Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 23 March 2014

Classical Kids

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.

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


Title: Appalachian Morning

Performer(s): Halley, Paul

Duration: 4:40


Title: Pomp And Circ. March No.5

Performer(s): Elgar, Edward

Duration: 5:54


Title: St Paul's Suite For String Orchestra - Jig

Performer(s): Holst, Gustav

Duration: 3:26


Title: Jupiter From The Planets

Performer(s): Holst, Gustav

Duration: 8:23


Title: Dansa Brasileira

Performer(s): Mozart Guarnieri, Camargo

Duration: 2:33


Title: Hedwig's Theme

Performer(s): Williams, John

Duration: 5:25


Title: Concerto For 2 Clarinets (3rd Movement) Alla Polacca

Performer(s): Krommer, Franz Vinzenz

Duration: 5:34


Title: Ave Verum Corpus

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 3:20


Title: Shoshone Love Song

Performer(s): Emerson, Roger

Duration: 3:45


Title: Nkosi Sikelel'i Afrika

Performer(s): Traditional

Duration: 2:26


Title: Marche Militaire Francaise

Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille

Duration: 4:44


Title: Humoresque

Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin

Duration: 4:03



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Producer/Presenter: Ian McGlynn


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