Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 16 March 2014

Classical Kids

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 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: Symphony No.8 In F (2nd Movement) Allegretto Scherzando

Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van

Duration: 4:09

07:05

Title: Trasna Na Dtonnta

Performer(s): Traditional

Duration: 1:42

07:07

Title: 7 Marionnettes - No. 2 Poupee Valsante

Performer(s): Poldini, Ede

Duration: 3:33

07:11

Title: Calm Seas And Blue Skies (Children Of Lir)

Performer(s): Hamilton Harty, Herbert

Duration: 2:14

07:14

Title: Children Of Lir: Allegro Con Brio

Performer(s): Hamilton Harty

Duration: 6:20

07:20

Title: The Children Of Lir: Transformation, Baptism And Death (Excerpt)

Performer(s): Harty, Hamilton

Duration: 3:36

07:28

Title: Riverdance

Performer(s): Whelan, Bill

Duration: 5:58

07:41

Title: L'Arlesienne Suite No.2 (4th Movement) Farandole

Performer(s): Bizet, Georges

Duration: 3:45

07:45

Title: The Cows Are A Milking

Performer(s): Trimble, Joan

Duration: 1:40

07:47

Title: Suite For Strings: Finale

Performer(s): Trimble, Joan

Duration: 4:33

07:51

Title: Jamaican Rumba

Performer(s): Benjamin, Arthur

Duration: 2:38

07:55

Title: Irish Suite - The Last Rose Of Summer

Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy

Duration: 4:11

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