Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 16 February 2014

Classical Kids

We'll go deep-sea diving today, we'll hear the story of the Firebird with music by Stravinsky and music by one of the most famous Brazilian composers, Heitor Villa-Lobos.

Sunday February 26th, 10am

This morning we'll hear part of Prokofiev's Music for Children, which he wrote to be played by children and which have fun names such as Parade of the Grasshoppers, The Rain and the Rainbow, Playing Tag, The Moon Strolls in the Meadow. We'll also meet some of our favourite musical creatures in Saint-Saens Carnival of the Animals.

Sunday March 5th, 10am

Classical Kids celebrates International Women's Day with music by some of the great female composers and musicians. We'll hear music by talented percussionist Evelyn Glennie, the duetting pianist sisters Mariella and Katia Labeque, Irish composer Elaine Agnew. We'll also hear the story of a brave princess named Eliza whose brothers were turned into swans by a wicked witch. It's up to Eliza to save them by knitting shirts from stinging nettles, with music by the Australian composer Elena Kats-Chernin.

Music Played on the Show

07:00

Title: Tambourin Chinois

Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz

Duration: 4:07

07:06

Title: Bachianas Brasileira No.5 (Aria)

Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter

Duration: 4:40

07:11

Title: The Little Train Of The Caipira

Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter

Duration: 5:13

07:17

Title: Infernal Dance Of All Kaschei's Subjects

Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor

Duration: 4:57

07:22

Title: The Firebird (Suite) - Berceuse

Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor

Duration: 3:45

07:26

Title: Finale (Final Hymn) From Firebird Ballet Suite

Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor

Duration: 3:45

07:30

Title: Octet In Bb Major - Allegro

Performer(s): Pleyel, Ignaz Joseph

Duration: 5:24

07:35

Title: Carnival Of The Animals: Aquarium

Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille

Duration: 2:47

07:38

Title: Images - Serie Ii - No. 3 Poissons D'Or

Performer(s): Debussy, Claude

Duration: 3:54

07:42

Title: Under The Sea

Performer(s): Menken, Alan / Ashman, Howard

Duration: 3:29

07:46

Title: The Bad Mushroom (8th Movement)

Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis

Duration: 1:58

07:48

Title: The New King (9th Movement)

Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis

Duration: 2:40

07:50

Title: Babar Speaks To Cornelius (10th Movement)

Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis

Duration: 2:14

07:52

Title: The Wedding Of Babar (11th Movement)

Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis

Duration: 1:34

07:53

Title: After The Wedding (12th Movement)

Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis

Duration: 1:15

07:54

Title: Night Fell (13th Movement)

Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis

Duration: 2:29

07:58

Title: Kangaroo Hop

Performer(s): Gershwin, George

Duration: 2:13

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