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    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Classical Kids Sunday 15 September 2013

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    As Poulenc was sitting at his piano one day, a little girl handed him a story book and asked him to play it-and he did-so we'll hear his Babar the Elephant this Sunday!

    Sunday June 28th
    Edward Elgar loved to compose as a child and he even wrote music for a play that he performed with his with his brothers and sisters. Years later when he was a successful composer he arranged it for an orchestra and called it his 'Wand of Youth' Suite, and we'll hear it on Sunday. We'll also hear the story of Tubby the Tuba read by Stephen Fry. 

    Sunday July 5th
    Benjamin Britten used short piano tunes that he wrote when he was ten, to compose music for young music students to play. But his Simple Symphony became so popular; many professional orchestras still play it today. We'll hear it on Sunday morning, with movements including the Boisterous Bourrée and Frolicsome Finale. We'll also hear music by Ponchielli written for lots of different times of the day in his Dance of the Hours.

    Sunday July 12th
    It took Edvard Grieg many months to write the music for 'Peer Gynt', the story of a lazy Norwegian farm-boy, and although Grieg may not have enjoyed writing it, we certainly enjoy listening to it. We'll hear his music this morning including the Arabian Dance and In the Hall of the Mountain King. We'll also hear music by the Italian composer Jean-Baptiste Lully, who studied the guitar, violin, keyboard and was a famous dancer!

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:00
      Title: No.6 Zickeltanz (Kidlings' Dance)
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 1:50
    • 07:02
      Title: Algerian Suite: French Military March
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 4:47
    • 07:08
      Title: Concerto For 2 Violins In D Minor Bwv1043 (1st Movement) Vivace
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 4:04
    • 07:12
      Title: Mass In B Minor No.23 Chorus : Osanna In Excelsis
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 2:50
    • 07:15
      Title: Sheep May Safely Graze
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 4:43
    • 07:20
      Title: Espana
      Performer(s): Waldteufel, Emile
      Performer(s): Waldteufel, Emile
      Duration: 6:17
    • 07:27
      Title: Anvil Chorus, From Il Trovatore
      Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe
      Performer(s): Verdi, Giuseppe
      Duration: 3:24
    • 07:30
      Title: Beaty And The Beast - Be Our Guest
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan / Ashman, Howard
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan / Ashman, Howard
      Duration: 3:59
    • 07:35
      Title: March From Nutcracker Suite
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 2:43
    • 07:38
      Title: The Story Of Babar (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 3:25
    • 07:41
      Title: Ride On Mother's Back (2nd Movement)
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 2:35
    • 07:43
      Title: Babar Comes To A Town (3rd Movement)
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 3:47
    • 07:47
      Title: Babar's Car (4th Movement)
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 1:58
    • 07:48
      Title: Arthur And Celeste (5th Movement)
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 1:55
    • 07:50
      Title: The Search For Arthur And Celeste (6th Movement)
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 1:35
    • 07:51
      Title: Babar Returns To The Forest (7th Movement)
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 2:55
    • 07:55
      Title: A Dream Is A Wish Your Heart Makes
      Performer(s): David /Hoffman/Livingston
      Performer(s): David /Hoffman/Livingston
      Duration: 4:14

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