Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 6 July 2014

Classical Kids

Classical Kids loves a good story and on Sunday we'll hear Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Aladdin, plus Tubby the Tuba performed by Ian McGlynn with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra.

Sunday February 26th, 10am

This morning we'll hear part of Prokofiev's Music for Children, which he wrote to be played by children and which have fun names such as Parade of the Grasshoppers, The Rain and the Rainbow, Playing Tag, The Moon Strolls in the Meadow. We'll also meet some of our favourite musical creatures in Saint-Saens Carnival of the Animals.

Sunday March 5th, 10am

Classical Kids celebrates International Women's Day with music by some of the great female composers and musicians. We'll hear music by talented percussionist Evelyn Glennie, the duetting pianist sisters Mariella and Katia Labeque, Irish composer Elaine Agnew. We'll also hear the story of a brave princess named Eliza whose brothers were turned into swans by a wicked witch. It's up to Eliza to save them by knitting shirts from stinging nettles, with music by the Australian composer Elena Kats-Chernin.

Music Played on the Show

07:01

Title: Karelia Suite (3rd Movement) Alla Marcia

Complete Work Name: Karelia Suite

Composer: Sibelius, Jean

Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Your Hundred Best Tunes, Vol.4 ~~ G118312 / Decca / 425850-2

Duration: 4:26

07:06

Title: Jumping Bean

Composer: Farnon, Robert

Performer(s): The New London Orchestra

Album: British Light Music Classics (Recordno: CDA20868) / Hyperion Records Ltd / CDA20868

Duration: 2:28

07:12

Title: Arabian Nights From Aladdin

Composer: Menken, Alan/ Rice, Tim

Performer(s): Kingston Symphony

Album: Symphonic Suites of the Animated Classics / Michele Audio Corp / 2501

Duration: 3:29

07:27

Title: Castle Of Thorns From The Sleeping Beauty

Composer: Humperdinck, Engelbert

Performer(s): Bamberg Symphoniker

Album: Humperdinck: Fairy Tale Music / Virgin Classics / VC791494-2

Duration: 2:10

07:36

Title: Bassoon Concerto In A Minor (1st Movement) Allegro

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Klaus Thunemann (Bassoon), I Musici

Album: Antonio Vivaldi: Bassoon Concertos / Philips / 4752332

Duration: 3:20

07:40

Title: Cinderella - Duet Of The Prince And Cinderella Act Ii

Composer: Prokofiev, Sergei

Performer(s): Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Favourite Ballet Classics (Recordno: 077776759524) ~~ CDG04062 / EMI / 077776759524

Duration: 4:36

07:56

Title: Alerte (Perpetual Movements)

Composer: Poulenc, Francis

Performer(s): Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet), Nancy Allen (Harp)

Album: Romance (Recordno: Rd30198) / RCA Victor / Rd30198

Duration: 2:55

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