Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 23 February 2014

Classical Kids

Music by Jean Sibelius this morning, who wrote music which celebrated his home country, Finland. We'll also hear about Ratty, Toad and Mole, with music from The Wind in the Willows

Sunday February 26th, 10am

This morning we'll hear part of Prokofiev's Music for Children, which he wrote to be played by children and which have fun names such as Parade of the Grasshoppers, The Rain and the Rainbow, Playing Tag, The Moon Strolls in the Meadow. We'll also meet some of our favourite musical creatures in Saint-Saens Carnival of the Animals.

Sunday March 5th, 10am

Classical Kids celebrates International Women's Day with music by some of the great female composers and musicians. We'll hear music by talented percussionist Evelyn Glennie, the duetting pianist sisters Mariella and Katia Labeque, Irish composer Elaine Agnew. We'll also hear the story of a brave princess named Eliza whose brothers were turned into swans by a wicked witch. It's up to Eliza to save them by knitting shirts from stinging nettles, with music by the Australian composer Elena Kats-Chernin.

Music Played on the Show

07:00

Title: Tango - The Gliding Girl

Performer(s): Sousa, John Philip

Duration: 3:57

07:06

Title: Oboe Concerto In D Minor - Presto

Performer(s): Marcello, Alessandro

Duration: 4:03

07:10

Title: The Tale Of The Tsar Sultan - Flight Of The Bumblebee

Performer(s): Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolay

Duration: 1:38

07:12

Title: Der Alte Brummbar (The Old Grumbler)

Performer(s): Fucik, Julius

Duration: 4:53

07:17

Title: Serenade Op. 44 - Movement I - Moderato, Quasi Marcia

Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin

Duration: 4:07

07:22

Title: Intermezzo (Karelia Suite)

Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean

Duration: 3:59

07:27

Title: Finlandia, Op. 26

Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean

Duration: 8:41

07:40

Title: The Wind In The Willows

Performer(s): Rutter, John/Grant, David

Duration: 14:07

07:54

Title: Habanera

Performer(s): Chabrier, Emmanuel

Duration: 4:50

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