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.

Saturday April 22nd, 7am (repeat)

To celebrate Easter, this morning we'll hear the story of The Rainbow Bear, a polar bear who wishes he was all the colours of the Rainbow. But when his wish comes true, he learns a very important lesson. With beautiful music by Stephen Barlow, this colourful story is read by Joanna Lumley and based on the book by Michael Morpurgo.

Sunday April 23rd, 10am

"Early one morning, Peter opened the gate and went out into the big green meadow..." What will become of Peter and his friends the duck, the bird and the cat when they're visited by a wolf? Find out on Classical Kids this Sunday as we hear Prokofiev's story of Peter and the Wolf, read by Dame Edna Everage. We'll also visit a circus, with exciting music by Rimsky Korsakov, Fucik and Sousa.

Sunday April 30th, 10am

We're mad about Mozart today, and we'll hear part of a horn concerto he wrote for the owner of a cheese shop, plus a symphony he wrote when he was just eight years old! We'll also hear the story of Paddington bear told with music, as he meets the Brown family for the first time. 

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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