Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Win My First Classical Music Book and CD 

    This week, Classical Kids and www.classical.ie are giving you the chance to win a copy of 'My First Classical Music Book'. It’s a super guide to classical music - the composers, the instruments and some of the places you might find music. It’s beautifully illustrated with lots of fun facts and quizzes, and there’s a gorgeous CD that accompanies it which contains the excerpts mentioned in the book, including music by Mozart, Saint-Saens, Beethoven, Brahms and many more. We have five copies up for grabs and to win, just answer this question: 

    Camille Saint-Saens wrote a suite of music that describes animals and their movements. Is it called: 

    a) The Carnival of the Animals
    b) Romeo and Juliet
    c) The Nutcracker

    Email the correct answer with your name and full postal address to classicalkids@rte.ie by Friday December 19th and we'll announce the winners here. And for lots more great albums in the Naxos range for younger listeners, visit the children's section of their website. 

    Classical Kids Sunday 23 March 2014

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    We'll hear music which Gustav Holst wrote for his music students this morning, and we'll travel to Africa, Austria and Australia to hear some wonderful boys and girls choirs.

    Sunday December 21st
    As Christmas morning gets closer, we'll hear a special recording of The Night Before Christmas, told by Risteárd Cooper with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Gavin Maloney. We'll also go on a sleigh ride with music by Leopold Mozart and have a Christmas singalong with RTÉ Cór na nÓg.

    Sunday December 25th
    Wake up to Classical Kids this Christmas Day as The Muppets join us for a song, and we'll hear the story of The Snowman with music by Howard Blake. Plus the magical tale of The Nutcracker with music by Tchaikovsky, and we'll hear some of the wonderful school and junior choirs who entered this year's Choirs for Christmas competition.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:00
      Title: Appalachian Morning
      Performer(s): Halley, Paul
      Performer(s): Halley, Paul
      Duration: 4:40
    • 07:05
      Title: Pomp And Circ. March No.5
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 5:54
    • 07:12
      Title: St Paul's Suite For String Orchestra - Jig
      Performer(s): Holst, Gustav
      Performer(s): Holst, Gustav
      Duration: 3:26
    • 07:16
      Title: Jupiter From The Planets
      Performer(s): Holst, Gustav
      Performer(s): Holst, Gustav
      Duration: 8:23
    • 07:24
      Title: Dansa Brasileira
      Performer(s): Mozart Guarnieri, Camargo
      Performer(s): Mozart Guarnieri, Camargo
      Duration: 2:33
    • 07:26
      Title: Hedwig's Theme
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Duration: 5:25
    • 07:32
      Title: Concerto For 2 Clarinets (3rd Movement) Alla Polacca
      Performer(s): Krommer, Franz Vinzenz
      Performer(s): Krommer, Franz Vinzenz
      Duration: 5:34
    • 07:39
      Title: Ave Verum Corpus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 3:20
    • 07:43
      Title: Shoshone Love Song
      Performer(s): Emerson, Roger
      Performer(s): Emerson, Roger
      Duration: 3:45
    • 07:46
      Title: Nkosi Sikelel'i Afrika
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:26
    • 07:50
      Title: Marche Militaire Francaise
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 4:44
    • 07:54
      Title: Humoresque
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 4:03

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