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    Classical Kids Sunday 3 November 2013

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    Ravel loved to tell stories and today we'll hear music he wrote to tell the story of Beauty and the Beast and Tom Thumb. We'll also hear about a talented family - the Bach family!

    Sunday May 1st

    We'll hear the New London Children's Choir today, singing songs about insects and birds by the composer Richard Rodney Bennett. They're all taken from the album 'Pigs Could Fly', available on Naxos Records. We'll also hear music by the American composer Leroy Anderson who wrote a duet for an orchestra and a typewriter, and we'll music by Ravel written for Sleeping Beauty and Tom Thumb.

    Sunday May 8th

    We'll sail the high seas with music written for pirates, and we'll make an underwater exploration to meet some of the creatures who live there. We'll also hear music written for a king, queen, a prince and a princess, and we'll hear about a composer who wrote music for many royal families, Domenico Scarlatti. 

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:00
      Title: The Simpsons Theme (Orchestral Version)
      Performer(s): Elfman, Danny
      Performer(s): Elfman, Danny
      Duration: 1:42
    • 07:03
      Title: Divertimento In B Flat(1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 4:18
    • 07:08
      Title: Petit Poucet (Tom Thumb)
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 3:20
    • 07:12
      Title: Les Entretiens De La Belle Et De La Bete (Conversation Of Beauty
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 4:44
    • 07:20
      Title: Concerto For Two Violins In D Minor - 1st Movement (Vivace)
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 3:33
    • 07:24
      Title: Quintet In D: Allegro Assai
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Christoph Friedrich
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Christoph Friedrich
      Duration: 3:16
    • 07:31
      Title: Berceuse From Dolly Suite
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Duration: 4:38
    • 07:35
      Title: Mambo Jambo / El Cumbanchero
      Performer(s): Prado, Damaso Perez/Hernandez, Rafael
      Performer(s): Prado, Damaso Perez/Hernandez, Rafael
      Duration: 4:39
    • 07:40
      Title: The Little Train Of The Caipira
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Duration: 5:13
    • 07:45
      Title: Glider Pt 1
      Performer(s): Conti, Bill
      Performer(s): Conti, Bill
      Duration: 3:51
    • 07:49
      Title: Spartacus - Adagio Of Spartacus And Phrygia
      Performer(s): Khachaturian, Aram
      Performer(s): Khachaturian, Aram
      Duration: 5:02
    • 07:55
      Title: The Ugly Duckling
      Performer(s): Loesser, Frank
      Performer(s): Loesser, Frank
      Duration: 3:57

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