Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 18 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

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 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: Concerto For Violin, Piano And Strings In F (3rd Movement) Allegro

Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef

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): 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): 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)

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): 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): 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): 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): 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), 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): Irish Chamber Orchestra

Album: Mozart In Flight ~~ H569004 / Coda Records / Crcd1

Duration: 5:58

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