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    Classical Kids Sunday 1 May 2016

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    We'll hear the New London Children's Choir today, singing songs about insects and birds by the composer Richard Rodney Bennett. We'll also hear music by the American composer Leroy Anderson who wrote a duet for an orchestra and a typewriter, and we'll music by Ravel written for Sleeping Beauty and Tom Thumb.

    Sunday May 8th

    We'll sail the high seas with music written for pirates, and we'll make an underwater exploration to meet some of the creatures who live there. We'll also hear music written for a king, queen, a prince and a princess, and we'll hear about a composer who wrote music for many royal families, Domenico Scarlatti. 

    Sunday May 15th

    Camille Saint-Saens wasn't just a great composer, he was a great teacher too and today we'll hear music by one of his most famous students, Gabriel Fauré. We'll also hear the story of the Pied Piper with music by Walter Mourant, and some English folk songs arranged beautifully by the composer Ralph Vaughan Williams.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 10:00
      Title: For The Beauty Of The Earth
      Performer(s): The New London Children's Choir Dir. Ronald Corp
      Performer(s): The New London Children's Choir Dir. Ronald Corp
      Duration: 3:36
    • 10:05
      Title: By The Beautiful Blue Danube Op.314
      Performer(s): Andre Rieu (Violin)
      Performer(s): Andre Rieu (Violin)
      Duration: 6:03
    • 10:18
      Title: The Typewriter
      Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra
      Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra
      Duration: 2:14
    • 10:20
      Title: Here We Go Down The Line
      Performer(s): Judi Dench (Narrator)
      Performer(s): Judi Dench (Narrator)
      Duration: 6:30
    • 10:27
      Title: The Insect World - The Insect
      Performer(s): The New London Children's Choir Dir. Ronald Corp
      Performer(s): The New London Children's Choir Dir. Ronald Corp
      Duration: 1:58
    • 10:29
      Title: The Insect World - The Fly
      Performer(s): The New London Children's Choir Dir. Ronald Corp
      Performer(s): The New London Children's Choir Dir. Ronald Corp
      Duration: 1:09
    • 10:30
      Title: The Aviary - The Owl
      Performer(s): The New London Children's Choir Dir. Ronald Corp
      Performer(s): The New London Children's Choir Dir. Ronald Corp
      Duration: 1:25
    • 10:31
      Title: The Aviary - The Lark
      Performer(s): The New London Children's Choir Dir. Ronald Corp
      Performer(s): The New London Children's Choir Dir. Ronald Corp
      Duration: 1:24
    • 10:38
      Title: Sleeping Beauty
      Performer(s): Meryl Streep (Narrator)
      Performer(s): Meryl Streep (Narrator)
      Duration: 2:28
    • 10:41
      Title: Tom Thumb
      Performer(s): Meryl Streep (Narrator)
      Performer(s): Meryl Streep (Narrator)
      Duration: 3:19
    • 10:45
      Title: Beauty And The Beast
      Performer(s): Meryl Streep (Narrator)
      Performer(s): Meryl Streep (Narrator)
      Duration: 5:36
    • 10:50
      Title: Something There (From Beauty And The Beast)
      Performer(s): Paige O'Hara And Robby Benson
      Performer(s): Paige O'Hara And Robby Benson
      Duration: 2:29
    • 10:58
      Title: The Tale Of The Tsar Sultan - Flight Of The Bumblebee
      Performer(s): Emma Johnson (Clarinet)
      Performer(s): Emma Johnson (Clarinet)
      Duration: 1:38

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