Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

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Classical Kids Sunday 6 October 2013

You can now enjoy Classical Kids exclusively on RTÉjr Radio every Sunday morning, from 10 to 11am. To listen, you can tune in via the RTÉjr Radio channel on the Radio Player, or listen on a digital radio via the RTÉjr channel. You can also hear us via the RTÉjr website

Saturday August 27th, 7am

Like Beethoven, Jean Sibelius loved the countryside. He also loved his home country of Finland, and wrote a great piece of music that described important moments in the history of Finland. We'll hear it this morning, plus some musical jokes composed by Mozart and Haydn!

Sunday August 28th, 10am

The English composer William Walton wrote a set of piano pieces for his niece Elizabeth to play but they were too difficult for her, so he re-wrote them as duets for her to play with her brother Michael. We'll hear some of his Music for Children this morning, including the Music Lesson, Hop-Scotch and The Three-Legged Race. We'll also hear performances by some very talented young orchestras from around the world, including the energetic Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela. Watch their incredibly energetic performance of Leonard Bernstein's Mambo below...

Classical Kids

Today we'll hear one of the best, worst singers ever, who became famous for her poor voice! We'll also pick up a piccolo plus music by two composers named Sergei!

Music Played on the Show

07:00

Title: Black Sheep

Performer(s): Trad Arr Rutter

Duration: 2:15

07:03

Title: Cantata No. 208 - Sheep May Safely Graze

Performer(s): Bach, J S

Duration: 4:09

07:07

Title: March From Love Of Three Oranges

Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei

Duration: 1:56

07:09

Title: Pushkin Waltz No.1

Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei

Duration: 4:32

07:13

Title: Montagues And Capulets

Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei

Duration: 5:07

07:16

Title: Concert Suite For Violin And Orchestra - Variazione Finale E Cod

Performer(s): Taneyev, Sergei

Duration: 4:11

07:20

Title: Danza Espanola No.5

Performer(s): Granados, Enrique

Duration: 4:35

07:26

Title: My Fist Hungers For Justice

Performer(s): Zimmer, Hans / Powell, John

Duration: 5:09

07:36

Title: Die Fledermaus - 'The Laughing Song'

Performer(s): Strauss, Johann

Duration: 4:04

07:41

Title: Concerto In C For Piccolo (3rd Movement) Allegro

Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio

Duration: 4:14

07:45

Title: Themes For Narnia

Performer(s): Robles, Marisa

Duration: 3:33

07:49

Title: Harry Potter Prologue

Performer(s): Williams, John

Duration: 2:27

07:51

Title: Harry Potter - Hedwigs Theme

Performer(s): Williams, John

Duration: 5:07

07:57

Title: Country Gardens

Performer(s): Grainger, Percy

Duration: 2:51

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