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    Classical Kids Sunday 1 June 2014

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    Today Ian McGlynn features piano pieces that Bartok wrote for children, Peter and the Wolf read by Dame Edna Everage and some musical jokes written by Haydn.

    Saturday May 28th

    Are video games soundtracks the new classical music? We'll take a listen to some great themes this morning including 'Angry Birds', 'Legend of Zelda' and 'Super Mario Bros'. We'll hear an exciting new version of Prokofiev's Peter and Wolf, read by rock star Alice Cooper, about a boy named Peter and his friends who battle an escaped wolf! 

    Sunday May 29th

    Classical music is all around us, and today we'll hear music written hundreds of years ago that was used in the X Factor and the Champions League. We're also off to the circus, with music written for clowns and acrobats by Rimsky-Korsakov, Fucik and Sousa. 

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:01
      Title: Flute Concerto No.3 In D Il Gardellino (3rd Movement)
      Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Patrick Gallois (Flute)
      Performer(s): Patrick Gallois (Flute), Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Vivaldi 6 Flute Concertos ~~ H411212, Deutsche Grammophon, 437839-2
      Duration: 2:40
    • 07:09
      Title: The Whistler And His Dog
      Composer: Pryor
      Performer(s): New Columbian Brass Band
      Performer(s): New Columbian Brass Band
      Album: The Teddy Bears Picnic - A Musical Menagerie from America's Golden Age -- Dor-93201, Dorian, Dor-93201
      Duration: 2:49
    • 07:13
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: Introduction (I)
      Composer: Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Dame Edna Everage (Narrator)
      Performer(s): Dame Edna Everage (Narrator), Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Peter and the Wolf -- 8.554170, Naxos, 8.554170
      Duration: 2:13
    • 07:15
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: The Story Begins (Ii)
      Composer: Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Dame Edna Everage (Narrator)
      Performer(s): Dame Edna Everage (Narrator), Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Peter and the Wolf -- 8.554170, Naxos, 8.554170
      Duration: 4:30
    • 07:21
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: Grandpapa (Iv)
      Composer: Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Dame Edna Everage (Narrator)
      Performer(s): Dame Edna Everage (Narrator), Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Peter and the Wolf -- 8.554170, Naxos, 8.554170
      Duration: 2:14
    • 07:23
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: The Wolf (V)
      Composer: Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Dame Edna Everage (Narrator)
      Performer(s): Dame Edna Everage (Narrator), Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Peter and the Wolf -- 8.554170, Naxos, 8.554170
      Duration: 3:07
    • 07:27
      Title: 12 Concerti Grossi Op. 6 - Concerto No. 9 In F Major - Movement Ii - Allegro
      Complete Work Name: 12 Concerti Grossi Op. 6 - Concerto No. 9 In F Major
      Composer: Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Handel And Haydn Society
      Album: Handel: Concerti Grossi Op.3 and 6 - Handel and Haydn Society: Christopher Hogwood - Disk 3, Avie, AV 2065
      Duration: 3:39
    • 07:32
      Title: Parade Of The Doodle-Bugs
      Composer: Moreland, Fred L.
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The New Columbian Brass Band
      Album: The Teddy Bears Picnic - A Musical Menagerie from America's Golden Age -- DOR93201, Dorian Recordings, DOR93201
      Duration: 3:11
    • 07:46
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: And Now... (Vi)
      Composer: Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Dame Edna Everage (Narrator)
      Performer(s): Dame Edna Everage (Narrator), Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Peter and the Wolf -- 8.554170, Naxos, 8.554170
      Duration: 1:43
    • 07:48
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: In The Meantime... (Vii)
      Composer: Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Dame Edna Everage (Narrator)
      Performer(s): Dame Edna Everage (Narrator), Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Peter and the Wolf -- 8.554170, Naxos, 8.554170
      Duration: 4:28
    • 07:55
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: The Procession (Ix)
      Composer: Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Dame Edna Everage (Narrator)
      Performer(s): Dame Edna Everage (Narrator), Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Peter and the Wolf -- 8.554170, Naxos, 8.554170
      Duration: 4:35

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