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 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

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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