Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Perform at Electric Picnic with RTÉ lyric fm!

    RTÉ lyric fm is pleased to offer our younger listeners a FREE piano lesson in Soul Kids at Electric Picnic on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st of August, with the award-winning pianist and teacher Kevin Corcoran. 

    If you know a young piano player who would like a FREE introductory lesson or some tips and performance advice, then come along and perform at the RTÉ lyric fm tent in Soul Kids at Electric Picnic with our fantastic teacher Kevin. Just email lyric@rte.ie to secure a booking. Incidentally, this is not only for kids - Mums and Dads you can also book a lesson, or you might even sing along - and all participants will receive an 'I Performed at Electric Picnic' Certificate!

    So join us at Soul Kids for lots of musical fun – we would love to see you there. RTÉ lyric fm at the Electric Picnic – bringing the music to life!

    Click here to download the Soul Kids brochure

    Kevin Corcoran has an impressive collection of Feis and Competition awards and trophies, and was recently awarded a Bachelor of Music (First Class Hons) from DIT’s Conservatory of Music and Drama. As a composer, Kevin’s pieces have been performed by DIT’s Orchestra, Chamber Choir, Solo Singers and Piano Trio.

    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 August 31st
    We'll take an un-seasonal listen to Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker on Sunday, including the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Dance of the Reed Flutes. We'll also enjoy to music performed by an orchestra of brass instruments, string instruments and a ukulele orchestra!

    Sunday September 7th
    Schubert’s father was a teacher and wanted young Franz to teach too, but the young composer was more interested in writing music! However he did write his first symphony for his school orchestra, and we’ll hear it on this week’s Classical Kids. We’ll also hear music written for dancing hours and minutes, in Ponchielli’s Dance of the Hours.

    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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