Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Perform at Electric Picnic with RTÉ lyric fm!

    RTÉ lyric fm is pleased to offer our younger listeners a FREE piano lesson in Soul Kids at Electric Picnic on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st of August, with the award-winning pianist and teacher Kevin Corcoran. 

    If you know a young piano player who would like a FREE introductory lesson or some tips and performance advice, then come along and perform at the RTÉ lyric fm tent in Soul Kids at Electric Picnic with our fantastic teacher Kevin. Just email lyric@rte.ie to secure a booking. Incidentally, this is not only for kids - Mums and Dads you can also book a lesson, or you might even sing along - and all participants will receive an 'I Performed at Electric Picnic' Certificate!

    So join us at Soul Kids for lots of musical fun – we would love to see you there. RTÉ lyric fm at the Electric Picnic – bringing the music to life!

    Click here to download the Soul Kids brochure

    Kevin Corcoran has an impressive collection of Feis and Competition awards and trophies, and was recently awarded a Bachelor of Music (First Class Hons) from DIT’s Conservatory of Music and Drama. As a composer, Kevin’s pieces have been performed by DIT’s Orchestra, Chamber Choir, Solo Singers and Piano Trio.

    Classical Kids Sunday 11 August 2013

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    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 August 31st
    We'll take an un-seasonal listen to Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker on Sunday, including the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Dance of the Reed Flutes. We'll also enjoy to music performed by an orchestra of brass instruments, string instruments and a ukulele orchestra!

    Sunday September 7th
    Schubert’s father was a teacher and wanted young Franz to teach too, but the young composer was more interested in writing music! However he did write his first symphony for his school orchestra, and we’ll hear it on this week’s Classical Kids. We’ll also hear music written for dancing hours and minutes, in Ponchielli’s Dance of the Hours.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:00
      Title: The Teddy Bears Picnic
      Performer(s): Bratton, John W
      Performer(s): Bratton, John W
      Duration: 3:25
    • 07:04
      Title: Morning From Peer Gynt Suite No.1
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 4:24
    • 07:09
      Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (1st Movement) Introduction
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 1:21
    • 07:10
      Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (2nd Movement) Theme
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 2:35
    • 07:13
      Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (3rd Movement) Woodwind Var
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:32
    • 07:16
      Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (4th Movement) String Varia
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 4:18
    • 07:20
      Title: Sing A Song Of Sixpence
      Performer(s): Rutter, John
      Performer(s): Rutter, John
      Duration: 1:56
    • 07:23
      Title: Moldau
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Duration: 5:17
    • 07:29
      Title: The Cuckoo In The Middle Of The Wood
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      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
      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
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Duration: 3:00
    • 07:38
      Title: Raiders March From Raiders Of The Lost Ark
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Duration: 5:28
    • 07:44
      Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (5th Movement) Harp Variati
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 1:03
    • 07:44
      Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (6th Movement) Brass Variat
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 2:34
    • 07:47
      Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (7th Movement) Percussion V
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 2:23
    • 07:49
      Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (8th Movement) Fugue
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:02
    • 07:53
      Title: Symphony No.9 (4th Movement) Ode To Joy Excerpt
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      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
      Performer(s): Cahn, Sammy / Fain, Sammy
      Duration: 2:25

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