Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 12 January 2014

Classical Kids

Classical Kids is a fun introduction to composers, musicians and instruments for younger listeners - and maybe some grownups too!

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

07:00

Title: Concerto In D Major (1st Movement) Allegro

Performer(s): Telemann, Georg Philipp

Duration: 3:21

07:05

Title: Clarinet Concerto In E Flat Major Op. 36 - Movement Iii - Rondo,

Performer(s): Krommer, Franz Vinzenz

Duration: 5:36

07:11

Title: Gnossiennes (1st Movement)

Performer(s): Satie, Erik

Duration: 3:55

07:16

Title: An American In Paris

Performer(s): Gershwin, George

Duration: 19:03

07:23

Title: Symphony No.6 "Pastoral" (1st Movement) Awakening Of Cheerful...

Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van

Duration: 12:46

07:32

Title: Somewhere A Cow Is Bawling

Performer(s): Fisk, Jim

Duration: 3:58

07:36

Title: Adelina De Maya (Movement 2)

Performer(s): Curiale, Joseph

Duration: 5:16

07:42

Title: Concierto De Aranjuez (3rd Movement) Allegro Gentile

Performer(s): Rodrigo, Joaquin

Duration: 5:44

07:48

Title: Der Alte Brummbar (The Old Grumbler)

Performer(s): Fucik, Julius

Duration: 4:53

07:53

Title: Scherzo-Tarantella

Performer(s): Wieniawski, Henyrk

Duration: 5:03

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