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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 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

    • 07:01
      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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