Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Classical Kids Sunday 19 January 2014

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    We'll hear music written for a cuckoo, a bluebird and a lark today, plus Spanish guitar music by Falla, an Argentine tango by Piazzolla and a Chinese lullaby played on the erhu.

    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.

    Sunday June 7th
    'The Mighty Handful may sound like a group of superheroes, but they're actually five of the great Russian composers who lived in the 19th century. We'll find out more about them on Sunday and hear music including the Polovtsian Dances by Borodin and Night on a Bald Mountain by Mussorgsky. We'll also hear choral music by the composer Eric Whitacre, who records singers all over the world to perform in his virtual choir!

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:00
      Title: Ballet Des Mouches - Ii. Valse
      Performer(s): Offenbach, Jacques
      Performer(s): Offenbach, Jacques
      Duration: 4:22
    • 07:05
      Title: Symphony No. 100 In G Major Hob. I:100 ?Military? - Movement Iv
      Performer(s): Haydn, Joseph
      Performer(s): Haydn, Joseph
      Duration: 5:46
    • 07:11
      Title: The Lark Ascending
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Performer(s): Vaughan Williams, Ralph
      Duration: 16:19
    • 07:17
      Title: Il Cuccu (The Cuckoo)
      Performer(s): Respighi, Ottorino
      Performer(s): Respighi, Ottorino
      Duration: 4:40
    • 07:21
      Title: Bluebird Pas De Deux
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 5:50
    • 07:27
      Title: I Taut I Taw A Puddy Tat
      Performer(s): Livingston/May/Foster
      Performer(s): Livingston/May/Foster
      Duration: 3:12
    • 07:31
      Title: Brandenburg Concerto No.3 (3rd Movement) Allegro
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 4:46
    • 07:35
      Title: Dance (The Human Comedy)
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Duration: 2:19
    • 07:38
      Title: Fur Elise (Bagatelle No.25 In A Minor)
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 3:49
    • 07:42
      Title: Spanish Dance No.1 From La Vida Breve
      Performer(s): Falla, Manuel De
      Performer(s): Falla, Manuel De
      Duration: 3:54
    • 07:47
      Title: Lullaby
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:05
    • 07:50
      Title: Libertango
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Performer(s): Piazzolla, Astor
      Duration: 5:04
    • 07:54
      Title: Yakko's World
      Performer(s): Trad/Rogel, Randy
      Performer(s): Trad/Rogel, Randy
      Duration: 1:57
    • 07:57
      Title: Maple Leaf Rag
      Performer(s): Joplin, Scott
      Performer(s): Joplin, Scott
      Duration: 3:33

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