Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 14 July 2013

Classical Kids

We'll celebrate Bastille Day today with music by Saint-Saens, Ravel and Bizet, and we'll make a musical rainbow with lots of different colours - Sacré bleu!

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

07:00

Title: Frere Jacques Fantasie

Performer(s): Grandjany, Marcel

Duration: 4:23

07:15

Title: The Pink Panther - Main Theme

Composer: Mancini, Henry

Performer(s): Mancini, Henry

Duration: 3:28

07:24

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

Performer(s): Elgar, Edward

Duration: 2:30

07:26

Title: Wild Bears

Performer(s): Elgar, Edward

Duration: 2:42

07:29

Title: Introduction And Kanje Kanje

Performer(s): Trad Arr J. Shabalala

Duration: 5:57

07:36

Title: Marche Militaire Francaise

Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille

Duration: 4:44

07:44

Title: Bolero (Excerpt)

Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice

Duration: 5:31

07:50

Title: Orpheus In The Underworld - Can Can

Performer(s): Offenbach, Jacques

Duration: 2:22

07:58

Title: Orchestral Suite No.2 - Badinerie

Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian

Duration: 1:45

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