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Classical Kids Sunday 15 June 2014

Classical Kids

Today we'll hear the story of The Little Fiddle and performances by some very talented young orchestras, including the energetic Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela.

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: Parade Of The Tin Soldiers

Composer: Jessel, Leon

Performer(s): New London Orchestra

Album: European Light Music Classics / Hyperion / CDA66998

Duration: 2:47

07:05

Title: Concerto For Two Mandolins (3rd Movement) Allegro

Complete Work Name: Concerto For Two Mandolins

Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio

Performer(s): Simon Mayor (Mandolin)

Album: Mandolin Moods - Simon Mayor - Disk 1 / Universal / 465 744-2

Duration: 3:42

07:13

Title: Impromptu In E Flat D899/2

Composer: Schubert, Franz

Performer(s): Dong-Hyek Lim (Piano)

Album: Martha Argerich Presents Dony-Hyek Lim ~~ D368006 / EMI / 724356793323

Duration: 4:26

07:18

Title: The Little Fiddle

Composer: Fine, Sylvia

Performer(s): Danny Kaye (Vocals)

Album: Children's Favourites / Naxos Nostalgia / 8.120777

Duration: 6:25

07:25

Title: Holberg Suite For Strings - Iii. Gavotte. Allegretto - Musette. Poco Piu Mosso

Composer: Grieg, Edvard

Performer(s): Young European Strings Chamber Orchestra

Album: Young European Strings Chamber Orchestra conducted by Ronald Masin / Young European Strings School of Music Ltd

Duration: 3:19

07:29

Title: Der Alte Brummbar (The Old Grumbler)

Composer: Fucik, Julius

Performer(s): Laurence Perkins (Bassoon), The New London Orchestra

Album: The Playful Pachyderm. Classic minautres for bassoon and orchestra / Hyperion / CDA67453

Duration: 4:38

07:34

Title: Soul Bossa Nova From Austin Powers

Composer: Jones, Quincy/Clinton, George S.

Performer(s): National Youth Jazz Orchestra Of Great Britain

Album: Jazz in Film / Silva Screen / Filmcd371

Duration: 4:27

07:39

Title: Soldiers' Chorus

Composer: Gounod, Charles

Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Chorus

Album: Not Available (Recordno: Pcds10) ~~ G155209 / IMP Classics / Pcds10

Duration: 2:59

07:43

Title: Symphony No.7 In A Major (4th Movement) Allegro Con Brio

Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig van

Performer(s): Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra Of Venezuela

Album: Beethoven Symphonies Nos. 5 & 7 / Deutsche Grammophon / 00289 477 6228

Duration: 6:15

07:54

Title: The Lonely Goatherd -- The Sound Of Music

Composer: Rodgers/Hammerstein

Performer(s): Julie Andrews (Vocal)

Album: The Sound Of Music - Original Soundtrack Recording / RCA / Rca07863679652

Duration: 3:12

07:58

Title: Mambo (Live)

Composer: Bernstein, Leonard, Sondheim, Stephen

Performer(s): Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra Of Venezula

Album: Fiesta (Recordno: 4777457) ~~ G485307 / Deutsche Grammophon / 4777457

Duration: 2:08

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