Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Classical Kids Sunday 12 May 2013

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    Classical Kids

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

    Sunday August 2nd
    We'll hear music inspired by visits to different countries around the world today - the Brazilian Scaramouche Suite by Milhaud, the New World Symphony by Dvorak and the Hebrides Overture by Mendelssohn. We'll also listen to 'Songs Before Sleep' by Richard Rodney Bennett, a collection of beautiful new versions of our favourite nursery rhymes including Twinkle Twinkle, Little Star.

    Sunday August 9th
    Ferde Grofe worked as a milkman, a truck driver and an elevator operator before becoming a piano player in a bar and eventually a composer. His first big success was arranging Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue for orchestra, but on Sunday we'll hear part of his Grand Canyon Suite, which includes music written for a thunderstorm. We’ll also hear music played by some of the percussion instruments, including a xylophone.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 06:56
      Title: Mambo Jambo / El Cumbanchero
      Performer(s): Prado, Damaso Perez/Hernandez, Rafael
      Performer(s): Prado, Damaso Perez/Hernandez, Rafael
      Duration: 4:39
    • 07:01
      Title: Jamaican Rumba
      Performer(s): Benjamin, Arthur
      Performer(s): Benjamin, Arthur
      Duration: 2:38
    • 07:04
      Title: Waltzing Matilda
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 4:51
    • 07:09
      Title: Simple Symphony(1st Movement) Boisterous Bourree
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:42
    • 07:13
      Title: Simple Symphony(2nd Movement) Playful Pizzicato
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:20
    • 07:16
      Title: Simple Symphony(4th Movement) Frolicsome Finale
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:17
    • 07:19
      Title: The Island/The Owl And The Pussycat
      Performer(s): Lear, Edward/Hely-Hutchinson, Victor
      Performer(s): Lear, Edward/Hely-Hutchinson, Victor
      Duration: 3:13
    • 07:24
      Title: Symphony No. 101 In D 'Clock' (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 6:25
    • 07:30
      Title: Rondo Alla Turca
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 3:46
    • 07:45
      Title: The Little Train Of The Caipira
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Duration: 5:13
    • 07:51
      Title: Suite From Enchanted
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan / Schwartz, Stephen
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan / Schwartz, Stephen
      Duration: 4:44

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