Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Perform at Electric Picnic with RTÉ lyric fm!

    RTÉ lyric fm is pleased to offer our younger listeners a FREE piano lesson in Soul Kids at Electric Picnic on Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st of August, with the award-winning pianist and teacher Kevin Corcoran. 

    If you know a young piano player who would like a FREE introductory lesson or some tips and performance advice, then come along and perform at the RTÉ lyric fm tent in Soul Kids at Electric Picnic with our fantastic teacher Kevin. Just email lyric@rte.ie to secure a booking. Incidentally, this is not only for kids - Mums and Dads you can also book a lesson, or you might even sing along - and all participants will receive an 'I Performed at Electric Picnic' Certificate!

    So join us at Soul Kids for lots of musical fun – we would love to see you there. RTÉ lyric fm at the Electric Picnic – bringing the music to life!

    Click here to download the Soul Kids brochure

    Kevin Corcoran has an impressive collection of Feis and Competition awards and trophies, and was recently awarded a Bachelor of Music (First Class Hons) from DIT’s Conservatory of Music and Drama. As a composer, Kevin’s pieces have been performed by DIT’s Orchestra, Chamber Choir, Solo Singers and Piano Trio.

    Classical Kids Sunday 8 June 2014

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    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.

    Sunday August 31st
    We'll take an un-seasonal listen to Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker on Sunday, including the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Dance of the Reed Flutes. We'll also enjoy to music performed by an orchestra of brass instruments, string instruments and a ukulele orchestra!

    Sunday September 7th
    Schubert’s father was a teacher and wanted young Franz to teach too, but the young composer was more interested in writing music! However he did write his first symphony for his school orchestra, and we’ll hear it on this week’s Classical Kids. We’ll also hear music written for dancing hours and minutes, in Ponchielli’s Dance of the Hours.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:01
      Title: Concerto Grosso In C (1st Movement) Allegro
      Composer: Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): English Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Handel Oboe Concertos (Recordno: 426082-2) ~~ H380320, Philips, 426082-2
      Duration: 3:32
    • 07:06
      Title: Espana -- Not Available
      Composer: Chabrier, Emmanuel
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 7694672) ~~ G060603, EMI, 7694672
      Duration: 5:54
    • 07:12
      Title: Moonlight Sonata (2nd Movement) Allegretto
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): John O'Conor (Piano)
      Performer(s): John O'Conor (Piano)
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 80118), Telarc, 80118
      Duration: 2:17
    • 07:15
      Title: Sonata No.1 In F Minor (3rd Movement) Allegretto Grazioso
      Composer: Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Jeffrey Khaner (Flute)
      Performer(s): Jeffrey Khaner (Flute), Charles Abramovic (Piano)
      Album: Jefrrey Khaner Plays Brahms, Clara Schumann and Robert Schumann, Avie, AV 2075
      Duration: 4:00
    • 07:19
      Title: Sonata No.1 In A (4th Movement) Allegro Quasi Presto
      Composer: Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Dong-Suk Kang (Violin)
      Performer(s): Dong-Suk Kang (Violin), Pascal Devoyon (Piano)
      Album: Faure (Recordno: 8.550906), Naxos, 8.550906
      Duration: 5:05
    • 07:24
      Title: Chinese Ballet Suite - Allegretto Moderato
      Composer: Lehar, Franz
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Franz Lehar - Suites and Dances (Recordno: 9997612), DeutschlandRadio, 9997612
      Duration: 1:50
    • 07:26
      Title: Chinese Ballet Suite - Tempo Marcia
      Composer: Lehar, Franz
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin
      Album: Franz Lehar - Suites and Dances, DeutschlandRadio, 9997612
      Duration: 1:36
    • 07:28
      Title: Walking In Rio
      Composer: Bonfa, Luis
      Performer(s): Gerald Garcia (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Gerald Garcia (Guitar)
      Album: Brazilian Portrait Villa-Lobos & the Guitar Music of Brazil, Naxos, 8.550226
      Duration: 3:13
    • 07:34
      Title: Anvil Chorus -- Il Trovatore
      Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Alain Vanzo (Tenor), Covent Garden Opera Ochestra, Covent Garden Opera Chorus
      Album: Viva Verdi -- Cdz762521 ~~ C121106, EMI, Cdz762521
      Duration: 3:09
    • 07:44
      Title: Horn Concerto No.4 (3rd Movement)
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Stephen Stirling (Horn)
      Performer(s): Stephen Stirling (Horn), City Of London Sinfonia
      Album: Mozart for Babies, Classic FM, CFMCD45
      Duration: 3:42
    • 07:55
      Title: The Entertainer
      Composer: Joplin, Scott
      Performer(s): Itzhak Perlman (Violin)
      Performer(s): Itzhak Perlman (Violin), André Previn (Piano)
      Album: Popular Violin Repertoire, EMI, Cdcfp4492
      Duration: 4:06

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