Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Win My First Orchestra Book and CD 

    This week, Classical Kids and www.classical.ie are giving you the chance to win a copy of 'My First Orchestra Book'. We meet Tormod the Troll who loves music and decides to leave his mountain-top cave, to travel the world and find different sounds. Along the way he meets lots of musicians who help him understand the instruments of the orchestra, and play lots of wonderful music for Tormod.  

    This is another beautiful book in the Naxos Books range, complete with a CD full of musical examples. We have five copies up for grabs and to win, just answer this question: 

    Which of these is NOT a section of the orchestra: 

    a) The Brass Section 
    b) The String Section
    c) The Vegetable Section


    Email the correct answer with your name and full postal address to classicalkids@rte.ie by Monday December 22nd at 5pm and we'll contact our winners directly. And for lots more great albums in the Naxos range for younger listeners, visit the children's section of their website. 

    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 December 21st
    As Christmas morning gets closer, we'll hear a special recording of The Night Before Christmas, told by Risteárd Cooper with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Gavin Maloney. We'll also go on a sleigh ride with music by Leopold Mozart and have a Christmas singalong with RTÉ Cór na nÓg.

    Sunday December 25th
    Wake up to Classical Kids this Christmas Day as The Muppets join us for a song, and we'll hear the story of The Snowman with music by Howard Blake. Plus the magical tale of The Nutcracker with music by Tchaikovsky, and we'll hear some of the wonderful school and junior choirs who entered this year's Choirs for Christmas competition.

    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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