Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

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Classical Kids Sunday 3 August 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'll hear Spanish music written by the French composers Lalo, Chabrier and Bizet. Plus music by a composer who taught himself the violin because he was better than his teachers.

Music Played on the Show

07:00

Title: Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): Academy Of St Martin In The Fields

Album: 100 Greatest Classics: Part 2 Not Available

Duration: 3:10

07:04

Title: Symphony No. 101 In D 'Clock' (2nd Movement) Andante

Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef

Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: Classics for Children - 22 Favourite Orchestral Classics RTE lyric fm CD129

Duration: 6:10

07:11

Title: The Old Clockmaker

Composer: Williams, Charles

Performer(s): The New London Orchestra

Album: British Light Music Classics Hyperion Records Ltd CDA20868

Duration: 3:16

07:16

Title: Symphonie Espagnole In D Minor Op.21 (2nd Movement) Scherzando Allegro Molto

Composer: Lalo, Edouard

Performer(s): Shlomo Mintz (Violin), Israel Philharmonic

Album: Lalo Vieuxtemps Saint-Saens Shlomo Mintz Brialliant Classics 94070

Duration: 4:14

07:22

Title: Chanson Boheme (Gypsy Song)

Composer: Bizet, Georges

Performer(s): Angela Gheorghiu (Soprano), Toulouse Capitole Orchestra

Album: Carmen (Recordno: 5574342) ~~ C792502 EMI 5574342

Duration: 4:29

07:26

Title: Carmen Suite: Les Toreadors -- Carmen

Composer: Bizet, Georges

Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra

Album: Classical Sounds RTÉ Not Available

Duration: 2:15

07:29

Title: Espana -- Not Available

Composer: Chabrier, Emmanuel

Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 7694672) ~~ G060603 EMI 7694672

Duration: 5:54

07:37

Title: I'M Proud To Be A Cow

Composer: Geiss, Tony

Performer(s): Glady The Cow

Album: Sesame Street Silly Songs EMI 8554502

Duration: 2:28

07:41

Title: Moto Perpetuo Op.11

Composer: Paganini, Nicolo

Performer(s): Itzak Perlman (Violin), Samuel Sanders (Piano)

Album: Itzak Perlman Encores ~~ PD OB EMI 094635087925

Duration: 4:16

07:46

Title: Cantabile In D

Composer: Paganini, Nicolo

Performer(s): Sarah Chang (Violin), Charles Abramovic (Piano)

Album: Simply Sarah (Recordno: 724355616128) EMI Classics 724355616128

Duration: 3:42

07:50

Title: Caprice No.24 In A Minor

Composer: Paganini, Nicolo

Performer(s): Itzhak Perlman (Violin)

Album: Not Available (Recordno: Cd-Cfp4492) EMI Cd-Cfp4492

Duration: 4:23

07:56

Title: Waltz-Scherzo (The Bolt)

Composer: Shostakovitch, Dmitri

Performer(s): Russian Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Shostakovich Ballet Suites ~~ H756305 Naxos 8.557208

Duration: 3:05

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