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    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 1st

    We'll hear the New London Children's Choir today, singing songs about insects and birds by the composer Richard Rodney Bennett. They're all taken from the album 'Pigs Could Fly', available on Naxos Records. We'll also hear music by the American composer Leroy Anderson who wrote a duet for an orchestra and a typewriter, and we'll music by Ravel written for Sleeping Beauty and Tom Thumb.

    Sunday May 8th

    We'll sail the high seas with music written for pirates, and we'll make an underwater exploration to meet some of the creatures who live there. We'll also hear music written for a king, queen, a prince and a princess, and we'll hear about a composer who wrote music for many royal families, Domenico Scarlatti. 

    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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