Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 20 October 2013

Classical Kids

Classical Kids is a fun introduction to composers, musicians and instruments for younger listeners - and maybe some grownups too!

Sunday February 26th, 10am

This morning we'll hear part of Prokofiev's Music for Children, which he wrote to be played by children and which have fun names such as Parade of the Grasshoppers, The Rain and the Rainbow, Playing Tag, The Moon Strolls in the Meadow. We'll also meet some of our favourite musical creatures in Saint-Saens Carnival of the Animals.

Sunday March 5th, 10am

Classical Kids celebrates International Women's Day with music by some of the great female composers and musicians. We'll hear music by talented percussionist Evelyn Glennie, the duetting pianist sisters Mariella and Katia Labeque, Irish composer Elaine Agnew. We'll also hear the story of a brave princess named Eliza whose brothers were turned into swans by a wicked witch. It's up to Eliza to save them by knitting shirts from stinging nettles, with music by the Australian composer Elena Kats-Chernin.

Music Played on the Show

07:00

Title: Allegro Moderato

Performer(s): Gliere, Reinhold

Duration: 4:51

07:06

Title: Toy Symphony (1st Movement) Allegro

Performer(s): Mozart, Leopold

Duration: 3:25

07:09

Title: Country Gardens

Performer(s): Grainger, Percy

Duration: 2:51

07:13

Title: The Robins Return

Performer(s): Fisher, Leander

Duration: 3:29

07:24

Title: Candide: Overture

Performer(s): Bernstein, Leonard

Duration: 4:33

07:30

Title: Suite From Enchanted

Performer(s): Menken, Alan / Schwartz, Stephen

Duration: 4:44

07:35

Title: Little Polka (5th Movement) Jazz Suite No.2

Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri

Duration: 2:51

07:38

Title: Autumn (4 Seasons) (1st Movement)

Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio

Duration: 5:20

07:43

Title: Autumn (4 Seasons) (2nd Movement) Adagio

Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio

Duration: 3:26

07:46

Title: Autumn (4 Seasons) (3rd Movement) La Caccia

Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio

Duration: 3:39

07:50

Title: Autumn Leaves

Performer(s): Kosma/Prevert/Mercer

Duration: 5:55

07:55

Title: Chaconne From King Arthur

Performer(s): Purcell, Henry

Duration: 3:44

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