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    Classical Kids Sunday 30 March 2014

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    Today we'll find out which composers had the nicknames 'Il Bolognese', 'Papa' and 'The Red Priest', plus songs by Aaron Copland including I Bought Me a Cat and Ching a Ring Chaw!

    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

    • 07:01
      Title: O Fortuna (From Carmina Burana)
      Performer(s): Orff, Carl
      Performer(s): Orff, Carl
      Duration: 2:57
    • 07:04
      Title: Gulliver Suite For Two Violins - Intrada
      Performer(s): Telemann, Georg Philipp
      Performer(s): Telemann, Georg Philipp
      Duration: 1:35
    • 07:06
      Title: Gulliver Suite For Two Violins - Loure Of The Well-Mannered Houy
      Performer(s): Telemann, Georg Philipp
      Performer(s): Telemann, Georg Philipp
      Duration: 1:22
    • 07:09
      Title: Violin Sonata In G Minor ?Il Trillo Del Diavolo? - Movement Ii -
      Performer(s): Corelli, Arcangelo
      Performer(s): Corelli, Arcangelo
      Duration: 3:18
    • 07:13
      Title: Symphony No. 101 In D 'Clock' (2nd Movement) Andante
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Haydn, Franz Josef
      Duration: 6:25
    • 07:20
      Title: Mandolin Concerto In D (1st Movement) Allegro
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 3:56
    • 07:24
      Title: I X O
      Performer(s): Pixinguinha
      Performer(s): Pixinguinha
      Duration: 2:55
    • 07:28
      Title: Voices Of Spring
      Performer(s): Strauss Ii, Johann
      Performer(s): Strauss Ii, Johann
      Duration: 6:11
    • 07:34
      Title: Merida's Home
      Performer(s): Doyle, Patrick
      Performer(s): Doyle, Patrick
      Duration: 1:47
    • 07:37
      Title: Symphony No.3 In A Minor Op.56 "Scottish" 2nd Movement Vivace No
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 4:45
    • 07:43
      Title: Rodeo (3rd Movement) Saturday Night Waltz
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 4:28
    • 07:47
      Title: Hoe-Down
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 3:48
    • 07:51
      Title: I Bought Me A Cat
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 2:25
    • 07:53
      Title: Ching A Ring Chaw
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Performer(s): Copland, Aaron
      Duration: 2:03
    • 07:55
      Title: Variation No. 18
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Performer(s): Rachmaninov, Sergei
      Duration: 4:02

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