Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    From January 2016 you can enjoy Classical Kids exclusively on RTÉjr Radio every Sunday morning, from 7 to 8am. 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 12 January 2014

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    Classical Kids

    Classical Kids is a fun introduction to composers, musicians and instruments for younger listeners - and maybe some grownups too!

    Sunday January 17th
    Today we hear a tale of adventure, daring and bad driving! Tune in for a musical version of the Wind in the Willows featuring Ratty, Mole and friends, with wonderful music by John Rutter. We’ll also hear music written about butterflies, and hear some fascinating facts about a composer whose nickname was Wolfie...

    Sunday January 24th
    We're off to Africa with songs and stories told by Ladysmith Black Mombazo this week, and we'll hear the magical tale of a Sorcerer's Apprentice. Plus some fun pieces by Bizet from his Children's Suite, and some symphonies by Beethoven. 

    Sunday January 31st
    Which great composer was put in jail when he tried to quit writing music? We'll find out today. We'll also hear music played on the tuba and we'll hear the story of Babar the Elephant read by Meryl Streep, with music by Francis Poulenc. 

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:00
      Title: Concerto In D Major (1st Movement) Allegro
      Performer(s): Telemann, Georg Philipp
      Performer(s): Telemann, Georg Philipp
      Duration: 3:21
    • 07:05
      Title: Clarinet Concerto In E Flat Major Op. 36 - Movement Iii - Rondo,
      Performer(s): Krommer, Franz Vinzenz
      Performer(s): Krommer, Franz Vinzenz
      Duration: 5:36
    • 07:11
      Title: Gnossiennes (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Duration: 3:55
    • 07:16
      Title: An American In Paris
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 19:03
    • 07:23
      Title: Symphony No.6 "Pastoral" (1st Movement) Awakening Of Cheerful...
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 12:46
    • 07:32
      Title: Somewhere A Cow Is Bawling
      Performer(s): Fisk, Jim
      Performer(s): Fisk, Jim
      Duration: 3:58
    • 07:36
      Title: Adelina De Maya (Movement 2)
      Performer(s): Curiale, Joseph
      Performer(s): Curiale, Joseph
      Duration: 5:16
    • 07:42
      Title: Concierto De Aranjuez (3rd Movement) Allegro Gentile
      Performer(s): Rodrigo, Joaquin
      Performer(s): Rodrigo, Joaquin
      Duration: 5:44
    • 07:48
      Title: Der Alte Brummbar (The Old Grumbler)
      Performer(s): Fucik, Julius
      Performer(s): Fucik, Julius
      Duration: 4:53
    • 07:53
      Title: Scherzo-Tarantella
      Performer(s): Wieniawski, Henyrk
      Performer(s): Wieniawski, Henyrk
      Duration: 5:03

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