Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Classical Kids Sunday 21 July 2013

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    This morning, music by composers who wrote music about their country - Chopin, Vaughan Williams and Mussorgsky and we'll hear Bugs Bunny sing opera in 'The Rabbit of Seville'.

    Sunday May 24th
    When Puccini was quite young he went to hear an opera by Verdi and decided right then, that he would be a great composer too. Puccini went on to write some of the world's favourite operas and we'll hear why on Sunday morning, with music that includes a chorus that you hum! We'll also hear two very different pieces played on the violin, the beautiful Lark Ascending by Vaughan Williams and a Pizzicato Polka by Johann Strauss II. 

    Sunday May 31st
    After overhearing his sister’s piano lessons, Mexican composer Manuel Ponce went straight to the piano and played her pieces by ear, without ever having had a lesson himself. His parents sent the musical prodigy to a teacher of his own, and we'll hear some of the music he wrote for the guitar on Sunday morning. We'll also hear the story of Babar the Elephant with music by Francis Poulenc, beautifully read by Meryl Streep.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:00
      Title: Arabian Nights From Aladdin
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan/ Rice, Tim
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan/ Rice, Tim
      Duration: 3:44
    • 07:04
      Title: Concerto No.1 For 2 Clarinets And Orchestra (3rd Movement) Rondo
      Performer(s): Krommer, Franz Vinzenz
      Performer(s): Krommer, Franz Vinzenz
      Duration: 5:07
    • 07:10
      Title: Mazurka In D Op33/2
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 3:03
    • 07:12
      Title: Polonaise In A Op40 No.1
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 5:49
    • 07:18
      Title: Greensleeves
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:50
    • 07:20
      Title: Fantasia On 'Greensleeves'
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Duration: 4:54
    • 07:26
      Title: A Night On The Bare Mountain (Excerpt)
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Duration: 7:35
    • 07:35
      Title: Adelina De Maya (Movement 2)
      Performer(s): Curiale, Joseph
      Performer(s): Curiale, Joseph
      Duration: 5:16
    • 07:40
      Title: The Rabbit Of Seville
      Performer(s): Rossini, Gioachino
      Performer(s): Rossini, Gioachino
      Duration: 6:31
    • 07:47
      Title: No.6 Zickeltanz (Kidlings' Dance)
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 1:50
    • 07:49
      Title: Slavonic Dances Op. 46 - No. 3 In A Flat Major - Poco Allegro
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 4:48
    • 07:54
      Title: Selection Form Pirate Of The Caribbean: Dead Man?S Chest - Jack
      Performer(s): Zimmer, Hans
      Performer(s): Zimmer, Hans
      Duration: 4:21

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