Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 28 April 2013

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!

Sunday January 22nd, 10am

We're celebrating Chinese New Year today, with traditional music played on the erhu. We'll also hear part of the Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra, with Dame Edna giving us an exciting introduction to the different sections and instruments. We'll also hear music by movie music composer John Powell, who wrote exciting music for Kung Fu Panda and How to Train Your Dragon!

Sunday January 29th, 10am

This morning we’ll hear Prokofiev’s Winter Bonfire, written for the story of a group of Russian boy scouts, the Pioneers, who go on a train journey to the countryside and find a great bonfire. We'll also hear the second part of the Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra read by Dame Edna Everage, and we’ll hear dances by some of the great composers - a waltz by Joann Strauss II, a Spanish dance by Ravel and ballet music by Khachaturian!

Music Played on the Show

07:13

Title: Soldiers' Chorus From Faust

Performer(s): Gounod, Charles

Duration: 3:33

07:17

Title: Cats' Duet

Performer(s): Rossini, Gioacchino

Duration: 3:38

07:21

Title: The Hen - La Gallina

Performer(s): Respighi, Ottorino

Duration: 3:03

07:24

Title: The Birds - The Cuckoo

Performer(s): Respighi, Ottorino

Duration: 4:35

07:29

Title: L'Usignuolo (The Nightingale)

Performer(s): Respighi, Ottorino

Duration: 4:07

07:36

Title: Rondo In G

Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van

Duration: 4:03

07:48

Title: Wedding March

Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix

Duration: 5:25

07:53

Title: Wedding Cake

Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille

Duration: 6:25

08:02

Title: Pushkin Waltz No.1

Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei

Duration: 4:32

08:08

Title: Bibbidi-Boddidi-Boo

Performer(s): David/ Hoffman/ Livingston

Duration: 1:35

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