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 January 22nd, 10am

We're celebrating Chinese New Year today, with traditional music played on the erhu. We'll also hear part of the Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra, with Dame Edna giving us an exciting introduction to the different sections and instruments. We'll also hear music by movie music composer John Powell, who wrote exciting music for Kung Fu Panda and How to Train Your Dragon!

Sunday January 29th, 10am

This morning we’ll hear Prokofiev’s Winter Bonfire, written for the story of a group of Russian boy scouts, the Pioneers, who go on a train journey to the countryside and find a great bonfire. We'll also hear the second part of the Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra read by Dame Edna Everage, and we’ll hear dances by some of the great composers - a waltz by Joann Strauss II, a Spanish dance by Ravel and ballet music by Khachaturian!

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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