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 11 May 2014

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    On Sunday we'll hear the Scaramouche Suite and part of the Carnival for London by Darius Milhaud, plus the story of The Three Little Pigs, read by Rosaleen Linehan.

    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

    • 07:01
      Title: Bassoon Concertino In B Flat (3rd Movement) - Polacca
      Composer: Crusell, Bernhard Henrik
      Performer(s): Karen Geoghegan (Bassoon)
      Performer(s): Karen Geoghegan (Bassoon), Bbc Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Bassoon Concertos - Geoghegan / BBC Philharmonic /Noseda, Chandos Records, CHAN 10613
      Duration: 5:40
    • 07:08
      Title: Flute Quartet No.1 In D (3rd Movement) Rondo
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Jaime Martin (Flute)
      Performer(s): Jaime Martin (Flute), Brindisi Quartet
      Album: Mozart Chamber Works ~~ H564803, EMI, Cdz569702
      Duration: 4:30
    • 07:12
      Title: Scaramouche Suite (1st Movement) Vif
      Composer: Milhaud, Darius
      Performer(s): Emma Johnson (Clarinet)
      Performer(s): Emma Johnson (Clarinet), Julius Drake (Piano)
      Album: The Essential Emma Johnson - Disk 2, ASV, CD DCS 238
      Duration: 3:03
    • 07:21
      Title: The Wand Of Youth Suite No.2 Op. 1b - V. The Tame Bear
      Composer: Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): English String Orchestra
      Album: Spirit of England II ~~ CDG03713, Nimbus Records Ltd, NI5450/3
      Duration: 2:15
    • 07:23
      Title: Wild Bears -- Wand Of Youth Suite No. 2
      Composer: Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Ulster Orchestra
      Album: Elgar: The Wand Of Youth And Nursery Suites ~~ G009113, Chandos, Chan8318
      Duration: 2:27
    • 07:26
      Title: The Three Little Pigs
      Composer: Various Composers
      Performer(s): Rosaleen Linehan (Narrator)
      Performer(s): Rosaleen Linehan (Narrator), Rté Concert Orchestra
      Album: Music in the Classroom Educational CD, RTÉ, RTÉ CD
      Duration: 6:05
    • 07:33
      Title: Marche Des Petits Soldats De Plomb
      Composer: Pierne, Gabriel
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: Famous Marches (Recordno: CDZ7672522), EMI, CDZ7672522
      Duration: 3:19
    • 07:37
      Title: Paddington Bear's First Concert Part 3
      Composer: Chappell, Herbert
      Performer(s): Stephen Fry (Narrator)
      Performer(s): Stephen Fry (Narrator), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Paddington Bear's First Concert, Sony Classical, 82876844202
      Duration: 12:33
    • 07:52
      Title: Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy -- The Nutcracker Suite Op.71
      Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: CDM7690632), EMI, CDM7690632
      Duration: 2:16
    • 07:55
      Title: In Trutina From Carmina Burana
      Composer: Orff, Carl
      Performer(s): Barbara Bonney (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Barbara Bonney (Soprano), Wiener Philharmoniker
      Album: The Radiant Voice Of Barbara Bonney (Recordno: 468818-2) ~~ A276617, Decca, 468818-2
      Duration: 2:29
    • 07:58
      Title: Early One Morning -- Early One Morning
      Complete Work Name: Early One Morning
      Composer: Grainger, Percy
      Performer(s): Tommy Reilly (Harmonica)
      Performer(s): Tommy Reilly (Harmonica), Skaila Kanga (Harp)
      Album: Pastoral Classics (Recordno: CHAN241-35), Chandos, CHAN241-35
      Duration: 2:16

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