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    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!

    Saturday May 28th

    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! 

    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. 

    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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