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Classical Kids Sunday 8 June 2014

Classical Kids

We're mad about Mozart today, and we'll hear part of a horn concerto he wrote for the owner of a cheese shop! We'll also hear three sonatas, by Beethoven, Brahms and Faure.

Sunday September 17th, 10am

The composer Ferde Grofe was as a milkman, a truck driver and an elevator operator before was ever a composer. Today we'll hear his Grand Canyon Suite, which includes music written for a thunderstorm. We'll also hear some different dances by some of the great composers - a waltz by Johann Strauss II, a Spanish dance by Ravel and ballet music by Khachaturian! 

Sunday September 24th, 10am

Camille Saint-Saens wrote his Carnival of the Animals Suite just for fun, and today we'll meet some his very musical members of the animal kingdom. We'll also meet some singing frogs and cats, and enjoy some musical fireworks! 

Sunday October 1st, 10am

Anyone know what time it is? Why, it's time to hear music written about clocks of course, including Haydn's Clock Symphony! We'll also hear music by the pianist and violinist Joaquin Rodrigo whose most famous piece of music for an instrument which he didn’t really play – the guitar! Tune in this morning for part of his sunny Concierto de Aranjuez which he wrote after visiting a Spanish palace. 

Music Played on the Show

07:01

Title: Concerto Grosso In C (1st Movement) Allegro

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): English Chamber Orchestra

Album: Handel Oboe Concertos (Recordno: 426082-2) ~~ H380320 / Philips / 426082-2

Duration: 3:32

07:06

Title: Espana -- Not Available

Composer: Chabrier, Emmanuel

Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 7694672) ~~ G060603 / EMI / 7694672

Duration: 5:54

07:12

Title: Moonlight Sonata (2nd Movement) Allegretto

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): John O'Conor (Piano)

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 80118) / Telarc / 80118

Duration: 2:17

07:15

Title: Sonata No.1 In F Minor (3rd Movement) Allegretto Grazioso

Composer: Brahms, Johannes

Performer(s): Jeffrey Khaner (Flute), Charles Abramovic (Piano)

Album: Jefrrey Khaner Plays Brahms, Clara Schumann and Robert Schumann / Avie / AV 2075

Duration: 4:00

07:19

Title: Sonata No.1 In A (4th Movement) Allegro Quasi Presto

Composer: Faure, Gabriel

Performer(s): Dong-Suk Kang (Violin), Pascal Devoyon (Piano)

Album: Faure (Recordno: 8.550906) / Naxos / 8.550906

Duration: 5:05

07:24

Title: Chinese Ballet Suite - Allegretto Moderato

Composer: Lehar, Franz

Performer(s): Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra

Album: Franz Lehar - Suites and Dances (Recordno: 9997612) / DeutschlandRadio / 9997612

Duration: 1:50

07:26

Title: Chinese Ballet Suite - Tempo Marcia

Composer: Lehar, Franz

Performer(s): Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin

Album: Franz Lehar - Suites and Dances / DeutschlandRadio / 9997612

Duration: 1:36

07:28

Title: Walking In Rio

Composer: Bonfa, Luis

Performer(s): Gerald Garcia (Guitar)

Album: Brazilian Portrait Villa-Lobos & the Guitar Music of Brazil / Naxos / 8.550226

Duration: 3:13

07:34

Title: Anvil Chorus -- Il Trovatore

Composer: Verdi, Giuseppe

Performer(s): Alain Vanzo (Tenor), Covent Garden Opera Ochestra, Covent Garden Opera Chorus

Album: Viva Verdi -- Cdz762521 ~~ C121106 / EMI / Cdz762521

Duration: 3:09

07:44

Title: Horn Concerto No.4 (3rd Movement)

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Stephen Stirling (Horn), City Of London Sinfonia

Album: Mozart for Babies / Classic FM / CFMCD45

Duration: 3:42

07:55

Title: The Entertainer

Composer: Joplin, Scott

Performer(s): Itzhak Perlman (Violin), André Previn (Piano)

Album: Popular Violin Repertoire / EMI / Cdcfp4492

Duration: 4:06

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