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    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Classical Kids Sunday 23 June 2013

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    Today we'll hear some unusually-named symphonies by Haydn,'The Drumroll' and 'The Clock', and we'll hear music written for our favourite pets including goldfish, a cat and a dog!

    Sunday June 28th
    Edward Elgar loved to compose as a child and he even wrote music for a play that he performed with his with his brothers and sisters. Years later when he was a successful composer he arranged it for an orchestra and called it his 'Wand of Youth' Suite, and we'll hear it on Sunday. We'll also hear the story of Tubby the Tuba read by Stephen Fry. 

    Sunday July 5th
    Benjamin Britten used short piano tunes that he wrote when he was ten, to compose music for young music students to play. But his Simple Symphony became so popular; many professional orchestras still play it today. We'll hear it on Sunday morning, with movements including the Boisterous Bourrée and Frolicsome Finale. We'll also hear music by Ponchielli written for lots of different times of the day in his Dance of the Hours.

    Sunday July 12th
    It took Edvard Grieg many months to write the music for 'Peer Gynt', the story of a lazy Norwegian farm-boy, and although Grieg may not have enjoyed writing it, we certainly enjoy listening to it. We'll hear his music this morning including the Arabian Dance and In the Hall of the Mountain King. We'll also hear music by the Italian composer Jean-Baptiste Lully, who studied the guitar, violin, keyboard and was a famous dancer!

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:00
      Title: Waltz From L'Encouragement Op34
      Performer(s): Sor, Fernando
      Performer(s): Sor, Fernando
      Duration: 3:41
    • 07:09
      Title: Finale From Symphony No. 103 'Drumroll' In E Flat
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 5:46
    • 07:14
      Title: Symphony No. 101 In D 'Clock' (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 6:25
    • 07:21
      Title: Piano Trio In G Major (3rd Movement) Rondo All' Onarese: Presto
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 3:43
    • 07:24
      Title: The Blue Danube
      Performer(s): Strauss Ii, Johann
      Performer(s): Strauss Ii, Johann
      Duration: 6:03
    • 07:31
      Title: Can You Feel The Love Tonight (In The Style Of Tchaikovsky)
      Performer(s): John, Elton/Rice, Tim
      Performer(s): John, Elton/Rice, Tim
      Duration: 5:14
    • 07:37
      Title: Frere Jacques Fantasie
      Performer(s): Grandjany, Marcel
      Performer(s): Grandjany, Marcel
      Duration: 4:23
    • 07:41
      Title: Walking The Dog
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George And Ira
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George And Ira
      Duration: 3:17
    • 07:45
      Title: Images - Serie Ii - No. 3 Poissons D'Or
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 3:54
    • 07:49
      Title: The Waltzing Cat
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Duration: 3:13
    • 07:53
      Title: Rondino On A Theme By Beethoven
      Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz
      Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz
      Duration: 2:59
    • 07:56
      Title: The Pink Panther - Main Theme
      Composer: Mancini, Henry
      Performer(s): Mancini, Henry
      Performer(s): Mancini, Henry
      Duration: 3:28

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