Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 4 May 2014

Classical Kids Christmas Eve Requests

Santa Claus is coming to town and so is Classical Kids for a very special live Christmas Eve Request Programme! Join us on December 24th for lots of jolly Christmas music and carols, including the story of The Snowman and The Night Before Christmas. 

We would also love to hear from boys and girls around Ireland, especially anyone waiting on Santa! Just record or video your own special greeting or request, and email it to classicalkids@rte.ieThen join Ian McGlynn live on Christmas Eve for the first ever Classical Kids Request Programme!

Tips for recording your greeting:

  • Before you record, decide what you're going to say! Are you going to wish someone special a 'Happy Christmas'? Maybe you could sing part of your favourite carol, or send a message to Santa reminding him where to leave your presents! Or maybe just let us know what you look forward to most at Christmas. 

  • Make sure to start by saying your name, and where you're you calling from.

  • Don't worry if you make a small mistake, just keep recording and then send us your message. We'll listen to them and tidy them up a little, before we broadcast them. 

  • Send your audio or video clips to classicalkids@rte.ie and feel free to email us some extra information not included in the message. If your file is too large, then use a filesharing website such as Wetransfer using the same email address. 

  • We must receive your messages before Thursday December 22nd at 5pm. 

And if you don't want to record a message, you can write to us via email at any time, or text on the day to 51554. And remember to join us live from 11.30 until 13.00 this Christmas Eve! 

Classical Kids

On Sunday, part of Beethoven's fifth symphony which took so long to write, he finished two other symphonies before it! We'll also hear how Paddington Bear got his name.

Sunday December 4th, 10am

We'll celebrate the arrival of Winter this morning with chilling music by Vivaldi and ballet music by Glazunov written for Winter, Hail and Snow. We'll also hear about some of Paddington Bear's adventures during his travels around the world! 

Sunday December 11th, 10am

If Beethoven had lived, he would be 246 this Friday! We'll wish him an early happy birthday today with some of his own wonderful music, We'll also go ice-skating with a beautiful waltz by Waldteufel, and we'll hear music written for dancing snowflakes by Tchaikovsky.

Music Played on the Show

07:01

Title: Acis And Galatea: Overture

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): Les Arts Florissants

Album: Acis And Galatea ~~ C668301 / Erato / 3984-25505-2

Duration: 3:13

07:05

Title: Bagatelle No.1 Op.33

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): John O'Conor (Piano)

Album: Beethoven: Bagatelles ~~ D258002 / Telarc / Cd80423

Duration: 3:38

07:11

Title: Symphony No.5 (1st Movement) Allegro Con Brio -- Symphony No.5 In C Minor Op.67

Complete Work Name: Symphony No.5 In C Minor Op.67

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Beethoven: Symphonies No 5 And 7 / Telarc / Cd-80471

Duration: 6:26

07:18

Title: Canzonetta For Clarinet And Piano

Composer: Pierne, Gabriel

Performer(s): Ronald Van Spaendonck (Clarinet), Alexandre Tharaud (Piano)

Album: French Music for clarinet and piano / harmonia mundi / HMN911596

Duration: 3:47

07:22

Title: Cats' Duet

Composer: Rossini, Gioachino

Performer(s): Felicity Lott (Soprano), Ann Murray (Mezzo-Soprano), Graham Johnson (Piano)

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 7544112) / EMI / 7544112

Duration: 3:23

07:24

Title: I Taut I Taw A Puddy Tat

Composer: Livingston/May/Foster

Performer(s): Mel Blanc, Billy May & His Orchestra

Album: Favourite Childhood Memories / Music Digital / CD6566

Duration: 2:57

07:34

Title: Arabian Nights From Aladdin

Composer: Menken, Alan/ Rice, Tim

Performer(s): Kingston Symphony

Album: Symphonic Suites of the Animated Classics / Michele Audio Corp / 2501

Duration: 3:29

07:37

Title: Friend Like Me

Composer: Menken, Alan / Ashman, Howard

Performer(s): Robin Williams (Vocal)

Album: Disneys Greatest Hits / EMI / VTDCD760

Duration: 2:25

07:44

Title: Paddington Bear's First Concert Part 1

Composer: Chappell, Herbert

Performer(s): Stephen Fry (Narrator), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Paddington Bear's First Concert / Sony Classical / 82876844202

Duration: 9:23

07:54

Title: Bassoon Concerto (3rd Movement) - Rondo

Composer: Rossini, Gioacchino

Performer(s): Karen Geoghegan (Bassoon), Bbc Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Bassoon Concertos - Geoghegan / BBC Philharmonic /Noseda / Chandos Records / CHAN 10613

Duration: 5:02

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