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 August 27th, 7am

Like Beethoven, Jean Sibelius loved the countryside. He also loved his home country of Finland, and wrote a great piece of music that described important moments in the history of Finland. We'll hear it this morning, plus some musical jokes composed by Mozart and Haydn!

Sunday August 28th, 10am

The English composer William Walton wrote a set of piano pieces for his niece Elizabeth to play but they were too difficult for her, so he re-wrote them as duets for her to play with her brother Michael. We'll hear some of his Music for Children this morning, including the Music Lesson, Hop-Scotch and The Three-Legged Race. We'll also hear performances by some very talented young orchestras from around the world, including the energetic Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela. Watch their incredibly energetic performance of Leonard Bernstein's Mambo below...

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

07:01

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 Naxos 8.559302

Duration: 2:26

07:04

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 HMV HMV 5 73182 2

Duration: 3:37

07:14

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 EMI Classics 50999 6 48500 2 3

Duration: 3:39

07:18

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) Deutsche Grammophon 477 9577

Duration: 5:28

07:24

Title: The Ugly Duckling -- Hans Christian Anderson

Composer: Loesser, Frank

Performer(s): Mandy Patinkin (Vocals)

Album: Kidults Nonesuch 79534-2

Duration: 3:42

07:29

Title: Harp Concerto - Andante Allegro

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): The Locrian Ensemble Of London

Album: Classics by candlelight BRACKEN MUSIC BRACK011

Duration: 4:38

07:35

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

Composer: Traditional / MacLean

Performer(s): Triona Marshall (Harp)

Album: Masters of Irish Harp RTE lyric fm CD132

Duration: 4:16

07:40

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 Chandos Chan 3143 (2)

Duration: 12:51

07:53

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 Black Box BBM1049

Duration: 4:13

07:58

Title: Beidh Aonach Amarach

Composer: Trad

Performer(s): Rte Cor Na Nog

Album: RTE Cor na nOg - Seasonal Favourites and Traditional Songs RTE Guide Not Available

Duration: 2:20

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