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Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 29 June 2014

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!

Saturday January 21st, 7am

Hope you're all ready for an interplanetary trip, as this morning Classical Kids explores the galaxy with part of Gustav Holst's Planets Suite. We'll also hear about music that Handel wrote to be played on a boat, while sailing up and down a river.

Sunday January 22nd, 10am

We're celebrating Chinese New Year today, with traditional music played on the erhu. We'll also hear part of the Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra, with Dame Edna giving us an exciting introduction to the different sections and instruments. We'll also hear music by movie music composer John Powell, who wrote exciting music for Kung Fu Panda and How to Train Your Dragon!

Sunday January 29th, 10am

This morning we’ll hear Prokofiev’s Winter Bonfire, written for the story of a group of Russian boy scouts, the Pioneers, who go on a train journey to the countryside and find a great bonfire. We'll also hear the second part of the Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra read by Dame Edna Everage, and we’ll hear dances by some of the great composers - a waltz by Joann Strauss II, a Spanish dance by Ravel and ballet music by Khachaturian!

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), 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): 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): 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)

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): 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)

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), 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

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), 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)

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): 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): 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): 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): London Symphony Orchestra

Album: Harry Potter and The Philosophers Stone ~~ F241902 / Warner / 7567-93086-2

Duration: 5:20

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