Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

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Classical Kids Sunday 23 June 2013

Classical Kids

Today we'll hear some unusually-named symphonies by Haydn,'The Drumroll' and 'The Clock', and we'll hear music written for our favourite pets including goldfish, a cat and a dog!

You can now enjoy Classical Kids exclusively on RTÉjr Radio every Sunday morning, from 10 to 11am. To listen, you can tune in via the RTÉjr Radio channel on the Radio Player, or listen on a digital radio via the RTÉjr channel. You can also hear us via the RTÉjr website

Saturday August 28th, 7am

The English composer William Walton wrote a set of piano pieces for his niece Elizabeth to play but they were too difficult for her, so he re-wrote them as duets for her to play with her brother Michael. We'll hear some of his Music for Children this morning, including the Music Lesson, Hop-Scotch and The Three-Legged Race. We'll also hear performances by some very talented young orchestras from around the world, including the energetic Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela. 

Sunday September 4th, 10am

Classical Kids is going back to school this morning, with the fun Music in the Classroom series. Tune in as it rains on the string section in Plink, Plank, Plunk, and we'll meet the different sections and instruments of the orchestra playing Freres Jacques. We'll also hear music that Holst wrote for a school orchestra to play, and music written about Autumn by Vivaldi.

Sunday September 11th, 10am

This morning we'll hear music written for Giants in the Sky, with a song from Into the Woods and music by Grieg written for a fearsome Mountain King. We'll also hear fairy tales from Ravel's Mother Goose suite including Sleeping Beauty and Tom thumb, read by everyone's favourite nanny, Julie Andrews.

Music Played on the Show

07:00

Title: Waltz From L'Encouragement Op34

Performer(s): Sor, Fernando

Duration: 3:41

07:09

Title: Finale From Symphony No. 103 'Drumroll' In E Flat

Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef

Duration: 5:46

07:14

Title: Symphony No. 101 In D 'Clock' (2nd Movement) Andante

Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef

Duration: 6:25

07:21

Title: Piano Trio In G Major (3rd Movement) Rondo All' Onarese: Presto

Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef

Duration: 3:43

07:24

Title: The Blue Danube

Performer(s): Strauss Ii, Johann

Duration: 6:03

07:31

Title: Can You Feel The Love Tonight (In The Style Of Tchaikovsky)

Performer(s): John, Elton/Rice, Tim

Duration: 5:14

07:37

Title: Frere Jacques Fantasie

Performer(s): Grandjany, Marcel

Duration: 4:23

07:41

Title: Walking The Dog

Performer(s): Gershwin, George And Ira

Duration: 3:17

07:45

Title: Images - Serie Ii - No. 3 Poissons D'Or

Performer(s): Debussy, Claude

Duration: 3:54

07:49

Title: The Waltzing Cat

Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy

Duration: 3:13

07:53

Title: Rondino On A Theme By Beethoven

Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz

Duration: 2:59

07:56

Title: The Pink Panther - Main Theme

Composer: Mancini, Henry

Performer(s): Mancini, Henry

Duration: 3:28

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