Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    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 May 24th
    When Puccini was quite young he went to hear an opera by Verdi and decided right then, that he would be a great composer too. Puccini went on to write some of the world's favourite operas and we'll hear why on Sunday morning, with music that includes a chorus that you hum! We'll also hear two very different pieces played on the violin, the beautiful Lark Ascending by Vaughan Williams and a Pizzicato Polka by Johann Strauss II. 

    Sunday May 31st
    After overhearing his sister’s piano lessons, Mexican composer Manuel Ponce went straight to the piano and played her pieces by ear, without ever having had a lesson himself. His parents sent the musical prodigy to a teacher of his own, and we'll hear some of the music he wrote for the guitar on Sunday morning. We'll also hear the story of Babar the Elephant with music by Francis Poulenc, beautifully read by Meryl Streep.

    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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