Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Perform at Electric Picnic with RTÉ lyric fm!

    RTÉ lyric fm is pleased to offer our younger listeners a FREE piano lesson in Soul Kids at Electric Picnic on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st of August, with the award-winning pianist and teacher Kevin Corcoran. 

    If you know a young piano player who would like a FREE introductory lesson or some tips and performance advice, then come along and perform at the RTÉ lyric fm tent in Soul Kids at Electric Picnic with our fantastic teacher Kevin. Just email lyric@rte.ie to secure a booking. Incidentally, this is not only for kids - Mums and Dads you can also book a lesson, or you might even sing along - and all participants will receive an 'I Performed at Electric Picnic' Certificate!

    So join us at Soul Kids for lots of musical fun – we would love to see you there. RTÉ lyric fm at the Electric Picnic – bringing the music to life!

    Click here to download the Soul Kids brochure

    Kevin Corcoran has an impressive collection of Feis and Competition awards and trophies, and was recently awarded a Bachelor of Music (First Class Hons) from DIT’s Conservatory of Music and Drama. As a composer, Kevin’s pieces have been performed by DIT’s Orchestra, Chamber Choir, Solo Singers and Piano Trio.

    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 August 24th
    Gabriel Fauré wrote a suite for a girl named Dolly, and the movements have fun names such as ‘Mi-a-ou’ (the name Dolly called her brother Raoul) and the ‘Kitty-Valse’ (written for the family dog). We’ll hear it on Sunday, plus music by the American composer Leonard Bernstein including toe-tapping dances and a song made up of wrong notes!

    Sunday August 31st
    We'll take an un-seasonal listen to Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker on Sunday, including the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Dance of the Reed Flutes. We'll also enjoy to music performed by an orchestra of brass instruments, string instruments and a ukulele orchestra!

    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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