Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 2 June 2013

Classical Kids

We'll have fun with our favourite toys this morning, plus the story of The Wind in the Willows, with beautiful music by the English composer John Rutter.

Saturday April 22nd, 7am (repeat)

To celebrate Easter, this morning we'll hear the story of The Rainbow Bear, a polar bear who wishes he was all the colours of the Rainbow. But when his wish comes true, he learns a very important lesson. With beautiful music by Stephen Barlow, this colourful story is read by Joanna Lumley and based on the book by Michael Morpurgo.

Sunday April 23rd, 10am

"Early one morning, Peter opened the gate and went out into the big green meadow..." What will become of Peter and his friends the duck, the bird and the cat when they're visited by a wolf? Find out on Classical Kids this Sunday as we hear Prokofiev's story of Peter and the Wolf, read by Dame Edna Everage. We'll also visit a circus, with exciting music by Rimsky Korsakov, Fucik and Sousa.

Sunday April 30th, 10am

We're mad about Mozart today, and we'll hear part of a horn concerto he wrote for the owner of a cheese shop, plus a symphony he wrote when he was just eight years old! We'll also hear the story of Paddington bear told with music, as he meets the Brown family for the first time. 

Music Played on the Show

06:55

Title: Gallop From William Tell Overture

Performer(s): Rossini, Gioachino

Duration: 3:27

06:59

Title: Humoresque No.7 In G Flat Op.101

Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin

Duration: 4:06

07:04

Title: The Wind In The Willows

Performer(s): Rutter, John/Grant, David

Duration: 14:07

07:18

Title: Lyrical Waltz From Seven Dolls' Dances

Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri

Duration: 3:49

07:22

Title: Teddy Bears' Picnic

Performer(s): Kennedy/Bratton

Duration: 3:08

07:25

Title: The Teddy Bears Picnic

Performer(s): Bratton, John W

Duration: 3:25

07:29

Title: Woody's A Star

Performer(s): Newman, Randy

Duration: 1:43

07:30

Title: You've Got A Friend In Me (Wheezy's Version)

Performer(s): Newman, Randy

Duration: 3:11

07:34

Title: The Wind In The Willows Part 2

Performer(s): Rutter, John/Grant, David

Duration: 14:43

07:52

Title: I Wan'na Be Like You

Performer(s): Sherman, Richard M. / Sherman, Robert B.

Duration: 2:44

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