Classical Kids

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    Classical Kids Sunday 15 December 2013

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    We'll celebrate Beethoven's birthday today, we'll go ice-skating and hear about a famous snowman and some dancing snowflakes.

    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: Classic Sleighride
      Performer(s): Mozart, Leopold
      Performer(s): Mozart, Leopold
      Duration: 3:27
    • 07:04
      Title: Scene And Waltz Of Snowflakes
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 6:20
    • 07:11
      Title: Skaters Waltz
      Performer(s): Waldteufel, Emile
      Performer(s): Waldteufel, Emile
      Duration: 7:02
    • 07:18
      Title: Frosty The Snowman
      Performer(s): Nelson/Rollins
      Performer(s): Nelson/Rollins
      Duration: 4:40
    • 07:23
      Title: Peer Gynt Suite No.1 Op.46 - Morning
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 4:17
    • 07:27
      Title: In The Hall Of The Mountain King
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 2:56
    • 07:30
      Title: What's This?
      Performer(s): Elfman, Danny
      Performer(s): Elfman, Danny
      Duration: 3:20
    • 07:34
      Title: Dancing Doll
      Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz, Poldini, Ede
      Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz, Poldini, Ede
      Duration: 2:38
    • 07:37
      Title: March Of The Toy Soldiers
      Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz
      Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz
      Duration: 2:14
    • 07:40
      Title: Symphony No.9 (4th Movement) Ode To Joy Excerpt
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 3:39
    • 07:44
      Title: Symphony No.6 "Pastoral" (1st Movement) Awakening Of Cheerful...
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 12:46
    • 07:53
      Title: Beethoven's Wig
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van/Perlmutter, Richard
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van/Perlmutter, Richard
      Duration: 1:51
    • 07:56
      Title: Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:32

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