Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 11 August 2013

Classical Kids

We'll hear the different sections of the orchestra perform music by Benjamin Britten this morning, plus a musical river, forest and mountain composed by Smetana, Wagner and Grieg.

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: The Teddy Bears Picnic

Performer(s): Bratton, John W

Duration: 3:25

07:04

Title: Morning From Peer Gynt Suite No.1

Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard

Duration: 4:24

07:09

Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (1st Movement) Introduction

Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin

Duration: 1:21

07:10

Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (2nd Movement) Theme

Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin

Duration: 2:35

07:13

Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (3rd Movement) Woodwind Var

Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin

Duration: 3:32

07:16

Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (4th Movement) String Varia

Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin

Duration: 4:18

07:20

Title: Sing A Song Of Sixpence

Performer(s): Rutter, John

Duration: 1:56

07:23

Title: Moldau

Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich

Duration: 5:17

07:29

Title: The Cuckoo In The Middle Of The Wood

Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille

Duration: 2:23

07:32

Title: Peer Gynt - Suite No.1 - In The Hall Of The Mountain King

Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard

Duration: 2:56

07:35

Title: When At Night I Go To Sleep (Abends, Will Ich Schlafen Geh'n)

Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert

Duration: 3:00

07:38

Title: Raiders March From Raiders Of The Lost Ark

Performer(s): Williams, John

Duration: 5:28

07:44

Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (5th Movement) Harp Variati

Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin

Duration: 1:03

07:44

Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (6th Movement) Brass Variat

Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin

Duration: 2:34

07:47

Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (7th Movement) Percussion V

Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin

Duration: 2:23

07:49

Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (8th Movement) Fugue

Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin

Duration: 3:02

07:53

Title: Symphony No.9 (4th Movement) Ode To Joy Excerpt

Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van

Duration: 4:02

07:58

Title: The Second Star To The Right (In The Style Of Thomas Tallis)

Performer(s): Cahn, Sammy / Fain, Sammy

Duration: 2:25

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