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    Classical Kids Sunday 11 August 2013

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    We'll hear the different sections of the orchestra perform music by Benjamin Britten this morning, plus a musical river, forest and mountain composed by Smetana, Wagner and Grieg.

    Sunday May 1st

    We'll hear the New London Children's Choir today, singing songs about insects and birds by the composer Richard Rodney Bennett. They're all taken from the album 'Pigs Could Fly', available on Naxos Records. We'll also hear music by the American composer Leroy Anderson who wrote a duet for an orchestra and a typewriter, and we'll music by Ravel written for Sleeping Beauty and Tom Thumb.

    Sunday May 8th

    We'll sail the high seas with music written for pirates, and we'll make an underwater exploration to meet some of the creatures who live there. We'll also hear music written for a king, queen, a prince and a princess, and we'll hear about a composer who wrote music for many royal families, Domenico Scarlatti. 

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:00
      Title: The Teddy Bears Picnic
      Performer(s): Bratton, John W
      Performer(s): Bratton, John W
      Duration: 3:25
    • 07:04
      Title: Morning From Peer Gynt Suite No.1
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 4:24
    • 07:09
      Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (1st Movement) Introduction
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 1:21
    • 07:10
      Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (2nd Movement) Theme
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 2:35
    • 07:13
      Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (3rd Movement) Woodwind Var
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:32
    • 07:16
      Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (4th Movement) String Varia
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 4:18
    • 07:20
      Title: Sing A Song Of Sixpence
      Performer(s): Rutter, John
      Performer(s): Rutter, John
      Duration: 1:56
    • 07:23
      Title: Moldau
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Duration: 5:17
    • 07:29
      Title: The Cuckoo In The Middle Of The Wood
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 2:23
    • 07:32
      Title: Peer Gynt - Suite No.1 - In The Hall Of The Mountain King
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 2:56
    • 07:35
      Title: When At Night I Go To Sleep (Abends, Will Ich Schlafen Geh'n)
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Duration: 3:00
    • 07:38
      Title: Raiders March From Raiders Of The Lost Ark
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Duration: 5:28
    • 07:44
      Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (5th Movement) Harp Variati
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 1:03
    • 07:44
      Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (6th Movement) Brass Variat
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 2:34
    • 07:47
      Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (7th Movement) Percussion V
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 2:23
    • 07:49
      Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (8th Movement) Fugue
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:02
    • 07:53
      Title: Symphony No.9 (4th Movement) Ode To Joy Excerpt
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 4:02
    • 07:58
      Title: The Second Star To The Right (In The Style Of Thomas Tallis)
      Performer(s): Cahn, Sammy / Fain, Sammy
      Performer(s): Cahn, Sammy / Fain, Sammy
      Duration: 2:25

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