Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 24 November 2013

Classical Kids

We'll hear young musicians from around the world this morning, plus the story of Hansel and Gretel with music by Engelbert Humperdinck. We'll also hear a flute solo and a concerto.

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: Karelia Suite (3rd Movement) Alla Marcia

Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean

Duration: 4:54

07:05

Title: Hoe-Down

Performer(s): Copland, Aaron

Duration: 3:48

07:09

Title: Chit-Chat Polka (Tritsch-Tratsch Polka)

Performer(s): Strauss, Johann

Duration: 3:13

07:13

Title: Syrinx

Performer(s): Debussy, Claude

Duration: 3:37

07:16

Title: Flute Concerto No.2 In D K314 (3rd Movement)

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 5:32

07:28

Title: Irish Suite - The Wearing Of The Green

Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy

Duration: 4:11

07:35

Title: Woody's A Star

Performer(s): Newman, Randy

Duration: 1:43

07:37

Title: You've Got A Friend In Me

Performer(s): Newman, Randy

Duration: 2:51

07:40

Title: Symphony No.7 In A Major (4th Movement) Allegro Con Brio

Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van

Duration: 6:30

07:47

Title: Bruderchen, Komm, Tanz Mit Mir

Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert

Duration: 3:47

07:51

Title: Hänsel And Gretel: Witch´S Ride

Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert

Duration: 3:56

07:55

Title: When At Night I Go To Sleep (Abends, Will Ich Schlafen Geh'n)

Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert

Duration: 3:00

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