Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Win My First Orchestra Book and CD 

    This week, Classical Kids and www.classical.ie are giving you the chance to win a copy of 'My First Orchestra Book'. We meet Tormod the Troll who loves music and decides to leave his mountain-top cave, to travel the world and find different sounds. Along the way he meets lots of musicians who help him understand the instruments of the orchestra, and play lots of wonderful music for Tormod.  

    This is another beautiful book in the Naxos Books range, complete with a CD full of musical examples. We have five copies up for grabs and to win, just answer this question: 

    Which of these is NOT a section of the orchestra: 

    a) The Brass Section 
    b) The String Section
    c) The Vegetable Section


    Email the correct answer with your name and full postal address to classicalkids@rte.ie by Monday December 22nd at 5pm and we'll contact our winners directly. And for lots more great albums in the Naxos range for younger listeners, visit the children's section of their website. 

    Classical Kids Sunday 1 September 2013

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    We'll have some fascinating facts about Tchaikovsky this morning, and we'll hear the story of Peter and the Wolf by Sergei Prokofiev - plus music performed on the piano.

    Sunday December 21st
    As Christmas morning gets closer, we'll hear a special recording of The Night Before Christmas, told by Risteárd Cooper with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Gavin Maloney. We'll also go on a sleigh ride with music by Leopold Mozart and have a Christmas singalong with RTÉ Cór na nÓg.

    Sunday December 25th
    Wake up to Classical Kids this Christmas Day as The Muppets join us for a song, and we'll hear the story of The Snowman with music by Howard Blake. Plus the magical tale of The Nutcracker with music by Tchaikovsky, and we'll hear some of the wonderful school and junior choirs who entered this year's Choirs for Christmas competition.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:00
      Title: Cinderella's Waltz
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 3:10
    • 07:03
      Title: The Pied Piper
      Performer(s): Mourant, Walter
      Performer(s): Mourant, Walter
      Duration: 4:52
    • 07:08
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: Introduction (I)
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 2:28
    • 07:10
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: The Story Begins (Ii)
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 4:45
    • 07:15
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: The Cat (Iii)
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 2:07
    • 07:17
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: Grandpapa (Iv)
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 2:29
    • 07:19
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: The Wolf (V)
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 3:22
    • 07:23
      Title: Arabian Nights
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan/ Rice, Tim
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan/ Rice, Tim
      Duration: 1:33
    • 07:25
      Title: Friend Like Me
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan / Ashman, Howard
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan / Ashman, Howard
      Duration: 2:40
    • 07:27
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: And Now... (Vi)
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 1:58
    • 07:29
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: In The Meantime... (Vii)
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 4:43
    • 07:34
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: The Hunters (Viii)
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 2:33
    • 07:36
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: The Procession (Ix)
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 4:50
    • 07:44
      Title: Bruderchen, Komm, Tanz Mit Mir
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Duration: 3:47
    • 07:48
      Title: The Witch's Ride
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Duration: 4:45
    • 07:53
      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
    • 07:57
      Title: The Swan
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 3:41

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