Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 22 June 2014

Classical Kids

We'll visit a magical toyshop on Sunday with music by Respighi and Rossini, and we'll hear music written for such magical films such as Spirited Away and Ponyo on the Cliff.

Sunday January 15th, 10am

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!

Music Played on the Show

07:04

Title: Serenade Op.127 (4th Movement) Rondo

Composer: Giuliani, Mauro

Performer(s): Mikael Helasvuo (Flute), Jukka Savijoki (Guitar)

Album: Giuliani: Music for Flute and Guitar / Bis / Bis-Cd412

Duration: 3:09

07:08

Title: Sonatina In G Major For Violin And Piano (4th Movement) Finale Allegro

Composer: Dvorak, Antonin

Performer(s): James Ehnes (Violin), Eduard Laurel (Piano)

Album: Romantic Pieces \ Dvorak \ Janacek \ Smetana / Analekta fl / FL23191

Duration: 5:46

07:27

Title: Lyrical Waltz From Seven Dolls' Dances

Composer: Shostakovich, Dmitri

Performer(s): Lisa Batiashvili (Violin), Helene Grimaud (Piano), Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

Album: Echoes of Time - Lisa Batiashvili / Grimaud / Salonen / Deutsche Grammophon / 4779299

Duration: 3:34

07:31

Title: Concerto No.1 For Piano And Orchestra In E Flat Major (4th Movement) Allegro Mariazle Animato / Presto

Complete Work Name: Concerto No.1 For Piano And Orchestra In E Flat Major S.124

Composer: Liszt, Franz

Performer(s): Yundi Li (Piano), Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Chopin / Liszt: Piano Concerto No.1 - Yundi Li / Deutsche Grammophon / 4776402

Duration: 4:13

07:36

Title: Trumpet Tune And Air

Composer: Purcell, Henry

Performer(s): Philip Jones (Trumpet), James Watson (Trumpet)/ Philip Jones Brass Ensemble

Album: Brass Splendour ~~ F002007 / Decca / 411955-2

Duration: 2:56

07:51

Title: Three Pieces For Small Orchestra - Dance In The Sunlight

Composer: Bax, Arnold

Performer(s): English Chamber Orchestra

Album: The Banks of Green Willow / EMI Classics / 077776420028

Duration: 4:51

07:56

Title: Spring Song In A Major

Composer: Mendelssohn, Felix

Performer(s): Catrin Finch (Harp)

Album: Catrin Finch lullabies / Deutsche Grammophon / 4791482

Duration: 3:11

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