Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Classical Kids Sunday 20 October 2013

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    Classical Kids

    Classical Kids is a fun introduction to composers, musicians and instruments for younger listeners - and maybe some grownups too!

    Sunday August 2nd
    We'll hear music inspired by visits to different countries around the world today - the Brazilian Scaramouche Suite by Milhaud, the New World Symphony by Dvorak and the Hebrides Overture by Mendelssohn. We'll also listen to 'Songs Before Sleep' by Richard Rodney Bennett, a collection of beautiful new versions of our favourite nursery rhymes including Twinkle Twinkle, Little Star.

    Sunday August 9th
    Ferde Grofe worked as a milkman, a truck driver and an elevator operator before becoming a piano player in a bar and eventually a composer. His first big success was arranging Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue for orchestra, but on Sunday we'll hear part of his Grand Canyon Suite, which includes music written for a thunderstorm. We’ll also hear music played by some of the percussion instruments, including a xylophone.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:00
      Title: Allegro Moderato
      Performer(s): Gliere, Reinhold
      Performer(s): Gliere, Reinhold
      Duration: 4:51
    • 07:06
      Title: Toy Symphony (1st Movement) Allegro
      Performer(s): Mozart, Leopold
      Performer(s): Mozart, Leopold
      Duration: 3:25
    • 07:09
      Title: Country Gardens
      Performer(s): Grainger, Percy
      Performer(s): Grainger, Percy
      Duration: 2:51
    • 07:13
      Title: The Robins Return
      Performer(s): Fisher, Leander
      Performer(s): Fisher, Leander
      Duration: 3:29
    • 07:24
      Title: Candide: Overture
      Performer(s): Bernstein, Leonard
      Performer(s): Bernstein, Leonard
      Duration: 4:33
    • 07:30
      Title: Suite From Enchanted
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan / Schwartz, Stephen
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan / Schwartz, Stephen
      Duration: 4:44
    • 07:35
      Title: Little Polka (5th Movement) Jazz Suite No.2
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Duration: 2:51
    • 07:38
      Title: Autumn (4 Seasons) (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 5:20
    • 07:43
      Title: Autumn (4 Seasons) (2nd Movement) Adagio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 3:26
    • 07:46
      Title: Autumn (4 Seasons) (3rd Movement) La Caccia
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 3:39
    • 07:50
      Title: Autumn Leaves
      Performer(s): Kosma/Prevert/Mercer
      Performer(s): Kosma/Prevert/Mercer
      Duration: 5:55
    • 07:55
      Title: Chaconne From King Arthur
      Performer(s): Purcell, Henry
      Performer(s): Purcell, Henry
      Duration: 3:44

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