Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Classical Kids Sunday 18 May 2014

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    Debussy was fascinated by toys and dolls and today we'll hear part of his ballet, The Toy Box. Plus, music written for The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin and a clog dance!

    Sunday June 28th
    Edward Elgar loved to compose as a child and he even wrote music for a play that he performed with his with his brothers and sisters. Years later when he was a successful composer he arranged it for an orchestra and called it his 'Wand of Youth' Suite, and we'll hear it on Sunday. We'll also hear the story of Tubby the Tuba read by Stephen Fry. 

    Sunday July 5th
    Benjamin Britten used short piano tunes that he wrote when he was ten, to compose music for young music students to play. But his Simple Symphony became so popular; many professional orchestras still play it today. We'll hear it on Sunday morning, with movements including the Boisterous Bourrée and Frolicsome Finale. We'll also hear music by Ponchielli written for lots of different times of the day in his Dance of the Hours.

    Sunday July 12th
    It took Edvard Grieg many months to write the music for 'Peer Gynt', the story of a lazy Norwegian farm-boy, and although Grieg may not have enjoyed writing it, we certainly enjoy listening to it. We'll hear his music this morning including the Arabian Dance and In the Hall of the Mountain King. We'll also hear music by the Italian composer Jean-Baptiste Lully, who studied the guitar, violin, keyboard and was a famous dancer!

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:01
      Title: Concerto For Violin, Piano And Strings In F (3rd Movement) Allegro
      Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef
      Performer(s): Adelina Oprean (Violin)
      Performer(s): Adelina Oprean (Violin), Justin Oprean (Piano), European Community Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Haydn: Violin and Piano Concertos ~~ H182803, Helios, Cdh88037
      Duration: 3:48
    • 07:06
      Title: Dance Of The Comedians -- Bartered Bride
      Composer: Smetana, Bedrich
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Smetana: Bartered Bride, From My Life ~~ G029306, Chandos, Chan8412
      Duration: 5:30
    • 07:15
      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
    • 07:17
      Title: Children’S Corner - Serenade For The Doll
      Composer: Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Philippe Cassard (Piano)
      Performer(s): Philippe Cassard (Piano)
      Album: Debussy: Integrale De L'Aeuvre Pour Piano Vol 3 - Philippe Cassard, Astree, E 8531
      Duration: 2:50
    • 07:20
      Title: A Red, Red Rose
      Composer: Mulholland
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Kansas City Chorale
      Album: Fern Hill, Nimbus, Ni5449
      Duration: 4:10
    • 07:35
      Title: Quintet In G Minor (4th Movement) Allegretto
      Composer: Danzi, Franz
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Vienna Quintet
      Album: Wind Quintets ~~ H541705, Nimbus, NI5479
      Duration: 2:55
    • 07:39
      Title: Clog Dance
      Complete Work Name: From Act 1 Of 'La Fille Mal Gardee'
      Composer: Herold, Ferdinand
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Orchestra Of The Royal Opera House Covent Garden
      Album: Classic FM Ballet, UCJ / Classic FM, CFMD6B
      Duration: 2:09
    • 07:41
      Title: Mexican Hat Dance
      Composer: Traditional
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): London Trumpet Sound
      Album: The London Trumpet Sound (Recordno: CACD113), Cala, CACD113
      Duration: 3:06
    • 07:46
      Title: The Bare Necessities
      Composer: Gilkyson, Terry
      Performer(s): Phil Harris (Vocals)
      Performer(s): Phil Harris (Vocals), Studio Orchestra
      Album: The Jungle Book (Recordno: Cd-002), Disneyland Records, Cd-002
      Duration: 4:10
    • 07:51
      Title: Eine Kleine Nachtmusik (1st Movement) Allegro -- Eine Kleine Nachtmusik
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Irish Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Mozart In Flight ~~ H569004, Coda Records, Crcd1
      Duration: 5:58

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