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 16 June 2013

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    Beethoven loved the countryside and this morning we'll hear part of his lovely Pastoral Symphony. Plus music from the Hary Janos Suite by Kodaly including a Viennese Musical Clock.

    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

    • 06:55
      Title: A Spoonful Of Sugar
      Performer(s): Sherman/Sherman
      Performer(s): Sherman/Sherman
      Duration: 4:24
    • 07:00
      Title: Aspects For Horn And Harp (3rd Movement) Allegro Moderato
      Performer(s): Damase, Jean Michel
      Performer(s): Damase, Jean Michel
      Duration: 4:04
    • 07:04
      Title: Symphony No.6 "Pastoral" (1st Movement) Awakening Of Cheerful...
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 9:16
    • 07:13
      Title: An American In Paris- Excerpt
      Performer(s): Gershwin G / Gershwin I
      Performer(s): Gershwin G / Gershwin I
      Duration: 5:40
    • 07:19
      Title: Ave Verum Corpus (Mozart)
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 4:04
    • 07:24
      Title: I'M Proud To Be A Cow
      Performer(s): Gladys The Cow
      Performer(s): Gladys The Cow
      Duration: 2:43
    • 07:32
      Title: Summer 3
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio/ Richter, Max
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio/ Richter, Max
      Duration: 5:15
    • 07:37
      Title: Track 01
      Performer(s): Bokujo, Shinkai
      Performer(s): Bokujo, Shinkai
      Duration: 4:33
    • 07:42
      Title: Carnival Of The Animals: Aquarium
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 2:47
    • 07:45
      Title: Viennese Musical Clock
      Performer(s): Kodaly, Zoltan
      Performer(s): Kodaly, Zoltan
      Duration: 2:42
    • 07:48
      Title: Intermezzo From "Hary Janos Suite"
      Performer(s): Kodaly, Zoltan
      Performer(s): Kodaly, Zoltan
      Duration: 5:23
    • 07:54
      Title: Tschaikovsky
      Performer(s): Weill, Kurt/Gershwin, Ira
      Performer(s): Weill, Kurt/Gershwin, Ira
      Duration: 1:02

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