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    Classical Kids Sunday 5 May 2013

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    Music by Mozart this morning, and we’ll hear a song by a birdcatcher and part of a horn concerto that he wrote for the owner of a cheese shop! We’ll also hear a somewhat unusual version of Peter and the Wolf...

    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

    • 07:14
      Title: Thunder And Lightning Polka
      Performer(s): Strauss, Johann Ii
      Performer(s): Strauss, Johann Ii
      Duration: 3:21
    • 07:17
      Title: Adelina De Maya (Movement 2)
      Performer(s): Curiale, Joseph
      Performer(s): Curiale, Joseph
      Duration: 5:16
    • 07:46
      Title: Papageno / Papagena Duet From The Magic Flute
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 2:41

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