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Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

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Classical Kids Sunday 17 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

In the overture to his opera William Tell, Rossini painted a picture of a Summer storm and the galloping horses of the Swiss army! We'll hear it on Sunday and we'll visit a farm.

Music Played on the Show

07:01

Title: Rumba

Composer: Englund, Einar

Performer(s): Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Northern Highlights - The Ultimate Finnish Orchestral Favourites ONDINE ODE9912

Duration: 2:03

07:05

Title: Irish Suite For Strings - Fishamble Street - Dublin 1742

Composer: Duff, Arthur

Performer(s): Irish Chamber Orchestra

Album: Classical Ireland - A collection of Classical Music by Irish Composers, Artists & Orchestras Cosmic Sounds COSCD100

Duration: 2:28

07:10

Title: Indian Dance

Composer: Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolay

Performer(s): Scottish National Orchestra

Album: Russian Dances (Recordno: Chan6598) ~~ G323309 Chandos Chan6598

Duration: 4:21

07:14

Title: Dance Of The Tumblers

Composer: Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolay

Performer(s): Scottish National Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: Chan8328) Chandos Chan8328

Duration: 3:35

07:21

Title: William Tell: Overture

Complete Work Name: William Tell

Composer: Rossini, Gioachino

Performer(s): La Scala Orchestra Milan

Album: Rossini - 10 Overtures ~~ G283101 Decca 448218

Duration: 11:40

07:34

Title: Flute Quintet No.6 In D Major 'Las Parejas' (2nd Movement) Galope

Composer: Boccherini, Luigi

Performer(s): Carlo Ipata (Flute), Auser Musici

Album: Boccherini: Six Quintets for Flute and Strings Hyperion CDA67646

Duration: 3:38

07:38

Title: Serenata -- Serenata

Composer: Respighi, Ottorino

Performer(s): I Salonisti

Album: I Salonisti Decca 4367542

Duration: 3:10

07:46

Title: Chicken Reel -- Chicken Reel

Composer: Daly, Joseph M

Performer(s): The New Columbian Brass Band

Album: The Teddy Bears Picnic - A Musical Menagerie from America's Golden Age -- DOR93201 Dorian Recordings DOR93201

Duration: 2:56

07:51

Title: Sheep May Safely Graze Bwv 208

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Ton Koopman (Organ, Harpsichord), The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra

Album: Simply Baroque II - Yo-Yo Ma Sony Classical SK 60681

Duration: 3:38

07:55

Title: Who's Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf? (In The Style Of J. Strauss)

Composer: Churchill, Frank/Ronell, Ann

Performer(s): English Chamber Orchestra

Album: Heigh-Ho! Mozart ~~ F1470/PDIM Delos DE 3186

Duration: 2:39

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