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    Classical Kids Sunday 26 January 2014

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    Unusual music Leroy Anderson this morning - March of the Two Left Feet, Plink Plank Plunk and music written for a typewriter - and we'll meet the members of the string family!

    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: Hush Little Baby
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:50
    • 07:04
      Title: Little Polka (5th Movement) Jazz Suite No.2
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Duration: 2:51
    • 07:07
      Title: Partita No. 2 In D Minor Bwv 1004 - Movement Iv - Gigue
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 3:38
    • 07:11
      Title: Suite No. 1 In C Major Bwv 1007 - Movement I - Prelude
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 2:49
    • 07:14
      Title: Suite No. 1 In C Major Bwv 1007 - Movement Vi - Gigue
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 2:01
    • 07:16
      Title: The Swan
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 3:41
    • 07:20
      Title: String Quartet No.6 In B Flat Major (1st Movement) Allegro Con B
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 6:07
    • 07:26
      Title: Holiday For Strings
      Performer(s): Rose, David
      Performer(s): Rose, David
      Duration: 2:46
    • 07:30
      Title: Opening Theme From Pirates Of The Caribbean At World's End
      Performer(s): Zimmer, Hans
      Performer(s): Zimmer, Hans
      Duration: 1:44
    • 07:32
      Title: Selection Form Pirate Of The Caribbean: Dead Man?S Chest - Jack
      Performer(s): Zimmer, Hans
      Performer(s): Zimmer, Hans
      Duration: 4:21
    • 07:37
      Title: Humming Chorus, From Madame Butterfly
      Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo
      Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo
      Duration: 3:38
    • 07:41
      Title: O Mio Babbino Caro From Gianni Schicchi
      Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo
      Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo
      Duration: 3:37
    • 07:45
      Title: Flute Concerto No.1 In E Major (2nd Movement) Allegretto
      Performer(s): Falckenhagen, Adam
      Performer(s): Falckenhagen, Adam
      Duration: 4:42
    • 07:50
      Title: March Of The Two Left Feet
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Duration: 3:08
    • 07:53
      Title: Plink, Plank, Plunk
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Duration: 3:11
    • 07:57
      Title: The Typewriter
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Duration: 2:14

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