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 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 August 24th
    Gabriel Fauré wrote a suite for a girl named Dolly, and the movements have fun names such as ‘Mi-a-ou’ (the name Dolly called her brother Raoul) and the ‘Kitty-Valse’ (written for the family dog). We’ll hear it on Sunday, plus music by the American composer Leonard Bernstein including toe-tapping dances and a song made up of wrong notes!

    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!

    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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