Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Make sure to visit our new Classical Kids gallery here, featuring some of the pictures you created listening to our programmes! This is by our most recent Classical Kids artist, Aisling Browne aged 7 who lives in Heidelberg, Germany.

    The first is a great circus scene she drew while listening to Entry Of The Gladiators by Julius Fucik, and the second picture features lots of musical instruments - the piano, trumpet, drum, cymbals and oboe and violin - as well as a plus a clog inspired by a Clog Dance!

    Classical Kids Sunday 29 June 2014

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    Classical Kids

    Which of the great composers was put in jail when he tried to quit writing music? We'll find out on Sunday! Plus Stravinsky's Firebird and a musical moment of happiness!

    Sunday March 1st
    Classical Kids celebrates the first day of Spring with part of Vivaldi's Four Seasons describing springtime rain, birds singing and a happy dance. We'll also hear music written especially for different times of the day, starting with an energetic sunrise by Ferde Grofe and finishing with a beautiful nocturne by John Field.

    Sunday March 8th
    The Russian composer Dmitri Kabalevsky loved writing music for children, and on Sunday’s Classical Kids we’ll hear his children’s piano pieces and his songs performed by a children’s choir. We’ll also hear instruments from around the world, including bagpipes from Scotland, a didgeridoo from Australia and the cimbalom from Hungary.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:01
      Title: Early One Morning -- Early One Morning
      Complete Work Name: Early One Morning
      Composer: Grainger, Percy
      Performer(s): Tommy Reilly (Harmonica)
      Performer(s): Tommy Reilly (Harmonica), Skaila Kanga (Harp)
      Album: Pastoral Classics (Recordno: CHAN241-35), Chandos, CHAN241-35
      Duration: 2:16
    • 07:04
      Title: Morning -- Peer Gynt Suite No.1
      Composer: Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Midsummer Classics (Recordno: Radcd127) ~~ G325801, Global, Radcd127
      Duration: 3:27
    • 07:08
      Title: Lacrimosa: Requiem In D Minor
      Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Champs Elysees Orchestra, La Chapelle Royale
      Album: Requiem in D minor KV626, Harmonia Mundi, Hmx2901620
      Duration: 3:05
    • 07:12
      Title: Arioso --
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Stephen Hough (Piano)
      Performer(s): Stephen Hough (Piano)
      Album: Stephen Hough's French Album, Hyperion, CDA67890
      Duration: 2:33
    • 07:15
      Title: Brandenburg Concerto No. 3 In G Major Bwv 1048 - Movement Iii - Allegro
      Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): European Brandenburg Ensemble
      Album: Bach: Brandenburg Concertos - Trevor Pinnock: European Brandenburg Ensemble - Disk 1, Avie, AV 2119
      Duration: 4:46
    • 07:20
      Title: Toccata In D Minor Bwv 565
      Composer: Bach, J S
      Performer(s): Gabriela Montero (Piano)
      Performer(s): Gabriela Montero (Piano)
      Album: Bach and Beyond - Improvisations on Themes by J.S. Bach - Gabriela Montero, EMI Classics, 094636735924
      Duration: 3:11
    • 07:24
      Title: Symphonie Espagnole (2nd Movement) Scherzando
      Composer: Lalo, Edouard
      Performer(s): Itzhak Perlman (Violin)
      Performer(s): Itzhak Perlman (Violin), Orchestra Of Paris
      Album: Lalo: Symphonie Espagnole (Recordno: 4000322), Deutsche Grammophon, 4000322
      Duration: 4:10
    • 07:28
      Title: The Teddy Bears' Picnic
      Composer: Kennedy/Bratton
      Performer(s): Cambridge Chord Company
      Performer(s): Cambridge Chord Company
      Album: If You Go Down to the Woods, MILCD.02
      Duration: 2:53
    • 07:32
      Title: Sicilienne -- Pelleas Et Melisande
      Composer: Faure, Gabriel
      Performer(s): Jullian Lloyd Webber (Cello)
      Performer(s): Jullian Lloyd Webber (Cello), John Lenehan (Piano)
      Album: Unexpected Songs - Julian Lloyd Webber, EMI Records, 094635948820
      Duration: 3:49
    • 07:36
      Title: Hungarian Rhapsody In C Sharp Minor No.2 (Excerpt)
      Complete Work Name: Hungarian Rhapsody In C Sharp Minor No.2
      Composer: Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Lang Lang (Piano)
      Performer(s): Lang Lang (Piano)
      Album: Best of Lang Lang -- 4779014 ~~ PDIM, Deutsche Grammophon, 4779014
      Duration: 4:09
    • 07:42
      Title: Infernal Dance Of All Kaschei's Subjects
      Composer: Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Kirov Orchestra
      Album: Stravinsky: The Firebird / Scriabin: Prometheus / Toradze - Gergiev - Kirov Orchestra, Philips, 446 715-2
      Duration: 4:42
    • 07:46
      Title: The Firebird - Suite - Berceuse
      Composer: Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Chicago Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Carlo Maria Giulini - The Chicago Recordings - Disk 3, EMI, 7243 5 85974 2 4
      Duration: 3:46
    • 07:50
      Title: Finale (Final Hymn) From Firebird Ballet Suite
      Composer: Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): New York Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Passport To Russia ~~ G220407, Sony, Sfk47282
      Duration: 3:30
    • 07:54
      Title: Harry's Wondrous World -- Harry Potter And The Philosopher's Stone
      Composer: Williams, John
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Harry Potter and The Philosophers Stone ~~ F241902, Warner, 7567-93086-2
      Duration: 5:20

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