Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Classical Kids Thursday 26 December 2013

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    Classical Kids makes a slightly later appearance this morning, with the enchanting tale of The Sorcerer's Apprentice, and we'll visit a gingerbread house to meet Hansel and Gretel.

    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

    • 09:00
      Title: Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 5:09
    • 09:06
      Title: Sleigh Ride
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Performer(s): Delius, Frederick
      Duration: 5:49
    • 09:12
      Title: Walking In The Air
      Performer(s): Blake
      Performer(s): Blake
      Duration: 3:43
    • 09:15
      Title: The Snowman Part 2
      Performer(s): Blake, Howard
      Performer(s): Blake, Howard
      Duration: 6:53
    • 09:23
      Title: A Spoonful Of Sugar
      Performer(s): Sherman/Sherman
      Performer(s): Sherman/Sherman
      Duration: 4:24
    • 09:39
      Title: March Of The Toys From Babes In Toyland
      Performer(s): Herbert, Victor
      Performer(s): Herbert, Victor
      Duration: 4:01
    • 09:43
      Title: Hansel & Gretel (Excerpt)
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Duration: 13:06
    • 09:57
      Title: Rudolf The Red Nosed Reindeer
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:33

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