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 16 February 2014

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    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 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: Tambourin Chinois
      Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz
      Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz
      Duration: 4:07
    • 07:06
      Title: Bachianas Brasileira No.5 (Aria)
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Duration: 4:40
    • 07:11
      Title: The Little Train Of The Caipira
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Duration: 5:13
    • 07:17
      Title: Infernal Dance Of All Kaschei's Subjects
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Duration: 4:57
    • 07:22
      Title: The Firebird (Suite) - Berceuse
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Duration: 3:45
    • 07:26
      Title: Finale (Final Hymn) From Firebird Ballet Suite
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Duration: 3:45
    • 07:30
      Title: Octet In Bb Major - Allegro
      Performer(s): Pleyel, Ignaz Joseph
      Performer(s): Pleyel, Ignaz Joseph
      Duration: 5:24
    • 07:35
      Title: Carnival Of The Animals: Aquarium
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 2:47
    • 07:38
      Title: Images - Serie Ii - No. 3 Poissons D'Or
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 3:54
    • 07:42
      Title: Under The Sea
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan / Ashman, Howard
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan / Ashman, Howard
      Duration: 3:29
    • 07:46
      Title: The Bad Mushroom (8th Movement)
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 1:58
    • 07:48
      Title: The New King (9th Movement)
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 2:40
    • 07:50
      Title: Babar Speaks To Cornelius (10th Movement)
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 2:14
    • 07:52
      Title: The Wedding Of Babar (11th Movement)
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 1:34
    • 07:53
      Title: After The Wedding (12th Movement)
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 1:15
    • 07:54
      Title: Night Fell (13th Movement)
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 2:29
    • 07:58
      Title: Kangaroo Hop
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 2:13

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