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.

Saturday January 21st, 7am

Hope you're all ready for an interplanetary trip, as this morning Classical Kids explores the galaxy with part of Gustav Holst's Planets Suite. We'll also hear about music that Handel wrote to be played on a boat, while sailing up and down a river.

Sunday January 22nd, 10am

We're celebrating Chinese New Year today, with traditional music played on the erhu. We'll also hear part of the Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra, with Dame Edna giving us an exciting introduction to the different sections and instruments. We'll also hear music by movie music composer John Powell, who wrote exciting music for Kung Fu Panda and How to Train Your Dragon!

Sunday January 29th, 10am

This morning we’ll hear Prokofiev’s Winter Bonfire, written for the story of a group of Russian boy scouts, the Pioneers, who go on a train journey to the countryside and find a great bonfire. We'll also hear the second part of the Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra read by Dame Edna Everage, and we’ll hear dances by some of the great composers - a waltz by Joann Strauss II, a Spanish dance by Ravel and ballet music by Khachaturian!

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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