Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 27 October 2013

Classical Kids

Classical Kids will have terrifying tunes and spooky stories to scare you silly this Halloween, and we'll hear music written for a Headless Horseman and some wicked witches!

Classical Kids Halloween story

Vinny the Violin loves Halloween but can't decide on a scary costume so decides to make a scary sound instead...

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: This Is Hallowe'en

Performer(s): Elfman, Danny

Duration: 3:31

07:05

Title: The Dance Of The Goblins

Performer(s): Bazzini, Antonio

Duration: 5:13

07:10

Title: The Headless Horseman

Performer(s): De Paul, Jean/Raye, Don

Duration: 3:20

07:13

Title: Main Titles From Sleepy Hollow

Performer(s): Elfman, Danny

Duration: 3:24

07:29

Title: The Simpsons Halloween Special End Credits Theme ('The Addams Fa

Performer(s): Elfman, Danny

Duration: 1:04

07:30

Title: The Witch's Ride

Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert

Duration: 4:45

07:35

Title: Night On A Bare Mountain

Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest

Duration: 4:33

07:45

Title: Danse Macabre, Op.40

Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille

Duration: 6:58

07:52

Title: Harry's Wondrous World

Performer(s): Williams, John

Duration: 5:35

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