Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Perform at Electric Picnic with RTÉ lyric fm!

    RTÉ lyric fm is pleased to offer our younger listeners a FREE piano lesson in Soul Kids at Electric Picnic on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st of August, with the award-winning pianist and teacher Kevin Corcoran. 

    If you know a young piano player who would like a FREE introductory lesson or some tips and performance advice, then come along and perform at the RTÉ lyric fm tent in Soul Kids at Electric Picnic with our fantastic teacher Kevin. Just email lyric@rte.ie to secure a booking. Incidentally, this is not only for kids - Mums and Dads you can also book a lesson, or you might even sing along - and all participants will receive an 'I Performed at Electric Picnic' Certificate!

    So join us at Soul Kids for lots of musical fun – we would love to see you there. RTÉ lyric fm at the Electric Picnic – bringing the music to life!

    Click here to download the Soul Kids brochure

    Kevin Corcoran has an impressive collection of Feis and Competition awards and trophies, and was recently awarded a Bachelor of Music (First Class Hons) from DIT’s Conservatory of Music and Drama. As a composer, Kevin’s pieces have been performed by DIT’s Orchestra, Chamber Choir, Solo Singers and Piano Trio.

    Classical Kids Sunday 3 November 2013

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    Ravel loved to tell stories and today we'll hear music he wrote to tell the story of Beauty and the Beast and Tom Thumb. We'll also hear about a talented family - the Bach family!

    Sunday August 24th
    Gabriel Fauré wrote a suite for a girl named Dolly, and the movements have fun names such as ‘Mi-a-ou’ (the name Dolly called her brother Raoul) and the ‘Kitty-Valse’ (written for the family dog). We’ll hear it on Sunday, plus music by the American composer Leonard Bernstein including toe-tapping dances and a song made up of wrong notes!

    Sunday August 31st
    We'll take an un-seasonal listen to Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker on Sunday, including the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Dance of the Reed Flutes. We'll also enjoy to music performed by an orchestra of brass instruments, string instruments and a ukulele orchestra!

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:00
      Title: The Simpsons Theme (Orchestral Version)
      Performer(s): Elfman, Danny
      Performer(s): Elfman, Danny
      Duration: 1:42
    • 07:03
      Title: Divertimento In B Flat(1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 4:18
    • 07:08
      Title: Petit Poucet (Tom Thumb)
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 3:20
    • 07:12
      Title: Les Entretiens De La Belle Et De La Bete (Conversation Of Beauty
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 4:44
    • 07:20
      Title: Concerto For Two Violins In D Minor - 1st Movement (Vivace)
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 3:33
    • 07:24
      Title: Quintet In D: Allegro Assai
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Christoph Friedrich
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Christoph Friedrich
      Duration: 3:16
    • 07:31
      Title: Berceuse From Dolly Suite
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Duration: 4:38
    • 07:35
      Title: Mambo Jambo / El Cumbanchero
      Performer(s): Prado, Damaso Perez/Hernandez, Rafael
      Performer(s): Prado, Damaso Perez/Hernandez, Rafael
      Duration: 4:39
    • 07:40
      Title: The Little Train Of The Caipira
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Duration: 5:13
    • 07:45
      Title: Glider Pt 1
      Performer(s): Conti, Bill
      Performer(s): Conti, Bill
      Duration: 3:51
    • 07:49
      Title: Spartacus - Adagio Of Spartacus And Phrygia
      Performer(s): Khachaturian, Aram
      Performer(s): Khachaturian, Aram
      Duration: 5:02
    • 07:55
      Title: The Ugly Duckling
      Performer(s): Loesser, Frank
      Performer(s): Loesser, Frank
      Duration: 3:57

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