ABC Classic Kids

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Treat little ears to musical soundscapes and classical compositions with Classic Kids, and start your mini musicians on a lifetime of classical music. In this immersive introduction to music, children will learn about instrument sounds, develop their musical vocabulary, and explore the impor… read more

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Music for The Dreaming: Galaa

August 14th, 2018


Galaa means summer in the Dhurga language of the Yuin People, and in Wreck Bay, summer means fishing! In this episode kids will listen for the sounds of summer like cicadas singing and happy bongo …

Music for The Dreaming: Dhagarwara

August 14th, 2018


Dhagarwara means Winter in the Dhurga Language of Aunty Brenda’s mob, and in Winter the Lyrebird sings all day long. In this episode, kids will hear a story about the Lyrebird that teaches us about …

Music for The Dreaming: Gambambara

August 14th, 2018


Aunty Brenda’s music calls the Spirit of Spring and kids are invited to join in and whisper the Dhurga word "Gambambara". When Gambambara arrives it’s the season of renewal and birth! Join Kamil for …

Music for The Dreaming: Dhawara

August 14th, 2018


We find out how Grandmother Moon, Dhawara, plays an important part in the cycle of life on Mother Earth. While Grandmother …

Music for The Dreaming: Gambambarawaraga

August 14th, 2018


Through Aunty Brenda’s music ‘Footprints’ and teachings from Yuin Elder Noel Butler kids will learn the concept of ‘treading lightly’ on Mother Earth. We imagine footprints in the sand in Wreck …

Music for The Dreaming, coming soon!

August 8th, 2018


Classic Kids: Music for The Dreaming takes little ears on a journey through the sounds of the seasons on special Aboriginal land, Wreck Bay. 

Featuring new compositions by Yuin woman and …

Sounds Like Australia Ep1: Kirra Quokka finds a concert ticket

May 2nd, 2018


When Kirra Quokka finds a lost ticket to a concert at Sydney Opera House she sets off on a big musical adventure. With the help of her excited friend Carlos the Crow, Kirra gets ready to leave …

Sounds Like Australia Ep2: Harper the Humpback and Kirra float over the ocean

May 2nd, 2018


With the help of her friend Harper the Humpback whale Kirra floats over the ocean and makes it to the mainland of Western Australia. But how will Kirra get across the desert? In this episode, …

Sounds Like Australia Ep3: Niipu Numbat and Kirra ride a train across the desert

May 2nd, 2018


Kirra reaches the outback, where numbats drink termite milkshakes and play in the sand! With the help of her new friend Niipu the Numbat she'll ride a bumpy train across the desert. In this episode …

Sounds Like Australia Ep4: Elena Emu and Kirra Quokka climb up the Blue Mountains

May 2nd, 2018


Kirra wakes up early in the deep bush and uses bird calls to find her way the top of the mountain where she meets Elena Emu who will show her the way to the Sydney Opera House. In this episode, …

Sounds Like Australia Ep5: Padma Possum and Kirra Quokka arrive in the city

May 2nd, 2018


Kirra makes a new friend Padma Possum, who shows her a special way to get down the mountain so she can find her way through the city and get to the concert on time … wheee! In this episode children …

Sounds Like Australia Ep6: Kirra's big musical concert surprise!

May 2nd, 2018


Finally! Kirra makes it to the bright lights of the Sydney Opera House where she returns the lost concert ticket and gets a very big musical surprise. Featuring all the music and characters from the …

Sounds Like Australia, coming soon! 

April 25th, 2018


Classic Kids: Sounds Like Australia is a podcast series for little ones, about a Quokka named Kirra who loves music.

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