Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 25 August 2013

Classical Kids

Tune in today for music that's so good, we sent it to Outer Space! We'll meet a Martian with music by Mozart and trek across the stars with a Sacrificial Dance by Stravinsky!

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 Simpsons Theme (Orchestral Version)

Performer(s): Elfman, Danny

Duration: 1:42

07:03

Title: Daffy Duck's Rhapsody

Performer(s): Maltese, Mike/Foster, Warren

Duration: 3:24

07:06

Title: Hungarian Rhapsody In C Sharp Minor No.2 (Excerpt)

Performer(s): Liszt, Franz

Duration: 4:24

07:11

Title: Prelude And Fugue In C

Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian

Duration: 4:06

07:16

Title: Queen Of The Night Aria (Magic Flute)

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 4:59

07:21

Title: Wall E - Define Dancing

Performer(s): Newman, Thomas

Duration: 2:35

07:24

Title: Flying Theme From E.T.

Performer(s): Williams, John

Duration: 3:57

07:27

Title: Pno Son In C (3rd Movement) Rondo (Allegro)

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 2:23

07:30

Title: Laughing Song From Die Fledermaus

Performer(s): Strauss, Johann Ii

Duration: 4:02

07:35

Title: Fantasia On Greensleeves

Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph

Duration: 4:52

07:40

Title: Trombone

Performer(s): Chesky, David

Duration: 1:04

07:41

Title: Vallflickans Dans

Performer(s): Alfven, Hugo

Duration: 4:11

07:45

Title: Winter (Iii) Allegro

Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio

Duration: 3:38

07:48

Title: Seventy-Six Trombones

Performer(s): Wilson, Meredith

Duration: 3:20

07:55

Title: Waltz Of The Flowers, From Nutcracker

Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Duration: 7:50

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