Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 8 December 2013

You can now enjoy Classical Kids exclusively on RTÉjr Radio every Sunday morning, from 10 to 11am. To listen, you can tune in via the RTÉjr Radio channel on the Radio Player, or listen on a digital radio via the RTÉjr channel. You can also hear us via the RTÉjr website

Saturday July 30th

The word 'concerto' means to come together in harmony, but also to fight against each other! This morning we'll hear concertos that feature solo instruments with orchestra; all playing their own part but also coming together to form one great concerto. Tune in to hear a Trumpet Concerto by Haydn, a Piano Concerto by Rachmaninov, a Violin Concerto by Mendelssohn and a Clarinet Concerto by Mozart. We'll also hear the story of the Three Little PIgs read by Rosaleen Linehan.

Sunday July 31st

When the French composer Darius Milhaud visited America, he heard jazz music for the very first time and liked it so much, he used so started to write in that style. On Sunday we'll hear the Scaramouche Suite and part of his Carnival for London and we'll visit some wonderful wizards with music from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, and The Sorceror's Apprentice by Paul Dukas... 

Sunday August 7th

Last week, we met Paddington Bear for the first time and learnt how we travelled from far Peru to live with the Brown family in London. But this morning Paddington is off to his first classical music concert with Herr Gruber, and so we'll join him at the Royal Albert Hall. We'll also hear part of Beethoven's beautiful Pastoral Symphony which he wrote about one of his favourite things to do - going for a walk in the countryside!

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.

Music Played on the Show


Title: Carnival Of The Animals: Aquarium

Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille

Duration: 2:47


Title: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (4th Movement) Rondo, Allegro

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 4:14


Title: Music For Children (1st Movement) The Music Lesson

Performer(s): Walton, William

Duration: 1:15


Title: Music For Children (2nd Movement) The Three Legged Race

Performer(s): Walton, William

Duration: 1:02


Title: Music For Children (3rd Movement) The Silent Lake

Performer(s): Walton, William

Duration: 1:39


Title: Music For Children (4th Movement) The Pony Trap

Performer(s): Walton, William

Duration: 1:30


Title: Music For Children (5th Movement) Swing Boats

Performer(s): Walton, William

Duration: 1:17


Title: Music For Children (6th Movement) Puppet's Dance

Performer(s): Walton, William

Duration: 1:53


Title: Music For Children (7th Movement) Song At Dusk

Performer(s): Walton, William

Duration: 1:31


Title: Music For Children (8th Movement) Hop Scotch

Performer(s): Walton, William

Duration: 1:01


Title: Music For Children (9th Movement) Ghosts

Performer(s): Walton, William

Duration: 2:12


Title: Music For Children (10th Movement) Trumpet Tune

Performer(s): Walton, William

Duration: 2:26


Title: The March Of The Siamese Children

Performer(s): Rodgers, Richard/Hammerstein Ii, Oscar

Duration: 3:38


Title: Brezairola

Performer(s): Canteloube, Joseph

Duration: 3:28


Title: Vallflickans Dans

Performer(s): Alfven, Hugo

Duration: 4:11


Title: Cantata No. 208 - Sheep May Safely Graze

Performer(s): Bach, J S

Duration: 4:09


Title: Heigh-Ho! (In The Style Of Mozart)

Performer(s): Morey, Larry / Churchill, Frank

Duration: 2:59


Title: Winnie The Pooh (In The Style Of Prokofiev)

Performer(s): Sherman, Richard M. / Sherman, Robert B.

Duration: 2:46


Title: The Nutcracker Op.71a - Waltz Of The Flowers

Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Duration: 5:37


Title: Waltz In D Flat Major Op.64 No.1

Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic

Duration: 2:17



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Producer/Presenter: Ian McGlynn


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