Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

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Classical Kids Sunday 16 February 2014

You can now enjoy Classical Kids exclusively on RTÉjr Radio every Sunday morning, from 10 to 11am. To listen, you can tune in via the RTÉjr Radio channel on the Radio Player, or listen on a digital radio via the RTÉjr channel. You can also hear us via the RTÉjr website

Saturday August 27th, 7am

Like Beethoven, Jean Sibelius loved the countryside. He also loved his home country of Finland, and wrote a great piece of music that described important moments in the history of Finland. We'll hear it this morning, plus some musical jokes composed by Mozart and Haydn!

Sunday August 28th, 10am

The English composer William Walton wrote a set of piano pieces for his niece Elizabeth to play but they were too difficult for her, so he re-wrote them as duets for her to play with her brother Michael. We'll hear some of his Music for Children this morning, including the Music Lesson, Hop-Scotch and The Three-Legged Race. We'll also hear performances by some very talented young orchestras from around the world, including the energetic Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela. Watch their incredibly energetic performance of Leonard Bernstein's Mambo below...

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.

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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