Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

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Classical Kids Sunday 19 January 2014

Classical Kids

We'll hear music written for a cuckoo, a bluebird and a lark today, plus Spanish guitar music by Falla, an Argentine tango by Piazzolla and a Chinese lullaby played on the erhu.

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 28th, 7am

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. 

Sunday September 4th, 10am

Classical Kids is going back to school this morning, with the fun Music in the Classroom series. Tune in as it rains on the string section in Plink, Plank, Plunk, and we'll meet the different sections and instruments of the orchestra playing Freres Jacques. We'll also hear music that Holst wrote for a school orchestra to play, and music written about Autumn by Vivaldi.

Sunday September 11th, 10am

This morning we'll hear music written for Giants in the Sky, with a song from Into the Woods and music by Grieg written for a fearsome Mountain King. We'll also hear fairy tales from Ravel's Mother Goose suite including Sleeping Beauty and Tom thumb, read by everyone's favourite nanny, Julie Andrews.

Music Played on the Show

07:00

Title: Ballet Des Mouches - Ii. Valse

Performer(s): Offenbach, Jacques

Duration: 4:22

07:05

Title: Symphony No. 100 In G Major Hob. I:100 ?Military? - Movement Iv

Performer(s): Haydn, Joseph

Duration: 5:46

07:11

Title: The Lark Ascending

Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph

Duration: 16:19

07:17

Title: Il Cuccu (The Cuckoo)

Performer(s): Respighi, Ottorino

Duration: 4:40

07:21

Title: Bluebird Pas De Deux

Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Duration: 5:50

07:27

Title: I Taut I Taw A Puddy Tat

Performer(s): Livingston/May/Foster

Duration: 3:12

07:31

Title: Brandenburg Concerto No.3 (3rd Movement) Allegro

Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian

Duration: 4:46

07:35

Title: Dance (The Human Comedy)

Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri

Duration: 2:19

07:38

Title: Fur Elise (Bagatelle No.25 In A Minor)

Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van

Duration: 3:49

07:42

Title: Spanish Dance No.1 From La Vida Breve

Performer(s): Falla, Manuel De

Duration: 3:54

07:47

Title: Lullaby

Performer(s): Traditional

Duration: 3:05

07:50

Title: Libertango

Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor

Duration: 5:04

07:54

Title: Yakko's World

Performer(s): Trad/Rogel, Randy

Duration: 1:57

07:57

Title: Maple Leaf Rag

Performer(s): Joplin, Scott

Duration: 3:33

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