Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 20 July 2014

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.

Saturday January 21st, 7am

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!

Sunday January 29th, 10am

This morning we’ll hear Prokofiev’s Winter Bonfire, written for the story of a group of Russian boy scouts, the Pioneers, who go on a train journey to the countryside and find a great bonfire. We'll also hear the second part of the Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra read by Dame Edna Everage, and we’ll hear dances by some of the great composers - a waltz by Joann Strauss II, a Spanish dance by Ravel and ballet music by Khachaturian!

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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