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 July 30th

The word 'concerto' means to come together in harmony, but also to fight against each other! This morning we'll hear concertos that feature solo instruments with orchestra; all playing their own part but also coming together to form one great concerto. Tune in to hear a Trumpet Concerto by Haydn, a Piano Concerto by Rachmaninov, a Violin Concerto by Mendelssohn and a Clarinet Concerto by Mozart. We'll also hear the story of the Three Little PIgs read by Rosaleen Linehan.

Sunday July 31st

When the French composer Darius Milhaud visited America, he heard jazz music for the very first time and liked it so much, he used so started to write in that style. On Sunday we'll hear the Scaramouche Suite and part of his Carnival for London and we'll visit some wonderful wizards with music from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, and The Sorceror's Apprentice by Paul Dukas... 

Sunday August 7th

Last week, we met Paddington Bear for the first time and learnt how we travelled from far Peru to live with the Brown family in London. But this morning Paddington is off to his first classical music concert with Herr Gruber, and so we'll join him at the Royal Albert Hall. We'll also hear part of Beethoven's beautiful Pastoral Symphony which he wrote about one of his favourite things to do - going for a walk in the countryside!

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

06:00

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

06:04

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

Duration: 6:10

06:11

Title: The Old Clockmaker

Composer: Williams, Charles

Performer(s): The New London Orchestra

Album: British Light Music Classics

Duration: 3:16

06:16

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

Duration: 4:14

06:22

Title: Chanson Boheme (Gypsy Song)

Composer: Bizet, Georges

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

Album: Carmen (Recordno: 5574342) ~~ C792502

Duration: 4:29

06:26

Title: Carmen Suite: Les Toreadors -- Carmen

Composer: Bizet, Georges

Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra

Album: Classical Sounds

Duration: 2:15

06:29

Title: Espana -- Not Available

Composer: Chabrier, Emmanuel

Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra

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

Duration: 5:54

06:37

Title: I'M Proud To Be A Cow

Composer: Geiss, Tony

Performer(s): Glady The Cow

Album: Sesame Street Silly Songs

Duration: 2:28

06:41

Title: Moto Perpetuo Op.11

Composer: Paganini, Nicolo

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

Album: Itzak Perlman Encores ~~ PD OB

Duration: 4:16

06:46

Title: Cantabile In D

Composer: Paganini, Nicolo

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

Album: Simply Sarah (Recordno: 724355616128)

Duration: 3:42

06:50

Title: Caprice No.24 In A Minor

Composer: Paganini, Nicolo

Performer(s): Itzhak Perlman (Violin)

Album: Not Available (Recordno: Cd-Cfp4492)

Duration: 4:23

06:56

Title: Waltz-Scherzo (The Bolt)

Composer: Shostakovitch, Dmitri

Performer(s): Russian Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Shostakovich Ballet Suites ~~ H756305

Duration: 3:05

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