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    WIN A FAMILY PASS TO THE BUALADH BOS CHILDREN'S FESTIVAL IN LIMERICK 

    There’s a really exciting festival happening in Limerick all next week, Limerick’s first ever theatre festival for children. It’s called Bualadh Bos and there's a wide variety of theatrical and literary events happening, including performances, interviews and workshops, between now and Friday October 31st - Hallowe'en! 

    The line-up includes talks with authors of some much-loved children's books including Judi Curtin (the Alice and Megan series and the Eva series) and Andy Stanton (author of the Mr Gum series). Let your imagination run wild with a performance of Homer’s The Odyssey, where audiences not only interact with characters from Ancient Greece, but play some of roles themselves. For all the details you can visit the website for the Lime Tree Theatre www.limetreetheatre.ie/.

    We've got two family passes to give away for an event of your choice, subject to availability. This lovely prize includes lunch, so all the makings of a great day out! To enter, simply email classicalkids@rte.ie with the answer to this question:

    Name the series of children’s book by Irish author Eoin Colfer - Artemis _______

    Entries must be received by Friday October 24th and we’ll announce the winner here next week. Good luck!

    Classical Kids Sunday 1 June 2014

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    Classical Kids

    Today Ian McGlynn features piano pieces that Bartok wrote for children, Peter and the Wolf read by Dame Edna Everage and some musical jokes written by Haydn.

    Sunday October 19th
    We'll hear a slightly unusual version of Peter and the Wolf today, read by Gavin Friday. We'll also include music written for some magical creatures, including the fairy-servant Puck from Mendelssohn’s music to A Midsummer Night's Dream. 

    Sunday October 26th
    Classical Kids gets a little creepy this Sunday, with lots of spooky tunes especially for Halloween! We’ll visit the terrifying Mountain King with music by Grieg, and hear the tale of the Sorcerer’s Apprentice with enchanting music by Paul Dukas. We’ll also take a chilling flight through the skies with Wagner’s Ride of Valkyries and pay a visit to Jack Skellington in the town of Halloween. So listen in – if you dare...

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:01
      Title: Flute Concerto No.3 In D Il Gardellino (3rd Movement)
      Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Patrick Gallois (Flute)
      Performer(s): Patrick Gallois (Flute), Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Vivaldi 6 Flute Concertos ~~ H411212, Deutsche Grammophon, 437839-2
      Duration: 2:40
    • 07:09
      Title: The Whistler And His Dog
      Composer: Pryor
      Performer(s): New Columbian Brass Band
      Performer(s): New Columbian Brass Band
      Album: The Teddy Bears Picnic - A Musical Menagerie from America's Golden Age -- Dor-93201, Dorian, Dor-93201
      Duration: 2:49
    • 07:13
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: Introduction (I)
      Composer: Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Dame Edna Everage (Narrator)
      Performer(s): Dame Edna Everage (Narrator), Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Peter and the Wolf -- 8.554170, Naxos, 8.554170
      Duration: 2:13
    • 07:15
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: The Story Begins (Ii)
      Composer: Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Dame Edna Everage (Narrator)
      Performer(s): Dame Edna Everage (Narrator), Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Peter and the Wolf -- 8.554170, Naxos, 8.554170
      Duration: 4:30
    • 07:21
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: Grandpapa (Iv)
      Composer: Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Dame Edna Everage (Narrator)
      Performer(s): Dame Edna Everage (Narrator), Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Peter and the Wolf -- 8.554170, Naxos, 8.554170
      Duration: 2:14
    • 07:23
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: The Wolf (V)
      Composer: Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Dame Edna Everage (Narrator)
      Performer(s): Dame Edna Everage (Narrator), Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Peter and the Wolf -- 8.554170, Naxos, 8.554170
      Duration: 3:07
    • 07:27
      Title: 12 Concerti Grossi Op. 6 - Concerto No. 9 In F Major - Movement Ii - Allegro
      Complete Work Name: 12 Concerti Grossi Op. 6 - Concerto No. 9 In F Major
      Composer: Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Handel And Haydn Society
      Album: Handel: Concerti Grossi Op.3 and 6 - Handel and Haydn Society: Christopher Hogwood - Disk 3, Avie, AV 2065
      Duration: 3:39
    • 07:32
      Title: Parade Of The Doodle-Bugs
      Composer: Moreland, Fred L.
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The New Columbian Brass Band
      Album: The Teddy Bears Picnic - A Musical Menagerie from America's Golden Age -- DOR93201, Dorian Recordings, DOR93201
      Duration: 3:11
    • 07:46
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: And Now... (Vi)
      Composer: Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Dame Edna Everage (Narrator)
      Performer(s): Dame Edna Everage (Narrator), Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Peter and the Wolf -- 8.554170, Naxos, 8.554170
      Duration: 1:43
    • 07:48
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: In The Meantime... (Vii)
      Composer: Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Dame Edna Everage (Narrator)
      Performer(s): Dame Edna Everage (Narrator), Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Peter and the Wolf -- 8.554170, Naxos, 8.554170
      Duration: 4:28
    • 07:55
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: The Procession (Ix)
      Composer: Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Dame Edna Everage (Narrator)
      Performer(s): Dame Edna Everage (Narrator), Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Peter and the Wolf -- 8.554170, Naxos, 8.554170
      Duration: 4:35

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