Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Win My First Orchestra Book and CD 

    This week, Classical Kids and www.classical.ie are giving you the chance to win a copy of 'My First Orchestra Book'. We meet Tormod the Troll who loves music and decides to leave his mountain-top cave, to travel the world and find different sounds. Along the way he meets lots of musicians who help him understand the instruments of the orchestra, and play lots of wonderful music for Tormod.  

    This is another beautiful book in the Naxos Books range, complete with a CD full of musical examples. We have five copies up for grabs and to win, just answer this question: 

    Which of these is NOT a section of the orchestra: 

    a) The Brass Section 
    b) The String Section
    c) The Vegetable Section


    Email the correct answer with your name and full postal address to classicalkids@rte.ie by Monday December 22nd at 5pm and we'll contact our winners directly. And for lots more great albums in the Naxos range for younger listeners, visit the children's section of their website. 

    Classical Kids Sunday 19 January 2014

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    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 December 21st
    As Christmas morning gets closer, we'll hear a special recording of The Night Before Christmas, told by Risteárd Cooper with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Gavin Maloney. We'll also go on a sleigh ride with music by Leopold Mozart and have a Christmas singalong with RTÉ Cór na nÓg.

    Sunday December 25th
    Wake up to Classical Kids this Christmas Day as The Muppets join us for a song, and we'll hear the story of The Snowman with music by Howard Blake. Plus the magical tale of The Nutcracker with music by Tchaikovsky, and we'll hear some of the wonderful school and junior choirs who entered this year's Choirs for Christmas competition.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:00
      Title: Ballet Des Mouches - Ii. Valse
      Performer(s): Offenbach, Jacques
      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
      Performer(s): Haydn, Joseph
      Duration: 5:46
    • 07:11
      Title: The Lark Ascending
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Duration: 16:19
    • 07:17
      Title: Il Cuccu (The Cuckoo)
      Performer(s): Respighi, Ottorino
      Performer(s): Respighi, Ottorino
      Duration: 4:40
    • 07:21
      Title: Bluebird Pas De Deux
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 5:50
    • 07:27
      Title: I Taut I Taw A Puddy Tat
      Performer(s): Livingston/May/Foster
      Performer(s): Livingston/May/Foster
      Duration: 3:12
    • 07:31
      Title: Brandenburg Concerto No.3 (3rd Movement) Allegro
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 4:46
    • 07:35
      Title: Dance (The Human Comedy)
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Duration: 2:19
    • 07:38
      Title: Fur Elise (Bagatelle No.25 In A Minor)
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 3:49
    • 07:42
      Title: Spanish Dance No.1 From La Vida Breve
      Performer(s): Falla, Manuel De
      Performer(s): Falla, Manuel De
      Duration: 3:54
    • 07:47
      Title: Lullaby
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:05
    • 07:50
      Title: Libertango
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Duration: 5:04
    • 07:54
      Title: Yakko's World
      Performer(s): Trad/Rogel, Randy
      Performer(s): Trad/Rogel, Randy
      Duration: 1:57
    • 07:57
      Title: Maple Leaf Rag
      Performer(s): Joplin, Scott
      Performer(s): Joplin, Scott
      Duration: 3:33

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