Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 27 April 2014

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.

Saturday April 1st, 7am (Repeat)

We'll travel around the world with postcards from The King's Singers and to celebrate Mother's Day, we'll hear the story of The Runaway Bunny, about a little bunny rabbit who decides to run away. But his wise Mum tells him, 'If you run away, I will run after you.' With music by Glen Roven, the story is read by Brooke Shields. And with the Feis Ceoil starting this week in Dublin, we'll hear performances by some of the many great winners over the years, including John O'Conor, Cara O'Sullivan and Finghin Collins. 

Sunday April 2nd, 10am

Do you ever wonder if your toys come to life when you're asleep? Well this morning we'll visit a magic toyshop, to see what adventures the toys who live there get up to at night! We'll also learn about composers who loved to travel to different parts of the world, and write music about the places they visited. 

Sunday April 9th, 10am

Do you know someone who has a nickname? This morning we'll meet three composer who had the nicknames 'll Bolognese', 'Papa' and 'The Red Priest'! We'll also visit the opera for performances by two very famous opera singers - Pavarotti and Bugs Bunny! 

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), 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): 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): 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): 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): 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): 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), 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)

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): 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), 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): Russian State Symphony Orchestra

Album: 100 Popular Classics Vol.2 / Castle Communications PLC / MBSCD5172

Duration: 5:22

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