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    Classical Kids Sunday 27 April 2014

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    We'll wake up to a musical sunrise by Grieg, and hear classical and traditional Irish music played on the harp, and dance music by some of the great composers including Ravel.

    Sunday April 26th
    William Walton wrote a set of piano pieces for his niece Elizabeth to play but they were too difficult for her, so he re-wrote them as duets for her to play with her brother Michael. We'll hear some of his Music for Children this morning, including Hop-Scotch and The Three-Legged Race. We'll also hear music that George Gershwin wrote for the cities of New York and Paris. 

    Sunday May 3rd
    George Philip Telemann loved writing music but decided to study law instead. But when a friend heard how wonderful his music was, he secretly sent it to some musicians to be performed without Telemann knowing! We’ll find about more about this great composer on Sunday and we’ll hear some of the 3,000 pieces of music he wrote! We’ll also different types of music played on the clarinet, including part of Mozart’s famous Concerto in A.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:05
      Title: Duo In G (1st Movement) Largo
      Complete Work Name: Duo In G Op.34
      Composer: Carulli, Ferdinando
      Performer(s): Julian Bream (Guitar)
      Performer(s): Julian Bream (Guitar), John Williams (Guitar)
      Album: Together Again (Recordno: 09026614502) ~~ CDD03404, RCA Victor Gold Seal, 09026614502
      Duration: 2:58
    • 07:09
      Title: Sabre Dance -- Gayaneh
      Complete Work Name: Gayaneh
      Composer: Khachaturian, Aram
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Khachaturian: Spartacus / Gayaneh Ballet - Highlights, EMI Eminence, CDEMX2119
      Duration: 2:33
    • 07:12
      Title: Bolero (Excerpt)
      Complete Work Name: Bolero
      Composer: Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Harmony (Recordno: 724384952426), Virgin, 724384952426
      Duration: 5:16
    • 07:19
      Title: On The Beautiful Blue Danube -Waltz Op.314
      Complete Work Name: On The Beautiful Blue Danube
      Composer: Strauss Ii, Johann
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Album: 100 Popular Classics Vol.2, Castle Communications PLC, MBSCD5172
      Duration: 6:47
    • 07:26
      Title: Little Chatterbox Op.245
      Composer: Strauss, Josef
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Carlos Kleiber Conducts Johann Strauss (Recordno: Sk45938), Sony, Sk45938
      Duration: 2:58
    • 07:33
      Title: Duel Of The Fates -- Star Wars Episode 1 Ost
      Complete Work Name: Star Wars Episode 1 Ost
      Composer: Williams, John
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, Sony Classical, Sk61816
      Duration: 4:14
    • 07:38
      Title: Harp Concerto In A - Rondo Allegretto -- Harp Concerto In A
      Complete Work Name: Harp Concerto In A
      Composer: Dittersdorf, Carl Ditters Von
      Performer(s): Marisa Robles (Harp)
      Performer(s): Marisa Robles (Harp), Academy Of Saint Martin In The Fields
      Album: Harp Concertos (Recordno: 4257232) ~~ H377309, Decca, 4257232
      Duration: 4:04
    • 07:43
      Title: Carolan's Concerto -- Not Available
      Composer: Carolan, Turlough O
      Performer(s): Siobhan Armstrong (Harp)
      Performer(s): Siobhan Armstrong (Harp)
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: Mcd0401), Maya Recordings, Mcd0401
      Duration: 2:49
    • 07:46
      Title: Morning -- Peer Gynt Suite No.1
      Complete Work Name: Peer Gynt Suite No.1
      Composer: Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Relax More (Recordno: CFMCD32), Classic FM, CFMCD32
      Duration: 3:32
    • 07:50
      Title: Abends Wenn Ich Schlafen Gehen
      Complete Work Name: Hansel And Gretel
      Composer: Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Performer(s): Lucia Popp (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Lucia Popp (Soprano), Brigitte Fassbaender (Mezzo-Soprano), Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Opera Gala Collection, Decca, 460849-2
      Duration: 3:06
    • 07:53
      Title: Waltz Of The Flowers -- The Nutcracker Op.71a
      Complete Work Name: The Nutcracker Op.71a
      Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Russian State Symphony Orchestra
      Album: 100 Popular Classics Vol.2, Castle Communications PLC, MBSCD5172
      Duration: 5:22

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