Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 6 October 2013

Classical Kids

Today we'll hear one of the best, worst singers ever, who became famous for her poor voice! We'll also pick up a piccolo plus music by two composers named Sergei!

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: Black Sheep

Performer(s): Trad Arr Rutter

Duration: 2:15

07:03

Title: Cantata No. 208 - Sheep May Safely Graze

Performer(s): Bach, J S

Duration: 4:09

07:07

Title: March From Love Of Three Oranges

Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei

Duration: 1:56

07:09

Title: Pushkin Waltz No.1

Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei

Duration: 4:32

07:13

Title: Montagues And Capulets

Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei

Duration: 5:07

07:16

Title: Concert Suite For Violin And Orchestra - Variazione Finale E Cod

Performer(s): Taneyev, Sergei

Duration: 4:11

07:20

Title: Danza Espanola No.5

Performer(s): Granados, Enrique

Duration: 4:35

07:26

Title: My Fist Hungers For Justice

Performer(s): Zimmer, Hans / Powell, John

Duration: 5:09

07:36

Title: Die Fledermaus - 'The Laughing Song'

Performer(s): Strauss, Johann

Duration: 4:04

07:41

Title: Concerto In C For Piccolo (3rd Movement) Allegro

Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio

Duration: 4:14

07:45

Title: Themes For Narnia

Performer(s): Robles, Marisa

Duration: 3:33

07:49

Title: Harry Potter Prologue

Performer(s): Williams, John

Duration: 2:27

07:51

Title: Harry Potter - Hedwigs Theme

Performer(s): Williams, John

Duration: 5:07

07:57

Title: Country Gardens

Performer(s): Grainger, Percy

Duration: 2:51

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