Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

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Classical Kids Sunday 15 December 2013

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

Saturday August 27th, 7am

Like Beethoven, Jean Sibelius loved the countryside. He also loved his home country of Finland, and wrote a great piece of music that described important moments in the history of Finland. We'll hear it this morning, plus some musical jokes composed by Mozart and Haydn!

Sunday August 28th, 10am

The English composer William Walton wrote a set of piano pieces for his niece Elizabeth to play but they were too difficult for her, so he re-wrote them as duets for her to play with her brother Michael. We'll hear some of his Music for Children this morning, including the Music Lesson, Hop-Scotch and The Three-Legged Race. We'll also hear performances by some very talented young orchestras from around the world, including the energetic Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela. Watch their incredibly energetic performance of Leonard Bernstein's Mambo below...

Classical Kids

We'll celebrate Beethoven's birthday today, we'll go ice-skating and hear about a famous snowman and some dancing snowflakes.

Music Played on the Show

07:00

Title: Classic Sleighride

Performer(s): Mozart, Leopold

Duration: 3:27

07:04

Title: Scene And Waltz Of Snowflakes

Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Duration: 6:20

07:11

Title: Skaters Waltz

Performer(s): Waldteufel, Emile

Duration: 7:02

07:18

Title: Frosty The Snowman

Performer(s): Nelson/Rollins

Duration: 4:40

07:23

Title: Peer Gynt Suite No.1 Op.46 - Morning

Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard

Duration: 4:17

07:27

Title: In The Hall Of The Mountain King

Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard

Duration: 2:56

07:30

Title: What's This?

Performer(s): Elfman, Danny

Duration: 3:20

07:34

Title: Dancing Doll

Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz, Poldini, Ede

Duration: 2:38

07:37

Title: March Of The Toy Soldiers

Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz

Duration: 2:14

07:40

Title: Symphony No.9 (4th Movement) Ode To Joy Excerpt

Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van

Duration: 3:39

07:44

Title: Symphony No.6 "Pastoral" (1st Movement) Awakening Of Cheerful...

Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van

Duration: 12:46

07:53

Title: Beethoven's Wig

Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van/Perlmutter, Richard

Duration: 1:51

07:56

Title: Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day

Performer(s): Traditional

Duration: 2:32

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