Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

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Classical Kids Sunday 12 January 2014

You can now enjoy Classical Kids exclusively on RTÉjr Radio every Sunday morning, from 10 to 11am. To listen, you can tune in via the RTÉjr Radio channel on the Radio Player, or listen on a digital radio via the RTÉjr channel. You can also hear us via the RTÉjr website

Saturday August 27th, 7am

Like Beethoven, Jean Sibelius loved the countryside. He also loved his home country of Finland, and wrote a great piece of music that described important moments in the history of Finland. We'll hear it this morning, plus some musical jokes composed by Mozart and Haydn!

Sunday August 28th, 10am

The English composer William Walton wrote a set of piano pieces for his niece Elizabeth to play but they were too difficult for her, so he re-wrote them as duets for her to play with her brother Michael. We'll hear some of his Music for Children this morning, including the Music Lesson, Hop-Scotch and The Three-Legged Race. We'll also hear performances by some very talented young orchestras from around the world, including the energetic Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela. Watch their incredibly energetic performance of Leonard Bernstein's Mambo below...

Classical Kids

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

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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