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Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 31 August 2014

Classical Kids

We'll take an unseasonal listen to Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker on Sunday including the Dance of the Reed Flutes, plus an orchestra of brass instruments and a ukulele orchestra.

Sunday March 26th, 10am

We'll travel around the world with postcards from The King's Singers and to celebrate Mother's Day, we'll hear the story of The Runaway Bunny, about a little bunny rabbit who decides to run away. But his wise Mum tells him, 'If you run away, I will run after you.' With music by Glen Roven, the story is read by Brooke Shields. And with the Feis Ceoil starting this week in Dublin, we'll hear performances by some of the many great winners over the years, including John O'Conor, Cara O'Sullivan and Finghin Collins. 

Sunday April 2nd

Do you ever wonder if your toys come to life when you're asleep? Well this morning we'll visit a magic toyshop, to see what adventures the toys who live there get up to at night! We'll also learn about composers who loved to travel to different parts of the world, and write music about the places they visited. 

Music Played on the Show

07:00

Title: Clarinet Concerto No.1 (3rd Movement) Rondo -- Clarinet Concerto No.1

Composer: Weber, Carl Maria von

Performer(s): John Finucane (Clarinet), Rté National Symphony Orchestra

Album: Classical Sounds - Orchestral and Vocal Favourites (Recordno: Not Available) / RTÉ lyric fm

Duration: 6:22

07:08

Title: Symphony No. 94 In G Major Hob. I:94 Surprise (2nd Movement) Andante

Complete Work Name: Symphony No. 94 In G Major Hob. I:94 Surprise

Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef

Performer(s): Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

Album: Haydn: Symphonies 68 and 93-104 - Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra: Nikolaus Harnoncourt - Disk 1 / Warner Classics / 2564 63061-2

Duration: 6:01

07:14

Title: 'Die 12' In Bossa Nova

Composer: Kaiser-Lindemann

Performer(s): The 12 Cellists Of The Berlin Philharmonic

Album: South American Getaway (Recordno: 7243 5 56981 2 4) ~~ CDG03568 / EMI Classics / 7243 5 56981 2 4

Duration: 4:24

07:20

Title: The Liberty Bell

Composer: Sousa, John Philip

Performer(s): Philip Jones Brass Ensemble

Album: The World of Sousa Marches / Decca / 4433922

Duration: 3:22

07:24

Title: Miss Dynamitee

Composer: Ms Dynamite

Performer(s): Ukulele Orchestra Of Great Britain

Album: The Secret of Life (Recordno: Longman038CD) / Longman / Longman038CD

Duration: 3:11

07:28

Title: Sonata For Harp (3rd Movement) Rondo

Composer: Dussek, Jan Ladislav

Performer(s): Erica Goodman (Harp)

Album: The Virtuoso Harp (Recordno: CD319) / BIS / CD319

Duration: 2:53

07:37

Title: March Of The Toys

Composer: Herbert, Victor

Performer(s): St Louis Symphony Orchestra

Album: Classic FM Morning March / Classic FM Records / CFMCD9

Duration: 3:45

07:42

Title: Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy -- The Nutcracker Suite Op.71

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Kirov Orchestra

Album: The Nutcracker ~~ H622622 / Philips / 462114-2

Duration: 2:05

07:46

Title: Dance Of The Reed Flutes

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Kirov Orchestra

Album: The Nutcracker ~~ CDH06226 / Philips / 462114-2

Duration: 2:13

07:48

Title: Nutcracker Suite: Closing Waltz

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Performer(s): Kirov Orchestra

Album: The Nutcracker ~~ CDH06226 / Philips / 462114-2

Duration: 4:58

07:54

Title: Donkey And Driver

Composer: Leonard, Hubert

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

Album: Cello World - Steven Isserlis / Bmg / 09026 68928 2

Duration: 3:41

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