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 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 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!

    Sunday September 7th
    Schubert’s father was a teacher and wanted young Franz to teach too, but the young composer was more interested in writing music! However he did write his first symphony for his school orchestra, and we’ll hear it on this week’s Classical Kids. We’ll also hear music written for dancing hours and minutes, in Ponchielli’s Dance of the Hours.

    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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