Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    THE BUALADH BOS CHILDREN'S FESTIVAL IN LIMERICK - WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

    Congratulations to Agnes O'Brien and Aisling Leavy - you've each won a family pass to a Bualadh Bos event of your choice plus lunch on the day. 

    The festival line-up includes talks with authors of some much-loved children's books including Judi Curtin (the Alice and Megan series and the Eva series) and Andy Stanton (author of the Mr Gum series). Let your imagination run wild with a performance of Homer’s The Odyssey, where audiences not only interact with characters from Ancient Greece, but play some of roles themselves. For all the details you can visit the website for the Lime Tree Theatre www.limetreetheatre.ie/.

    Classical Kids Sunday 3 August 2014

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    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 October 26th
    Classical Kids gets a little creepy this Sunday, with lots of spooky tunes especially for Halloween! We’ll visit the terrifying Mountain King with music by Grieg, and hear the tale of the Sorcerer’s Apprentice with enchanting music by Paul Dukas. We’ll also take a chilling flight through the skies with Wagner’s Ride of Valkyries and pay a visit to Jack Skellington in the town of Halloween. So listen in – if you dare...

    Sunday November 2nd
    It's story-time on this Sunday's Classical Kids, and we'll hear music that Francis Poulenc wrote for Babar the Elephant, while he composed while reading the story sitting a piano. Plus the tale of the Runaway Bunny, about a little bunny rabbit who decides to run away, by becoming a fish, a flower, a boat and an acrobat!

    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
      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): (Lyric) Not Available
      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): (Lyric) Not Available
      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)
      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)
      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): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Rté National Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Classical Sounds, RTÉ
      Duration: 2:15
    • 07:29
      Title: Espana -- Not Available
      Composer: Chabrier, Emmanuel
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      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
      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)
      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)
      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)
      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): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Russian Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Shostakovich Ballet Suites ~~ H756305, Naxos, 8.557208
      Duration: 3:05

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