Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Perform at Electric Picnic with RTÉ lyric fm!

    RTÉ lyric fm is pleased to offer our younger listeners a FREE piano lesson in Soul Kids at Electric Picnic on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st of August, with the award-winning pianist and teacher Kevin Corcoran. 

    If you know a young piano player who would like a FREE introductory lesson or some tips and performance advice, then come along and perform at the RTÉ lyric fm tent in Soul Kids at Electric Picnic with our fantastic teacher Kevin. Just email lyric@rte.ie to secure a booking. Incidentally, this is not only for kids - Mums and Dads you can also book a lesson, or you might even sing along - and all participants will receive an 'I Performed at Electric Picnic' Certificate!

    So join us at Soul Kids for lots of musical fun – we would love to see you there. RTÉ lyric fm at the Electric Picnic – bringing the music to life!

    Click here to download the Soul Kids brochure

    Kevin Corcoran has an impressive collection of Feis and Competition awards and trophies, and was recently awarded a Bachelor of Music (First Class Hons) from DIT’s Conservatory of Music and Drama. As a composer, Kevin’s pieces have been performed by DIT’s Orchestra, Chamber Choir, Solo Singers and Piano Trio.

    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 August 31st
    We'll take an un-seasonal listen to Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker on Sunday, including the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Dance of the Reed Flutes. We'll also enjoy to music performed by an orchestra of brass instruments, string instruments and a ukulele orchestra!

    Sunday September 7th
    Schubert’s father was a teacher and wanted young Franz to teach too, but the young composer was more interested in writing music! However he did write his first symphony for his school orchestra, and we’ll hear it on this week’s Classical Kids. We’ll also hear music written for dancing hours and minutes, in Ponchielli’s Dance of the Hours.

    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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