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

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

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

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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