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 20 April 2014

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    Classical Kids

    With everyone enjoying a visit from the Easter Bunny today, Classical Kids will enjoy a visit from The Runaway Bunny, while Bugs Bunny goes to the opera in the Rabbit of Seville.

    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

    • 07:05
      Title: I - Pavane De La Belle Au Bois Dormant
      Complete Work Name: Ma Mere L'Oye
      Composer: Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Pascal Rogé (Piano), Ami Rogé (Piano)
      Performer(s): Pascal Rogé (Piano), Ami Rogé (Piano)
      Album: Debussy... Ravel... Pascal & Ami Rogé (Recordno: ONYX 4117), Onyx Classics, ONYX 4117
      Duration: 1:20
    • 07:07
      Title: Les Entretiens De La Belle Et De La Bete (Conversation Of Beauty And The Beast)
      Complete Work Name: Mother Goose-Five Pieces For Children
      Composer: Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Debussy : La Mer. Ravel : Ma Mere L'Oye, La Valse ~~ PD OB, Deutsche Grammophon, 476449-8
      Duration: 4:29
    • 07:12
      Title: Laideronnette, Imperatrice Des Pagodes (Laideronnette, Empress Of The Pagodas
      Complete Work Name: Mother Goose-Five Pieces For Children
      Composer: Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Debussy : La Mer. Ravel : Ma Mere L'Oye, La Valse ~~ PD OB, Deutsche Grammophon, 476449-8
      Duration: 3:31
    • 07:16
      Title: The Rabbit Of Seville
      Composer: Rossini, Gioachino
      Performer(s): Bugs Bunny (The Barber)
      Performer(s): Bugs Bunny (The Barber), Elmer Fudd (The Customer), Warner Bros. Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Bugs Bunny on Broadway, Merrie Melodies/Warner Bros., 9 26494-2
      Duration: 6:16
    • 07:23
      Title: Hungarian Rhapsody In C Sharp Minor No.2 (Excerpt)
      Complete Work Name: Hungarian Rhapsody In C Sharp Minor No.2
      Composer: Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Lang Lang (Piano)
      Performer(s): Lang Lang (Piano)
      Album: Best of Lang Lang -- 4779014 ~~ PDIM, Deutsche Grammophon, 4779014
      Duration: 4:09
    • 07:36
      Title: The Runaway Bunny
      Composer: Roven, Glen
      Performer(s): Brooke Shields (Narrator)
      Performer(s): Brooke Shields (Narrator), Ittai Shapira (Violin), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Paddington Bear's First Concert, Sony Classical, 82876844202
      Duration: 20:11
    • 07:56
      Title: Little Waltz
      Complete Work Name: The Toybox
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra
      Album: Classics for Children - 22 Favourite Orchestral Classics, RTE lyric fm, CD129
      Duration: 2:07

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