Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Wednesday 25 December 2013

Classical Kids

Unwrap your Christmas presents to the stories of The Snowman and Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker, plus carols by schools who entered the 2013 Choirs for Christmas competition.

Sunday September 17th, 10am

The composer Ferde Grofe was as a milkman, a truck driver and an elevator operator before was ever a composer. Today we'll hear his Grand Canyon Suite, which includes music written for a thunderstorm. We'll also hear some different dances by some of the great composers - a waltz by Johann Strauss II, a Spanish dance by Ravel and ballet music by Khachaturian! 

Sunday September 24th, 10am

Camille Saint-Saens wrote his Carnival of the Animals Suite just for fun, and today we'll meet some his very musical members of the animal kingdom. We'll also meet some singing frogs and cats, and enjoy some musical fireworks! 

Sunday October 1st, 10am

Anyone know what time it is? Why, it's time to hear music written about clocks of course, including Haydn's Clock Symphony! We'll also hear music by the pianist and violinist Joaquin Rodrigo whose most famous piece of music for an instrument which he didn’t really play – the guitar! Tune in this morning for part of his sunny Concierto de Aranjuez which he wrote after visiting a Spanish palace. 

Music Played on the Show

07:00

Title: Joy To The World

Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric/Arr. Jennings

Duration: 2:28

07:03

Title: Winter Wonderland

Performer(s): Bernard, Felix / Smith, Richard

Duration: 4:24

07:28

Title: Jingle Bells (Featuring The Muppets)

Performer(s): Traditional

Duration: 3:51

07:31

Title: The Muppet Christmas Carol: Overture

Performer(s): Paul Williams

Duration: 2:44

07:37

Title: The Snowman Part 1

Performer(s): Blake, Howard

Duration: 15:07

07:52

Title: The Snowman - Walking In The Air

Performer(s): Blake, Howard

Duration: 2:20

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