Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Classical Kids Sunday 13 April 2014

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    Which great composer practiced his music in secret? We'll find out this Sunday! We'll also visit the ballet, to hear a beautiful waltz and a daring Dance of the Knights!

    Sunday June 28th
    Edward Elgar loved to compose as a child and he even wrote music for a play that he performed with his with his brothers and sisters. Years later when he was a successful composer he arranged it for an orchestra and called it his 'Wand of Youth' Suite, and we'll hear it on Sunday. We'll also hear the story of Tubby the Tuba read by Stephen Fry. 

    Sunday July 5th
    Benjamin Britten used short piano tunes that he wrote when he was ten, to compose music for young music students to play. But his Simple Symphony became so popular; many professional orchestras still play it today. We'll hear it on Sunday morning, with movements including the Boisterous Bourrée and Frolicsome Finale. We'll also hear music by Ponchielli written for lots of different times of the day in his Dance of the Hours.

    Sunday July 12th
    It took Edvard Grieg many months to write the music for 'Peer Gynt', the story of a lazy Norwegian farm-boy, and although Grieg may not have enjoyed writing it, we certainly enjoy listening to it. We'll hear his music this morning including the Arabian Dance and In the Hall of the Mountain King. We'll also hear music by the Italian composer Jean-Baptiste Lully, who studied the guitar, violin, keyboard and was a famous dancer!

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:01
      Title: Suite Espanola - Movement Viii - Castilla
      Performer(s): Alicia De Larrocha (Piano)
      Performer(s): Alicia De Larrocha (Piano)
      Duration: 3:16
    • 07:04
      Title: A Musical Joke (4th Movement) Presto
      Duration: 4:55
    • 07:11
      Title: Hallelujah Chorus -- Messiah
      Duration: 4:20
    • 07:15
      Title: Water Music Suite No.2 (2nd Movement) Alla Hornpipe -- Water Mus
      Duration: 4:00
    • 07:20
      Title: Zadok The Priest -- Four Coronation Anthems
      Duration: 5:47
    • 07:26
      Title: Symphonie Fantastique - Ii. Un Bal - A Ball
      Duration: 6:33
    • 07:33
      Title: Concerto For Trumpet
      Performer(s): Maurice Murphy (Trumpet)
      Performer(s): Maurice Murphy (Trumpet)
      Duration: 3:52
    • 07:38
      Title: Nocturne No. 5 In B Flat
      Performer(s): Susumu Aoyagi (Piano)
      Performer(s): Susumu Aoyagi (Piano)
      Duration: 3:28
    • 07:42
      Title: Romeo And Juliet - Dance Of The Knights
      Duration: 6:07
    • 07:48
      Title: Sleeping Beauty (5th Movement) Waltz
      Duration: 4:43
    • 07:54
      Title: Spring Song
      Performer(s): Philip Martin (Piano)
      Performer(s): Philip Martin (Piano)
      Duration: 2:50
    • 07:57
      Title: The Pink Panther -- Not Available
      Duration: 3:28

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