Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

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Classical Kids Sunday 8 June 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

We're mad about Mozart today, and we'll hear part of a horn concerto he wrote for the owner of a cheese shop! We'll also hear three sonatas, by Beethoven, Brahms and Faure.

Music Played on the Show

06:01

Title: Concerto Grosso In C (1st Movement) Allegro

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): English Chamber Orchestra

Album: Handel Oboe Concertos (Recordno: 426082-2) ~~ H380320

Duration: 3:32

06:06

Title: Espana -- Not Available

Composer: Chabrier, Emmanuel

Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 7694672) ~~ G060603

Duration: 5:54

06:12

Title: Moonlight Sonata (2nd Movement) Allegretto

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): John O'Conor (Piano)

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 80118)

Duration: 2:17

06:15

Title: Sonata No.1 In F Minor (3rd Movement) Allegretto Grazioso

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Jeffrey Khaner (Flute), Charles Abramovic (Piano)

Album: Jefrrey Khaner Plays Brahms, Clara Schumann and Robert Schumann

Duration: 4:00

06:19

Title: Sonata No.1 In A (4th Movement) Allegro Quasi Presto

Composer: Faure, Gabriel

Performer(s): Dong-Suk Kang (Violin), Pascal Devoyon (Piano)

Album: Faure (Recordno: 8.550906)

Duration: 5:05

06:24

Title: Chinese Ballet Suite - Allegretto Moderato

Composer: Lehar, Franz

Performer(s): Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra

Album: Franz Lehar - Suites and Dances (Recordno: 9997612)

Duration: 1:50

06:26

Title: Chinese Ballet Suite - Tempo Marcia

Composer: Lehar, Franz

Performer(s): Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin

Album: Franz Lehar - Suites and Dances

Duration: 1:36

06:28

Title: Walking In Rio

Composer: Bonfa, Luis

Performer(s): Gerald Garcia (Guitar)

Album: Brazilian Portrait Villa-Lobos & the Guitar Music of Brazil

Duration: 3:13

06:34

Title: Anvil Chorus -- Il Trovatore

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Alain Vanzo (Tenor), Covent Garden Opera Ochestra, Covent Garden Opera Chorus

Album: Viva Verdi -- Cdz762521 ~~ C121106

Duration: 3:09

06:44

Title: Horn Concerto No.4 (3rd Movement)

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Stephen Stirling (Horn), City Of London Sinfonia

Album: Mozart for Babies

Duration: 3:42

06:55

Title: The Entertainer

Composer: Joplin, Scott

Performer(s): Itzhak Perlman (Violin), André Previn (Piano)

Album: Popular Violin Repertoire

Duration: 4:06

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