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 September 17th, 10am

The composer Ferde Grofe was as a milkman, a truck driver and an elevator operator before was ever a composer. Today we'll hear his Grand Canyon Suite, which includes music written for a thunderstorm. We'll also hear some different dances by some of the great composers - a waltz by Johann Strauss II, a Spanish dance by Ravel and ballet music by Khachaturian! 

Sunday September 24th, 10am

Camille Saint-Saens wrote his Carnival of the Animals Suite just for fun, and today we'll meet some his very musical members of the animal kingdom. We'll also meet some singing frogs and cats, and enjoy some musical fireworks! 

Sunday October 1st, 10am

Anyone know what time it is? Why, it's time to hear music written about clocks of course, including Haydn's Clock Symphony! We'll also hear music by the pianist and violinist Joaquin Rodrigo whose most famous piece of music for an instrument which he didn’t really play – the guitar! Tune in this morning for part of his sunny Concierto de Aranjuez which he wrote after visiting a Spanish palace. 

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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