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.

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: 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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