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    Classical Kids Sunday 4 August 2013

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    We're off to the movies today to hear the magical Sorcerer's Apprentice by Dukas, and a waltz from Sleeping Beauty. Plus the story of Tubby the Tuba who just wants a tune to play!

    Sunday January 17th
    Today we hear a tale of adventure, daring and bad driving! Tune in for a musical version of the Wind in the Willows featuring Ratty, Mole and friends, with wonderful music by John Rutter. We’ll also hear music written about butterflies, and hear some fascinating facts about a composer whose nickname was Wolfie...

    Sunday January 24th
    We're off to Africa with songs and stories told by Ladysmith Black Mombazo this week, and we'll hear the magical tale of a Sorcerer's Apprentice. Plus some fun pieces by Bizet from his Children's Suite, and some symphonies by Beethoven. 

    Sunday January 31st
    Which great composer was put in jail when he tried to quit writing music? We'll find out today. We'll also hear music played on the tuba and we'll hear the story of Babar the Elephant read by Meryl Streep, with music by Francis Poulenc. 

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:01
      Title: Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!
      Performer(s): Sherman, Richard M. / Sherman, Robert B.
      Performer(s): Sherman, Richard M. / Sherman, Robert B.
      Duration: 2:18
    • 07:03
      Title: Concerto No.1 For Piano And Orchestra In E Flat Major (4th Movem
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Duration: 4:28
    • 07:08
      Title: Franz Liszt The Famous Pianist
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz/Perlmutter, Richard
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz/Perlmutter, Richard
      Duration: 1:17
    • 07:09
      Title: Tubby The Tuba Part 1
      Performer(s): Kleinsinger, George
      Performer(s): Kleinsinger, George
      Duration: 5:14
    • 07:14
      Title: Tubby The Tuba Part 2
      Performer(s): Kleinsinger, George
      Performer(s): Kleinsinger, George
      Duration: 8:03
    • 07:22
      Title: Elephantine Polka
      Performer(s): Laurendeau, L.P.
      Performer(s): Laurendeau, L.P.
      Duration: 4:18
    • 07:28
      Title: Track 18
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 3:45
    • 07:34
      Title: Sleeping Beauty (5th Movement) Waltz
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 4:43
    • 07:38
      Title: Once Upon A Dream
      Performer(s): Fain / Lawrence
      Performer(s): Fain / Lawrence
      Duration: 2:57
    • 07:53
      Title: Harry's Wondrous World
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Duration: 5:35
    • 07:58
      Title: Tschaikovsky
      Performer(s): Weill, Kurt/Gershwin, Ira
      Performer(s): Weill, Kurt/Gershwin, Ira
      Duration: 1:02

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