Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

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    Classical Kids Sunday 30 June 2013

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    We'll travel the world this morning with music for a Spanish bullfighter, an American cowboy and an English major general. Plus classical and traditional Irish harp music.

    Sunday May 29th

    Classical music is all around us, and today we'll hear music written hundreds of years ago that was used in the X Factor and the Champions League. We're also off to the circus, with music written for clowns and acrobats by Rimsky-Korsakov, Fucik and Sousa. 

    Sunday June 5th

    Are video games soundtracks the new classical music? We'll take a listen to some great themes this morning including 'Angry Birds', 'Legend of Zelda' and 'Super Mario Bros'. We'll hear an exciting new version of Prokofiev's Peter and Wolf, read by rock star Alice Cooper, about a boy named Peter and his friends who battle an escaped wolf! 

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:00
      Title: A Grand Day Out
      Performer(s): Nott, Julian
      Performer(s): Nott, Julian
      Duration: 2:09
    • 07:02
      Title: Wallace & Gromit - A Grand Day Out
      Performer(s): Nott, Julian
      Performer(s): Nott, Julian
      Duration: 1:06
    • 07:15
      Title: Allegro Moderato
      Performer(s): Gliere, Reinhold
      Performer(s): Gliere, Reinhold
      Duration: 4:51
    • 07:20
      Title: Carnival Of The Animals: The Swan
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 4:08
    • 07:36
      Title: Kitten On The Keys
      Performer(s): Confrey, Zez
      Performer(s): Confrey, Zez
      Duration: 4:29
    • 07:46
      Title: Modern Major General
      Performer(s): Gilbert & Sullivan
      Performer(s): Gilbert & Sullivan
      Duration: 3:05
    • 07:49
      Title: Hoe-Down
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 3:48
    • 07:53
      Title: The Nutcracker - Danse Des Mirlitons
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich
      Duration: 3:03
    • 07:57
      Title: Heigh-Ho! (In The Style Of Mozart)
      Performer(s): Morey, Larry / Churchill, Frank
      Performer(s): Morey, Larry / Churchill, Frank
      Duration: 2:59

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