Classical Kids

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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.

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    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.

    Sunday June 7th
    'The Mighty Handful may sound like a group of superheroes, but they're actually five of the great Russian composers who lived in the 19th century. We'll find out more about them on Sunday and hear music including the Polovtsian Dances by Borodin and Night on a Bald Mountain by Mussorgsky. We'll also hear choral music by the composer Eric Whitacre, who records singers all over the world to perform in his virtual choir!

    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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