:03

06:24

Title:

The Birds - The Cuckoo

Performer(s):

Respighi, Ottorino

Duration:

4:35

06:29

Title:

L'Usignuolo (The Nightingale)

Performer(s):

Respighi, Ottorino

Duration:

4:07

06:36

Title:

Rondo In G

Performer(s):

Beethoven, Ludwig Van

Duration:

4:03

06:48

Title:

Wedding March

Performer(s):

Mendelssohn, Felix

Duration:

5:25

06:53

Title:

Wedding Cake

Performer(s):

Saint-Saens, Camille

Duration:

6:25

07:02

Title:

Pushkin Waltz No.1

Performer(s):

Prokofiev, Sergei

Duration:

4:32

07:08

Title:

Bibbidi-Boddidi-Boo

Performer(s):

David/ Hoffman/ Livingston

Duration:

1:35

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