Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

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Classical Kids Sunday 2 February 2014

Classical Kids

A Playful Pizzicato and a Frolicsome Finale by Benjamin Britten this morning, and we'll visit the moon, the stars and the sun with music by Debussy, Mozart and Edvard Grieg.

Sunday February 26th, 10am

This morning we'll hear part of Prokofiev's Music for Children, which he wrote to be played by children and which have fun names such as Parade of the Grasshoppers, The Rain and the Rainbow, Playing Tag, The Moon Strolls in the Meadow. We'll also meet some of our favourite musical creatures in Saint-Saens Carnival of the Animals.

Sunday March 5th, 10am

Classical Kids celebrates International Women's Day with music by some of the great female composers and musicians. We'll hear music by talented percussionist Evelyn Glennie, the duetting pianist sisters Mariella and Katia Labeque, Irish composer Elaine Agnew. We'll also hear the story of a brave princess named Eliza whose brothers were turned into swans by a wicked witch. It's up to Eliza to save them by knitting shirts from stinging nettles, with music by the Australian composer Elena Kats-Chernin.

Music Played on the Show

07:00

Title: Production Number

Performer(s): Grofe, Ferde

Duration: 2:36

07:03

Title: Bartered Bride: Dance Of The Comedians

Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich

Duration: 6:41

07:11

Title: Morning, From Peer Gynt Suite No.1

Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard

Duration: 4:19

07:15

Title: Clair De Lune

Performer(s): Debussy, Claude

Duration: 5:57

07:20

Title: Variations On Ah Vous Dirais-Je Maman K265

Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Duration: 9:13

07:27

Title: The Nutcracker Op.71a - Waltz Of The Flowers

Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich

Duration: 5:37

07:35

Title: Track 21

Performer(s): Trad

Duration: 3:45

07:37

Title: Holberg Suite (5th Movement)

Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard

Duration: 4:34

07:42

Title: Simple Symphony(1st Movement) Boisterous Bourree

Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin

Duration: 3:42

07:46

Title: Simple Symphony(2nd Movement) Playful Pizzicato

Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin

Duration: 3:20

07:49

Title: Simple Symphony(4th Movement) Frolicsome Finale

Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin

Duration: 3:17

07:53

Title: Chit-Chat Polka (Tritsch-Tratsch Polka)

Performer(s): Strauss, Johann

Duration: 3:13

07:56

Title: The Imperial March

Performer(s): Williams, John

Duration: 3:22

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