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 21 July 2013

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    This morning, music by composers who wrote music about their country - Chopin, Vaughan Williams and Mussorgsky and we'll hear Bugs Bunny sing opera in 'The Rabbit of Seville'.

    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

    • 07:00
      Title: Arabian Nights From Aladdin
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan/ Rice, Tim
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan/ Rice, Tim
      Duration: 3:44
    • 07:04
      Title: Concerto No.1 For 2 Clarinets And Orchestra (3rd Movement) Rondo
      Performer(s): Krommer, Franz Vinzenz
      Performer(s): Krommer, Franz Vinzenz
      Duration: 5:07
    • 07:10
      Title: Mazurka In D Op33/2
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 3:03
    • 07:12
      Title: Polonaise In A Op40 No.1
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 5:49
    • 07:18
      Title: Greensleeves
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:50
    • 07:20
      Title: Fantasia On 'Greensleeves'
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Duration: 4:54
    • 07:26
      Title: A Night On The Bare Mountain (Excerpt)
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Duration: 7:35
    • 07:35
      Title: Adelina De Maya (Movement 2)
      Performer(s): Curiale, Joseph
      Performer(s): Curiale, Joseph
      Duration: 5:16
    • 07:40
      Title: The Rabbit Of Seville
      Performer(s): Rossini, Gioachino
      Performer(s): Rossini, Gioachino
      Duration: 6:31
    • 07:47
      Title: No.6 Zickeltanz (Kidlings' Dance)
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 1:50
    • 07:49
      Title: Slavonic Dances Op. 46 - No. 3 In A Flat Major - Poco Allegro
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 4:48
    • 07:54
      Title: Selection Form Pirate Of The Caribbean: Dead Man?S Chest - Jack
      Performer(s): Zimmer, Hans
      Performer(s): Zimmer, Hans
      Duration: 4:21

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