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    Classical Kids Sunday 16 February 2014

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    We'll go deep-sea diving today, we'll hear the story of the Firebird with music by Stravinsky and music by one of the most famous Brazilian composers, Heitor Villa-Lobos.

    Sunday May 29th

    Classical music is all around us, and today we'll hear music written hundreds of years ago that was used in the X Factor and the Champions League. We're also off to the circus, with music written for clowns and acrobats by Rimsky-Korsakov, Fucik and Sousa. 

    Sunday June 5th

    Are video games soundtracks the new classical music? We'll take a listen to some great themes this morning including 'Angry Birds', 'Legend of Zelda' and 'Super Mario Bros'. We'll hear an exciting new version of Prokofiev's Peter and Wolf, read by rock star Alice Cooper, about a boy named Peter and his friends who battle an escaped wolf! 

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:00
      Title: Tambourin Chinois
      Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz
      Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz
      Duration: 4:07
    • 07:06
      Title: Bachianas Brasileira No.5 (Aria)
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Duration: 4:40
    • 07:11
      Title: The Little Train Of The Caipira
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Performer(s): Villa-Lobos, Heiter
      Duration: 5:13
    • 07:17
      Title: Infernal Dance Of All Kaschei's Subjects
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Duration: 4:57
    • 07:22
      Title: The Firebird (Suite) - Berceuse
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Duration: 3:45
    • 07:26
      Title: Finale (Final Hymn) From Firebird Ballet Suite
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Duration: 3:45
    • 07:30
      Title: Octet In Bb Major - Allegro
      Performer(s): Pleyel, Ignaz Joseph
      Performer(s): Pleyel, Ignaz Joseph
      Duration: 5:24
    • 07:35
      Title: Carnival Of The Animals: Aquarium
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 2:47
    • 07:38
      Title: Images - Serie Ii - No. 3 Poissons D'Or
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 3:54
    • 07:42
      Title: Under The Sea
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan / Ashman, Howard
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan / Ashman, Howard
      Duration: 3:29
    • 07:46
      Title: The Bad Mushroom (8th Movement)
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 1:58
    • 07:48
      Title: The New King (9th Movement)
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 2:40
    • 07:50
      Title: Babar Speaks To Cornelius (10th Movement)
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 2:14
    • 07:52
      Title: The Wedding Of Babar (11th Movement)
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 1:34
    • 07:53
      Title: After The Wedding (12th Movement)
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 1:15
    • 07:54
      Title: Night Fell (13th Movement)
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Poulenc, Francis
      Duration: 2:29
    • 07:58
      Title: Kangaroo Hop
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 2:13

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