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    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Classical Kids Sunday 14 July 2013

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    We'll celebrate Bastille Day today with music by Saint-Saens, Ravel and Bizet, and we'll make a musical rainbow with lots of different colours - Sacré bleu!

    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: Frere Jacques Fantasie
      Performer(s): Grandjany, Marcel
      Performer(s): Grandjany, Marcel
      Duration: 4:23
    • 07:15
      Title: The Pink Panther - Main Theme
      Composer: Mancini, Henry
      Performer(s): Mancini, Henry
      Performer(s): Mancini, Henry
      Duration: 3:28
    • 07:24
      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
    • 07:26
      Title: Wild Bears
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 2:42
    • 07:29
      Title: Introduction And Kanje Kanje
      Performer(s): Trad Arr J. Shabalala
      Performer(s): Trad Arr J. Shabalala
      Duration: 5:57
    • 07:36
      Title: Marche Militaire Francaise
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 4:44
    • 07:44
      Title: Bolero (Excerpt)
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 5:31
    • 07:50
      Title: Orpheus In The Underworld - Can Can
      Performer(s): Offenbach, Jacques
      Performer(s): Offenbach, Jacques
      Duration: 2:22
    • 07:58
      Title: Orchestral Suite No.2 - Badinerie
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 1:45

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