Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 26 May 2013

Classical Kids

Classical Kids is a fun introduction to composers, musicians and instruments for younger listeners - and maybe some grownups too!

Saturday April 22nd, 7am (repeat)

To celebrate Easter, this morning we'll hear the story of The Rainbow Bear, a polar bear who wishes he was all the colours of the Rainbow. But when his wish comes true, he learns a very important lesson. With beautiful music by Stephen Barlow, this colourful story is read by Joanna Lumley and based on the book by Michael Morpurgo.

Sunday April 23rd, 10am

"Early one morning, Peter opened the gate and went out into the big green meadow..." What will become of Peter and his friends the duck, the bird and the cat when they're visited by a wolf? Find out on Classical Kids this Sunday as we hear Prokofiev's story of Peter and the Wolf, read by Dame Edna Everage. We'll also visit a circus, with exciting music by Rimsky Korsakov, Fucik and Sousa.

Sunday April 30th, 10am

We're mad about Mozart today, and we'll hear part of a horn concerto he wrote for the owner of a cheese shop, plus a symphony he wrote when he was just eight years old! We'll also hear the story of Paddington bear told with music, as he meets the Brown family for the first time. 

Music Played on the Show

06:56

Title: Suite Espanola (4th Movement) Cadiz

Performer(s): Albeniz, Isaac

Duration: 4:46

07:01

Title: Marche Militaire In D

Performer(s): Schubert, Franz

Duration: 5:20

07:06

Title: Grand Canyon Suite - Sunrise

Performer(s): Grofe, Ferde

Duration: 5:07

07:12

Title: Early One Morning

Performer(s): Grainger, Percy

Duration: 2:31

07:14

Title: Summer Afternoon - Idyll

Performer(s): Coates, Eric

Duration: 4:10

07:22

Title: When At Night I Go To Sleep (Abends, Will Ich Schlafen Geh'n)

Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert

Duration: 3:00

07:27

Title: Alerte (Perpetual Movements)

Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis

Duration: 3:10

07:30

Title: Georgie

Performer(s): Johnson, Emma

Duration: 3:03

07:34

Title: Introduction And Royal March Of The Lion

Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille

Duration: 3:55

07:40

Title: The Wand Of Youth Suite No.2 Op. 1b - V. The Tame Bear

Performer(s): Elgar, Edward

Duration: 2:30

07:42

Title: Wild Bears

Performer(s): Elgar, Edward

Duration: 2:42

07:45

Title: If I Were King Of The Forest

Performer(s): Arlen, Harold/Harburg, E.Y. Yip

Duration: 4:29

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