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 27 April 2014

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    Classical Kids

    We'll wake up to a musical sunrise by Grieg, and hear classical and traditional Irish music played on the harp, and dance music by some of the great composers including Ravel.

    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

    • 07:05
      Title: Duo In G (1st Movement) Largo
      Complete Work Name: Duo In G Op.34
      Composer: Carulli, Ferdinando
      Performer(s): Julian Bream (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Julian Bream (Guitar), John Williams (Guitar)
      Album: Together Again (Recordno: 09026614502) ~~ CDD03404, RCA Victor Gold Seal, 09026614502
      Duration: 2:58
    • 07:09
      Title: Sabre Dance -- Gayaneh
      Complete Work Name: Gayaneh
      Composer: Khachaturian, Aram
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Khachaturian: Spartacus / Gayaneh Ballet - Highlights, EMI Eminence, CDEMX2119
      Duration: 2:33
    • 07:12
      Title: Bolero (Excerpt)
      Complete Work Name: Bolero
      Composer: Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Harmony (Recordno: 724384952426), Virgin, 724384952426
      Duration: 5:16
    • 07:19
      Title: On The Beautiful Blue Danube -Waltz Op.314
      Complete Work Name: On The Beautiful Blue Danube
      Composer: Strauss Ii, Johann
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Album: 100 Popular Classics Vol.2, Castle Communications PLC, MBSCD5172
      Duration: 6:47
    • 07:26
      Title: Little Chatterbox Op.245
      Composer: Strauss, Josef
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Carlos Kleiber Conducts Johann Strauss (Recordno: Sk45938), Sony, Sk45938
      Duration: 2:58
    • 07:33
      Title: Duel Of The Fates -- Star Wars Episode 1 Ost
      Complete Work Name: Star Wars Episode 1 Ost
      Composer: Williams, John
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, Sony Classical, Sk61816
      Duration: 4:14
    • 07:38
      Title: Harp Concerto In A - Rondo Allegretto -- Harp Concerto In A
      Complete Work Name: Harp Concerto In A
      Composer: Dittersdorf, Carl Ditters Von
      Performer(s): Marisa Robles (Harp)
      Performer(s): Marisa Robles (Harp), Academy Of Saint Martin In The Fields
      Album: Harp Concertos (Recordno: 4257232) ~~ H377309, Decca, 4257232
      Duration: 4:04
    • 07:43
      Title: Carolan's Concerto -- Not Available
      Composer: Carolan, Turlough O
      Performer(s): Siobhan Armstrong (Harp)
      Performer(s): Siobhan Armstrong (Harp)
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: Mcd0401), Maya Recordings, Mcd0401
      Duration: 2:49
    • 07:46
      Title: Morning -- Peer Gynt Suite No.1
      Complete Work Name: Peer Gynt Suite No.1
      Composer: Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Relax More (Recordno: CFMCD32), Classic FM, CFMCD32
      Duration: 3:32
    • 07:50
      Title: Abends Wenn Ich Schlafen Gehen
      Complete Work Name: Hansel And Gretel
      Composer: Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Performer(s): Lucia Popp (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Lucia Popp (Soprano), Brigitte Fassbaender (Mezzo-Soprano), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Opera Gala Collection, Decca, 460849-2
      Duration: 3:06
    • 07:53
      Title: Waltz Of The Flowers -- The Nutcracker Op.71a
      Complete Work Name: The Nutcracker Op.71a
      Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Russian State Symphony Orchestra
      Album: 100 Popular Classics Vol.2, Castle Communications PLC, MBSCD5172
      Duration: 5:22

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