Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Win My First Orchestra Book and CD 

    This week, Classical Kids and www.classical.ie are giving you the chance to win a copy of 'My First Orchestra Book'. We meet Tormod the Troll who loves music and decides to leave his mountain-top cave, to travel the world and find different sounds. Along the way he meets lots of musicians who help him understand the instruments of the orchestra, and play lots of wonderful music for Tormod.  

    This is another beautiful book in the Naxos Books range, complete with a CD full of musical examples. We have five copies up for grabs and to win, just answer this question: 

    Which of these is NOT a section of the orchestra: 

    a) The Brass Section 
    b) The String Section
    c) The Vegetable Section


    Email the correct answer with your name and full postal address to classicalkids@rte.ie by Monday December 22nd at 5pm and we'll contact our winners directly. And for lots more great albums in the Naxos range for younger listeners, visit the children's section of their website. 

    Classical Kids Sunday 16 February 2014

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    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 December 21st
    As Christmas morning gets closer, we'll hear a special recording of The Night Before Christmas, told by Risteárd Cooper with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Gavin Maloney. We'll also go on a sleigh ride with music by Leopold Mozart and have a Christmas singalong with RTÉ Cór na nÓg.

    Sunday December 25th
    Wake up to Classical Kids this Christmas Day as The Muppets join us for a song, and we'll hear the story of The Snowman with music by Howard Blake. Plus the magical tale of The Nutcracker with music by Tchaikovsky, and we'll hear some of the wonderful school and junior choirs who entered this year's Choirs for Christmas competition.

    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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