Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 3 August 2014

Classical Kids Christmas Eve Requests

Santa Claus is coming to town and so is Classical Kids for a very special live Christmas Eve Request Programme! Join us on December 24th for lots of jolly Christmas music and carols, including the story of The Snowman and The Night Before Christmas. 

We would also love to hear from boys and girls around Ireland, especially anyone waiting on Santa! Just record or video your own special greeting or request, and email it to classicalkids@rte.ieThen join Ian McGlynn live on Christmas Eve for the first ever Classical Kids Request Programme!

Tips for recording your greeting:

  • Before you record, decide what you're going to say! Are you going to wish someone special a 'Happy Christmas'? Maybe you could sing part of your favourite carol, or send a message to Santa reminding him where to leave your presents! Or maybe just let us know what you look forward to most at Christmas. 

  • Make sure to start by saying your name, and where you're you calling from.

  • Don't worry if you make a small mistake, just keep recording and then send us your message. We'll listen to them and tidy them up a little, before we broadcast them. 

  • Send your audio or video clips to classicalkids@rte.ie and feel free to email us some extra information not included in the message. If your file is too large, then use a filesharing website such as Wetransfer using the same email address. 

  • We must receive your messages before Thursday December 22nd at 5pm. 

And if you don't want to record a message, you can write to us via email at any time, or text on the day to 51554. And remember to join us live from 11.30 until 13.00 this Christmas Eve! 

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.

Sunday December 4th, 10am

We'll celebrate the arrival of Winter this morning with chilling music by Vivaldi and ballet music by Glazunov written for Winter, Hail and Snow. We'll also hear about some of Paddington Bear's adventures during his travels around the world! 

Sunday December 11th, 10am

If Beethoven had lived, he would be 246 this Friday! We'll wish him an early happy birthday today with some of his own wonderful music, We'll also go ice-skating with a beautiful waltz by Waldteufel, and we'll hear music written for dancing snowflakes by Tchaikovsky.

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

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

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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