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    Classical Kids Sunday 28 April 2013

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    We're off to a wedding this morning with music by Mendelssohn and Wagner, plus a cuckoo and a hen from The Birds by Respighi and some duet-ting cats by Rossini!

    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

    • 07:13
      Title: Soldiers' Chorus From Faust
      Performer(s): Gounod, Charles
      Performer(s): Gounod, Charles
      Duration: 3:33
    • 07:17
      Title: Cats' Duet
      Performer(s): Rossini, Gioacchino
      Performer(s): Rossini, Gioacchino
      Duration: 3:38
    • 07:21
      Title: The Hen - La Gallina
      Performer(s): Respighi, Ottorino
      Performer(s): Respighi, Ottorino
      Duration: 3:03
    • 07:24
      Title: The Birds - The Cuckoo
      Performer(s): Respighi, Ottorino
      Performer(s): Respighi, Ottorino
      Duration: 4:35
    • 07:29
      Title: L'Usignuolo (The Nightingale)
      Performer(s): Respighi, Ottorino
      Performer(s): Respighi, Ottorino
      Duration: 4:07
    • 07:36
      Title: Rondo In G
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 4:03
    • 07:48
      Title: Wedding March
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 5:25
    • 07:53
      Title: Wedding Cake
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 6:25
    • 08:02
      Title: Pushkin Waltz No.1
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 4:32
    • 08:08
      Title: Bibbidi-Boddidi-Boo
      Performer(s): David/ Hoffman/ Livingston
      Performer(s): David/ Hoffman/ Livingston
      Duration: 1:35

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