Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Win My First Orchestra Book and CD 

    This week, Classical Kids and www.classical.ie are giving you the chance to win a copy of 'My First Orchestra Book'. We meet Tormod the Troll who loves music and decides to leave his mountain-top cave, to travel the world and find different sounds. Along the way he meets lots of musicians who help him understand the instruments of the orchestra, and play lots of wonderful music for Tormod.  

    This is another beautiful book in the Naxos Books range, complete with a CD full of musical examples. We have five copies up for grabs and to win, just answer this question: 

    Which of these is NOT a section of the orchestra: 

    a) The Brass Section 
    b) The String Section
    c) The Vegetable Section


    Email the correct answer with your name and full postal address to classicalkids@rte.ie by Monday December 22nd at 5pm and we'll contact our winners directly. And for lots more great albums in the Naxos range for younger listeners, visit the children's section of their website. 

    Classical Kids Sunday 13 April 2014

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    Which great composer practiced his music in secret? We'll find out this Sunday! We'll also visit the ballet, to hear a beautiful waltz and a daring Dance of the Knights!

    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: Suite Espanola - Movement Viii - Castilla
      Performer(s): Alicia De Larrocha (Piano)
      Performer(s): Alicia De Larrocha (Piano)
      Duration: 3:16
    • 07:04
      Title: A Musical Joke (4th Movement) Presto
      Duration: 4:55
    • 07:11
      Title: Hallelujah Chorus -- Messiah
      Duration: 4:20
    • 07:15
      Title: Water Music Suite No.2 (2nd Movement) Alla Hornpipe -- Water Mus
      Duration: 4:00
    • 07:20
      Title: Zadok The Priest -- Four Coronation Anthems
      Duration: 5:47
    • 07:26
      Title: Symphonie Fantastique - Ii. Un Bal - A Ball
      Duration: 6:33
    • 07:33
      Title: Concerto For Trumpet
      Performer(s): Maurice Murphy (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Maurice Murphy (Trumpet)
      Duration: 3:52
    • 07:38
      Title: Nocturne No. 5 In B Flat
      Performer(s): Susumu Aoyagi (Piano)
      Performer(s): Susumu Aoyagi (Piano)
      Duration: 3:28
    • 07:42
      Title: Romeo And Juliet - Dance Of The Knights
      Duration: 6:07
    • 07:48
      Title: Sleeping Beauty (5th Movement) Waltz
      Duration: 4:43
    • 07:54
      Title: Spring Song
      Performer(s): Philip Martin (Piano)
      Performer(s): Philip Martin (Piano)
      Duration: 2:50
    • 07:57
      Title: The Pink Panther -- Not Available
      Duration: 3:28

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