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 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

07:13

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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