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.

Sunday September 17th, 10am

The composer Ferde Grofe was as a milkman, a truck driver and an elevator operator before was ever a composer. Today we'll hear his Grand Canyon Suite, which includes music written for a thunderstorm. We'll also hear some different dances by some of the great composers - a waltz by Johann Strauss II, a Spanish dance by Ravel and ballet music by Khachaturian! 

Sunday September 24th, 10am

Camille Saint-Saens wrote his Carnival of the Animals Suite just for fun, and today we'll meet some his very musical members of the animal kingdom. We'll also meet some singing frogs and cats, and enjoy some musical fireworks! 

Sunday October 1st, 10am

Anyone know what time it is? Why, it's time to hear music written about clocks of course, including Haydn's Clock Symphony! We'll also hear music by the pianist and violinist Joaquin Rodrigo whose most famous piece of music for an instrument which he didn’t really play – the guitar! Tune in this morning for part of his sunny Concierto de Aranjuez which he wrote after visiting a Spanish palace. 

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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