Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 1 December 2013

Classical Kids

We celebrate Winter with Vivaldi's Four Seasons today, and we'll hear music written for Scheherazade's The Tales of the Arabian Nights by Rimsky-Korsakov and Ravel.

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: Symphony No.1 In C Major (3rd Movement) Menuetto: Allegro Molto

Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van

Duration: 4:15

07:06

Title: Winter (4 Seasons) (1st Movement) Allegro Non Molto

Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio

Duration: 3:43

07:09

Title: Winter (4 Seasons) (2nd Movement) Largo

Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio

Duration: 2:15

07:12

Title: Winter (4 Seasons) (3rd Movement) Allegro

Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio

Duration: 3:27

07:15

Title: Children's Corner Suite - The Snow Is Dancing

Performer(s): Debussy, Claude

Duration: 3:03

07:19

Title: Papageno/Papagena Duet From The Magic Flute

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 2:48

07:22

Title: Scaramouche Suite - Movement I - Vif

Performer(s): Milhaud, Darius

Duration: 3:18

07:28

Title: Tik-Tak Polka, From Die Fledermaus

Performer(s): Strauss, Johann Ii

Duration: 3:11

07:32

Title: Donkey And Driver

Performer(s): Leonard, Hubert

Duration: 3:56

07:53

Title: Arabian Nights From Aladdin

Performer(s): Menken, Alan/ Rice, Tim

Duration: 3:44

07:58

Title: Song Without Words Op67 No.4 Spinning Song In C

Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix

Duration: 2:14

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