Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Win My First Orchestra Book and CD 

    This week, Classical Kids and www.classical.ie are giving you the chance to win a copy of 'My First Orchestra Book'. We meet Tormod the Troll who loves music and decides to leave his mountain-top cave, to travel the world and find different sounds. Along the way he meets lots of musicians who help him understand the instruments of the orchestra, and play lots of wonderful music for Tormod.  

    This is another beautiful book in the Naxos Books range, complete with a CD full of musical examples. We have five copies up for grabs and to win, just answer this question: 

    Which of these is NOT a section of the orchestra: 

    a) The Brass Section 
    b) The String Section
    c) The Vegetable Section


    Email the correct answer with your name and full postal address to classicalkids@rte.ie by Monday December 22nd at 5pm and we'll contact our winners directly. And for lots more great albums in the Naxos range for younger listeners, visit the children's section of their website. 

    Classical Kids Sunday 24 November 2013

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    We'll hear young musicians from around the world this morning, plus the story of Hansel and Gretel with music by Engelbert Humperdinck. We'll also hear a flute solo and a concerto.

    Sunday December 21st
    As Christmas morning gets closer, we'll hear a special recording of The Night Before Christmas, told by Risteárd Cooper with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Gavin Maloney. We'll also go on a sleigh ride with music by Leopold Mozart and have a Christmas singalong with RTÉ Cór na nÓg.

    Sunday December 25th
    Wake up to Classical Kids this Christmas Day as The Muppets join us for a song, and we'll hear the story of The Snowman with music by Howard Blake. Plus the magical tale of The Nutcracker with music by Tchaikovsky, and we'll hear some of the wonderful school and junior choirs who entered this year's Choirs for Christmas competition.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:00
      Title: Karelia Suite (3rd Movement) Alla Marcia
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Duration: 4:54
    • 07:05
      Title: Hoe-Down
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 3:48
    • 07:09
      Title: Chit-Chat Polka (Tritsch-Tratsch Polka)
      Performer(s): Strauss, Johann
      Performer(s): Strauss, Johann
      Duration: 3:13
    • 07:13
      Title: Syrinx
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 3:37
    • 07:16
      Title: Flute Concerto No.2 In D K314 (3rd Movement)
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 5:32
    • 07:28
      Title: Irish Suite - The Wearing Of The Green
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Duration: 4:11
    • 07:35
      Title: Woody's A Star
      Performer(s): Newman, Randy
      Performer(s): Newman, Randy
      Duration: 1:43
    • 07:37
      Title: You've Got A Friend In Me
      Performer(s): Newman, Randy
      Performer(s): Newman, Randy
      Duration: 2:51
    • 07:40
      Title: Symphony No.7 In A Major (4th Movement) Allegro Con Brio
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 6:30
    • 07:47
      Title: Bruderchen, Komm, Tanz Mit Mir
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Duration: 3:47
    • 07:51
      Title: Hänsel And Gretel: Witch´S Ride
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Duration: 3:56
    • 07:55
      Title: When At Night I Go To Sleep (Abends, Will Ich Schlafen Geh'n)
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Duration: 3:00

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