Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Win My First Classical Music Book and CD 

    This week, Classical Kids and www.classical.ie are giving you the chance to win a copy of 'My First Classical Music Book'. It’s a super guide to classical music - the composers, the instruments and some of the places you might find music. It’s beautifully illustrated with lots of fun facts and quizzes, and there’s a gorgeous CD that accompanies it which contains the excerpts mentioned in the book, including music by Mozart, Saint-Saens, Beethoven, Brahms and many more. We have five copies up for grabs and to win, just answer this question: 

    Camille Saint-Saens wrote a suite of music that describes animals and their movements. Is it called: 

    a) The Carnival of the Animals
    b) Romeo and Juliet
    c) The Nutcracker

    Email the correct answer with your name and full postal address to classicalkids@rte.ie by Friday December 19th and we'll announce the winners here. 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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