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    Classical Kids Sunday 29 March 2015

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    We'll hear wonderful performances from children's choirs around the world this morning, from Australia, Austria and Kenya, as well as our own RTÉ Cór na nÓg.

    Sunday March 29th
    We'll hear wonderful performances from childrens choirs around the world this morning, from Australia, Austria and Kenya, as well as our own RTÉ Cór na nÓg. We'll also hear the story of the Little Fiddle, and music that Gustav Holst wrote for the Planets. 

    Sunday April 5th
    Early one morning, Peter opened the gate and went out into the big green meadow..." What will become of Peter and his friends the duck, the bird and the cat when they're visited by a wolf? Find out on Classical Kids this Sunday as we hear Prokofiev's story of Peter and the Wolf, read by David Bowie. We'll also visit a circus, with exciting music by Rimsky Korsakov, Fucik and Sousa.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:01
      Title: Concerto For Trombone - I. Allegro Vivace
      Composer: Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Jacques Mauger (Trombone)
      Performer(s): Jacques Mauger (Trombone), Royal Northern College Of Music Wind Orchestra
      Album: Russian Wind Band Classics, Chandos, CHAN10166
      Duration: 2:45
    • 07:04
      Title: Deux Arabesques (1st Movement) Andantino Con Moto
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Philadelphia Orchestra
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: Sfk47278), Sony, Sfk47278
      Duration: 5:38
    • 07:11
      Title: The Planets (3rd Movement) Mercury, The Winged Messenger
      Composer: Holst, Gustav
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: Holst - The Planets (Recordno: HMV5721392), EMI, HMV5721392
      Duration: 4:05
    • 07:15
      Title: The Planets (6th Movement) Uranus The Magician
      Composer: Holst, Gustav
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: Holst the planets / Vaughan Williams fantasias, BMG Entertainment, 74321680182
      Duration: 6:09
    • 07:22
      Title: The Planets - Jupiter The Bringer Of Jollity (Conclusion)
      Composer: Holst, Gustav
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: The Very Best of The Classic Experience, Circa Records, 724384752125
      Duration: 4:50
    • 07:27
      Title: Abu Hassan: Overture
      Composer: Weber, Carl Maria Von
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 419070), Deutsche Grammophon, 419070
      Duration: 3:29
    • 07:30
      Title: The Little Fiddle
      Composer: Fine, Sylvia
      Performer(s): Danny Kaye (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Danny Kaye (Vocals)
      Album: Children's Favourites, Naxos Nostalgia, 8.120777
      Duration: 6:25
    • 07:56
      Title: Blessing
      Composer: Moran Bart, Katie
      Performer(s): Alison Thomas (Piano)
      Performer(s): Alison Thomas (Piano), Rte Cor Na Nog
      Album: RTE Cor na nOg, RTE Recording
      Duration: 1:58

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