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    Win My First Classical Music Book and CD 

    This week, Classical Kids and www.classical.ie are giving you the chance to win a copy of 'My First Classical Music Book'. It’s a super guide to classical music - the composers, the instruments and some of the places you might find music. It’s beautifully illustrated with lots of fun facts and quizzes, and there’s a gorgeous CD that accompanies it which contains the excerpts mentioned in the book, including music by Mozart, Saint-Saens, Beethoven, Brahms and many more. We have five copies up for grabs and to win, just answer this question: 

    Camille Saint-Saens wrote a suite of music that describes animals and their movements. Is it called: 

    a) The Carnival of the Animals
    b) Romeo and Juliet
    c) The Nutcracker

    Email the correct answer with your name and full postal address to classicalkids@rte.ie by Friday December 19th and we'll announce the winners here. And for lots more great albums in the Naxos range for younger listeners, visit the children's section of their website. 

    Classical Kids Sunday 26 January 2014

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    Unusual music Leroy Anderson this morning - March of the Two Left Feet, Plink Plank Plunk and music written for a typewriter - and we'll meet the members of the string family!

    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: Hush Little Baby
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:50
    • 07:04
      Title: Little Polka (5th Movement) Jazz Suite No.2
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Duration: 2:51
    • 07:07
      Title: Partita No. 2 In D Minor Bwv 1004 - Movement Iv - Gigue
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:38
    • 07:11
      Title: Suite No. 1 In C Major Bwv 1007 - Movement I - Prelude
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 2:49
    • 07:14
      Title: Suite No. 1 In C Major Bwv 1007 - Movement Vi - Gigue
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 2:01
    • 07:16
      Title: The Swan
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 3:41
    • 07:20
      Title: String Quartet No.6 In B Flat Major (1st Movement) Allegro Con B
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 6:07
    • 07:26
      Title: Holiday For Strings
      Performer(s): Rose, David
      Performer(s): Rose, David
      Duration: 2:46
    • 07:30
      Title: Opening Theme From Pirates Of The Caribbean At World's End
      Performer(s): Zimmer, Hans
      Performer(s): Zimmer, Hans
      Duration: 1:44
    • 07:32
      Title: Selection Form Pirate Of The Caribbean: Dead Man?S Chest - Jack
      Performer(s): Zimmer, Hans
      Performer(s): Zimmer, Hans
      Duration: 4:21
    • 07:37
      Title: Humming Chorus, From Madame Butterfly
      Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo
      Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo
      Duration: 3:38
    • 07:41
      Title: O Mio Babbino Caro From Gianni Schicchi
      Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo
      Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo
      Duration: 3:37
    • 07:45
      Title: Flute Concerto No.1 In E Major (2nd Movement) Allegretto
      Performer(s): Falckenhagen, Adam
      Performer(s): Falckenhagen, Adam
      Duration: 4:42
    • 07:50
      Title: March Of The Two Left Feet
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Duration: 3:08
    • 07:53
      Title: Plink, Plank, Plunk
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Duration: 3:11
    • 07:57
      Title: The Typewriter
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Duration: 2:14

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