Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 15 June 2014

Classical Kids

Today we'll hear the story of The Little Fiddle and performances by some very talented young orchestras, including the energetic Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela.

Saturday April 1st, 7am (Repeat)

We'll travel around the world with postcards from The King's Singers and to celebrate Mother's Day, we'll hear the story of The Runaway Bunny, about a little bunny rabbit who decides to run away. But his wise Mum tells him, 'If you run away, I will run after you.' With music by Glen Roven, the story is read by Brooke Shields. And with the Feis Ceoil starting this week in Dublin, we'll hear performances by some of the many great winners over the years, including John O'Conor, Cara O'Sullivan and Finghin Collins. 

Sunday April 2nd, 10am

Do you ever wonder if your toys come to life when you're asleep? Well this morning we'll visit a magic toyshop, to see what adventures the toys who live there get up to at night! We'll also learn about composers who loved to travel to different parts of the world, and write music about the places they visited. 

Sunday April 9th, 10am

Do you know someone who has a nickname? This morning we'll meet three composer who had the nicknames 'll Bolognese', 'Papa' and 'The Red Priest'! We'll also visit the opera for performances by two very famous opera singers - Pavarotti and Bugs Bunny! 

Music Played on the Show

07:01

Title: Parade Of The Tin Soldiers

Composer: Jessel, Leon

Performer(s): New London Orchestra

Album: European Light Music Classics / Hyperion / CDA66998

Duration: 2:47

07:05

Title: Concerto For Two Mandolins (3rd Movement) Allegro

Complete Work Name: Concerto For Two Mandolins

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Simon Mayor (Mandolin)

Album: Mandolin Moods - Simon Mayor - Disk 1 / Universal / 465 744-2

Duration: 3:42

07:13

Title: Impromptu In E Flat D899/2

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Dong-Hyek Lim (Piano)

Album: Martha Argerich Presents Dony-Hyek Lim ~~ D368006 / EMI / 724356793323

Duration: 4:26

07:18

Title: The Little Fiddle

Composer: Fine, Sylvia

Performer(s): Danny Kaye (Vocals)

Album: Children's Favourites / Naxos Nostalgia / 8.120777

Duration: 6:25

07:25

Title: Holberg Suite For Strings - Iii. Gavotte. Allegretto - Musette. Poco Piu Mosso

Composer: Grieg, Edvard

Performer(s): Young European Strings Chamber Orchestra

Album: Young European Strings Chamber Orchestra conducted by Ronald Masin / Young European Strings School of Music Ltd

Duration: 3:19

07:29

Title: Der Alte Brummbar (The Old Grumbler)

Composer: Fucik, Julius

Performer(s): Laurence Perkins (Bassoon), The New London Orchestra

Album: The Playful Pachyderm. Classic minautres for bassoon and orchestra / Hyperion / CDA67453

Duration: 4:38

07:34

Title: Soul Bossa Nova From Austin Powers

Composer: Jones, Quincy/Clinton, George S.

Performer(s): National Youth Jazz Orchestra Of Great Britain

Album: Jazz in Film / Silva Screen / Filmcd371

Duration: 4:27

07:39

Title: Soldiers' Chorus

Composer: Gounod, Charles

Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Chorus

Album: Not Available (Recordno: Pcds10) ~~ G155209 / IMP Classics / Pcds10

Duration: 2:59

07:43

Title: Symphony No.7 In A Major (4th Movement) Allegro Con Brio

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra Of Venezuela

Album: Beethoven Symphonies Nos. 5 & 7 / Deutsche Grammophon / 00289 477 6228

Duration: 6:15

07:54

Title: The Lonely Goatherd -- The Sound Of Music

Composer: Rodgers/Hammerstein

Performer(s): Julie Andrews (Vocal)

Album: The Sound Of Music - Original Soundtrack Recording / RCA / Rca07863679652

Duration: 3:12

07:58

Title: Mambo (Live)

Composer: Bernstein, Leonard, Sondheim, Stephen

Performer(s): Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra Of Venezula

Album: Fiesta (Recordno: 4777457) ~~ G485307 / Deutsche Grammophon / 4777457

Duration: 2:08

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