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    Classical Kids Sunday 1 December 2013

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    We celebrate Winter with Vivaldi's Four Seasons today, and we'll hear music written for Scheherazade's The Tales of the Arabian Nights by Rimsky-Korsakov and Ravel.

    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: Symphony No.1 In C Major (3rd Movement) Menuetto: Allegro Molto
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 4:15
    • 07:06
      Title: Winter (4 Seasons) (1st Movement) Allegro Non Molto
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 3:43
    • 07:09
      Title: Winter (4 Seasons) (2nd Movement) Largo
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 2:15
    • 07:12
      Title: Winter (4 Seasons) (3rd Movement) Allegro
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 3:27
    • 07:15
      Title: Children's Corner Suite - The Snow Is Dancing
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 3:03
    • 07:19
      Title: Papageno/Papagena Duet From The Magic Flute
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 2:48
    • 07:22
      Title: Scaramouche Suite - Movement I - Vif
      Performer(s): Milhaud, Darius
      Performer(s): Milhaud, Darius
      Duration: 3:18
    • 07:28
      Title: Tik-Tak Polka, From Die Fledermaus
      Performer(s): Strauss, Johann Ii
      Performer(s): Strauss, Johann Ii
      Duration: 3:11
    • 07:32
      Title: Donkey And Driver
      Performer(s): Leonard, Hubert
      Performer(s): Leonard, Hubert
      Duration: 3:56
    • 07:53
      Title: Arabian Nights From Aladdin
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan/ Rice, Tim
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan/ Rice, Tim
      Duration: 3:44
    • 07:58
      Title: Song Without Words Op67 No.4 Spinning Song In C
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 2:14

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