Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 1 December 2013

Classical Kids

We celebrate Winter with Vivaldi's Four Seasons today, and we'll hear music written for Scheherazade's The Tales of the Arabian Nights by Rimsky-Korsakov and Ravel.

Saturday January 21st, 7am

Hope you're all ready for an interplanetary trip, as this morning Classical Kids explores the galaxy with part of Gustav Holst's Planets Suite. We'll also hear about music that Handel wrote to be played on a boat, while sailing up and down a river.

Sunday January 22nd, 10am

We're celebrating Chinese New Year today, with traditional music played on the erhu. We'll also hear part of the Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra, with Dame Edna giving us an exciting introduction to the different sections and instruments. We'll also hear music by movie music composer John Powell, who wrote exciting music for Kung Fu Panda and How to Train Your Dragon!

Sunday January 29th, 10am

This morning we’ll hear Prokofiev’s Winter Bonfire, written for the story of a group of Russian boy scouts, the Pioneers, who go on a train journey to the countryside and find a great bonfire. We'll also hear the second part of the Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra read by Dame Edna Everage, and we’ll hear dances by some of the great composers - a waltz by Joann Strauss II, a Spanish dance by Ravel and ballet music by Khachaturian!

Music Played on the Show

07:00

Title: Symphony No.1 In C Major (3rd Movement) Menuetto: Allegro Molto

Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van

Duration: 4:15

07:06

Title: Winter (4 Seasons) (1st Movement) Allegro Non Molto

Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio

Duration: 3:43

07:09

Title: Winter (4 Seasons) (2nd Movement) Largo

Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio

Duration: 2:15

07:12

Title: Winter (4 Seasons) (3rd Movement) Allegro

Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio

Duration: 3:27

07:15

Title: Children's Corner Suite - The Snow Is Dancing

Performer(s): Debussy, Claude

Duration: 3:03

07:19

Title: Papageno/Papagena Duet From The Magic Flute

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 2:48

07:22

Title: Scaramouche Suite - Movement I - Vif

Performer(s): Milhaud, Darius

Duration: 3:18

07:28

Title: Tik-Tak Polka, From Die Fledermaus

Performer(s): Strauss, Johann Ii

Duration: 3:11

07:32

Title: Donkey And Driver

Performer(s): Leonard, Hubert

Duration: 3:56

07:53

Title: Arabian Nights From Aladdin

Performer(s): Menken, Alan/ Rice, Tim

Duration: 3:44

07:58

Title: Song Without Words Op67 No.4 Spinning Song In C

Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix

Duration: 2:14

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