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Classical Kids Sunday 1 June 2014

Classical Kids

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 February 26th, 10am

This morning we'll hear part of Prokofiev's Music for Children, which he wrote to be played by children and which have fun names such as Parade of the Grasshoppers, The Rain and the Rainbow, Playing Tag, The Moon Strolls in the Meadow. We'll also meet some of our favourite musical creatures in Saint-Saens Carnival of the Animals.

Sunday March 5th, 10am

Classical Kids celebrates International Women's Day with music by some of the great female composers and musicians. We'll hear music by talented percussionist Evelyn Glennie, the duetting pianist sisters Mariella and Katia Labeque, Irish composer Elaine Agnew. We'll also hear the story of a brave princess named Eliza whose brothers were turned into swans by a wicked witch. It's up to Eliza to save them by knitting shirts from stinging nettles, with music by the Australian composer Elena Kats-Chernin.

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), 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

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), 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), 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), 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), 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): 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): 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), 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), 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), Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Album: Peter and the Wolf -- 8.554170 / Naxos / 8.554170

Duration: 4:35

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