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.

Saturday April 22nd, 7am (repeat)

To celebrate Easter, this morning we'll hear the story of The Rainbow Bear, a polar bear who wishes he was all the colours of the Rainbow. But when his wish comes true, he learns a very important lesson. With beautiful music by Stephen Barlow, this colourful story is read by Joanna Lumley and based on the book by Michael Morpurgo.

Sunday April 23rd, 10am

"Early one morning, Peter opened the gate and went out into the big green meadow..." What will become of Peter and his friends the duck, the bird and the cat when they're visited by a wolf? Find out on Classical Kids this Sunday as we hear Prokofiev's story of Peter and the Wolf, read by Dame Edna Everage. We'll also visit a circus, with exciting music by Rimsky Korsakov, Fucik and Sousa.

Sunday April 30th, 10am

We're mad about Mozart today, and we'll hear part of a horn concerto he wrote for the owner of a cheese shop, plus a symphony he wrote when he was just eight years old! We'll also hear the story of Paddington bear told with music, as he meets the Brown family for the first time. 

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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