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 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: 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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