Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 17 November 2013

Classical Kids

We're on the move this morning, with written music about trains, cars, boats and horses! Plus music by some of the great Russian composers including Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

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: Tahiti Trot (Tea For Two)

Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri

Duration: 4:26

07:04

Title: Clarinet Concerto In E Flat Major Op. 36 - Movement Iii - Rondo,

Performer(s): Krommer, Franz Vinzenz

Duration: 5:36

07:18

Title: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

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

Duration: 1:52

07:20

Title: Piano Sonata No.1 In E Flat(2nd Movement) Rondo

Performer(s): Field, John

Duration: 4:45

07:25

Title: Kitty Waltz From The Dolly Suite

Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel

Duration: 3:08

07:28

Title: Berceuse From Dolly Suite

Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel

Duration: 4:38

07:31

Title: Elite Syncopations

Performer(s): Joplin, Scott

Duration: 3:39

07:37

Title: Infernal Dance Of All Kaschei's Subjects

Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor

Duration: 4:57

07:42

Title: Pictures At An Exhibition: Promenade - Il Vecchio Castello

Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest

Duration: 5:39

07:48

Title: Sleeping Beauty (5th Movement) Waltz

Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Duration: 4:43

07:55

Title: The Nutcracker - Trepak And Dance Of The Flutes

Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Duration: 3:45

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