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    Classical Kids Sunday 20 April 2014

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    With everyone enjoying a visit from the Easter Bunny today, Classical Kids will enjoy a visit from The Runaway Bunny, while Bugs Bunny goes to the opera in the Rabbit of Seville.

    Saturday May 28th

    Are video games soundtracks the new classical music? We'll take a listen to some great themes this morning including 'Angry Birds', 'Legend of Zelda' and 'Super Mario Bros'. We'll hear an exciting new version of Prokofiev's Peter and Wolf, read by rock star Alice Cooper, about a boy named Peter and his friends who battle an escaped wolf! 

    Sunday May 29th

    Classical music is all around us, and today we'll hear music written hundreds of years ago that was used in the X Factor and the Champions League. We're also off to the circus, with music written for clowns and acrobats by Rimsky-Korsakov, Fucik and Sousa. 

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:05
      Title: I - Pavane De La Belle Au Bois Dormant
      Complete Work Name: Ma Mere L'Oye
      Composer: Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Pascal Rogé (Piano), Ami Rogé (Piano)
      Performer(s): Pascal Rogé (Piano), Ami Rogé (Piano)
      Album: Debussy... Ravel... Pascal & Ami Rogé (Recordno: ONYX 4117), Onyx Classics, ONYX 4117
      Duration: 1:20
    • 07:07
      Title: Les Entretiens De La Belle Et De La Bete (Conversation Of Beauty And The Beast)
      Complete Work Name: Mother Goose-Five Pieces For Children
      Composer: Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Debussy : La Mer. Ravel : Ma Mere L'Oye, La Valse ~~ PD OB, Deutsche Grammophon, 476449-8
      Duration: 4:29
    • 07:12
      Title: Laideronnette, Imperatrice Des Pagodes (Laideronnette, Empress Of The Pagodas
      Complete Work Name: Mother Goose-Five Pieces For Children
      Composer: Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Debussy : La Mer. Ravel : Ma Mere L'Oye, La Valse ~~ PD OB, Deutsche Grammophon, 476449-8
      Duration: 3:31
    • 07:16
      Title: The Rabbit Of Seville
      Composer: Rossini, Gioachino
      Performer(s): Bugs Bunny (The Barber)
      Performer(s): Bugs Bunny (The Barber), Elmer Fudd (The Customer), Warner Bros. Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Bugs Bunny on Broadway, Merrie Melodies/Warner Bros., 9 26494-2
      Duration: 6:16
    • 07:23
      Title: Hungarian Rhapsody In C Sharp Minor No.2 (Excerpt)
      Complete Work Name: Hungarian Rhapsody In C Sharp Minor No.2
      Composer: Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Lang Lang (Piano)
      Performer(s): Lang Lang (Piano)
      Album: Best of Lang Lang -- 4779014 ~~ PDIM, Deutsche Grammophon, 4779014
      Duration: 4:09
    • 07:36
      Title: The Runaway Bunny
      Composer: Roven, Glen
      Performer(s): Brooke Shields (Narrator)
      Performer(s): Brooke Shields (Narrator), Ittai Shapira (Violin), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Paddington Bear's First Concert, Sony Classical, 82876844202
      Duration: 20:11
    • 07:56
      Title: Little Waltz
      Complete Work Name: The Toybox
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra
      Album: Classics for Children - 22 Favourite Orchestral Classics, RTE lyric fm, CD129
      Duration: 2:07

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