Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Classical Kids Sunday 17 November 2013

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    We're on the move this morning, with written music about trains, cars, boats and horses! Plus music by some of the great Russian composers including Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

    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: Tahiti Trot (Tea For Two)
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Duration: 4:26
    • 07:04
      Title: Clarinet Concerto In E Flat Major Op. 36 - Movement Iii - Rondo,
      Performer(s): Krommer, Franz Vinzenz
      Performer(s): Krommer, Franz Vinzenz
      Duration: 5:36
    • 07:18
      Title: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
      Performer(s): Sherman, Richard M. / Sherman, Robert B.
      Performer(s): Sherman, Richard M. / Sherman, Robert B.
      Duration: 1:52
    • 07:20
      Title: Piano Sonata No.1 In E Flat(2nd Movement) Rondo
      Performer(s): Field, John
      Performer(s): Field, John
      Duration: 4:45
    • 07:25
      Title: Kitty Waltz From The Dolly Suite
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Duration: 3:08
    • 07:28
      Title: Berceuse From Dolly Suite
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Faure, Gabriel
      Duration: 4:38
    • 07:31
      Title: Elite Syncopations
      Performer(s): Joplin, Scott
      Performer(s): Joplin, Scott
      Duration: 3:39
    • 07:37
      Title: Infernal Dance Of All Kaschei's Subjects
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Duration: 4:57
    • 07:42
      Title: Pictures At An Exhibition: Promenade - Il Vecchio Castello
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Performer(s): Mussorgsky, Modest
      Duration: 5:39
    • 07:48
      Title: Sleeping Beauty (5th Movement) Waltz
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 4:43
    • 07:55
      Title: The Nutcracker - Trepak And Dance Of The Flutes
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 3:45

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