Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Classical Kids Sunday 6 April 2014

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    Classical Kids is off to the circus today with music by Rimsky Korsakov, Fucik and Sousa. We'll also travel to Africa to hear the music of Ladysmith Black Mombazo.

    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

    • 07:01
      Title: March
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Performer(s): Bach, Carl Philipp Emanuel
      Duration: 3:14
    • 07:05
      Title: Carmen Suite: Danse Boheme
      Performer(s): Bizet, Georges
      Performer(s): Bizet, Georges
      Duration: 4:14
    • 07:09
      Title: Entry Of The Gladiators
      Performer(s): Fucik, Julius
      Performer(s): Fucik, Julius
      Duration: 3:16
    • 07:13
      Title: Dance Of The Tumblers, From The Snow Maiden
      Performer(s): Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolay
      Performer(s): Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolay
      Duration: 4:08
    • 07:18
      Title: Circus Galop From The Irish Dragoon
      Performer(s): Sousa, John Philip
      Performer(s): Sousa, John Philip
      Duration: 1:39
    • 07:20
      Title: Symphony No.40 (4th Movement) - Finale: Allegro Assai
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 5:00
    • 07:26
      Title: Introduction And Kanje Kanje
      Performer(s): Trad Arr J. Shabalala
      Performer(s): Trad Arr J. Shabalala
      Duration: 5:57
    • 07:33
      Title: I'Ve Got A Dream
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan / Slater, Glenn
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan / Slater, Glenn
      Duration: 3:26
    • 07:38
      Title: Mazurka In D Op33/2
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 3:03
    • 07:41
      Title: Polonaise In A Op40 No.1
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 5:49
    • 07:46
      Title: Dances From Moscow-Cheryomushki
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      Duration: 5:24
    • 07:52
      Title: Adelina De Maya (Movement 2)
      Performer(s): Curiale, Joseph
      Performer(s): Curiale, Joseph
      Duration: 5:16
    • 07:57
      Title: I Know An Oid Woman
      Performer(s): Bonne, Rose/Mills, Alan
      Performer(s): Bonne, Rose/Mills, Alan
      Duration: 2:29

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