Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 15 December 2013

Classical Kids

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

Saturday January 21st, 7am

Hope you're all ready for an interplanetary trip, as this morning Classical Kids explores the galaxy with part of Gustav Holst's Planets Suite. We'll also hear about music that Handel wrote to be played on a boat, while sailing up and down a river.

Sunday January 22nd, 10am

We're celebrating Chinese New Year today, with traditional music played on the erhu. We'll also hear part of the Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra, with Dame Edna giving us an exciting introduction to the different sections and instruments. We'll also hear music by movie music composer John Powell, who wrote exciting music for Kung Fu Panda and How to Train Your Dragon!

Sunday January 29th, 10am

This morning we’ll hear Prokofiev’s Winter Bonfire, written for the story of a group of Russian boy scouts, the Pioneers, who go on a train journey to the countryside and find a great bonfire. We'll also hear the second part of the Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra read by Dame Edna Everage, and we’ll hear dances by some of the great composers - a waltz by Joann Strauss II, a Spanish dance by Ravel and ballet music by Khachaturian!

Music Played on the Show

07:00

Title: Classic Sleighride

Performer(s): Mozart, Leopold

Duration: 3:27

07:04

Title: Scene And Waltz Of Snowflakes

Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Duration: 6:20

07:11

Title: Skaters Waltz

Performer(s): Waldteufel, Emile

Duration: 7:02

07:18

Title: Frosty The Snowman

Performer(s): Nelson/Rollins

Duration: 4:40

07:23

Title: Peer Gynt Suite No.1 Op.46 - Morning

Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard

Duration: 4:17

07:27

Title: In The Hall Of The Mountain King

Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard

Duration: 2:56

07:30

Title: What's This?

Performer(s): Elfman, Danny

Duration: 3:20

07:34

Title: Dancing Doll

Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz, Poldini, Ede

Duration: 2:38

07:37

Title: March Of The Toy Soldiers

Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz

Duration: 2:14

07:40

Title: Symphony No.9 (4th Movement) Ode To Joy Excerpt

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

Duration: 12:46

07:53

Title: Beethoven's Wig

Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van/Perlmutter, Richard

Duration: 1:51

07:56

Title: Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day

Performer(s): Traditional

Duration: 2:32

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