Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 25 August 2013

Classical Kids

Tune in today for music that's so good, we sent it to Outer Space! We'll meet a Martian with music by Mozart and trek across the stars with a Sacrificial Dance by Stravinsky!

Saturday January 21st, 7am

Hope you're all ready for an interplanetary trip, as this morning Classical Kids explores the galaxy with part of Gustav Holst's Planets Suite. We'll also hear about music that Handel wrote to be played on a boat, while sailing up and down a river.

Sunday January 22nd, 10am

We're celebrating Chinese New Year today, with traditional music played on the erhu. We'll also hear part of the Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra, with Dame Edna giving us an exciting introduction to the different sections and instruments. We'll also hear music by movie music composer John Powell, who wrote exciting music for Kung Fu Panda and How to Train Your Dragon!

Sunday January 29th, 10am

This morning we’ll hear Prokofiev’s Winter Bonfire, written for the story of a group of Russian boy scouts, the Pioneers, who go on a train journey to the countryside and find a great bonfire. We'll also hear the second part of the Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra read by Dame Edna Everage, and we’ll hear dances by some of the great composers - a waltz by Joann Strauss II, a Spanish dance by Ravel and ballet music by Khachaturian!

Music Played on the Show

07:00

Title: The Simpsons Theme (Orchestral Version)

Performer(s): Elfman, Danny

Duration: 1:42

07:03

Title: Daffy Duck's Rhapsody

Performer(s): Maltese, Mike/Foster, Warren

Duration: 3:24

07:06

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

Performer(s): Liszt, Franz

Duration: 4:24

07:11

Title: Prelude And Fugue In C

Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian

Duration: 4:06

07:16

Title: Queen Of The Night Aria (Magic Flute)

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 4:59

07:21

Title: Wall E - Define Dancing

Performer(s): Newman, Thomas

Duration: 2:35

07:24

Title: Flying Theme From E.T.

Performer(s): Williams, John

Duration: 3:57

07:27

Title: Pno Son In C (3rd Movement) Rondo (Allegro)

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 2:23

07:30

Title: Laughing Song From Die Fledermaus

Performer(s): Strauss, Johann Ii

Duration: 4:02

07:35

Title: Fantasia On Greensleeves

Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph

Duration: 4:52

07:40

Title: Trombone

Performer(s): Chesky, David

Duration: 1:04

07:41

Title: Vallflickans Dans

Performer(s): Alfven, Hugo

Duration: 4:11

07:45

Title: Winter (Iii) Allegro

Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio

Duration: 3:38

07:48

Title: Seventy-Six Trombones

Performer(s): Wilson, Meredith

Duration: 3:20

07:55

Title: Waltz Of The Flowers, From Nutcracker

Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Duration: 7:50

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