Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 8 September 2013

Classical Kids

We'll take a music lesson practice our scales today with music by Walton, Debussy and Mozart. Plus Beethoven's beautiful Pastoral Symphony, and musical pictures by Mussorgsky.

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: Early One Morning

Performer(s): Grainger, Percy

Duration: 2:31

07:03

Title: Serenade For Strings (2nd Movement) Waltz

Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Duration: 4:30

07:08

Title: Music For Children (1st Movement) The Music Lesson

Performer(s): Walton, William

Duration: 1:15

07:09

Title: Sonata In C, Kv 545

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 6:34

07:14

Title: Doctor Gradus Ad Parnassum: Modérément Animé

Performer(s): Debussy, Claude

Duration: 2:27

07:17

Title: Piano Concerto In A Minor - I. Allegro Molto Moderato (Opening)

Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard

Duration: 4:44

07:21

Title: Rakish Paddy/ The Bucks Of Oranmore/ The Mortgage Burn

Performer(s): Traditional / Maclean

Duration: 4:31

07:27

Title: Mary Poppins - Chim Chim Cher-Ee

Performer(s): Sherman, Richard M. / Sherman, Robert B.

Duration: 3:01

07:30

Title: Pictures At An Exhibition: The Old Castle

Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest

Duration: 4:51

07:35

Title: Tuileries - Tuilerie Gardens Allegretto Non Troppo

Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest

Duration: 1:24

07:36

Title: The Great Gate Of Kiev

Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest

Duration: 5:46

07:42

Title: Symphony No.6 "Pastoral" (1st Movement) Awakening Of Cheerful...

Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van

Duration: 12:46

07:55

Title: Canario

Performer(s): Rodrigo, Joaquin

Duration: 5:21

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