Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    WIN A FAMILY PASS TO THE BUALADH BOS CHILDREN'S FESTIVAL IN LIMERICK 

    There’s a really exciting festival happening in Limerick all next week, Limerick’s first ever theatre festival for children. It’s called Bualadh Bos and there's a wide variety of theatrical and literary events happening, including performances, interviews and workshops, between now and Friday October 31st - Hallowe'en! 

    The line-up includes talks with authors of some much-loved children's books including Judi Curtin (the Alice and Megan series and the Eva series) and Andy Stanton (author of the Mr Gum series). Let your imagination run wild with a performance of Homer’s The Odyssey, where audiences not only interact with characters from Ancient Greece, but play some of roles themselves. For all the details you can visit the website for the Lime Tree Theatre www.limetreetheatre.ie/.

    We've got two family passes to give away for an event of your choice, subject to availability. This lovely prize includes lunch, so all the makings of a great day out! To enter, simply email classicalkids@rte.ie with the answer to this question:

    Name the series of children’s book by Irish author Eoin Colfer - Artemis _______

    Entries must be received by Friday October 24th and we’ll announce the winner here next week. Good luck!

    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 October 19th
    We'll hear a slightly unusual version of Peter and the Wolf today, read by Gavin Friday. We'll also include music written for some magical creatures, including the fairy-servant Puck from Mendelssohn’s music to A Midsummer Night's Dream. 

    Sunday October 26th
    Classical Kids gets a little creepy this Sunday, with lots of spooky tunes especially for Halloween! We’ll visit the terrifying Mountain King with music by Grieg, and hear the tale of the Sorcerer’s Apprentice with enchanting music by Paul Dukas. We’ll also take a chilling flight through the skies with Wagner’s Ride of Valkyries and pay a visit to Jack Skellington in the town of Halloween. So listen in – if you dare...

    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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