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.

Saturday April 1st, 7am (Repeat)

We'll travel around the world with postcards from The King's Singers and to celebrate Mother's Day, we'll hear the story of The Runaway Bunny, about a little bunny rabbit who decides to run away. But his wise Mum tells him, 'If you run away, I will run after you.' With music by Glen Roven, the story is read by Brooke Shields. And with the Feis Ceoil starting this week in Dublin, we'll hear performances by some of the many great winners over the years, including John O'Conor, Cara O'Sullivan and Finghin Collins. 

Sunday April 2nd, 10am

Do you ever wonder if your toys come to life when you're asleep? Well this morning we'll visit a magic toyshop, to see what adventures the toys who live there get up to at night! We'll also learn about composers who loved to travel to different parts of the world, and write music about the places they visited. 

Sunday April 9th, 10am

Do you know someone who has a nickname? This morning we'll meet three composer who had the nicknames 'll Bolognese', 'Papa' and 'The Red Priest'! We'll also visit the opera for performances by two very famous opera singers - Pavarotti and Bugs Bunny! 

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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