Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 15 September 2013

Classical Kids

As Poulenc was sitting at his piano one day, a little girl handed him a story book and asked him to play it-and he did-so we'll hear his Babar the Elephant this Sunday!

You can now enjoy Classical Kids exclusively on RTÉjr Radio every Sunday morning, from 10 to 11am. To listen, you can tune in via the RTÉjr Radio channel on the Radio Player, or listen on a digital radio via the RTÉjr channel. You can also hear us via the RTÉjr website

Saturday October 1st, 7am

Once upon a time there was 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, and we'll hear wonderful music written for the Hans Christian story by the composer Elena Kats-Chernin. We'll also hear one of the best, worst singers ever and we'll send you back to sleep this morning with beautiful lullabies from around the world...

Sunday October 2nd, 10am

Once upon a time there were three princesses - one had very long hair, one loved to sleep and one travelled around in a pumpkin! On today's Classical Kids we'll hear music written for all three and we'll travel the world with music written for a Spanish bullfighter, an American cowboy and an English major general.

Sunday October 9th, 10am

We've a great new recording of Peter and the Wolf starting this morning, where Peter moves to California and tries to catch the escaped wolf using a giant robot! We'll also hear about Scheherazade, who took 1,001 nights to tell The Tales of the Arabian Nights to King Sharayar, keeping him entertained so he wouldn't chop off her head! The stories inspired imaginative music, and today we'll hear music written for the story of Aladdin by Nielsen and Sinbad by Rimsky-Korsakov.

Music Played on the Show

07:00

Title: No.6 Zickeltanz (Kidlings' Dance)

Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard

Duration: 1:50

07:02

Title: Algerian Suite: French Military March

Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille

Duration: 4:47

07:08

Title: Concerto For 2 Violins In D Minor Bwv1043 (1st Movement) Vivace

Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian

Duration: 4:04

07:12

Title: Mass In B Minor No.23 Chorus : Osanna In Excelsis

Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian

Duration: 2:50

07:15

Title: Sheep May Safely Graze

Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian

Duration: 4:43

07:20

Title: Espana

Performer(s): Waldteufel, Emile

Duration: 6:17

07:27

Title: Anvil Chorus, From Il Trovatore

Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe

Duration: 3:24

07:30

Title: Beaty And The Beast - Be Our Guest

Performer(s): Menken, Alan / Ashman, Howard

Duration: 3:59

07:35

Title: March From Nutcracker Suite

Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Duration: 2:43

07:38

Title: The Story Of Babar (1st Movement)

Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis

Duration: 3:25

07:41

Title: Ride On Mother's Back (2nd Movement)

Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis

Duration: 2:35

07:43

Title: Babar Comes To A Town (3rd Movement)

Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis

Duration: 3:47

07:47

Title: Babar's Car (4th Movement)

Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis

Duration: 1:58

07:48

Title: Arthur And Celeste (5th Movement)

Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis

Duration: 1:55

07:50

Title: The Search For Arthur And Celeste (6th Movement)

Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis

Duration: 1:35

07:51

Title: Babar Returns To The Forest (7th Movement)

Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis

Duration: 2:55

07:55

Title: A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes

Performer(s): David /Hoffman/Livingston

Duration: 4:14

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