Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 26 May 2013

Classical Kids

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

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

06:56

Title: Suite Espanola (4th Movement) Cadiz

Performer(s): Albeniz, Isaac

Duration: 4:46

07:01

Title: Marche Militaire In D

Performer(s): Schubert, Franz

Duration: 5:20

07:06

Title: Grand Canyon Suite - Sunrise

Performer(s): Grofe, Ferde

Duration: 5:07

07:12

Title: Early One Morning

Performer(s): Grainger, Percy

Duration: 2:31

07:14

Title: Summer Afternoon - Idyll

Performer(s): Coates, Eric

Duration: 4:10

07:22

Title: When At Night I Go To Sleep (Abends, Will Ich Schlafen Geh'n)

Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert

Duration: 3:00

07:27

Title: Alerte (Perpetual Movements)

Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis

Duration: 3:10

07:30

Title: Georgie

Performer(s): Johnson, Emma

Duration: 3:03

07:34

Title: Introduction And Royal March Of The Lion

Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille

Duration: 3:55

07:40

Title: The Wand Of Youth Suite No.2 Op. 1b - V. The Tame Bear

Performer(s): Elgar, Edward

Duration: 2:30

07:42

Title: Wild Bears

Performer(s): Elgar, Edward

Duration: 2:42

07:45

Title: If I Were King Of The Forest

Performer(s): Arlen, Harold/Harburg, E.Y. Yip

Duration: 4:29

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