Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

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Classical Kids Sunday 20 July 2014

You can now enjoy Classical Kids exclusively on RTÉjr Radio every Sunday morning, from 10 to 11am. To listen, you can tune in via the RTÉjr Radio channel on the Radio Player, or listen on a digital radio via the RTÉjr channel. You can also hear us via the RTÉjr website

Saturday August 27th, 7am

Like Beethoven, Jean Sibelius loved the countryside. He also loved his home country of Finland, and wrote a great piece of music that described important moments in the history of Finland. We'll hear it this morning, plus some musical jokes composed by Mozart and Haydn!

Sunday August 28th, 10am

The English composer William Walton wrote a set of piano pieces for his niece Elizabeth to play but they were too difficult for her, so he re-wrote them as duets for her to play with her brother Michael. We'll hear some of his Music for Children this morning, including the Music Lesson, Hop-Scotch and The Three-Legged Race. We'll also hear performances by some very talented young orchestras from around the world, including the energetic Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela. Watch their incredibly energetic performance of Leonard Bernstein's Mambo below...

Classical Kids

We're all about the animal kingdom on Sunday with Saint-Saens' Carnival of the Animals and a chorus of frogs. We'll also explore the river Vltava with the music of Bedrich Smetana.

Music Played on the Show

07:01

Title: Fur Elise -- Not Available

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)

Album: Classical Chillout 100 Hits ~~ PD OB Demon DMG100059

Duration: 2:49

07:05

Title: American Beauty Rag

Composer: Lamb

Performer(s): Joshua Rifkin (Piano)

Album: Rags And Tangos (Recordno: 425225-2) ~~ D159405 Decca 425225-2

Duration: 3:53

07:09

Title: Classical Symphony (Final Movement)

Composer: Prokofiev, Sergei

Performer(s): Classical Graffiti

Album: Classical Graffiti - making waves Classical Graffiti CGRCD1

Duration: 4:36

07:16

Title: Vltava From Ma Vlast (Part 1)

Composer: Smetana, Bedrich

Performer(s): Oslo Philahrmonic Orchestra

Album: Best Children's Classics 100 EMI Classics 50999 6 48500 2 3

Duration: 5:18

07:22

Title: Vltava From Ma Vlast (Part 2)

Composer: Smetana, Bedrich

Performer(s): Oslo Philahrmonic Orchestra

Album: Best Children's Classics 100 EMI Classics 50999 6 48500 2 3

Duration: 6:50

07:29

Title: Lullaby (Cradle Song)

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Marisa Robles (Harp)

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 452450-2) ~~ CDC05667 Decca 452450-2

Duration: 2:31

07:33

Title: Production Number

Composer: Grofe, Ferde

Performer(s): Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Album: Pilgrims Progress - Pioneers of American Classical Music Naxos 8.559200

Duration: 2:21

07:37

Title: Introduction And Royal March Of The Lion -- The Carnival Of The Animals

Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille

Performer(s): Martha Argerich (Piano), Gidon Kremer (Violin), Mischa Maisky (Cello), Nelson Freire (Piano), Irena Grafenauer (Flute), Georg Hortnagel

Album: Martha Argerich The Collection 4 Complete Phillips Recordings (Recordno: 4782746) Phillips 4782746

Duration: 2:24

07:40

Title: Tortoises

Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille

Performer(s): Martha Argerich (Piano), Gidon Kremer (Violin), Mischa Maisky (Cello), Nelson Freire (Piano), Irena Grafenauer (Flute), Georg Hortnagel

Album: Martha Argerich The Collection 4 Complete Phillips Recordings (Recordno: 4782746) Phillips 4782746

Duration: 2:56

07:44

Title: Carnival Of The Animals: Aquarium -- Carnival Of The Animals:

Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille

Performer(s): Katia & Mariella Lebéque, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Best Children's Classics 100 EMI Classics 50999 6 48500 2 3

Duration: 2:32

07:48

Title: Carnival Of The Animals: The Swan -- Carnival Of The Animals

Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille

Performer(s): Katia & Mariella Lebéque, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Best Children's Classics 100 EMI Classics 50999 6 48500 2 3

Duration: 3:08

07:51

Title: Carnival Of The Animals: Finale

Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille

Performer(s): Katia & Mariella Lebéque, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Best Children's Classics 100 EMI Classics 50999 6 48500 2 3

Duration: 1:45

07:54

Title: We All Stand Together

Composer: McCartney, Paul

Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available

Album: Cool EMI VTCD752

Duration: 4:21

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