Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 13 October 2013

Classical Kids

On Sunday's Classical Kids we'll visit a magical toyshop with music by Ottorino Respighia, and we'll hear dances by Smetana including The Little Onion and a Leaping Dance.

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: Concerto No.3 In Bb For Oboe, String And Continuo - 1st Mvt

Performer(s): Albinoni, Tomaso

Duration: 3:25

07:04

Title: The Swan

Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille

Duration: 3:41

07:09

Title: Hopusdance

Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich

Duration: 4:14

07:13

Title: Little Onion

Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich

Duration: 5:16

07:18

Title: Dance Of The Comedians

Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich

Duration: 4:33

07:23

Title: Fireworks Music: Overture (Allegro)

Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric

Duration: 5:22

07:29

Title: Horn Concerto No.4 (3rd Movement) Rondo

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 4:19

07:33

Title: Grand Canyon Suite - Sunrise

Performer(s): Grofe, Ferde

Duration: 5:07

07:39

Title: The Little Prince Song

Performer(s): Portman, Rachel

Duration: 4:09

07:55

Title: Maple Leaf Rag

Performer(s): Joplin, Scott

Duration: 3:33

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