Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    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 June 28th
    Edward Elgar loved to compose as a child and he even wrote music for a play that he performed with his with his brothers and sisters. Years later when he was a successful composer he arranged it for an orchestra and called it his 'Wand of Youth' Suite, and we'll hear it on Sunday. We'll also hear the story of Tubby the Tuba read by Stephen Fry. 

    Sunday July 5th
    Benjamin Britten used short piano tunes that he wrote when he was ten, to compose music for young music students to play. But his Simple Symphony became so popular; many professional orchestras still play it today. We'll hear it on Sunday morning, with movements including the Boisterous Bourrée and Frolicsome Finale. We'll also hear music by Ponchielli written for lots of different times of the day in his Dance of the Hours.

    Sunday July 12th
    It took Edvard Grieg many months to write the music for 'Peer Gynt', the story of a lazy Norwegian farm-boy, and although Grieg may not have enjoyed writing it, we certainly enjoy listening to it. We'll hear his music this morning including the Arabian Dance and In the Hall of the Mountain King. We'll also hear music by the Italian composer Jean-Baptiste Lully, who studied the guitar, violin, keyboard and was a famous dancer!

    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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