Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 9 June 2013

Classical Kids

We're feeling very regal with music written for royalty by Scarlatti this morning, and we'll get a visit from some bears, including Winnie the Pooh!

Sunday February 26th, 10am

This morning we'll hear part of Prokofiev's Music for Children, which he wrote to be played by children and which have fun names such as Parade of the Grasshoppers, The Rain and the Rainbow, Playing Tag, The Moon Strolls in the Meadow. We'll also meet some of our favourite musical creatures in Saint-Saens Carnival of the Animals.

Sunday March 5th, 10am

Classical Kids celebrates International Women's Day with music by some of the great female composers and musicians. We'll hear music by talented percussionist Evelyn Glennie, the duetting pianist sisters Mariella and Katia Labeque, Irish composer Elaine Agnew. We'll also hear the story of 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, with music by the Australian composer Elena Kats-Chernin.

Music Played on the Show

06:55

Title: Lullaby From The Westcoast Sleepers

Performer(s): Richter, Max

Duration: 2:17

06:58

Title: Symphonie Espagnole In D Minor Op. 21 - Movement Ii - Scherzando

Performer(s): Lalo, Edouard

Duration: 4:27

07:02

Title: Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba

Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric

Duration: 3:46

07:06

Title: In The Hall Of The Mountain King

Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard

Duration: 2:56

07:09

Title: The Firebird - Suite - Round Dance Of The Princesses

Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor

Duration: 6:00

07:15

Title: Prince Ali

Performer(s): Menken, Alan/ Rice, Tim

Duration: 3:04

07:19

Title: Pastorale K446 In D

Performer(s): Scarlatti / Friedman

Duration: 5:23

07:25

Title: Flute Concerto No.3 In D 'Il Gardellino' (1st Movement)

Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio

Duration: 4:04

07:29

Title: The Three Little Pigs

Performer(s): Various Composers

Duration: 6:20

07:42

Title: Franz Liszt The Famous Pianist

Performer(s): Liszt, Franz/Perlmutter, Richard

Duration: 1:17

07:43

Title: Hungarian Rhapsody In C Sharp Minor No.2 (Excerpt)

Performer(s): Liszt, Franz

Duration: 4:24

07:47

Title: The Nutcracker Op.71a - Waltz Of The Flowers

Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Duration: 5:37

07:53

Title: Carnival Of The Animals: Fossils

Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille

Duration: 1:47

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