Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

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Classical Kids Sunday 27 October 2013

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 August 27th, 7am

Like Beethoven, Jean Sibelius loved the countryside. He also loved his home country of Finland, and wrote a great piece of music that described important moments in the history of Finland. We'll hear it this morning, plus some musical jokes composed by Mozart and Haydn!

Sunday August 28th, 10am

The English composer William Walton wrote a set of piano pieces for his niece Elizabeth to play but they were too difficult for her, so he re-wrote them as duets for her to play with her brother Michael. We'll hear some of his Music for Children this morning, including the Music Lesson, Hop-Scotch and The Three-Legged Race. We'll also hear performances by some very talented young orchestras from around the world, including the energetic Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela. Watch their incredibly energetic performance of Leonard Bernstein's Mambo below...

Classical Kids

Classical Kids will have terrifying tunes and spooky stories to scare you silly this Halloween, and we'll hear music written for a Headless Horseman and some wicked witches!

Classical Kids Halloween story

Vinny the Violin loves Halloween but can't decide on a scary costume so decides to make a scary sound instead...

Music Played on the Show

07:00

Title: This Is Hallowe'en

Performer(s): Elfman, Danny

Duration: 3:31

07:05

Title: The Dance Of The Goblins

Performer(s): Bazzini, Antonio

Duration: 5:13

07:10

Title: The Headless Horseman

Performer(s): De Paul, Jean/Raye, Don

Duration: 3:20

07:13

Title: Main Titles From Sleepy Hollow

Performer(s): Elfman, Danny

Duration: 3:24

07:29

Title: The Simpsons Halloween Special End Credits Theme ('The Addams Fa

Performer(s): Elfman, Danny

Duration: 1:04

07:30

Title: The Witch's Ride

Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert

Duration: 4:45

07:35

Title: Night On A Bare Mountain

Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest

Duration: 4:33

07:45

Title: Danse Macabre, Op.40

Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille

Duration: 6:58

07:52

Title: Harry's Wondrous World

Performer(s): Williams, John

Duration: 5:35

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