Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Classical Kids Sunday 23 March 2014

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    We'll hear music which Gustav Holst wrote for his music students this morning, and we'll travel to Africa, Austria and Australia to hear some wonderful boys and girls choirs.

    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.

    Sunday June 7th
    'The Mighty Handful may sound like a group of superheroes, but they're actually five of the great Russian composers who lived in the 19th century. We'll find out more about them on Sunday and hear music including the Polovtsian Dances by Borodin and Night on a Bald Mountain by Mussorgsky. We'll also hear choral music by the composer Eric Whitacre, who records singers all over the world to perform in his virtual choir!

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:00
      Title: Appalachian Morning
      Performer(s): Halley, Paul
      Performer(s): Halley, Paul
      Duration: 4:40
    • 07:05
      Title: Pomp And Circ. March No.5
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 5:54
    • 07:12
      Title: St Paul's Suite For String Orchestra - Jig
      Performer(s): Holst, Gustav
      Performer(s): Holst, Gustav
      Duration: 3:26
    • 07:16
      Title: Jupiter From The Planets
      Performer(s): Holst, Gustav
      Performer(s): Holst, Gustav
      Duration: 8:23
    • 07:24
      Title: Dansa Brasileira
      Performer(s): Mozart Guarnieri, Camargo
      Performer(s): Mozart Guarnieri, Camargo
      Duration: 2:33
    • 07:26
      Title: Hedwig's Theme
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Duration: 5:25
    • 07:32
      Title: Concerto For 2 Clarinets (3rd Movement) Alla Polacca
      Performer(s): Krommer, Franz Vinzenz
      Performer(s): Krommer, Franz Vinzenz
      Duration: 5:34
    • 07:39
      Title: Ave Verum Corpus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 3:20
    • 07:43
      Title: Shoshone Love Song
      Performer(s): Emerson, Roger
      Performer(s): Emerson, Roger
      Duration: 3:45
    • 07:46
      Title: Nkosi Sikelel'i Afrika
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:26
    • 07:50
      Title: Marche Militaire Francaise
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 4:44
    • 07:54
      Title: Humoresque
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 4:03

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