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Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 4 May 2014

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 January 22nd, 10am

We're celebrating Chinese New Year today, with traditional music played on the erhu. We'll also hear part of the Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra, with Dame Edna giving us an exciting introduction to the different sections and instruments. We'll also hear music by movie music composer John Powell, who wrote exciting music for Kung Fu Panda and How to Train Your Dragon!

Sunday January 29th, 10am

This morning we’ll hear Prokofiev’s Winter Bonfire, written for the story of a group of Russian boy scouts, the Pioneers, who go on a train journey to the countryside and find a great bonfire. We'll also hear the second part of the Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra read by Dame Edna Everage, and we’ll hear dances by some of the great composers - a waltz by Joann Strauss II, a Spanish dance by Ravel and ballet music by Khachaturian!

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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