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 January 21st, 7am

Hope you're all ready for an interplanetary trip, as this morning Classical Kids explores the galaxy with part of Gustav Holst's Planets Suite. We'll also hear about music that Handel wrote to be played on a boat, while sailing up and down a river.

Sunday January 22nd, 10am

We're celebrating Chinese New Year today, with traditional music played on the erhu. We'll also hear part of the Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra, with Dame Edna giving us an exciting introduction to the different sections and instruments. We'll also hear music by movie music composer John Powell, who wrote exciting music for Kung Fu Panda and How to Train Your Dragon!

Sunday January 29th, 10am

This morning we’ll hear Prokofiev’s Winter Bonfire, written for the story of a group of Russian boy scouts, the Pioneers, who go on a train journey to the countryside and find a great bonfire. We'll also hear the second part of the Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra read by Dame Edna Everage, and we’ll hear dances by some of the great composers - a waltz by Joann Strauss II, a Spanish dance by Ravel and ballet music by Khachaturian!

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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