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 8 December 2013

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    Classical Kids

    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 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: 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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