Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Classical Kids Sunday 27 October 2013

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    Classical Kids will have terrifying tunes and spooky stories to scare you silly this Halloween, and we'll hear music written for a Headless Horseman and some wicked witches!
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    Classical Kids Halloween story

    Vinny the Violin loves Halloween but can't decide on a scary costume so decides to make a scary sound instead...

    Sunday May 31st
    After overhearing his sister’s piano lessons, Mexican composer Manuel Ponce went straight to the piano and played her pieces by ear, without ever having had a lesson himself. His parents sent the musical prodigy to a teacher of his own, and we'll hear some of the music he wrote for the guitar on Sunday morning. We'll also hear the story of Babar the Elephant with music by Francis Poulenc, beautifully read by Meryl Streep.

    Sunday June 7th
    'The Mighty Handful may sound like a group of superheroes, but they're actually five of the great Russian composers who lived in the 19th century. We'll find out more about them on Sunday and hear music including the Polovtsian Dances by Borodin and Night on a Bald Mountain by Mussorgsky. We'll also hear choral music by the composer Eric Whitacre, who records singers all over the world to perform in his virtual choir!

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:00
      Title: This Is Hallowe'en
      Performer(s): Elfman, Danny
      Performer(s): Elfman, Danny
      Duration: 3:31
    • 07:05
      Title: The Dance Of The Goblins
      Performer(s): Bazzini, Antonio
      Performer(s): Bazzini, Antonio
      Duration: 5:13
    • 07:10
      Title: The Headless Horseman
      Performer(s): De Paul, Jean/Raye, Don
      Performer(s): De Paul, Jean/Raye, Don
      Duration: 3:20
    • 07:13
      Title: Main Titles From Sleepy Hollow
      Performer(s): Elfman, Danny
      Performer(s): Elfman, Danny
      Duration: 3:24
    • 07:29
      Title: The Simpsons Halloween Special End Credits Theme ('The Addams Fa
      Performer(s): Elfman, Danny
      Performer(s): Elfman, Danny
      Duration: 1:04
    • 07:30
      Title: The Witch's Ride
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Duration: 4:45
    • 07:35
      Title: Night On A Bare Mountain
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Duration: 4:33
    • 07:45
      Title: Danse Macabre, Op.40
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 6:58
    • 07:52
      Title: Harry's Wondrous World
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Duration: 5:35

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