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    Classical Kids Sunday 23 February 2014

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    Music by Jean Sibelius this morning, who wrote music which celebrated his home country, Finland. We'll also hear about Ratty, Toad and Mole, with music from The Wind in the Willows

    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: Tango - The Gliding Girl
      Performer(s): Sousa, John Philip
      Performer(s): Sousa, John Philip
      Duration: 3:57
    • 07:06
      Title: Oboe Concerto In D Minor - Presto
      Performer(s): Marcello, Alessandro
      Performer(s): Marcello, Alessandro
      Duration: 4:03
    • 07:10
      Title: The Tale Of The Tsar Sultan - Flight Of The Bumblebee
      Performer(s): Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolay
      Performer(s): Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolay
      Duration: 1:38
    • 07:12
      Title: Der Alte Brummbar (The Old Grumbler)
      Performer(s): Fucik, Julius
      Performer(s): Fucik, Julius
      Duration: 4:53
    • 07:17
      Title: Serenade Op. 44 - Movement I - Moderato, Quasi Marcia
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 4:07
    • 07:22
      Title: Intermezzo (Karelia Suite)
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Duration: 3:59
    • 07:27
      Title: Finlandia, Op. 26
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Performer(s): Sibelius, Jean
      Duration: 8:41
    • 07:40
      Title: The Wind In The Willows
      Performer(s): Rutter, John/Grant, David
      Performer(s): Rutter, John/Grant, David
      Duration: 14:07
    • 07:54
      Title: Habanera
      Performer(s): Chabrier, Emmanuel
      Performer(s): Chabrier, Emmanuel
      Duration: 4:50

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