Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    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.

    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

    • 07:05
      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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