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    Classical Kids Sunday 24 November 2013

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    We'll hear young musicians from around the world this morning, plus the story of Hansel and Gretel with music by Engelbert Humperdinck. We'll also hear a flute solo and a concerto.

    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: Karelia Suite (3rd Movement) Alla Marcia
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Duration: 4:54
    • 07:05
      Title: Hoe-Down
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 3:48
    • 07:09
      Title: Chit-Chat Polka (Tritsch-Tratsch Polka)
      Performer(s): Strauss, Johann
      Performer(s): Strauss, Johann
      Duration: 3:13
    • 07:13
      Title: Syrinx
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 3:37
    • 07:16
      Title: Flute Concerto No.2 In D K314 (3rd Movement)
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 5:32
    • 07:28
      Title: Irish Suite - The Wearing Of The Green
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Duration: 4:11
    • 07:35
      Title: Woody's A Star
      Performer(s): Newman, Randy
      Performer(s): Newman, Randy
      Duration: 1:43
    • 07:37
      Title: You've Got A Friend In Me
      Performer(s): Newman, Randy
      Performer(s): Newman, Randy
      Duration: 2:51
    • 07:40
      Title: Symphony No.7 In A Major (4th Movement) Allegro Con Brio
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 6:30
    • 07:47
      Title: Bruderchen, Komm, Tanz Mit Mir
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Duration: 3:47
    • 07:51
      Title: Hänsel And Gretel: Witch´S Ride
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Duration: 3:56
    • 07:55
      Title: When At Night I Go To Sleep (Abends, Will Ich Schlafen Geh'n)
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Duration: 3:00

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