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 February 26th, 10am

This morning we'll hear part of Prokofiev's Music for Children, which he wrote to be played by children and which have fun names such as Parade of the Grasshoppers, The Rain and the Rainbow, Playing Tag, The Moon Strolls in the Meadow. We'll also meet some of our favourite musical creatures in Saint-Saens Carnival of the Animals.

Sunday March 5th, 10am

Classical Kids celebrates International Women's Day with music by some of the great female composers and musicians. We'll hear music by talented percussionist Evelyn Glennie, the duetting pianist sisters Mariella and Katia Labeque, Irish composer Elaine Agnew. We'll also hear the story of a brave princess named Eliza whose brothers were turned into swans by a wicked witch. It's up to Eliza to save them by knitting shirts from stinging nettles, with music by the Australian composer Elena Kats-Chernin.

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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