Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Thursday 26 December 2013

Classical Kids

Classical Kids makes a slightly later appearance this morning, with the enchanting tale of The Sorcerer's Apprentice, and we'll visit a gingerbread house to meet Hansel and Gretel.

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

09:00

Title: Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

Performer(s): Traditional

Duration: 5:09

09:06

Title: Sleigh Ride

Performer(s): Delius, Frederick

Duration: 5:49

09:12

Title: Walking In The Air

Performer(s): Blake

Duration: 3:43

09:15

Title: The Snowman Part 2

Performer(s): Blake, Howard

Duration: 6:53

09:23

Title: A Spoonful Of Sugar

Performer(s): Sherman/Sherman

Duration: 4:24

09:39

Title: March Of The Toys From Babes In Toyland

Performer(s): Herbert, Victor

Duration: 4:01

09:43

Title: Hansel & Gretel (Excerpt)

Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert

Duration: 13:06

09:57

Title: Rudolf The Red Nosed Reindeer

Performer(s): Traditional

Duration: 2:33

Twitter

Facebook

Contact the Show

Producer/Presenter: Ian McGlynn

Schedule

Ways to Listen

Radio
Mobile
Internet
Radio Player
Podcasts
TV