Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Thanks so much to Éilis Smith aged 5 and Nóra Smith aged 7 from Manorhamilton in Co. Leitrim, who drew these super pictures of cowgirls inspired by Aaron Copland's Rodeo. Why not listen to this week's programme and see what pictures you come up with?

    By Éilis Smith aged 5

    By Nóra Smith aged 7

    Classical Kids Sunday 10 November 2013

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    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.
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    Piano Keys 2014 - Elementary Grade

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

    Professor Ray Keary offers tips and advice and tips for the Preliminary Grade
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    Piano Keys 2014 - Primary Grade

    Professor Ray Keary looks at the pieces in the 2014 RIAM Primary Grade
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    Piano Keys 2014 - Grade 1

    Professor Ray Keary looks at the pieces on offer, as part of the RIAM 2014 Piano Grade 1
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    Piano Keys 2014 - Grade 2

    Professor Ray Keary plays the pieces on offer in the Grade 2 2014 RIAM piano syllabus
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    Piano Keys 2014 - Grade 3

    Professor Ray Keary plays through the pieces for the 2014 RIAM Grade 3 Piano examinations
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    Piano Keys 2014 - Grade 4

    Professor Ray Keary plays through the pieces for the 2014 RIAM Grade 4 Piano examinations
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    Piano Keys 2014 - Grade 5

    Professor Ray Keary examines the piano pieces for the Grade 5 RIAM 2013 piano examinations
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    Piano Keys 2012 to 2014 - Grade 6

    Professor Ray Keary introduces the pieces for the RIAM Grade 6 piano examination
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    Piano Keys 2012 to 2014 - Grade 7

    Professor Ray Keary talks through the pieces of the RIAM Grade 7 piano examinations
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    Piano Keys 2012 to 2014 - Grade 8

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

    Sunday March 1st
    Classical Kids celebrates the first day of Spring with part of Vivaldi's Four Seasons describing springtime rain, birds singing and a happy dance. We'll also hear music written especially for different times of the day, starting with an energetic sunrise by Ferde Grofe and finishing with a beautiful nocturne by John Field.

    Sunday March 8th
    The Russian composer Dmitri Kabalevsky loved writing music for children, and on Sunday’s Classical Kids we’ll hear his children’s piano pieces and his songs performed by a children’s choir. We’ll also hear instruments from around the world, including bagpipes from Scotland, a didgeridoo from Australia and the cimbalom from Hungary.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:00
      Title: Mary Poppins - Chim Chim Cher-Ee
      Performer(s): Sherman, Richard M. / Sherman, Robert B.
      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
      Performer(s): Pleyel, Ignaz Joseph
      Duration: 2:55
    • 07:08
      Title: The Hebrides
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      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
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 4:45
    • 07:20
      Title: Eli Jenkins' Prayer: The Sunset Poem
      Performer(s): Troyte, Arthur H.D
      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
      Performer(s): Churchill, Frank/Ronell, Ann
      Duration: 3:19
    • 07:29
      Title: Pizzicato Polka
      Performer(s): Strauss Ii, Johann
      Performer(s): Strauss Ii, Johann
      Duration: 3:23
    • 07:33
      Title: Moto Perpetuo
      Performer(s): Paganini, Nicolo
      Performer(s): Paganini, Nicolo
      Duration: 4:28
    • 07:37
      Title: The Swan
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      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
      Performer(s): Chappell, Herbert
      Duration: 12:48
    • 07:55
      Title: Fur Elise
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 3:45

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