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 6 October 2013

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    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!

    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: Black Sheep
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Rutter
      Performer(s): Trad Arr Rutter
      Duration: 2:15
    • 07:03
      Title: Cantata No. 208 - Sheep May Safely Graze
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 4:09
    • 07:07
      Title: March From Love Of Three Oranges
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 1:56
    • 07:09
      Title: Pushkin Waltz No.1
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 4:32
    • 07:13
      Title: Montagues And Capulets
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 5:07
    • 07:16
      Title: Concert Suite For Violin And Orchestra - Variazione Finale E Cod
      Performer(s): Taneyev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Taneyev, Sergei
      Duration: 4:11
    • 07:20
      Title: Danza Espanola No.5
      Performer(s): Granados, Enrique
      Performer(s): Granados, Enrique
      Duration: 4:35
    • 07:26
      Title: My Fist Hungers For Justice
      Performer(s): Zimmer, Hans / Powell, John
      Performer(s): Zimmer, Hans / Powell, John
      Duration: 5:09
    • 07:36
      Title: Die Fledermaus - 'The Laughing Song'
      Performer(s): Strauss, Johann
      Performer(s): Strauss, Johann
      Duration: 4:04
    • 07:41
      Title: Concerto In C For Piccolo (3rd Movement) Allegro
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 4:14
    • 07:45
      Title: Themes For Narnia
      Performer(s): Robles, Marisa
      Performer(s): Robles, Marisa
      Duration: 3:33
    • 07:49
      Title: Harry Potter Prologue
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Duration: 2:27
    • 07:51
      Title: Harry Potter - Hedwigs Theme
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Duration: 5:07
    • 07:57
      Title: Country Gardens
      Performer(s): Grainger, Percy
      Performer(s): Grainger, Percy
      Duration: 2:51

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