Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Thanks so much to Éilis Smith aged 5 and Nóra Smith aged 7 from Manorhamilton in Co. Leitrim, who drew these super pictures of cowgirls inspired by Aaron Copland's Rodeo. Why not listen to this week's programme and see what pictures you come up with?

    By Éilis Smith aged 5

    By Nóra Smith aged 7

    Classical Kids Sunday 6 April 2014

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    Classical Kids is off to the circus today with music by Rimsky Korsakov, Fucik and Sousa. We'll also travel to Africa to hear the music of Ladysmith Black Mombazo.

    Sunday March 1st
    Classical Kids celebrates the first day of Spring with part of Vivaldi's Four Seasons describing springtime rain, birds singing and a happy dance. We'll also hear music written especially for different times of the day, starting with an energetic sunrise by Ferde Grofe and finishing with a beautiful nocturne by John Field.

    Sunday March 8th
    The Russian composer Dmitri Kabalevsky loved writing music for children, and on Sunday’s Classical Kids we’ll hear his children’s piano pieces and his songs performed by a children’s choir. We’ll also hear instruments from around the world, including bagpipes from Scotland, a didgeridoo from Australia and the cimbalom from Hungary.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:01
      Title: March
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Duration: 3:14
    • 07:05
      Title: Carmen Suite: Danse Boheme
      Performer(s): Bizet, Georges
      Performer(s): Bizet, Georges
      Duration: 4:14
    • 07:09
      Title: Entry Of The Gladiators
      Performer(s): Fucik, Julius
      Performer(s): Fucik, Julius
      Duration: 3:16
    • 07:13
      Title: Dance Of The Tumblers, From The Snow Maiden
      Performer(s): Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolay
      Performer(s): Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolay
      Duration: 4:08
    • 07:18
      Title: Circus Galop From The Irish Dragoon
      Performer(s): Sousa, John Philip
      Performer(s): Sousa, John Philip
      Duration: 1:39
    • 07:20
      Title: Symphony No.40 (4th Movement) - Finale: Allegro Assai
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 5:00
    • 07:26
      Title: Introduction And Kanje Kanje
      Performer(s): Trad Arr J. Shabalala
      Performer(s): Trad Arr J. Shabalala
      Duration: 5:57
    • 07:33
      Title: I'Ve Got A Dream
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan / Slater, Glenn
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan / Slater, Glenn
      Duration: 3:26
    • 07:38
      Title: Mazurka In D Op33/2
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 3:03
    • 07:41
      Title: Polonaise In A Op40 No.1
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 5:49
    • 07:46
      Title: Dances From Moscow-Cheryomushki
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Duration: 5:24
    • 07:52
      Title: Adelina De Maya (Movement 2)
      Performer(s): Curiale, Joseph
      Performer(s): Curiale, Joseph
      Duration: 5:16
    • 07:57
      Title: I Know An Oid Woman
      Performer(s): Bonne, Rose/Mills, Alan
      Performer(s): Bonne, Rose/Mills, Alan
      Duration: 2:29

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