Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 30 March 2014

You can now enjoy Classical Kids exclusively on RTÉjr Radio every Sunday morning, from 10 to 11am. To listen, you can tune in via the RTÉjr Radio channel on the Radio Player, or listen on a digital radio via the RTÉjr channel. You can also hear us via the RTÉjr website

Saturday July 30th

The word 'concerto' means to come together in harmony, but also to fight against each other! This morning we'll hear concertos that feature solo instruments with orchestra; all playing their own part but also coming together to form one great concerto. Tune in to hear a Trumpet Concerto by Haydn, a Piano Concerto by Rachmaninov, a Violin Concerto by Mendelssohn and a Clarinet Concerto by Mozart. We'll also hear the story of the Three Little PIgs read by Rosaleen Linehan.

Sunday July 31st

When the French composer Darius Milhaud visited America, he heard jazz music for the very first time and liked it so much, he used so started to write in that style. On Sunday we'll hear the Scaramouche Suite and part of his Carnival for London and we'll visit some wonderful wizards with music from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, and The Sorceror's Apprentice by Paul Dukas... 

Sunday August 7th

Last week, we met Paddington Bear for the first time and learnt how we travelled from far Peru to live with the Brown family in London. But this morning Paddington is off to his first classical music concert with Herr Gruber, and so we'll join him at the Royal Albert Hall. We'll also hear part of Beethoven's beautiful Pastoral Symphony which he wrote about one of his favourite things to do - going for a walk in the countryside!

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!

Music Played on the Show


Title: O Fortuna (From Carmina Burana)

Performer(s): Orff, Carl

Duration: 2:57


Title: Gulliver Suite For Two Violins - Intrada

Performer(s): Telemann, Georg Philipp

Duration: 1:35


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

Performer(s): Telemann, Georg Philipp

Duration: 1:22


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

Performer(s): Corelli, Arcangelo

Duration: 3:18


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

Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef

Duration: 6:25


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

Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio

Duration: 3:56


Title: I X O

Performer(s): Pixinguinha

Duration: 2:55


Title: Voices Of Spring

Performer(s): Strauss Ii, Johann

Duration: 6:11


Title: Merida's Home

Performer(s): Doyle, Patrick

Duration: 1:47


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

Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix

Duration: 4:45


Title: Rodeo (3rd Movement) Saturday Night Waltz

Performer(s): Copland, Aaron

Duration: 4:28


Title: Hoe-Down

Performer(s): Copland, Aaron

Duration: 3:48


Title: I Bought Me A Cat

Performer(s): Copland, Aaron

Duration: 2:25


Title: Ching A Ring Chaw

Performer(s): Copland, Aaron

Duration: 2:03


Title: Variation No. 18

Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei

Duration: 4:02



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Producer/Presenter: Ian McGlynn


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