Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

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Classical Kids Sunday 10 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

Sunday July 3rd

In the overture to his opera William Tell, Rossini painted a picture of breaking dawn, a Summer storm and the galloping horses of the Swiss army! We'll hear Rossini's overture on Sunday, and a duet he wrote for some meowing cats! We'll also hear piano music written for different fairytales by the composer Robert Schumann this week, telling the stories of Rapunzel, Rumpelstiltskin and Sleeping Beauty.

Sunday July 10th

The French composer Francis Poulenc wrote music for Babar the Elephant after a little girl gave him a story book all about the adventures of Babar and asked him to play it on the piano. We'll hear the music Poulenc wrote on Sunday's Classical Kids. We'll also hear folk music which was turned into a beautiful Fantasia by Vaughan Williams, and dances from Russia, France and Hungary. 

Sunday July 17th

People weren't sure what to make of Igor Stravinsky's music when they first heard it. Everyone loved his music for the magical ballet The Firebird, but people disliked the music and dancing at The Rite of Spring so much, that there were riots! We love his exciting music on Classical Kids though, and we'll hear music from both ballets this morning. And we know that Tchaikovsky wrote beautiful music for the ballet, but today we'll hear instrumental music that he wrote including his great Piano Concerto No.1, the thrilling 1812 Overture and a waltz for his friend Nathalie. 

Classical Kids

Mozart and Haydn were great friends and on Sunday we'll hear music which Mozart wrote especially for his pal, as well as fugues by Bach and Lady Gaga!

Music Played on the Show

06:01

Title: Marche Militaire Francaise

Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille

Performer(s): Kristiansand Blaseensemble

Album: Over the Hills and Far Away ~~ G455801

Duration: 4:29

06:06

Title: Forgotten Dreams

Composer: Anderson, Leroy/Parish, Mitchell

Performer(s): Jackie Mcauliffe (Pno), (Unnamed)

Album: Forgotten Dreams

Duration: 3:03

06:10

Title: String Quartet In E Flat (4th Movement) Presto

Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef

Performer(s): Quatuor Mosaiques

Album: Haydn: Quartets Op.33 No.5, No.3 & No.2 ~~ H491212

Duration: 3:29

06:15

Title: String Quartet In B Flat 'The Hunt' (4th Movement) Allegro Assai

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Melos Quartet

Album: String Quartets (Recordno: 429818-2) ~~ H201504

Duration: 4:42

06:20

Title: Piano Sonata No.11 (3rd Movement) Rondo Alla Turca -- Piano Sonata No.11

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): András Schiff (Piano)

Album: The Glory Of W.A. Mozart ~~ H034006

Duration: 3:36

06:26

Title: Aladdin, Suite For Orchestra Op.34 - The Market Place In Ispahan

Composer: Nielsen, Carl

Performer(s): Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

Album: Symphony No.2/Aladdin, Suite for Orchestra Op.34

Duration: 2:59

06:30

Title: I'Ve Got A Dream

Composer: Menken, Alan / Slater, Glenn

Performer(s): Brad Garret (Hook-Hand Thug), Jeffrey Tabor (Big Nose Thug), Mandy Moore (Rapuzel) Zachery Levi (Flyyn), Studio Orchestra, Thug Chorus

Album: Tangled OST ~~ F4494

Duration: 3:11

06:35

Title: Tarantella

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Aquarelle Guitar Quartet, Aquarelle Guitar Quartet

Album: Dances - Aquarelle Guitar Quartet

Duration: 4:32

06:41

Title: Dance Suite -- Dance Suite

Composer: Seiber, Matyas

Performer(s): Steven Isserlis (Cello), Thoms Ades (Piano), Maggie Cole (Piano)

Album: Cello World - Steven Isserlis

Duration: 4:15

06:46

Title: Fugue No.15 In G Major Bwv 860

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Angela Hewitt (Piano)

Album: Bach - The Well Tempered Clavier - Angela Hewitt (Recordno: CDS44291)

Duration: 3:00

06:50

Title: Lady Gaga Fugue

Composer: Lady Gaga/redone

Performer(s): Vincenzo Culotta (Piano)

Album: Composer Copy -- Private Recording

Duration: 2:42

06:53

Title: Britney Spears Counterpoint

Composer: Martin

Performer(s): Vincenzo Culotta (Piano)

Album: Composer Copy -- Private Recording

Duration: 2:44

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