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 August 2nd
    We'll hear music inspired by visits to different countries around the world today - the Brazilian Scaramouche Suite by Milhaud, the New World Symphony by Dvorak and the Hebrides Overture by Mendelssohn. We'll also listen to 'Songs Before Sleep' by Richard Rodney Bennett, a collection of beautiful new versions of our favourite nursery rhymes including Twinkle Twinkle, Little Star.

    Sunday August 9th
    Ferde Grofe worked as a milkman, a truck driver and an elevator operator before becoming a piano player in a bar and eventually a composer. His first big success was arranging Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue for orchestra, but on Sunday we'll hear part of his Grand Canyon Suite, which includes music written for a thunderstorm. We’ll also hear music played by some of the percussion instruments, including a xylophone.

    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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