Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    WIN A FAMILY PASS TO THE BUALADH BOS CHILDREN'S FESTIVAL IN LIMERICK 

    There’s a really exciting festival happening in Limerick all next week, Limerick’s first ever theatre festival for children. It’s called Bualadh Bos and there's a wide variety of theatrical and literary events happening, including performances, interviews and workshops, between now and Friday October 31st - Hallowe'en! 

    The line-up includes talks with authors of some much-loved children's books including Judi Curtin (the Alice and Megan series and the Eva series) and Andy Stanton (author of the Mr Gum series). Let your imagination run wild with a performance of Homer’s The Odyssey, where audiences not only interact with characters from Ancient Greece, but play some of roles themselves. For all the details you can visit the website for the Lime Tree Theatre www.limetreetheatre.ie/.

    We've got two family passes to give away for an event of your choice, subject to availability. This lovely prize includes lunch, so all the makings of a great day out! To enter, simply email classicalkids@rte.ie with the answer to this question:

    Name the series of children’s book by Irish author Eoin Colfer - Artemis _______

    Entries must be received by Friday October 24th and we’ll announce the winner here next week. Good luck!

    Classical Kids Sunday 25 August 2013

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    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 October 19th
    We'll hear a slightly unusual version of Peter and the Wolf today, read by Gavin Friday. We'll also include music written for some magical creatures, including the fairy-servant Puck from Mendelssohn’s music to A Midsummer Night's Dream. 

    Sunday October 26th
    Classical Kids gets a little creepy this Sunday, with lots of spooky tunes especially for Halloween! We’ll visit the terrifying Mountain King with music by Grieg, and hear the tale of the Sorcerer’s Apprentice with enchanting music by Paul Dukas. We’ll also take a chilling flight through the skies with Wagner’s Ride of Valkyries and pay a visit to Jack Skellington in the town of Halloween. So listen in – if you dare...

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:00
      Title: The Simpsons Theme (Orchestral Version)
      Performer(s): Elfman, Danny
      Performer(s): Elfman, Danny
      Duration: 1:42
    • 07:03
      Title: Daffy Duck's Rhapsody
      Performer(s): Maltese, Mike/Foster, Warren
      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
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Duration: 4:24
    • 07:11
      Title: Prelude And Fugue In C
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 4:06
    • 07:16
      Title: Queen Of The Night Aria (Magic Flute)
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 4:59
    • 07:21
      Title: Wall E - Define Dancing
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Performer(s): Newman, Thomas
      Duration: 2:35
    • 07:24
      Title: Flying Theme From E.T.
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Duration: 3:57
    • 07:27
      Title: Pno Son In C (3rd Movement) Rondo (Allegro)
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 2:23
    • 07:30
      Title: Laughing Song From Die Fledermaus
      Performer(s): Strauss, Johann Ii
      Performer(s): Strauss, Johann Ii
      Duration: 4:02
    • 07:35
      Title: Fantasia On Greensleeves
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Duration: 4:52
    • 07:40
      Title: Trombone
      Performer(s): Chesky, David
      Performer(s): Chesky, David
      Duration: 1:04
    • 07:41
      Title: Vallflickans Dans
      Performer(s): Alfven, Hugo
      Performer(s): Alfven, Hugo
      Duration: 4:11
    • 07:45
      Title: Winter (Iii) Allegro
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 3:38
    • 07:48
      Title: Seventy-Six Trombones
      Performer(s): Wilson, Meredith
      Performer(s): Wilson, Meredith
      Duration: 3:20
    • 07:55
      Title: Waltz Of The Flowers, From Nutcracker
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 7:50

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