Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    From January 2016 you can enjoy Classical Kids exclusively on RTÉjr Radio every Sunday morning, from 7 to 8am. 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

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    Classical Kids Sunday 16 March 2014

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    We'll celebrate on St. Patrick's Day with music by Irish composers including The Children of Lir by Hamilton Harty plus some traditional Irish songs performed by RTÉ Cór na nÓg.

    Sunday January 17th
    Today we hear a tale of adventure, daring and bad driving! Tune in for a musical version of the Wind in the Willows featuring Ratty, Mole and friends, with wonderful music by John Rutter. We’ll also hear music written about butterflies, and hear some fascinating facts about a composer whose nickname was Wolfie...

    Sunday January 24th
    We're off to Africa with songs and stories told by Ladysmith Black Mombazo this week, and we'll hear the magical tale of a Sorcerer's Apprentice. Plus some fun pieces by Bizet from his Children's Suite, and some symphonies by Beethoven. 

    Sunday January 31st
    Which great composer was put in jail when he tried to quit writing music? We'll find out today. We'll also hear music played on the tuba and we'll hear the story of Babar the Elephant read by Meryl Streep, with music by Francis Poulenc. 

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:00
      Title: Symphony No.8 In F (2nd Movement) Allegretto Scherzando
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 4:09
    • 07:05
      Title: Trasna Na Dtonnta
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 1:42
    • 07:07
      Title: 7 Marionnettes - No. 2 Poupee Valsante
      Performer(s): Poldini, Ede
      Performer(s): Poldini, Ede
      Duration: 3:33
    • 07:11
      Title: Calm Seas And Blue Skies (Children Of Lir)
      Performer(s): Hamilton Harty, Herbert
      Performer(s): Hamilton Harty, Herbert
      Duration: 2:14
    • 07:14
      Title: Children Of Lir: Allegro Con Brio
      Performer(s): Hamilton Harty
      Performer(s): Hamilton Harty
      Duration: 6:20
    • 07:20
      Title: The Children Of Lir: Transformation, Baptism And Death (Excerpt)
      Performer(s): Harty, Hamilton
      Performer(s): Harty, Hamilton
      Duration: 3:36
    • 07:28
      Title: Riverdance
      Performer(s): Whelan, Bill
      Performer(s): Whelan, Bill
      Duration: 5:58
    • 07:41
      Title: L'Arlesienne Suite No.2 (4th Movement) Farandole
      Performer(s): Bizet, Georges
      Performer(s): Bizet, Georges
      Duration: 3:45
    • 07:45
      Title: The Cows Are A Milking
      Performer(s): Trimble, Joan
      Performer(s): Trimble, Joan
      Duration: 1:40
    • 07:47
      Title: Suite For Strings: Finale
      Performer(s): Trimble, Joan
      Performer(s): Trimble, Joan
      Duration: 4:33
    • 07:51
      Title: Jamaican Rumba
      Performer(s): Benjamin, Arthur
      Performer(s): Benjamin, Arthur
      Duration: 2:38
    • 07:55
      Title: Irish Suite - The Last Rose Of Summer
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Duration: 4:11

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