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    Classical Kids Sunday 8 September 2013

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    We'll take a music lesson practice our scales today with music by Walton, Debussy and Mozart. Plus Beethoven's beautiful Pastoral Symphony, and musical pictures by Mussorgsky.

    Sunday May 29th

    Classical music is all around us, and today we'll hear music written hundreds of years ago that was used in the X Factor and the Champions League. We're also off to the circus, with music written for clowns and acrobats by Rimsky-Korsakov, Fucik and Sousa. 

    Sunday June 5th

    Are video games soundtracks the new classical music? We'll take a listen to some great themes this morning including 'Angry Birds', 'Legend of Zelda' and 'Super Mario Bros'. We'll hear an exciting new version of Prokofiev's Peter and Wolf, read by rock star Alice Cooper, about a boy named Peter and his friends who battle an escaped wolf! 

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:00
      Title: Early One Morning
      Performer(s): Grainger, Percy
      Performer(s): Grainger, Percy
      Duration: 2:31
    • 07:03
      Title: Serenade For Strings (2nd Movement) Waltz
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 4:30
    • 07:08
      Title: Music For Children (1st Movement) The Music Lesson
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Performer(s): Walton, William
      Duration: 1:15
    • 07:09
      Title: Sonata In C, Kv 545
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 6:34
    • 07:14
      Title: Doctor Gradus Ad Parnassum: Modérément Animé
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 2:27
    • 07:17
      Title: Piano Concerto In A Minor - I. Allegro Molto Moderato (Opening)
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 4:44
    • 07:21
      Title: Rakish Paddy/ The Bucks Of Oranmore/ The Mortgage Burn
      Performer(s): Traditional / Maclean
      Performer(s): Traditional / Maclean
      Duration: 4:31
    • 07:27
      Title: Mary Poppins - Chim Chim Cher-Ee
      Performer(s): Sherman, Richard M. / Sherman, Robert B.
      Performer(s): Sherman, Richard M. / Sherman, Robert B.
      Duration: 3:01
    • 07:30
      Title: Pictures At An Exhibition: The Old Castle
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Duration: 4:51
    • 07:35
      Title: Tuileries - Tuilerie Gardens Allegretto Non Troppo
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Duration: 1:24
    • 07:36
      Title: The Great Gate Of Kiev
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Duration: 5:46
    • 07:42
      Title: Symphony No.6 "Pastoral" (1st Movement) Awakening Of Cheerful...
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 12:46
    • 07:55
      Title: Canario
      Performer(s): Rodrigo, Joaquin
      Performer(s): Rodrigo, Joaquin
      Duration: 5:21

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