Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

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.

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: 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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