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...

Saturday January 21st, 7am

Hope you're all ready for an interplanetary trip, as this morning Classical Kids explores the galaxy with part of Gustav Holst's Planets Suite. We'll also hear about music that Handel wrote to be played on a boat, while sailing up and down a river.

Sunday January 22nd, 10am

We're celebrating Chinese New Year today, with traditional music played on the erhu. We'll also hear part of the Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra, with Dame Edna giving us an exciting introduction to the different sections and instruments. We'll also hear music by movie music composer John Powell, who wrote exciting music for Kung Fu Panda and How to Train Your Dragon!

Sunday January 29th, 10am

This morning we’ll hear Prokofiev’s Winter Bonfire, written for the story of a group of Russian boy scouts, the Pioneers, who go on a train journey to the countryside and find a great bonfire. We'll also hear the second part of the Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra read by Dame Edna Everage, and we’ll hear dances by some of the great composers - a waltz by Joann Strauss II, a Spanish dance by Ravel and ballet music by Khachaturian!

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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