Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Classical Kids on RTÉjr Radio

Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

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Classical Kids Sunday 2 February 2014

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 27th, 7am

Like Beethoven, Jean Sibelius loved the countryside. He also loved his home country of Finland, and wrote a great piece of music that described important moments in the history of Finland. We'll hear it this morning, plus some musical jokes composed by Mozart and Haydn!

Sunday August 28th, 10am

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. Watch their incredibly energetic performance of Leonard Bernstein's Mambo below...

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.

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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