Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

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Classical Kids Sunday 10 November 2013

Classical Kids

We get a visit from a Big Bad Wolf and Paddington Bear this morning, and we'll hear music that Mendelssohn wrote after he visited Scotland.

Piano Keys 2014 - Elementary Grade

Professor Ray Keary examines the pieces in the 2014 RIAM Elementary Piano Grade

Piano Keys 2014 - Preliminary Grade

Professor Ray Keary offers tips and advice and tips for the Preliminary Grade

Piano Keys 2014 - Primary Grade

Professor Ray Keary looks at the pieces in the 2014 RIAM Primary Grade

Piano Keys 2014 - Grade 1

Professor Ray Keary looks at the pieces on offer, as part of the RIAM 2014 Piano Grade 1

Piano Keys 2014 - Grade 2

Professor Ray Keary plays the pieces on offer in the Grade 2 2014 RIAM piano syllabus

Piano Keys 2014 - Grade 3

Professor Ray Keary plays through the pieces for the 2014 RIAM Grade 3 Piano examinations

Piano Keys 2014 - Grade 4

Professor Ray Keary plays through the pieces for the 2014 RIAM Grade 4 Piano examinations

Piano Keys 2014 - Grade 5

Professor Ray Keary examines the piano pieces for the Grade 5 RIAM 2013 piano examinations

Piano Keys 2012 to 2014 - Grade 6

Professor Ray Keary introduces the pieces for the RIAM Grade 6 piano examination

Piano Keys 2012 to 2014 - Grade 7

Professor Ray Keary talks through the pieces of the RIAM Grade 7 piano examinations

Piano Keys 2012 to 2014 - Grade 8

Professor Ray Keary examines the pieces for the RIAM Grade 8 piano examinations

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

Saturday August 28th, 7am

The English composer William Walton wrote a set of piano pieces for his niece Elizabeth to play but they were too difficult for her, so he re-wrote them as duets for her to play with her brother Michael. We'll hear some of his Music for Children this morning, including the Music Lesson, Hop-Scotch and The Three-Legged Race. We'll also hear performances by some very talented young orchestras from around the world, including the energetic Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela. 

Sunday September 4th, 10am

Classical Kids is going back to school this morning, with the fun Music in the Classroom series. Tune in as it rains on the string section in Plink, Plank, Plunk, and we'll meet the different sections and instruments of the orchestra playing Freres Jacques. We'll also hear music that Holst wrote for a school orchestra to play, and music written about Autumn by Vivaldi.

Sunday September 11th, 10am

This morning we'll hear music written for Giants in the Sky, with a song from Into the Woods and music by Grieg written for a fearsome Mountain King. We'll also hear fairy tales from Ravel's Mother Goose suite including Sleeping Beauty and Tom thumb, read by everyone's favourite nanny, Julie Andrews.

Music Played on the Show

07:00

Title: Mary Poppins - Chim Chim Cher-Ee

Performer(s): Sherman, Richard M. / Sherman, Robert B.

Duration: 3:01

07:04

Title: Octet In E Flat (4th Movement)

Performer(s): Pleyel, Ignaz Joseph

Duration: 2:55

07:08

Title: The Hebrides

Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix

Duration: 6:52

07:15

Title: Symphony No.3 In A Minor Op.56 "Scottish" 2nd Movement Vivace No

Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix

Duration: 4:45

07:20

Title: Eli Jenkins' Prayer: The Sunset Poem

Performer(s): Troyte, Arthur H.D

Duration: 3:01

07:23

Title: Who's Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf?

Composer: N/A

Performer(s): Churchill, Frank/Ronell, Ann

Duration: 3:19

07:29

Title: Pizzicato Polka

Performer(s): Strauss Ii, Johann

Duration: 3:23

07:33

Title: Moto Perpetuo

Performer(s): Paganini, Nicolo

Duration: 4:28

07:37

Title: The Swan

Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille

Duration: 3:41

07:40

Title: Paddington Bear's First Concert Part 3

Composer: N/A

Performer(s): Chappell, Herbert

Duration: 12:48

07:55

Title: Fur Elise

Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van

Duration: 3:45

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