Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

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Classical Kids Sunday 14 July 2013

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 27th, 7am

Like Beethoven, Jean Sibelius loved the countryside. He also loved his home country of Finland, and wrote a great piece of music that described important moments in the history of Finland. We'll hear it this morning, plus some musical jokes composed by Mozart and Haydn!

Sunday August 28th, 10am

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. Watch their incredibly energetic performance of Leonard Bernstein's Mambo below...

Classical Kids

We'll celebrate Bastille Day today with music by Saint-Saens, Ravel and Bizet, and we'll make a musical rainbow with lots of different colours - Sacré bleu!

Music Played on the Show

07:00

Title: Frere Jacques Fantasie

Performer(s): Grandjany, Marcel

Duration: 4:23

07:15

Title: The Pink Panther - Main Theme

Composer: Mancini, Henry

Performer(s): Mancini, Henry

Duration: 3:28

07:24

Title: The Wand Of Youth Suite No.2 Op. 1b - V. The Tame Bear

Performer(s): Elgar, Edward

Duration: 2:30

07:26

Title: Wild Bears

Performer(s): Elgar, Edward

Duration: 2:42

07:29

Title: Introduction And Kanje Kanje

Performer(s): Trad Arr J. Shabalala

Duration: 5:57

07:36

Title: Marche Militaire Francaise

Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille

Duration: 4:44

07:44

Title: Bolero (Excerpt)

Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice

Duration: 5:31

07:50

Title: Orpheus In The Underworld - Can Can

Performer(s): Offenbach, Jacques

Duration: 2:22

07:58

Title: Orchestral Suite No.2 - Badinerie

Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian

Duration: 1:45

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