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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.

    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: 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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