Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 10 November 2013

Classical Kids

We get a visit from a Big Bad Wolf and Paddington Bear this morning, and we'll hear music that Mendelssohn wrote after he visited Scotland.

Piano Keys 2014 - Elementary Grade

Professor Ray Keary examines the pieces in the 2014 RIAM Elementary Piano Grade

Piano Keys 2014 - Preliminary Grade

Professor Ray Keary offers tips and advice and tips for the Preliminary Grade

Piano Keys 2014 - Primary Grade

Professor Ray Keary looks at the pieces in the 2014 RIAM Primary Grade

Piano Keys 2014 - Grade 1

Professor Ray Keary looks at the pieces on offer, as part of the RIAM 2014 Piano Grade 1

Piano Keys 2014 - Grade 2

Professor Ray Keary plays the pieces on offer in the Grade 2 2014 RIAM piano syllabus

Piano Keys 2014 - Grade 3

Professor Ray Keary plays through the pieces for the 2014 RIAM Grade 3 Piano examinations

Piano Keys 2014 - Grade 4

Professor Ray Keary plays through the pieces for the 2014 RIAM Grade 4 Piano examinations

Piano Keys 2014 - Grade 5

Professor Ray Keary examines the piano pieces for the Grade 5 RIAM 2013 piano examinations

Piano Keys 2012 to 2014 - Grade 6

Professor Ray Keary introduces the pieces for the RIAM Grade 6 piano examination

Piano Keys 2012 to 2014 - Grade 7

Professor Ray Keary talks through the pieces of the RIAM Grade 7 piano examinations

Piano Keys 2012 to 2014 - Grade 8

Professor Ray Keary examines the pieces for the RIAM Grade 8 piano examinations

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: Mary Poppins - Chim Chim Cher-Ee

Performer(s): Sherman, Richard M. / Sherman, Robert B.

Duration: 3:01

07:04

Title: Octet In E Flat (4th Movement)

Performer(s): Pleyel, Ignaz Joseph

Duration: 2:55

07:08

Title: The Hebrides

Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix

Duration: 6:52

07:15

Title: Symphony No.3 In A Minor Op.56 "Scottish" 2nd Movement Vivace No

Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix

Duration: 4:45

07:20

Title: Eli Jenkins' Prayer: The Sunset Poem

Performer(s): Troyte, Arthur H.D

Duration: 3:01

07:23

Title: Who's Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf?

Composer: N/A

Performer(s): Churchill, Frank/Ronell, Ann

Duration: 3:19

07:29

Title: Pizzicato Polka

Performer(s): Strauss Ii, Johann

Duration: 3:23

07:33

Title: Moto Perpetuo

Performer(s): Paganini, Nicolo

Duration: 4:28

07:37

Title: The Swan

Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille

Duration: 3:41

07:40

Title: Paddington Bear's First Concert Part 3

Composer: N/A

Performer(s): Chappell, Herbert

Duration: 12:48

07:55

Title: Fur Elise

Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van

Duration: 3:45

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