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 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 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: 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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