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 15 December 2013

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    Classical Kids

    We'll celebrate Beethoven's birthday today, we'll go ice-skating and hear about a famous snowman and some dancing snowflakes.

    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: Classic Sleighride
      Performer(s): Mozart, Leopold
      Performer(s): Mozart, Leopold
      Duration: 3:27
    • 07:04
      Title: Scene And Waltz Of Snowflakes
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 6:20
    • 07:11
      Title: Skaters Waltz
      Performer(s): Waldteufel, Emile
      Performer(s): Waldteufel, Emile
      Duration: 7:02
    • 07:18
      Title: Frosty The Snowman
      Performer(s): Nelson/Rollins
      Performer(s): Nelson/Rollins
      Duration: 4:40
    • 07:23
      Title: Peer Gynt Suite No.1 Op.46 - Morning
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 4:17
    • 07:27
      Title: In The Hall Of The Mountain King
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 2:56
    • 07:30
      Title: What's This?
      Performer(s): Elfman, Danny
      Performer(s): Elfman, Danny
      Duration: 3:20
    • 07:34
      Title: Dancing Doll
      Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz, Poldini, Ede
      Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz, Poldini, Ede
      Duration: 2:38
    • 07:37
      Title: March Of The Toy Soldiers
      Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz
      Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz
      Duration: 2:14
    • 07:40
      Title: Symphony No.9 (4th Movement) Ode To Joy Excerpt
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 3:39
    • 07:44
      Title: Symphony No.6 "Pastoral" (1st Movement) Awakening Of Cheerful...
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 12:46
    • 07:53
      Title: Beethoven's Wig
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van/Perlmutter, Richard
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van/Perlmutter, Richard
      Duration: 1:51
    • 07:56
      Title: Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:32

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