Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    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 15 June 2014

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    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.

    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: Parade Of The Tin Soldiers
      Composer: Jessel, Leon
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      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)
      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)
      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)
      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): (Lyric) Not Available
      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)
      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): (Lyric) Not Available
      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): (Lyric) Not Available
      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): (Lyric) Not Available
      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)
      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): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra Of Venezula
      Album: Fiesta (Recordno: 4777457) ~~ G485307, Deutsche Grammophon, 4777457
      Duration: 2:08

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