Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Classical Kids Sunday 2 February 2014

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    A Playful Pizzicato and a Frolicsome Finale by Benjamin Britten this morning, and we'll visit the moon, the stars and the sun with music by Debussy, Mozart and Edvard Grieg.

    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

    • 07:00
      Title: Production Number
      Performer(s): Grofe, Ferde
      Performer(s): Grofe, Ferde
      Duration: 2:36
    • 07:03
      Title: Bartered Bride: Dance Of The Comedians
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Duration: 6:41
    • 07:11
      Title: Morning, From Peer Gynt Suite No.1
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 4:19
    • 07:15
      Title: Clair De Lune
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 5:57
    • 07:20
      Title: Variations On Ah Vous Dirais-Je Maman K265
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 9:13
    • 07:27
      Title: The Nutcracker Op.71a - Waltz Of The Flowers
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 5:37
    • 07:35
      Title: Track 21
      Performer(s): Trad
      Performer(s): Trad
      Duration: 3:45
    • 07:37
      Title: Holberg Suite (5th Movement)
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 4:34
    • 07:42
      Title: Simple Symphony(1st Movement) Boisterous Bourree
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:42
    • 07:46
      Title: Simple Symphony(2nd Movement) Playful Pizzicato
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:20
    • 07:49
      Title: Simple Symphony(4th Movement) Frolicsome Finale
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:17
    • 07:53
      Title: Chit-Chat Polka (Tritsch-Tratsch Polka)
      Performer(s): Strauss, Johann
      Performer(s): Strauss, Johann
      Duration: 3:13
    • 07:56
      Title: The Imperial March
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Duration: 3:22

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