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    Classical Kids Sunday 26 April 2015


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    William Walton wrote a set of piano pieces for his niece to play but they were too difficult, so he re-wrote them as duets. We'll hear some this morning plus music by Gershwin.

    Sunday April 26th
    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 Hop-Scotch and The Three-Legged Race. We'll also hear music that George Gershwin wrote for the cities of New York and Paris. 

    Sunday May 3rd
    George Philip Telemann loved writing music but decided to study law instead. But when a friend heard how wonderful his music was, he secretly sent it to some musicians to be performed without Telemann knowing! We’ll find about more about this great composer on Sunday and we’ll hear some of the 3,000 pieces of music he wrote! We’ll also different types of music played on the clarinet, including part of Mozart’s famous Concerto in A.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:00
      Title: La Donna E Mobile
      Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe
      Performer(s): Roberto Alagna (Tenor)
      Performer(s): Roberto Alagna (Tenor), London Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Popular Tenor Arias, EMI, Cdc5555402
      Duration: 2:06
    • 07:04
      Title: Violin Concerto In E Flat Major, Op. 8 No. 5 Rv 253 'La Tempesta Di Mare' (1st Movement) Allegro E) Presto
      Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Daniel Hope (Violin)
      Performer(s): Daniel Hope (Violin), Chamber Orchestra Of Europe
      Album: Daniel Hope - Vivaldi, Deutsche Grammophon, 4777463
      Duration: 2:46
    • 07:15
      Title: Italaulu 'Evening Song'
      Composer: Kabalevsky, Dmitry
      Performer(s): The Tapiola Children's Choir
      Performer(s): The Tapiola Children's Choir
      Album: The Tapiola Children's Choir
      Duration: 1:56
    • 07:30
      Title: Dance Of The Elves
      Composer: Popper, David
      Performer(s): Steven Isserlis (Cello)
      Performer(s): Steven Isserlis (Cello), Thomas Adés (Piano)
      Album: Cello World - Steven Isserlis / Thomas Ades, RCA Red Label, 09026689282
      Duration: 3:04
    • 07:44
      Title: Rhapsody In Blue Extract
      Composer: Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Mishe Dichter
      Performer(s): Mishe Dichter, Boston Pops Orchestra
      Album: Pops by Gershwin G196304, Philips, 426404
      Duration: 5:41

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