Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Classical Kids Sunday 9 March 2014

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    We're off to see wonderful wizards today, with the theme from Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Apprentice. We'll also blow our own trumpet with music composed for brass instruments!

    Sunday June 28th
    Edward Elgar loved to compose as a child and he even wrote music for a play that he performed with his with his brothers and sisters. Years later when he was a successful composer he arranged it for an orchestra and called it his 'Wand of Youth' Suite, and we'll hear it on Sunday. We'll also hear the story of Tubby the Tuba read by Stephen Fry. 

    Sunday July 5th
    Benjamin Britten used short piano tunes that he wrote when he was ten, to compose music for young music students to play. But his Simple Symphony became so popular; many professional orchestras still play it today. We'll hear it on Sunday morning, with movements including the Boisterous Bourrée and Frolicsome Finale. We'll also hear music by Ponchielli written for lots of different times of the day in his Dance of the Hours.

    Sunday July 12th
    It took Edvard Grieg many months to write the music for 'Peer Gynt', the story of a lazy Norwegian farm-boy, and although Grieg may not have enjoyed writing it, we certainly enjoy listening to it. We'll hear his music this morning including the Arabian Dance and In the Hall of the Mountain King. We'll also hear music by the Italian composer Jean-Baptiste Lully, who studied the guitar, violin, keyboard and was a famous dancer!

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:00
      Title: Dance Of The Mirlitons
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 2:33
    • 07:03
      Title: String Trio In G Major Op 9 No 1 - Movement Iii - Scherzo Alleg
      Performer(s): Beethoven
      Performer(s): Beethoven
      Duration: 3:20
    • 07:07
      Title: Trumpet Concerto In E Flat(3rd Movement) Rondo
      Performer(s): Hummel, Johann Nepomuk
      Performer(s): Hummel, Johann Nepomuk
      Duration: 4:01
    • 07:11
      Title: Horn Concerto No.2 In E Flat - Rondo
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 3:33
    • 07:15
      Title: Tuba
      Performer(s): Chesky, David
      Performer(s): Chesky, David
      Duration: 1:12
    • 07:16
      Title: Elite Syncopations
      Performer(s): Joplin, Scott
      Performer(s): Joplin, Scott
      Duration: 3:39
    • 07:21
      Title: Danse Macabre Op40
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 7:18
    • 07:29
      Title: Gallop From Masquerade
      Performer(s): Khachaturian, Aram
      Performer(s): Khachaturian, Aram
      Duration: 3:32
    • 07:33
      Title: Bassoon Concerto In C Major (1st Movement) Allegro
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 3:40
    • 07:49
      Title: Harry's Wondrous World
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Duration: 5:35
    • 07:55
      Title: Deep Sea Pastures
      Composer: N/A
      Performer(s): Bokujo, Shinkai
      Performer(s): Bokujo, Shinkai
      Duration: 4:33

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