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    Classical Kids Sunday 11 May 2014

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    On Sunday we'll hear the Scaramouche Suite and part of the Carnival for London by Darius Milhaud, plus the story of The Three Little Pigs, read by Rosaleen Linehan.

    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: Bassoon Concertino In B Flat (3rd Movement) - Polacca
      Composer: Crusell, Bernhard Henrik
      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: 5:40
    • 07:08
      Title: Flute Quartet No.1 In D (3rd Movement) Rondo
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Jaime Martin (Flute)
      Performer(s): Jaime Martin (Flute), Brindisi Quartet
      Album: Mozart Chamber Works ~~ H564803, EMI, Cdz569702
      Duration: 4:30
    • 07:12
      Title: Scaramouche Suite (1st Movement) Vif
      Composer: Milhaud, Darius
      Performer(s): Emma Johnson (Clarinet)
      Performer(s): Emma Johnson (Clarinet), Julius Drake (Piano)
      Album: The Essential Emma Johnson - Disk 2, ASV, CD DCS 238
      Duration: 3:03
    • 07:21
      Title: The Wand Of Youth Suite No.2 Op. 1b - V. The Tame Bear
      Composer: Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): English String Orchestra
      Album: Spirit of England II ~~ CDG03713, Nimbus Records Ltd, NI5450/3
      Duration: 2:15
    • 07:23
      Title: Wild Bears -- Wand Of Youth Suite No. 2
      Composer: Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Ulster Orchestra
      Album: Elgar: The Wand Of Youth And Nursery Suites ~~ G009113, Chandos, Chan8318
      Duration: 2:27
    • 07:26
      Title: The Three Little Pigs
      Composer: Various Composers
      Performer(s): Rosaleen Linehan (Narrator)
      Performer(s): Rosaleen Linehan (Narrator), Rté Concert Orchestra
      Album: Music in the Classroom Educational CD, RTÉ, RTÉ CD
      Duration: 6:05
    • 07:33
      Title: Marche Des Petits Soldats De Plomb
      Composer: Pierne, Gabriel
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: Famous Marches (Recordno: CDZ7672522), EMI, CDZ7672522
      Duration: 3:19
    • 07:37
      Title: Paddington Bear's First Concert Part 3
      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: 12:33
    • 07:52
      Title: Dance Of The Sugar Plum Fairy -- The Nutcracker Suite Op.71
      Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: CDM7690632), EMI, CDM7690632
      Duration: 2:16
    • 07:55
      Title: In Trutina From Carmina Burana
      Composer: Orff, Carl
      Performer(s): Barbara Bonney (Soprano)
      Performer(s): Barbara Bonney (Soprano), Wiener Philharmoniker
      Album: The Radiant Voice Of Barbara Bonney (Recordno: 468818-2) ~~ A276617, Decca, 468818-2
      Duration: 2:29
    • 07:58
      Title: Early One Morning -- Early One Morning
      Complete Work Name: Early One Morning
      Composer: Grainger, Percy
      Performer(s): Tommy Reilly (Harmonica)
      Performer(s): Tommy Reilly (Harmonica), Skaila Kanga (Harp)
      Album: Pastoral Classics (Recordno: CHAN241-35), Chandos, CHAN241-35
      Duration: 2:16

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