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    Classical Kids Sunday 4 May 2014

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    On Sunday, part of Beethoven's fifth symphony which took so long to write, he finished two other symphonies before it! We'll also hear how Paddington Bear got his name.

    Sunday May 24th
    When Puccini was quite young he went to hear an opera by Verdi and decided right then, that he would be a great composer too. Puccini went on to write some of the world's favourite operas and we'll hear why on Sunday morning, with music that includes a chorus that you hum! We'll also hear two very different pieces played on the violin, the beautiful Lark Ascending by Vaughan Williams and a Pizzicato Polka by Johann Strauss II. 

    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.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:01
      Title: Acis And Galatea: Overture
      Composer: Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Les Arts Florissants
      Album: Acis And Galatea ~~ C668301, Erato, 3984-25505-2
      Duration: 3:13
    • 07:05
      Title: Bagatelle No.1 Op.33
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): John O'Conor (Piano)
      Performer(s): John O'Conor (Piano)
      Album: Beethoven: Bagatelles ~~ D258002, Telarc, Cd80423
      Duration: 3:38
    • 07:11
      Title: Symphony No.5 (1st Movement) Allegro Con Brio -- Symphony No.5 In C Minor Op.67
      Complete Work Name: Symphony No.5 In C Minor Op.67
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: Beethoven: Symphonies No 5 And 7, Telarc, Cd-80471
      Duration: 6:26
    • 07:18
      Title: Canzonetta For Clarinet And Piano
      Composer: Pierne, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Ronald Van Spaendonck (Clarinet)
      Performer(s): Ronald Van Spaendonck (Clarinet), Alexandre Tharaud (Piano)
      Album: French Music for clarinet and piano, harmonia mundi, HMN911596
      Duration: 3:47
    • 07:22
      Title: Cats' Duet
      Composer: Rossini, Gioachino
      Performer(s): Felicity Lott (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Felicity Lott (Soprano), Ann Murray (Mezzo-Soprano), Graham Johnson (Piano)
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 7544112), EMI, 7544112
      Duration: 3:23
    • 07:24
      Title: I Taut I Taw A Puddy Tat
      Composer: Livingston/May/Foster
      Performer(s): Mel Blanc
      Performer(s): Mel Blanc, Billy May & His Orchestra
      Album: Favourite Childhood Memories, Music Digital, CD6566
      Duration: 2:57
    • 07:34
      Title: Arabian Nights From Aladdin
      Composer: Menken, Alan/ Rice, Tim
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Kingston Symphony
      Album: Symphonic Suites of the Animated Classics, Michele Audio Corp, 2501
      Duration: 3:29
    • 07:37
      Title: Friend Like Me
      Composer: Menken, Alan / Ashman, Howard
      Performer(s): Robin Williams (Vocal)
      Performer(s): Robin Williams (Vocal)
      Album: Disneys Greatest Hits, EMI, VTDCD760
      Duration: 2:25
    • 07:44
      Title: Paddington Bear's First Concert Part 1
      Composer: Chappell, Herbert
      Performer(s): Stephen Fry (Narrator)
      Performer(s): Stephen Fry (Narrator), Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Paddington Bear's First Concert, Sony Classical, 82876844202
      Duration: 9:23
    • 07:54
      Title: Bassoon Concerto (3rd Movement) - Rondo
      Composer: Rossini, Gioacchino
      Performer(s): Karen Geoghegan (Bassoon)
      Performer(s): Karen Geoghegan (Bassoon), Bbc Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Bassoon Concertos - Geoghegan / BBC Philharmonic /Noseda, Chandos Records, CHAN 10613
      Duration: 5:02

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