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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 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: 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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