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 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

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

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