Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 17 August 2014

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.

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 October 1st, 7am

Once upon a time there was a brave princess named Eliza whose brothers were turned into swans by a wicked witch. It's up to Eliza to save them by knitting shirts from stinging nettles, and we'll hear wonderful music written for the Hans Christian story by the composer Elena Kats-Chernin. We'll also hear one of the best, worst singers ever and we'll send you back to sleep this morning with beautiful lullabies from around the world...

Sunday October 2nd, 10am

Once upon a time there were three princesses - one had very long hair, one loved to sleep and one travelled around in a pumpkin! On today's Classical Kids we'll hear music written for all three and we'll travel the world with music written for a Spanish bullfighter, an American cowboy and an English major general.

Sunday October 9th, 10am

We've a great new recording of Peter and the Wolf starting this morning, where Peter moves to California and tries to catch the escaped wolf using a giant robot! We'll also hear about Scheherazade, who took 1,001 nights to tell The Tales of the Arabian Nights to King Sharayar, keeping him entertained so he wouldn't chop off her head! The stories inspired imaginative music, and today we'll hear music written for the story of Aladdin by Nielsen and Sinbad by Rimsky-Korsakov.

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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