Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Classical Kids Sunday 22 December 2013

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    We'll sing along with Christmas carols from all around the world today and we'll also hear the enchanting story of The Night Before Christmas told by Risteárd Cooper.

    Sunday May 24th
    When Puccini was quite young he went to hear an opera by Verdi and decided right then, that he would be a great composer too. Puccini went on to write some of the world's favourite operas and we'll hear why on Sunday morning, with music that includes a chorus that you hum! We'll also hear two very different pieces played on the violin, the beautiful Lark Ascending by Vaughan Williams and a Pizzicato Polka by Johann Strauss II. 

    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.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:00
      Title: Christmas Chopsticks
      Performer(s): Unknown
      Performer(s): Unknown
      Duration: 2:31
    • 07:03
      Title: Harp Concerto
      Performer(s): Dittersdorf, Carl Ditters Von
      Performer(s): Dittersdorf, Carl Ditters Von
      Duration: 4:19
    • 07:07
      Title: Carol Of The Bells
      Performer(s): Leontovich / Wilhousky
      Performer(s): Leontovich / Wilhousky
      Duration: 1:42
    • 07:09
      Title: Home Alone Main Title (Somewhere In My Memory)
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Duration: 5:10
    • 07:15
      Title: Jupiter From The Planets
      Performer(s): Holst, Gustav
      Performer(s): Holst, Gustav
      Duration: 8:23
    • 07:23
      Title: Il Est Ne, Le Divin Enfant
      Performer(s): Anon
      Performer(s): Anon
      Duration: 1:59
    • 07:25
      Title: The Elephant
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 2:57
    • 07:27
      Title: Away In A Manger
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:40
    • 07:31
      Title: Sleigh Ride
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Duration: 3:29
    • 07:35
      Title: Stille Nacht
      Performer(s): Gruber, Franz
      Performer(s): Gruber, Franz
      Duration: 3:07
    • 07:39
      Title: Symphony No. 101 In D 'Clock' (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 6:25
    • 07:45
      Title: The Night Before Christmas
      Performer(s): Lane, Philip
      Performer(s): Lane, Philip
      Duration: 6:42
    • 07:52
      Title: Don Oíche Úd I Mbeithil
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:45
    • 07:56
      Title: Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town
      Performer(s): Coots, J. Fred/Gillespie, Haven
      Performer(s): Coots, J. Fred/Gillespie, Haven
      Duration: 2:55

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