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 29 June 2014

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    Which of the great composers was put in jail when he tried to quit writing music? We'll find out on Sunday! Plus Stravinsky's Firebird and a musical moment of happiness!

    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!

    Sunday September 7th
    Schubert’s father was a teacher and wanted young Franz to teach too, but the young composer was more interested in writing music! However he did write his first symphony for his school orchestra, and we’ll hear it on this week’s Classical Kids. We’ll also hear music written for dancing hours and minutes, in Ponchielli’s Dance of the Hours.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:01
      Title: Early One Morning -- Early One Morning
      Complete Work Name: Early One Morning
      Composer: Grainger, Percy
      Performer(s): Tommy Reilly (Harmonica)
      Performer(s): Tommy Reilly (Harmonica), Skaila Kanga (Harp)
      Album: Pastoral Classics (Recordno: CHAN241-35), Chandos, CHAN241-35
      Duration: 2:16
    • 07:04
      Title: Morning -- Peer Gynt Suite No.1
      Composer: Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Midsummer Classics (Recordno: Radcd127) ~~ G325801, Global, Radcd127
      Duration: 3:27
    • 07:08
      Title: Lacrimosa: Requiem In D Minor
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Champs Elysees Orchestra, La Chapelle Royale
      Album: Requiem in D minor KV626, Harmonia Mundi, Hmx2901620
      Duration: 3:05
    • 07:12
      Title: Arioso --
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Stephen Hough (Piano)
      Performer(s): Stephen Hough (Piano)
      Album: Stephen Hough's French Album, Hyperion, CDA67890
      Duration: 2:33
    • 07:15
      Title: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 In G Major Bwv 1048 - Movement Iii - Allegro
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): European Brandenburg Ensemble
      Album: Bach: Brandenburg Concertos - Trevor Pinnock: European Brandenburg Ensemble - Disk 1, Avie, AV 2119
      Duration: 4:46
    • 07:20
      Title: Toccata In D Minor Bwv 565
      Composer: Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Gabriela Montero (Piano)
      Performer(s): Gabriela Montero (Piano)
      Album: Bach and Beyond - Improvisations on Themes by J.S. Bach - Gabriela Montero, EMI Classics, 094636735924
      Duration: 3:11
    • 07:24
      Title: Symphonie Espagnole (2nd Movement) Scherzando
      Composer: Lalo, Edouard
      Performer(s): Itzhak Perlman (Violin)
      Performer(s): Itzhak Perlman (Violin), Orchestra Of Paris
      Album: Lalo: Symphonie Espagnole (Recordno: 4000322), Deutsche Grammophon, 4000322
      Duration: 4:10
    • 07:28
      Title: The Teddy Bears' Picnic
      Composer: Kennedy/Bratton
      Performer(s): Cambridge Chord Company
      Performer(s): Cambridge Chord Company
      Album: If You Go Down to the Woods, MILCD.02
      Duration: 2:53
    • 07:32
      Title: Sicilienne -- Pelleas Et Melisande
      Composer: Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Jullian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
      Performer(s): Jullian Lloyd Webber (Cello), John Lenehan (Piano)
      Album: Unexpected Songs - Julian Lloyd Webber, EMI Records, 094635948820
      Duration: 3:49
    • 07:36
      Title: Hungarian Rhapsody In C Sharp Minor No.2 (Excerpt)
      Complete Work Name: Hungarian Rhapsody In C Sharp Minor No.2
      Composer: Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Lang Lang (Piano)
      Performer(s): Lang Lang (Piano)
      Album: Best of Lang Lang -- 4779014 ~~ PDIM, Deutsche Grammophon, 4779014
      Duration: 4:09
    • 07:42
      Title: Infernal Dance Of All Kaschei's Subjects
      Composer: Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Kirov Orchestra
      Album: Stravinsky: The Firebird / Scriabin: Prometheus / Toradze - Gergiev - Kirov Orchestra, Philips, 446 715-2
      Duration: 4:42
    • 07:46
      Title: The Firebird - Suite - Berceuse
      Composer: Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Chicago Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Carlo Maria Giulini - The Chicago Recordings - Disk 3, EMI, 7243 5 85974 2 4
      Duration: 3:46
    • 07:50
      Title: Finale (Final Hymn) From Firebird Ballet Suite
      Composer: Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): New York Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Passport To Russia ~~ G220407, Sony, Sfk47282
      Duration: 3:30
    • 07:54
      Title: Harry's Wondrous World -- Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone
      Composer: Williams, John
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Harry Potter and The Philosophers Stone ~~ F241902, Warner, 7567-93086-2
      Duration: 5:20

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