Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Classical Kids Sunday 1 September 2013

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    We'll have some fascinating facts about Tchaikovsky this morning, and we'll hear the story of Peter and the Wolf by Sergei Prokofiev - plus music performed on the piano.

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    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

    • 07:00
      Title: Cinderella's Waltz
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 3:10
    • 07:03
      Title: The Pied Piper
      Performer(s): Mourant, Walter
      Performer(s): Mourant, Walter
      Duration: 4:52
    • 07:08
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: Introduction (I)
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 2:28
    • 07:10
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: The Story Begins (Ii)
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 4:45
    • 07:15
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: The Cat (Iii)
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 2:07
    • 07:17
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: Grandpapa (Iv)
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 2:29
    • 07:19
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: The Wolf (V)
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 3:22
    • 07:23
      Title: Arabian Nights
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan/ Rice, Tim
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan/ Rice, Tim
      Duration: 1:33
    • 07:25
      Title: Friend Like Me
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan / Ashman, Howard
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan / Ashman, Howard
      Duration: 2:40
    • 07:27
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: And Now... (Vi)
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 1:58
    • 07:29
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: In The Meantime... (Vii)
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 4:43
    • 07:34
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: The Hunters (Viii)
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 2:33
    • 07:36
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: The Procession (Ix)
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 4:50
    • 07:44
      Title: Bruderchen, Komm, Tanz Mit Mir
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Duration: 3:47
    • 07:48
      Title: The Witch's Ride
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Duration: 4:45
    • 07:53
      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
    • 07:57
      Title: The Swan
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 3:41

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