Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 30 March 2014

Classical Kids

Today we'll find out which composers had the nicknames 'Il Bolognese', 'Papa' and 'The Red Priest', plus songs by Aaron Copland including I Bought Me a Cat and Ching a Ring Chaw!

Sunday September 17th, 10am

The composer Ferde Grofe was as a milkman, a truck driver and an elevator operator before was ever a composer. Today we'll hear his Grand Canyon Suite, which includes music written for a thunderstorm. We'll also hear some different dances by some of the great composers - a waltz by Johann Strauss II, a Spanish dance by Ravel and ballet music by Khachaturian! 

Sunday September 24th, 10am

Camille Saint-Saens wrote his Carnival of the Animals Suite just for fun, and today we'll meet some his very musical members of the animal kingdom. We'll also meet some singing frogs and cats, and enjoy some musical fireworks! 

Sunday October 1st, 10am

Anyone know what time it is? Why, it's time to hear music written about clocks of course, including Haydn's Clock Symphony! We'll also hear music by the pianist and violinist Joaquin Rodrigo whose most famous piece of music for an instrument which he didn’t really play – the guitar! Tune in this morning for part of his sunny Concierto de Aranjuez which he wrote after visiting a Spanish palace. 

Music Played on the Show

07:01

Title: O Fortuna (From Carmina Burana)

Performer(s): Orff, Carl

Duration: 2:57

07:04

Title: Gulliver Suite For Two Violins - Intrada

Performer(s): Telemann, Georg Philipp

Duration: 1:35

07:06

Title: Gulliver Suite For Two Violins - Loure Of The Well-Mannered Houy

Performer(s): Telemann, Georg Philipp

Duration: 1:22

07:09

Title: Violin Sonata In G Minor ?Il Trillo Del Diavolo? - Movement Ii -

Performer(s): Corelli, Arcangelo

Duration: 3:18

07:13

Title: Symphony No. 101 In D 'Clock' (2nd Movement) Andante

Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef

Duration: 6:25

07:20

Title: Mandolin Concerto In D (1st Movement) Allegro

Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio

Duration: 3:56

07:24

Title: I X O

Performer(s): Pixinguinha

Duration: 2:55

07:28

Title: Voices Of Spring

Performer(s): Strauss Ii, Johann

Duration: 6:11

07:34

Title: Merida's Home

Performer(s): Doyle, Patrick

Duration: 1:47

07:37

Title: Symphony No.3 In A Minor Op.56 "Scottish" 2nd Movement Vivace No

Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix

Duration: 4:45

07:43

Title: Rodeo (3rd Movement) Saturday Night Waltz

Performer(s): Copland, Aaron

Duration: 4:28

07:47

Title: Hoe-Down

Performer(s): Copland, Aaron

Duration: 3:48

07:51

Title: I Bought Me A Cat

Performer(s): Copland, Aaron

Duration: 2:25

07:53

Title: Ching A Ring Chaw

Performer(s): Copland, Aaron

Duration: 2:03

07:55

Title: Variation No. 18

Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei

Duration: 4:02

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