Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 30 June 2013

Classical Kids

We'll travel the world this morning with music for a Spanish bullfighter, an American cowboy and an English major general. Plus classical and traditional Irish harp music.

Saturday April 1st, 7am (Repeat)

We'll travel around the world with postcards from The King's Singers and to celebrate Mother's Day, we'll hear the story of The Runaway Bunny, about a little bunny rabbit who decides to run away. But his wise Mum tells him, 'If you run away, I will run after you.' With music by Glen Roven, the story is read by Brooke Shields. And with the Feis Ceoil starting this week in Dublin, we'll hear performances by some of the many great winners over the years, including John O'Conor, Cara O'Sullivan and Finghin Collins. 

Sunday April 2nd, 10am

Do you ever wonder if your toys come to life when you're asleep? Well this morning we'll visit a magic toyshop, to see what adventures the toys who live there get up to at night! We'll also learn about composers who loved to travel to different parts of the world, and write music about the places they visited. 

Sunday April 9th, 10am

Do you know someone who has a nickname? This morning we'll meet three composer who had the nicknames 'll Bolognese', 'Papa' and 'The Red Priest'! We'll also visit the opera for performances by two very famous opera singers - Pavarotti and Bugs Bunny! 

Music Played on the Show

07:00

Title: A Grand Day Out

Performer(s): Nott, Julian

Duration: 2:09

07:02

Title: Wallace & Gromit - A Grand Day Out

Performer(s): Nott, Julian

Duration: 1:06

07:15

Title: Allegro Moderato

Performer(s): Gliere, Reinhold

Duration: 4:51

07:20

Title: Carnival Of The Animals: The Swan

Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille

Duration: 4:08

07:36

Title: Kitten On The Keys

Performer(s): Confrey, Zez

Duration: 4:29

07:46

Title: Modern Major General

Performer(s): Gilbert & Sullivan

Duration: 3:05

07:49

Title: Hoe-Down

Performer(s): Copland, Aaron

Duration: 3:48

07:53

Title: The Nutcracker - Danse Des Mirlitons

Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich

Duration: 3:03

07:57

Title: Heigh-Ho! (In The Style Of Mozart)

Performer(s): Morey, Larry / Churchill, Frank

Duration: 2:59

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