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    Classical Kids Sunday 16 March 2014

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    We'll celebrate on St. Patrick's Day with music by Irish composers including The Children of Lir by Hamilton Harty plus some traditional Irish songs performed by RTÉ Cór na nÓg.

    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: Symphony No.8 In F (2nd Movement) Allegretto Scherzando
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 4:09
    • 07:05
      Title: Trasna Na Dtonnta
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 1:42
    • 07:07
      Title: 7 Marionnettes - No. 2 Poupee Valsante
      Performer(s): Poldini, Ede
      Performer(s): Poldini, Ede
      Duration: 3:33
    • 07:11
      Title: Calm Seas And Blue Skies (Children Of Lir)
      Performer(s): Hamilton Harty, Herbert
      Performer(s): Hamilton Harty, Herbert
      Duration: 2:14
    • 07:14
      Title: Children Of Lir: Allegro Con Brio
      Performer(s): Hamilton Harty
      Performer(s): Hamilton Harty
      Duration: 6:20
    • 07:20
      Title: The Children Of Lir: Transformation, Baptism And Death (Excerpt)
      Performer(s): Harty, Hamilton
      Performer(s): Harty, Hamilton
      Duration: 3:36
    • 07:28
      Title: Riverdance
      Performer(s): Whelan, Bill
      Performer(s): Whelan, Bill
      Duration: 5:58
    • 07:41
      Title: L'Arlesienne Suite No.2 (4th Movement) Farandole
      Performer(s): Bizet, Georges
      Performer(s): Bizet, Georges
      Duration: 3:45
    • 07:45
      Title: The Cows Are A Milking
      Performer(s): Trimble, Joan
      Performer(s): Trimble, Joan
      Duration: 1:40
    • 07:47
      Title: Suite For Strings: Finale
      Performer(s): Trimble, Joan
      Performer(s): Trimble, Joan
      Duration: 4:33
    • 07:51
      Title: Jamaican Rumba
      Performer(s): Benjamin, Arthur
      Performer(s): Benjamin, Arthur
      Duration: 2:38
    • 07:55
      Title: Irish Suite - The Last Rose Of Summer
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Duration: 4:11

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