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    Classical Kids Sunday 15 June 2014

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    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.

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    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.

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    'The Mighty Handful may sound like a group of superheroes, but they're actually five of the great Russian composers who lived in the 19th century. We'll find out more about them on Sunday and hear music including the Polovtsian Dances by Borodin and Night on a Bald Mountain by Mussorgsky. We'll also hear choral music by the composer Eric Whitacre, who records singers all over the world to perform in his virtual choir!

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:01
      Title: Parade Of The Tin Soldiers
      Composer: Jessel, Leon
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      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)
      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)
      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)
      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): (Lyric) Not Available
      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)
      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): (Lyric) Not Available
      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): (Lyric) Not Available
      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): (Lyric) Not Available
      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)
      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): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra Of Venezula
      Album: Fiesta (Recordno: 4777457) ~~ G485307, Deutsche Grammophon, 4777457
      Duration: 2:08

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