Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Win My First Classical Music Book and CD 

    This week, Classical Kids and www.classical.ie are giving you the chance to win a copy of 'My First Classical Music Book'. It’s a super guide to classical music - the composers, the instruments and some of the places you might find music. It’s beautifully illustrated with lots of fun facts and quizzes, and there’s a gorgeous CD that accompanies it which contains the excerpts mentioned in the book, including music by Mozart, Saint-Saens, Beethoven, Brahms and many more. We have five copies up for grabs and to win, just answer this question: 

    Camille Saint-Saens wrote a suite of music that describes animals and their movements. Is it called: 

    a) The Carnival of the Animals
    b) Romeo and Juliet
    c) The Nutcracker

    Email the correct answer with your name and full postal address to classicalkids@rte.ie by Friday December 19th and we'll announce the winners here. And for lots more great albums in the Naxos range for younger listeners, visit the children's section of their website. 

    Classical Kids Sunday 15 September 2013

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    As Poulenc was sitting at his piano one day, a little girl handed him a story book and asked him to play it-and he did-so we'll hear his Babar the Elephant this Sunday!

    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: No.6 Zickeltanz (Kidlings' Dance)
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 1:50
    • 07:02
      Title: Algerian Suite: French Military March
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 4:47
    • 07:08
      Title: Concerto For 2 Violins In D Minor Bwv1043 (1st Movement) Vivace
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 4:04
    • 07:12
      Title: Mass In B Minor No.23 Chorus : Osanna In Excelsis
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 2:50
    • 07:15
      Title: Sheep May Safely Graze
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 4:43
    • 07:20
      Title: Espana
      Performer(s): Waldteufel, Emile
      Performer(s): Waldteufel, Emile
      Duration: 6:17
    • 07:27
      Title: Anvil Chorus, From Il Trovatore
      Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe
      Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe
      Duration: 3:24
    • 07:30
      Title: Beaty And The Beast - Be Our Guest
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan / Ashman, Howard
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan / Ashman, Howard
      Duration: 3:59
    • 07:35
      Title: March From Nutcracker Suite
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 2:43
    • 07:38
      Title: The Story Of Babar (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 3:25
    • 07:41
      Title: Ride On Mother's Back (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 2:35
    • 07:43
      Title: Babar Comes To A Town (3rd Movement)
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 3:47
    • 07:47
      Title: Babar's Car (4th Movement)
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 1:58
    • 07:48
      Title: Arthur And Celeste (5th Movement)
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 1:55
    • 07:50
      Title: The Search For Arthur And Celeste (6th Movement)
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 1:35
    • 07:51
      Title: Babar Returns To The Forest (7th Movement)
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 2:55
    • 07:55
      Title: A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes
      Performer(s): David /Hoffman/Livingston
      Performer(s): David /Hoffman/Livingston
      Duration: 4:14

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