Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    WIN A FAMILY PASS TO THE BUALADH BOS CHILDREN'S FESTIVAL IN LIMERICK 

    There’s a really exciting festival happening in Limerick all next week, Limerick’s first ever theatre festival for children. It’s called Bualadh Bos and there's a wide variety of theatrical and literary events happening, including performances, interviews and workshops, between now and Friday October 31st - Hallowe'en! 

    The line-up includes talks with authors of some much-loved children's books including Judi Curtin (the Alice and Megan series and the Eva series) and Andy Stanton (author of the Mr Gum series). Let your imagination run wild with a performance of Homer’s The Odyssey, where audiences not only interact with characters from Ancient Greece, but play some of roles themselves. For all the details you can visit the website for the Lime Tree Theatre www.limetreetheatre.ie/.

    We've got two family passes to give away for an event of your choice, subject to availability. This lovely prize includes lunch, so all the makings of a great day out! To enter, simply email classicalkids@rte.ie with the answer to this question:

    Name the series of children’s book by Irish author Eoin Colfer - Artemis _______

    Entries must be received by Friday October 24th and we’ll announce the winner here next week. Good luck!

    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 October 19th
    We'll hear a slightly unusual version of Peter and the Wolf today, read by Gavin Friday. We'll also include music written for some magical creatures, including the fairy-servant Puck from Mendelssohn’s music to A Midsummer Night's Dream. 

    Sunday October 26th
    Classical Kids gets a little creepy this Sunday, with lots of spooky tunes especially for Halloween! We’ll visit the terrifying Mountain King with music by Grieg, and hear the tale of the Sorcerer’s Apprentice with enchanting music by Paul Dukas. We’ll also take a chilling flight through the skies with Wagner’s Ride of Valkyries and pay a visit to Jack Skellington in the town of Halloween. So listen in – if you dare...

    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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