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    Classical Kids Sunday 13 July 2014

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    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 June 28th
    Edward Elgar loved to compose as a child and he even wrote music for a play that he performed with his with his brothers and sisters. Years later when he was a successful composer he arranged it for an orchestra and called it his 'Wand of Youth' Suite, and we'll hear it on Sunday. We'll also hear the story of Tubby the Tuba read by Stephen Fry. 

    Sunday July 5th
    Benjamin Britten used short piano tunes that he wrote when he was ten, to compose music for young music students to play. But his Simple Symphony became so popular; many professional orchestras still play it today. We'll hear it on Sunday morning, with movements including the Boisterous Bourrée and Frolicsome Finale. We'll also hear music by Ponchielli written for lots of different times of the day in his Dance of the Hours.

    Sunday July 12th
    It took Edvard Grieg many months to write the music for 'Peer Gynt', the story of a lazy Norwegian farm-boy, and although Grieg may not have enjoyed writing it, we certainly enjoy listening to it. We'll hear his music this morning including the Arabian Dance and In the Hall of the Mountain King. We'll also hear music by the Italian composer Jean-Baptiste Lully, who studied the guitar, violin, keyboard and was a famous dancer!

    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): (Lyric) Not Available
      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)
      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)
      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)
      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)
      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)
      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)
      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): Mikhail Shcherbakov (Conductor)
      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)
      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)
      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)
      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)
      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)
      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
      Performer(s): Gene Wilder, Studio Orchestra
      Album: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory OST, Hippo Records, Hipd40020
      Duration: 4:22

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