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    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 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: 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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