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 30 March 2014

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    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 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

    • 07:01
      Title: O Fortuna (From Carmina Burana)
      Performer(s): Orff, Carl
      Performer(s): Orff, Carl
      Duration: 2:57
    • 07:04
      Title: Gulliver Suite For Two Violins - Intrada
      Performer(s): Telemann, Georg Philipp
      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
      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
      Performer(s): Corelli, Arcangelo
      Duration: 3:18
    • 07:13
      Title: Symphony No. 101 In D 'Clock' (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 6:25
    • 07:20
      Title: Mandolin Concerto In D (1st Movement) Allegro
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 3:56
    • 07:24
      Title: I X O
      Performer(s): Pixinguinha
      Performer(s): Pixinguinha
      Duration: 2:55
    • 07:28
      Title: Voices Of Spring
      Performer(s): Strauss Ii, Johann
      Performer(s): Strauss Ii, Johann
      Duration: 6:11
    • 07:34
      Title: Merida's Home
      Performer(s): Doyle, Patrick
      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
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 4:45
    • 07:43
      Title: Rodeo (3rd Movement) Saturday Night Waltz
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 4:28
    • 07:47
      Title: Hoe-Down
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 3:48
    • 07:51
      Title: I Bought Me A Cat
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 2:25
    • 07:53
      Title: Ching A Ring Chaw
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 2:03
    • 07:55
      Title: Variation No. 18
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 4:02

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