Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

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Classical Kids Sunday 26 January 2014

Classical Kids

Unusual music Leroy Anderson this morning - March of the Two Left Feet, Plink Plank Plunk and music written for a typewriter - and we'll meet the members of the string family!

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 28th, 7am

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. 

Sunday September 4th, 10am

Classical Kids is going back to school this morning, with the fun Music in the Classroom series. Tune in as it rains on the string section in Plink, Plank, Plunk, and we'll meet the different sections and instruments of the orchestra playing Freres Jacques. We'll also hear music that Holst wrote for a school orchestra to play, and music written about Autumn by Vivaldi.

Sunday September 11th, 10am

This morning we'll hear music written for Giants in the Sky, with a song from Into the Woods and music by Grieg written for a fearsome Mountain King. We'll also hear fairy tales from Ravel's Mother Goose suite including Sleeping Beauty and Tom thumb, read by everyone's favourite nanny, Julie Andrews.

Music Played on the Show

07:00

Title: Hush Little Baby

Performer(s): Traditional

Duration: 2:50

07:04

Title: Little Polka (5th Movement) Jazz Suite No.2

Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri

Duration: 2:51

07:07

Title: Partita No. 2 In D Minor Bwv 1004 - Movement Iv - Gigue

Performer(s): Bach, J S

Duration: 3:38

07:11

Title: Suite No. 1 In C Major Bwv 1007 - Movement I - Prelude

Performer(s): Bach, J S

Duration: 2:49

07:14

Title: Suite No. 1 In C Major Bwv 1007 - Movement Vi - Gigue

Performer(s): Bach, J S

Duration: 2:01

07:16

Title: The Swan

Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille

Duration: 3:41

07:20

Title: String Quartet No.6 In B Flat Major (1st Movement) Allegro Con B

Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van

Duration: 6:07

07:26

Title: Holiday For Strings

Performer(s): Rose, David

Duration: 2:46

07:30

Title: Opening Theme From Pirates Of The Caribbean At World's End

Performer(s): Zimmer, Hans

Duration: 1:44

07:32

Title: Selection Form Pirate Of The Caribbean: Dead Man?S Chest - Jack

Performer(s): Zimmer, Hans

Duration: 4:21

07:37

Title: Humming Chorus, From Madame Butterfly

Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo

Duration: 3:38

07:41

Title: O Mio Babbino Caro From Gianni Schicchi

Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo

Duration: 3:37

07:45

Title: Flute Concerto No.1 In E Major (2nd Movement) Allegretto

Performer(s): Falckenhagen, Adam

Duration: 4:42

07:50

Title: March Of The Two Left Feet

Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy

Duration: 3:08

07:53

Title: Plink, Plank, Plunk

Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy

Duration: 3:11

07:57

Title: The Typewriter

Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy

Duration: 2:14

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