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.

Sunday September 17th, 10am

The composer Ferde Grofe was as a milkman, a truck driver and an elevator operator before was ever a composer. Today we'll hear his Grand Canyon Suite, which includes music written for a thunderstorm. We'll also hear some different dances by some of the great composers - a waltz by Johann Strauss II, a Spanish dance by Ravel and ballet music by Khachaturian! 

Sunday September 24th, 10am

Camille Saint-Saens wrote his Carnival of the Animals Suite just for fun, and today we'll meet some his very musical members of the animal kingdom. We'll also meet some singing frogs and cats, and enjoy some musical fireworks! 

Sunday October 1st, 10am

Anyone know what time it is? Why, it's time to hear music written about clocks of course, including Haydn's Clock Symphony! We'll also hear music by the pianist and violinist Joaquin Rodrigo whose most famous piece of music for an instrument which he didn’t really play – the guitar! Tune in this morning for part of his sunny Concierto de Aranjuez which he wrote after visiting a Spanish palace. 

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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