Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 2 February 2014

Classical Kids

A Playful Pizzicato and a Frolicsome Finale by Benjamin Britten this morning, and we'll visit the moon, the stars and the sun with music by Debussy, Mozart and Edvard Grieg.

Sunday September 17th, 10am

The composer Ferde Grofe was as a milkman, a truck driver and an elevator operator before was ever a composer. Today we'll hear his Grand Canyon Suite, which includes music written for a thunderstorm. We'll also hear some different dances by some of the great composers - a waltz by Johann Strauss II, a Spanish dance by Ravel and ballet music by Khachaturian! 

Sunday September 24th, 10am

Camille Saint-Saens wrote his Carnival of the Animals Suite just for fun, and today we'll meet some his very musical members of the animal kingdom. We'll also meet some singing frogs and cats, and enjoy some musical fireworks! 

Sunday October 1st, 10am

Anyone know what time it is? Why, it's time to hear music written about clocks of course, including Haydn's Clock Symphony! We'll also hear music by the pianist and violinist Joaquin Rodrigo whose most famous piece of music for an instrument which he didn’t really play – the guitar! Tune in this morning for part of his sunny Concierto de Aranjuez which he wrote after visiting a Spanish palace. 

Music Played on the Show

07:00

Title: Production Number

Performer(s): Grofe, Ferde

Duration: 2:36

07:03

Title: Bartered Bride: Dance Of The Comedians

Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich

Duration: 6:41

07:11

Title: Morning, From Peer Gynt Suite No.1

Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard

Duration: 4:19

07:15

Title: Clair De Lune

Performer(s): Debussy, Claude

Duration: 5:57

07:20

Title: Variations On Ah Vous Dirais-Je Maman K265

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 9:13

07:27

Title: The Nutcracker Op.71a - Waltz Of The Flowers

Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Duration: 5:37

07:35

Title: Track 21

Performer(s): Trad

Duration: 3:45

07:37

Title: Holberg Suite (5th Movement)

Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard

Duration: 4:34

07:42

Title: Simple Symphony(1st Movement) Boisterous Bourree

Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin

Duration: 3:42

07:46

Title: Simple Symphony(2nd Movement) Playful Pizzicato

Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin

Duration: 3:20

07:49

Title: Simple Symphony(4th Movement) Frolicsome Finale

Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin

Duration: 3:17

07:53

Title: Chit-Chat Polka (Tritsch-Tratsch Polka)

Performer(s): Strauss, Johann

Duration: 3:13

07:56

Title: The Imperial March

Performer(s): Williams, John

Duration: 3:22

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