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Sunday at 10am, repeated Saturday at 7am

Classical Kids Sunday 13 July 2014

Classical Kids

This morning we'll hear tunes for children which Tchaikovsky wrote after hearing Schumann's Album for the Young, plus Benjamin Britten's Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra.

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

07:06

Title: Symphony No. 95 In C Minor Hob. I:95 - Movement Iv - Finale: Vivace

Complete Work Name: Symphony No. 95 In C Minor Hob. I:95

Composer: Haydn, Joseph

Performer(s): Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

Album: Haydn: Symphonies 68 and 93-104 - Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra: Nikolaus Harnoncourt - Disk 2 / Warner Classics / 2564 63061-2

Duration: 4:09

07:12

Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (2nd Movement) Theme

Composer: Britten, Benjamin

Performer(s): Dame Edna Everage (Narrator), Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Album: Peter and the Wolf -- 8.554170 / Naxos / 8.554170

Duration: 2:20

07:14

Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (3rd Movement) Woodwind Variations

Composer: Britten, Benjamin

Performer(s): Dame Edna Everage (Narrator), Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Album: Peter and the Wolf -- 8.554170 / Naxos / 8.554170

Duration: 3:17

07:18

Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (4th Movement) String Variations

Composer: Britten, Benjamin

Performer(s): Dame Edna Everage (Narrator), Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Album: Peter and the Wolf -- 8.554170 / Naxos / 8.554170

Duration: 4:03

07:22

Title: Concerto In B Flat Major G 482 (3rd Movement) Rondo: Allegro

Composer: Boccherini, Luigi

Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Ton Koopman (Organ, Harpsichord), The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra

Album: Simply Baroque II - Yo-Yo Ma / Sony Classical / SK 60681

Duration: 4:50

07:27

Title: Morning Prayer; Winter Morning; Hobby Horse

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich

Performer(s): Idil Biret (Piano)

Album: Carnival of the Animals

Duration: 3:12

07:31

Title: The Accordion Player, The Organ Grinder & German Song

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich

Performer(s): Geoffrey Tozer (Piano)

Album: For Children

Duration: 2:34

07:34

Title: The Sorcerer & Song Of The Lark

Composer: Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Il'yich

Performer(s): Astrakhan Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra

Album: Tchaikovsky Children's Album/Souvenir de Florence

Duration: 1:55

07:36

Title: Flute Concerto No.1 In E Major (2nd Movement) Allegretto

Composer: Falckenhagen, Adam

Performer(s): Sabine Dreier (Flute), Agustin Maruri (Guitar); Michael Kevin Jones (Cello)

Album: Falckenhagen: Concertos Op.4 ~~ Not Available / Emec / E-104

Duration: 4:27

07:42

Title: The Bare Necessities

Composer: Gilkyson, Terry

Performer(s): Max Raabe (Vocals), Max Raabe (Bass), The 12 Cellists Of The Berlin Philharmonic

Album: As Time Goes By (Recordno: 724355778925) ~~ G4344 / EMI Classics / 724355778925

Duration: 3:21

07:47

Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (6th Movement) Brass Variations

Composer: Britten, Benjamin

Performer(s): Dame Edna Everage (Narrator), Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Album: Peter and the Wolf -- 8.554170 / Naxos / 8.554170

Duration: 2:19

07:49

Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (7th Movement) Percussion Variations

Composer: Britten, Benjamin

Performer(s): Dame Edna Everage (Narrator), Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Album: Peter and the Wolf -- 8.554170 / Naxos / 8.554170

Duration: 2:08

07:51

Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (8th Movement) Fugue

Composer: Britten, Benjamin

Performer(s): Dame Edna Everage (Narrator), Melbourne Symphony Orchestra

Album: Peter and the Wolf -- 8.554170 / Naxos / 8.554170

Duration: 2:45

07:55

Title: Pure Imagination -- Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory

Complete Work Name: Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory

Composer: Newley/Bricusse

Performer(s): Gene Wilder, Studio Orchestra

Album: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory OST / Hippo Records / Hipd40020

Duration: 4:22

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