Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Win My First Orchestra Book and CD 

    This week, Classical Kids and www.classical.ie are giving you the chance to win a copy of 'My First Orchestra Book'. We meet Tormod the Troll who loves music and decides to leave his mountain-top cave, to travel the world and find different sounds. Along the way he meets lots of musicians who help him understand the instruments of the orchestra, and play lots of wonderful music for Tormod.  

    This is another beautiful book in the Naxos Books range, complete with a CD full of musical examples. We have five copies up for grabs and to win, just answer this question: 

    Which of these is NOT a section of the orchestra: 

    a) The Brass Section 
    b) The String Section
    c) The Vegetable Section


    Email the correct answer with your name and full postal address to classicalkids@rte.ie by Monday December 22nd at 5pm and we'll contact our winners directly. And for lots more great albums in the Naxos range for younger listeners, visit the children's section of their website. 

    Classical Kids Sunday 12 May 2013

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    Classical Kids

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

    Sunday December 21st
    As Christmas morning gets closer, we'll hear a special recording of The Night Before Christmas, told by Risteárd Cooper with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Gavin Maloney. We'll also go on a sleigh ride with music by Leopold Mozart and have a Christmas singalong with RTÉ Cór na nÓg.

    Sunday December 25th
    Wake up to Classical Kids this Christmas Day as The Muppets join us for a song, and we'll hear the story of The Snowman with music by Howard Blake. Plus the magical tale of The Nutcracker with music by Tchaikovsky, and we'll hear some of the wonderful school and junior choirs who entered this year's Choirs for Christmas competition.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 06:56
      Title: Mambo Jambo / El Cumbanchero
      Performer(s): Prado, Damaso Perez/Hernandez, Rafael
      Performer(s): Prado, Damaso Perez/Hernandez, Rafael
      Duration: 4:39
    • 07:01
      Title: Jamaican Rumba
      Performer(s): Benjamin, Arthur
      Performer(s): Benjamin, Arthur
      Duration: 2:38
    • 07:04
      Title: Waltzing Matilda
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:51
    • 07:09
      Title: Simple Symphony(1st Movement) Boisterous Bourree
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:42
    • 07:13
      Title: Simple Symphony(2nd Movement) Playful Pizzicato
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:20
    • 07:16
      Title: Simple Symphony(4th Movement) Frolicsome Finale
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:17
    • 07:19
      Title: The Island/The Owl And The Pussycat
      Performer(s): Lear, Edward/Hely-Hutchinson, Victor
      Performer(s): Lear, Edward/Hely-Hutchinson, Victor
      Duration: 3:13
    • 07:24
      Title: Symphony No. 101 In D 'Clock' (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 6:25
    • 07:30
      Title: Rondo Alla Turca
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 3:46
    • 07:45
      Title: The Little Train Of The Caipira
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Duration: 5:13
    • 07:51
      Title: Suite From Enchanted
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan / Schwartz, Stephen
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan / Schwartz, Stephen
      Duration: 4:44

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