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    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 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: 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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