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    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

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    Classical Kids Sunday 10 November 2013

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    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.
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    Piano Keys 2014 - Elementary Grade

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

    Professor Ray Keary offers tips and advice and tips for the Preliminary Grade
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    Piano Keys 2014 - Primary Grade

    Professor Ray Keary looks at the pieces in the 2014 RIAM Primary Grade
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    Piano Keys 2014 - Grade 1

    Professor Ray Keary looks at the pieces on offer, as part of the RIAM 2014 Piano Grade 1
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    Piano Keys 2014 - Grade 2

    Professor Ray Keary plays the pieces on offer in the Grade 2 2014 RIAM piano syllabus
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    Piano Keys 2014 - Grade 3

    Professor Ray Keary plays through the pieces for the 2014 RIAM Grade 3 Piano examinations
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    Piano Keys 2014 - Grade 4

    Professor Ray Keary plays through the pieces for the 2014 RIAM Grade 4 Piano examinations
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    Piano Keys 2014 - Grade 5

    Professor Ray Keary examines the piano pieces for the Grade 5 RIAM 2013 piano examinations
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    Piano Keys 2012 to 2014 - Grade 6

    Professor Ray Keary introduces the pieces for the RIAM Grade 6 piano examination
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    Piano Keys 2012 to 2014 - Grade 7

    Professor Ray Keary talks through the pieces of the RIAM Grade 7 piano examinations
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    Piano Keys 2012 to 2014 - Grade 8

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

    Saturday May 28th

    Are video games soundtracks the new classical music? We'll take a listen to some great themes this morning including 'Angry Birds', 'Legend of Zelda' and 'Super Mario Bros'. We'll hear an exciting new version of Prokofiev's Peter and Wolf, read by rock star Alice Cooper, about a boy named Peter and his friends who battle an escaped wolf! 

    Sunday May 29th

    Classical music is all around us, and today we'll hear music written hundreds of years ago that was used in the X Factor and the Champions League. We're also off to the circus, with music written for clowns and acrobats by Rimsky-Korsakov, Fucik and Sousa. 

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:00
      Title: Mary Poppins - Chim Chim Cher-Ee
      Performer(s): Sherman, Richard M. / Sherman, Robert B.
      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
      Performer(s): Pleyel, Ignaz Joseph
      Duration: 2:55
    • 07:08
      Title: The Hebrides
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      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
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 4:45
    • 07:20
      Title: Eli Jenkins' Prayer: The Sunset Poem
      Performer(s): Troyte, Arthur H.D
      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
      Performer(s): Churchill, Frank/Ronell, Ann
      Duration: 3:19
    • 07:29
      Title: Pizzicato Polka
      Performer(s): Strauss Ii, Johann
      Performer(s): Strauss Ii, Johann
      Duration: 3:23
    • 07:33
      Title: Moto Perpetuo
      Performer(s): Paganini, Nicolo
      Performer(s): Paganini, Nicolo
      Duration: 4:28
    • 07:37
      Title: The Swan
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      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
      Performer(s): Chappell, Herbert
      Duration: 12:48
    • 07:55
      Title: Fur Elise
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 3:45

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