Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Classical Kids Sunday 6 July 2014

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    Classical Kids loves a good story and on Sunday we'll hear Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Aladdin, plus Tubby the Tuba performed by Ian McGlynn with the RTÉ Concert Orchestra.

    Sunday May 24th
    When Puccini was quite young he went to hear an opera by Verdi and decided right then, that he would be a great composer too. Puccini went on to write some of the world's favourite operas and we'll hear why on Sunday morning, with music that includes a chorus that you hum! We'll also hear two very different pieces played on the violin, the beautiful Lark Ascending by Vaughan Williams and a Pizzicato Polka by Johann Strauss II. 

    Sunday May 31st
    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.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:01
      Title: Karelia Suite (3rd Movement) Alla Marcia
      Complete Work Name: Karelia Suite
      Composer: Sibelius, Jean
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Philharmonia Orchestra
      Album: Your Hundred Best Tunes, Vol.4 ~~ G118312, Decca, 425850-2
      Duration: 4:26
    • 07:06
      Title: Jumping Bean
      Composer: Farnon, Robert
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): The New London Orchestra
      Album: British Light Music Classics (Recordno: CDA20868), Hyperion Records Ltd, CDA20868
      Duration: 2:28
    • 07:12
      Title: Arabian Nights From Aladdin
      Composer: Menken, Alan/ Rice, Tim
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Kingston Symphony
      Album: Symphonic Suites of the Animated Classics, Michele Audio Corp, 2501
      Duration: 3:29
    • 07:27
      Title: Castle Of Thorns From The Sleeping Beauty
      Composer: Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Bamberg Symphoniker
      Album: Humperdinck: Fairy Tale Music, Virgin Classics, VC791494-2
      Duration: 2:10
    • 07:36
      Title: Bassoon Concerto In A Minor (1st Movement) Allegro
      Composer: Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Klaus Thunemann (Bassoon)
      Performer(s): Klaus Thunemann (Bassoon), I Musici
      Album: Antonio Vivaldi: Bassoon Concertos, Philips, 4752332
      Duration: 3:20
    • 07:40
      Title: Cinderella - Duet Of The Prince And Cinderella Act Ii
      Composer: Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Favourite Ballet Classics (Recordno: 077776759524) ~~ CDG04062, EMI, 077776759524
      Duration: 4:36
    • 07:56
      Title: Alerte (Perpetual Movements)
      Composer: Poulenc, Francis
      Performer(s): Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet)
      Performer(s): Richard Stoltzman (Clarinet), Nancy Allen (Harp)
      Album: Romance (Recordno: Rd30198), RCA Victor, Rd30198
      Duration: 2:55

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