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    Classical Kids Sunday 7 April 2013

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    Classical Kids is a fun introduction to composers, musicians and instruments for younger listeners - and maybe some grownups too!

    Sunday May 1st

    We'll hear the New London Children's Choir today, singing songs about insects and birds by the composer Richard Rodney Bennett. They're all taken from the album 'Pigs Could Fly', available on Naxos Records. 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. 

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:09
      Title: Candide: Overture
      Performer(s): Bernstein, Leonard
      Performer(s): Bernstein, Leonard
      Duration: 4:32
    • 07:14
      Title: Horn Concerto No.4 (3rd Movement) Rondo
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 3:45
    • 07:18
      Title: Sun Dance (Wand Of Youth Suite No.1)
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 3:18
    • 07:21
      Title: Fairies And Giants (Wand Of Youth Suite No.1)
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 3:49
    • 07:25
      Title: Moths And Butterflies
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 2:15
    • 07:28
      Title: Butterfly's Day Out
      Performer(s): Meyer, Edgar
      Performer(s): Meyer, Edgar
      Duration: 4:57
    • 07:33
      Title: Die Walkure - The Ride Of The Valkyries
      Performer(s): Wagner, Richard
      Performer(s): Wagner, Richard
      Duration: 4:16
    • 07:53
      Title: Mexican Hat Dance
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:21
    • 07:58
      Title: Lullaby (Cradle Song)
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Brahms, Johannes
      Duration: 2:37
    • 08:06
      Title: Carnival Of The Animals: Finale
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 2:10

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