Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 2 June 2013

Classical Kids

We'll have fun with our favourite toys this morning, plus the story of The Wind in the Willows, with beautiful music by the English composer John Rutter.

Saturday January 21st, 7am

Hope you're all ready for an interplanetary trip, as this morning Classical Kids explores the galaxy with part of Gustav Holst's Planets Suite. We'll also hear about music that Handel wrote to be played on a boat, while sailing up and down a river.

Sunday January 22nd, 10am

We're celebrating Chinese New Year today, with traditional music played on the erhu. We'll also hear part of the Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra, with Dame Edna giving us an exciting introduction to the different sections and instruments. We'll also hear music by movie music composer John Powell, who wrote exciting music for Kung Fu Panda and How to Train Your Dragon!

Sunday January 29th, 10am

This morning we’ll hear Prokofiev’s Winter Bonfire, written for the story of a group of Russian boy scouts, the Pioneers, who go on a train journey to the countryside and find a great bonfire. We'll also hear the second part of the Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra read by Dame Edna Everage, and we’ll hear dances by some of the great composers - a waltz by Joann Strauss II, a Spanish dance by Ravel and ballet music by Khachaturian!

Music Played on the Show

06:55

Title: Gallop From William Tell Overture

Performer(s): Rossini, Gioachino

Duration: 3:27

06:59

Title: Humoresque No.7 In G Flat Op.101

Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin

Duration: 4:06

07:04

Title: The Wind In The Willows

Performer(s): Rutter, John/Grant, David

Duration: 14:07

07:18

Title: Lyrical Waltz From Seven Dolls' Dances

Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri

Duration: 3:49

07:22

Title: Teddy Bears' Picnic

Performer(s): Kennedy/Bratton

Duration: 3:08

07:25

Title: The Teddy Bears Picnic

Performer(s): Bratton, John W

Duration: 3:25

07:29

Title: Woody's A Star

Performer(s): Newman, Randy

Duration: 1:43

07:30

Title: You've Got A Friend In Me (Wheezy's Version)

Performer(s): Newman, Randy

Duration: 3:11

07:34

Title: The Wind In The Willows Part 2

Performer(s): Rutter, John/Grant, David

Duration: 14:43

07:52

Title: I Wan'na Be Like You

Performer(s): Sherman, Richard M. / Sherman, Robert B.

Duration: 2:44

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