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 18 May 2014

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    Classical Kids

    Debussy was fascinated by toys and dolls and today we'll hear part of his ballet, The Toy Box. Plus, music written for The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin and a clog dance!

    Sunday August 24th
    Gabriel Fauré wrote a suite for a girl named Dolly, and the movements have fun names such as ‘Mi-a-ou’ (the name Dolly called her brother Raoul) and the ‘Kitty-Valse’ (written for the family dog). We’ll hear it on Sunday, plus music by the American composer Leonard Bernstein including toe-tapping dances and a song made up of wrong notes!

    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!

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:01
      Title: Concerto For Violin, Piano And Strings In F (3rd Movement) Allegro
      Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Adelina Oprean (Violin)
      Performer(s): Adelina Oprean (Violin), Justin Oprean (Piano), European Community Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Haydn: Violin and Piano Concertos ~~ H182803, Helios, Cdh88037
      Duration: 3:48
    • 07:06
      Title: Dance Of The Comedians -- Bartered Bride
      Composer: Smetana, Bedrich
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Smetana: Bartered Bride, From My Life ~~ G029306, Chandos, Chan8412
      Duration: 5:30
    • 07:15
      Title: Little Waltz
      Complete Work Name: The Toybox
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra
      Album: Classics for Children - 22 Favourite Orchestral Classics, RTE lyric fm, CD129
      Duration: 2:07
    • 07:17
      Title: Children’S Corner - Serenade For The Doll
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Philippe Cassard (Piano)
      Performer(s): Philippe Cassard (Piano)
      Album: Debussy: Integrale De L'Aeuvre Pour Piano Vol 3 - Philippe Cassard, Astree, E 8531
      Duration: 2:50
    • 07:20
      Title: A Red, Red Rose
      Composer: Mulholland
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Kansas City Chorale
      Album: Fern Hill, Nimbus, Ni5449
      Duration: 4:10
    • 07:35
      Title: Quintet In G Minor (4th Movement) Allegretto
      Composer: Danzi, Franz
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Vienna Quintet
      Album: Wind Quintets ~~ H541705, Nimbus, NI5479
      Duration: 2:55
    • 07:39
      Title: Clog Dance
      Complete Work Name: From Act 1 Of 'La Fille Mal Gardee'
      Composer: Herold, Ferdinand
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House Covent Garden
      Album: Classic FM Ballet, UCJ / Classic FM, CFMD6B
      Duration: 2:09
    • 07:41
      Title: Mexican Hat Dance
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): London Trumpet Sound
      Album: The London Trumpet Sound (Recordno: CACD113), Cala, CACD113
      Duration: 3:06
    • 07:46
      Title: The Bare Necessities
      Composer: Gilkyson, Terry
      Performer(s): Phil Harris (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Phil Harris (Vocals), Studio Orchestra
      Album: The Jungle Book (Recordno: Cd-002), Disneyland Records, Cd-002
      Duration: 4:10
    • 07:51
      Title: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (1st Movement) Allegro -- Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Irish Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Mozart In Flight ~~ H569004, Coda Records, Crcd1
      Duration: 5:58

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