Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 19 January 2014

Classical Kids

We'll hear music written for a cuckoo, a bluebird and a lark today, plus Spanish guitar music by Falla, an Argentine tango by Piazzolla and a Chinese lullaby played on the erhu.

Sunday January 22nd, 10am

We're celebrating Chinese New Year today, with traditional music played on the erhu. We'll also hear part of the Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra, with Dame Edna giving us an exciting introduction to the different sections and instruments. We'll also hear music by movie music composer John Powell, who wrote exciting music for Kung Fu Panda and How to Train Your Dragon!

Sunday January 29th, 10am

This morning we’ll hear Prokofiev’s Winter Bonfire, written for the story of a group of Russian boy scouts, the Pioneers, who go on a train journey to the countryside and find a great bonfire. We'll also hear the second part of the Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra read by Dame Edna Everage, and we’ll hear dances by some of the great composers - a waltz by Joann Strauss II, a Spanish dance by Ravel and ballet music by Khachaturian!

Music Played on the Show

07:00

Title: Ballet Des Mouches - Ii. Valse

Performer(s): Offenbach, Jacques

Duration: 4:22

07:05

Title: Symphony No. 100 In G Major Hob. I:100 ?Military? - Movement Iv

Performer(s): Haydn, Joseph

Duration: 5:46

07:11

Title: The Lark Ascending

Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph

Duration: 16:19

07:17

Title: Il Cuccu (The Cuckoo)

Performer(s): Respighi, Ottorino

Duration: 4:40

07:21

Title: Bluebird Pas De Deux

Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Duration: 5:50

07:27

Title: I Taut I Taw A Puddy Tat

Performer(s): Livingston/May/Foster

Duration: 3:12

07:31

Title: Brandenburg Concerto No.3 (3rd Movement) Allegro

Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian

Duration: 4:46

07:35

Title: Dance (The Human Comedy)

Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri

Duration: 2:19

07:38

Title: Fur Elise (Bagatelle No.25 In A Minor)

Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van

Duration: 3:49

07:42

Title: Spanish Dance No.1 From La Vida Breve

Performer(s): Falla, Manuel De

Duration: 3:54

07:47

Title: Lullaby

Performer(s): Traditional

Duration: 3:05

07:50

Title: Libertango

Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor

Duration: 5:04

07:54

Title: Yakko's World

Performer(s): Trad/Rogel, Randy

Duration: 1:57

07:57

Title: Maple Leaf Rag

Performer(s): Joplin, Scott

Duration: 3:33

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