Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 9 March 2014

Classical Kids

We're off to see wonderful wizards today, with the theme from Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Apprentice. We'll also blow our own trumpet with music composed for brass instruments!

Saturday January 21st, 7am

Hope you're all ready for an interplanetary trip, as this morning Classical Kids explores the galaxy with part of Gustav Holst's Planets Suite. We'll also hear about music that Handel wrote to be played on a boat, while sailing up and down a river.

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: Dance Of The Mirlitons

Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Duration: 2:33

07:03

Title: String Trio In G Major Op 9 No 1 - Movement Iii - Scherzo Alleg

Performer(s): Beethoven

Duration: 3:20

07:07

Title: Trumpet Concerto In E Flat(3rd Movement) Rondo

Performer(s): Hummel, Johann Nepomuk

Duration: 4:01

07:11

Title: Horn Concerto No.2 In E Flat - Rondo

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 3:33

07:15

Title: Tuba

Performer(s): Chesky, David

Duration: 1:12

07:16

Title: Elite Syncopations

Performer(s): Joplin, Scott

Duration: 3:39

07:21

Title: Danse Macabre Op40

Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille

Duration: 7:18

07:29

Title: Gallop From Masquerade

Performer(s): Khachaturian, Aram

Duration: 3:32

07:33

Title: Bassoon Concerto In C Major (1st Movement) Allegro

Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio

Duration: 3:40

07:49

Title: Harry's Wondrous World

Performer(s): Williams, John

Duration: 5:35

07:55

Title: Deep Sea Pastures

Performer(s): Bokujo, Shinkai

Duration: 4:33

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