Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

classicalkids@rte.ie

Classical Kids Sunday 3 November 2013

You can now enjoy Classical Kids exclusively on RTÉjr Radio every Sunday morning, from 10 to 11am. To listen, you can tune in via the RTÉjr Radio channel on the Radio Player, or listen on a digital radio via the RTÉjr channel. You can also hear us via the RTÉjr website

Sunday July 3rd

In the overture to his opera William Tell, Rossini painted a picture of breaking dawn, a Summer storm and the galloping horses of the Swiss army! We'll hear Rossini's overture on Sunday, and a duet he wrote for some meowing cats! We'll also hear piano music written for different fairytales by the composer Robert Schumann this week, telling the stories of Rapunzel, Rumpelstiltskin and Sleeping Beauty.

Sunday July 10th

The French composer Francis Poulenc wrote music for Babar the Elephant after a little girl gave him a story book all about the adventures of Babar and asked him to play it on the piano. We'll hear the music Poulenc wrote on Sunday's Classical Kids. We'll also hear folk music which was turned into a beautiful Fantasia by Vaughan Williams, and dances from Russia, France and Hungary. 

Sunday July 17th

People weren't sure what to make of Igor Stravinsky's music when they first heard it. Everyone loved his music for the magical ballet The Firebird, but people disliked the music and dancing at The Rite of Spring so much, that there were riots! We love his exciting music on Classical Kids though, and we'll hear music from both ballets this morning. And we know that Tchaikovsky wrote beautiful music for the ballet, but today we'll hear instrumental music that he wrote including his great Piano Concerto No.1, the thrilling 1812 Overture and a waltz for his friend Nathalie. 

Classical Kids

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!

Music Played on the Show

07:00

Title: The Simpsons Theme (Orchestral Version)

Performer(s): Elfman, Danny

Duration: 1:42

07:03

Title: Divertimento In B Flat(1st Movement)

Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef

Duration: 4:18

07:08

Title: Petit Poucet (Tom Thumb)

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

Duration: 4:44

07:20

Title: Concerto For Two Violins In D Minor - 1st Movement (Vivace)

Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian

Duration: 3:33

07:24

Title: Quintet In D: Allegro Assai

Performer(s): Bach, Johann Christoph Friedrich

Duration: 3:16

07:31

Title: Berceuse From Dolly Suite

Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel

Duration: 4:38

07:35

Title: Mambo Jambo / El Cumbanchero

Performer(s): Prado, Damaso Perez/Hernandez, Rafael

Duration: 4:39

07:40

Title: The Little Train Of The Caipira

Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter

Duration: 5:13

07:45

Title: Glider Pt 1

Performer(s): Conti, Bill

Duration: 3:51

07:49

Title: Spartacus - Adagio Of Spartacus And Phrygia

Performer(s): Khachaturian, Aram

Duration: 5:02

07:55

Title: The Ugly Duckling

Performer(s): Loesser, Frank

Duration: 3:57

Twitter

Facebook

Contact the Show

Producer/Presenter: Ian McGlynn

Schedule

Ways to Listen

Radio
Mobile
Internet
Radio Player
Podcasts
TV