Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

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    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 January 17th
    Today we hear a tale of adventure, daring and bad driving! Tune in for a musical version of the Wind in the Willows featuring Ratty, Mole and friends, with wonderful music by John Rutter. We’ll also hear music written about butterflies, and hear some fascinating facts about a composer whose nickname was Wolfie...

    Sunday January 24th
    We're off to Africa with songs and stories told by Ladysmith Black Mombazo this week, and we'll hear the magical tale of a Sorcerer's Apprentice. Plus some fun pieces by Bizet from his Children's Suite, and some symphonies by Beethoven. 

    Sunday January 31st
    Which great composer was put in jail when he tried to quit writing music? We'll find out today. We'll also hear music played on the tuba and we'll hear the story of Babar the Elephant read by Meryl Streep, with music by Francis Poulenc. 

    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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