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 8 December 2013

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    Today, a music lesson, a game of hopscotch and a three-legged race with music by William Walton. Plus Disney songs performed in the style of Mozart, Rachmaninov and Prokofiev.

    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: Carnival Of The Animals: Aquarium
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 2:47
    • 07:04
      Title: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (4th Movement) Rondo, Allegro
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 4:14
    • 07:08
      Title: Music For Children (1st Movement) The Music Lesson
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Duration: 1:15
    • 07:09
      Title: Music For Children (2nd Movement) The Three Legged Race
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Duration: 1:02
    • 07:10
      Title: Music For Children (3rd Movement) The Silent Lake
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Duration: 1:39
    • 07:12
      Title: Music For Children (4th Movement) The Pony Trap
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Duration: 1:30
    • 07:13
      Title: Music For Children (5th Movement) Swing Boats
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Duration: 1:17
    • 07:14
      Title: Music For Children (6th Movement) Puppet's Dance
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Duration: 1:53
    • 07:16
      Title: Music For Children (7th Movement) Song At Dusk
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Duration: 1:31
    • 07:17
      Title: Music For Children (8th Movement) Hop Scotch
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Duration: 1:01
    • 07:18
      Title: Music For Children (9th Movement) Ghosts
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Duration: 2:12
    • 07:20
      Title: Music For Children (10th Movement) Trumpet Tune
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Duration: 2:26
    • 07:23
      Title: The March Of The Siamese Children
      Performer(s): Rodgers, Richard/Hammerstein Ii, Oscar
      Performer(s): Rodgers, Richard/Hammerstein Ii, Oscar
      Duration: 3:38
    • 07:27
      Title: Brezairola
      Performer(s): Canteloube, Joseph
      Performer(s): Canteloube, Joseph
      Duration: 3:28
    • 07:31
      Title: Vallflickans Dans
      Performer(s): Alfven, Hugo
      Performer(s): Alfven, Hugo
      Duration: 4:11
    • 07:34
      Title: Cantata No. 208 - Sheep May Safely Graze
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 4:09
    • 07:39
      Title: Heigh-Ho! (In The Style Of Mozart)
      Performer(s): Morey, Larry / Churchill, Frank
      Performer(s): Morey, Larry / Churchill, Frank
      Duration: 2:59
    • 07:47
      Title: Winnie The Pooh (In The Style Of Prokofiev)
      Performer(s): Sherman, Richard M. / Sherman, Robert B.
      Performer(s): Sherman, Richard M. / Sherman, Robert B.
      Duration: 2:46
    • 07:51
      Title: The Nutcracker Op.71a - Waltz Of The Flowers
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 5:37
    • 07:57
      Title: Waltz In D Flat Major Op.64 No.1
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 2:17

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