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 15 June 2014

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    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 August 24th
    Gabriel Fauré wrote a suite for a girl named Dolly, and the movements have fun names such as ‘Mi-a-ou’ (the name Dolly called her brother Raoul) and the ‘Kitty-Valse’ (written for the family dog). We’ll hear it on Sunday, plus music by the American composer Leonard Bernstein including toe-tapping dances and a song made up of wrong notes!

    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!

    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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