Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 21 July 2013

Classical Kids

This morning, music by composers who wrote music about their country - Chopin, Vaughan Williams and Mussorgsky and we'll hear Bugs Bunny sing opera in 'The Rabbit of Seville'.

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: Arabian Nights From Aladdin

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

Duration: 3:44

07:04

Title: Concerto No.1 For 2 Clarinets And Orchestra (3rd Movement) Rondo

Performer(s): Krommer, Franz Vinzenz

Duration: 5:07

07:10

Title: Mazurka In D Op33/2

Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic

Duration: 3:03

07:12

Title: Polonaise In A Op40 No.1

Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic

Duration: 5:49

07:18

Title: Greensleeves

Performer(s): Traditional

Duration: 3:50

07:20

Title: Fantasia On 'Greensleeves'

Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph

Duration: 4:54

07:26

Title: A Night On The Bare Mountain (Excerpt)

Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest

Duration: 7:35

07:35

Title: Adelina De Maya (Movement 2)

Performer(s): Curiale, Joseph

Duration: 5:16

07:40

Title: The Rabbit Of Seville

Performer(s): Rossini, Gioachino

Duration: 6:31

07:47

Title: No.6 Zickeltanz (Kidlings' Dance)

Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard

Duration: 1:50

07:49

Title: Slavonic Dances Op. 46 - No. 3 In A Flat Major - Poco Allegro

Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin

Duration: 4:48

07:54

Title: Selection Form Pirate Of The Caribbean: Dead Man?S Chest - Jack

Performer(s): Zimmer, Hans

Duration: 4:21

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