Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Classical Kids Sunday 26 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: Suite Espanola (4th Movement) Cadiz
      Performer(s): Albeniz, Isaac
      Performer(s): Albeniz, Isaac
      Duration: 4:46
    • 07:01
      Title: Marche Militaire In D
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 5:20
    • 07:06
      Title: Grand Canyon Suite - Sunrise
      Performer(s): Grofe, Ferde
      Performer(s): Grofe, Ferde
      Duration: 5:07
    • 07:12
      Title: Early One Morning
      Performer(s): Grainger, Percy
      Performer(s): Grainger, Percy
      Duration: 2:31
    • 07:14
      Title: Summer Afternoon - Idyll
      Performer(s): Coates, Eric
      Performer(s): Coates, Eric
      Duration: 4:10
    • 07:22
      Title: When At Night I Go To Sleep (Abends, Will Ich Schlafen Geh'n)
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Duration: 3:00
    • 07:27
      Title: Alerte (Perpetual Movements)
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 3:10
    • 07:30
      Title: Georgie
      Performer(s): Johnson, Emma
      Performer(s): Johnson, Emma
      Duration: 3:03
    • 07:34
      Title: Introduction And Royal March Of The Lion
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 3:55
    • 07:40
      Title: The Wand Of Youth Suite No.2 Op. 1b - V. The Tame Bear
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 2:30
    • 07:42
      Title: Wild Bears
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 2:42
    • 07:45
      Title: If I Were King Of The Forest
      Performer(s): Arlen, Harold/Harburg, E.Y. Yip
      Performer(s): Arlen, Harold/Harburg, E.Y. Yip
      Duration: 4:29

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