Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

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Classical Kids Sunday 25 May 2014

You can now enjoy Classical Kids exclusively on RTÉjr Radio every Sunday morning, from 10 to 11am. To listen, you can tune in via the RTÉjr Radio channel on the Radio Player, or listen on a digital radio via the RTÉjr channel. You can also hear us via the RTÉjr website

Saturday July 30th

The word 'concerto' means to come together in harmony, but also to fight against each other! This morning we'll hear concertos that feature solo instruments with orchestra; all playing their own part but also coming together to form one great concerto. Tune in to hear a Trumpet Concerto by Haydn, a Piano Concerto by Rachmaninov, a Violin Concerto by Mendelssohn and a Clarinet Concerto by Mozart. We'll also hear the story of the Three Little PIgs read by Rosaleen Linehan.

Sunday July 31st

When the French composer Darius Milhaud visited America, he heard jazz music for the very first time and liked it so much, he used so started to write in that style. On Sunday we'll hear the Scaramouche Suite and part of his Carnival for London and we'll visit some wonderful wizards with music from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, and The Sorceror's Apprentice by Paul Dukas... 

Sunday August 7th

Last week, we met Paddington Bear for the first time and learnt how we travelled from far Peru to live with the Brown family in London. But this morning Paddington is off to his first classical music concert with Herr Gruber, and so we'll join him at the Royal Albert Hall. We'll also hear part of Beethoven's beautiful Pastoral Symphony which he wrote about one of his favourite things to do - going for a walk in the countryside!

Classical Kids

Today we'll hear piano pieces which Robert Schumann wrote for his daughters to play including Humming and Hunting Songs, and Hansel and Gretel with music by Engelbert Humperdinck.

Music Played on the Show

06:01

Title: Romanian Rhapsody No. 1

Complete Work Name: Romanian Rhapsody No. 1

Composer: Enescu, George

Performer(s): Chloe Hanslip (Violin), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Adams: Violin Concerto

Duration: 2:26

06:04

Title: Suite Populaire Espagnole - Jota

Composer: de Falla, Maunel

Performer(s): Jacqueline Du Pre (Cello), John Williams (Guitar)

Album: A Cello Recital - Jacqueline du Pre

Duration: 3:37

06:14

Title: Toy Symphony (2nd Movement) Menuetto: Allegretto

Composer: Mozart, Leopold

Performer(s): Academy Of St. Martin In The Fields

Album: Best Children's Classics 100

Duration: 3:39

06:18

Title: Rondo For Violin And Orchestra In C Major

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Itzhak Perlman (Violin), Wiener Philharmoniker

Album: Mozart - The Five Violin Concertos (Recordno: 477 9577)

Duration: 5:28

06:24

Title: The Ugly Duckling -- Hans Christian Anderson

Composer: Loesser, Frank

Performer(s): Mandy Patinkin (Vocals)

Album: Kidults

Duration: 3:42

06:29

Title: Harp Concerto - Andante Allegro

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): The Locrian Ensemble Of London

Album: Classics by candlelight

Duration: 4:38

06:35

Title: Rakish Paddy/ The Bucks Of Oranmore/ The Mortgage Burn

Composer: Traditional / MacLean

Performer(s): Triona Marshall (Harp)

Album: Masters of Irish Harp

Duration: 4:16

06:40

Title: Hansel & Gretel (Excerpt)

Composer: Humperdinck, Engelbert

Performer(s): Jennifer Larmore (Hansel) & Rebecca Evans (Gretel), Philharmonia Orchestra, New London Children's Choir

Album: Hansel & Gretel

Duration: 12:51

06:53

Title: Gigue -- Not Available

Composer: Hue, Georges

Performer(s): Edward Beckett (Flute), London Festival Orchestra

Album: Fantasie, Romantic French Flute Music - Edward Beckett, Ross Pople: London Festival Orchestra

Duration: 4:13

06:58

Title: Beidh Aonach Amarach

Composer: Trad

Performer(s): Rte Cor Na Nog

Album: RTE Cor na nOg - Seasonal Favourites and Traditional Songs

Duration: 2:20

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