Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 12 January 2014

Classical Kids

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

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: Concerto In D Major (1st Movement) Allegro

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

Duration: 5:36

07:11

Title: Gnossiennes (1st Movement)

Performer(s): Satie, Erik

Duration: 3:55

07:16

Title: An American In Paris

Performer(s): Gershwin, George

Duration: 19:03

07:23

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

Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van

Duration: 12:46

07:32

Title: Somewhere A Cow Is Bawling

Performer(s): Fisk, Jim

Duration: 3:58

07:36

Title: Adelina De Maya (Movement 2)

Performer(s): Curiale, Joseph

Duration: 5:16

07:42

Title: Concierto De Aranjuez (3rd Movement) Allegro Gentile

Performer(s): Rodrigo, Joaquin

Duration: 5:44

07:48

Title: Der Alte Brummbar (The Old Grumbler)

Performer(s): Fucik, Julius

Duration: 4:53

07:53

Title: Scherzo-Tarantella

Performer(s): Wieniawski, Henyrk

Duration: 5:03

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