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    Classical Kids Sunday 28 July 2013

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    Music today by Franz Schubert, whose school orchestra performed his first symphony! And we'll visit the jungle with music from Carnival of the Animals and some musical elephants!

    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.

    Sunday June 7th
    'The Mighty Handful may sound like a group of superheroes, but they're actually five of the great Russian composers who lived in the 19th century. We'll find out more about them on Sunday and hear music including the Polovtsian Dances by Borodin and Night on a Bald Mountain by Mussorgsky. We'll also hear choral music by the composer Eric Whitacre, who records singers all over the world to perform in his virtual choir!

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:08
      Title: Symphony No.1 In D Major (4th Movement) Allegro Vivace
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 6:11
    • 07:18
      Title: Marche Militaire In D
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 5:20
    • 07:27
      Title: Moldau
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Duration: 5:17
    • 07:35
      Title: Crazy For You - Overture
      Performer(s): George And Ira Gershwin
      Performer(s): George And Ira Gershwin
      Duration: 3:57
    • 07:39
      Title: The Carnival Of The Animals (1st Movement) Introduction And Marc
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 2:36
    • 07:41
      Title: Lion Group Snarl
      Composer: Not Available
      Duration: 0:31
    • 07:44
      Title: Colonel Hathi's March (The Elephant Song)
      Performer(s): Sherman/Gilkyson
      Performer(s): Sherman/Gilkyson
      Duration: 2:47
    • 07:46
      Title: Mbube (The Lion Sleeps Tonight)
      Performer(s): Linda, Solomon/Weiss, G.D./Creator, L./Peretti, H.
      Performer(s): Linda, Solomon/Weiss, G.D./Creator, L./Peretti, H.
      Duration: 3:26
    • 07:54
      Title: 12 Etudes Op.10 - Etude No.5 In G Flat Major
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 2:05

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