Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Classical Kids Sunday 20 July 2014

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    We're all about the animal kingdom on Sunday with Saint-Saens' Carnival of the Animals and a chorus of frogs. We'll also explore the river Vltava with the music of Bedrich Smetana.

    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

    • 07:01
      Title: Fur Elise -- Not Available
      Composer: Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
      Performer(s): Wilhelm Kempff (Piano)
      Album: Classical Chillout 100 Hits ~~ PD OB, Demon, DMG100059
      Duration: 2:49
    • 07:05
      Title: American Beauty Rag
      Composer: Lamb
      Performer(s): Joshua Rifkin (Piano)
      Performer(s): Joshua Rifkin (Piano)
      Album: Rags And Tangos (Recordno: 425225-2) ~~ D159405, Decca, 425225-2
      Duration: 3:53
    • 07:09
      Title: Classical Symphony (Final Movement)
      Composer: Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Classical Graffiti
      Album: Classical Graffiti - making waves, Classical Graffiti, CGRCD1
      Duration: 4:36
    • 07:16
      Title: Vltava From Ma Vlast (Part 1)
      Composer: Smetana, Bedrich
      Performer(s): Mariss Jansons (Conductor)
      Performer(s): Oslo Philahrmonic Orchestra
      Album: Best Children's Classics 100, EMI Classics, 50999 6 48500 2 3
      Duration: 5:18
    • 07:22
      Title: Vltava From Ma Vlast (Part 2)
      Composer: Smetana, Bedrich
      Performer(s): Mariss Jansons (Conductor)
      Performer(s): Oslo Philahrmonic Orchestra
      Album: Best Children's Classics 100, EMI Classics, 50999 6 48500 2 3
      Duration: 6:50
    • 07:29
      Title: Lullaby (Cradle Song)
      Composer: Brahms, Johannes
      Performer(s): Marisa Robles (Harp)
      Performer(s): Marisa Robles (Harp)
      Album: Not Available (Recordno: 452450-2) ~~ CDC05667, Decca, 452450-2
      Duration: 2:31
    • 07:33
      Title: Production Number
      Composer: Grofe, Ferde
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
      Album: Pilgrims Progress - Pioneers of American Classical Music, Naxos, 8.559200
      Duration: 2:21
    • 07:37
      Title: Introduction And Royal March Of The Lion -- The Carnival Of The Animals
      Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Martha Argerich (Piano)
      Performer(s): Martha Argerich (Piano), Gidon Kremer (Violin), Mischa Maisky (Cello), Nelson Freire (Piano), Irena Grafenauer (Flute), Georg Hortnagel
      Album: Martha Argerich The Collection 4 Complete Phillips Recordings (Recordno: 4782746), Phillips, 4782746
      Duration: 2:24
    • 07:40
      Title: Tortoises
      Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Martha Argerich (Piano)
      Performer(s): Martha Argerich (Piano), Gidon Kremer (Violin), Mischa Maisky (Cello), Nelson Freire (Piano), Irena Grafenauer (Flute), Georg Hortnagel
      Album: Martha Argerich The Collection 4 Complete Phillips Recordings (Recordno: 4782746), Phillips, 4782746
      Duration: 2:56
    • 07:44
      Title: Carnival Of The Animals: Aquarium -- Carnival Of The Animals:
      Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Katia & Mariella Lebéque
      Performer(s): Katia & Mariella Lebéque, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Best Children's Classics 100, EMI Classics, 50999 6 48500 2 3
      Duration: 2:32
    • 07:48
      Title: Carnival Of The Animals: The Swan -- Carnival Of The Animals
      Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Katia & Mariella Lebéque
      Performer(s): Katia & Mariella Lebéque, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Best Children's Classics 100, EMI Classics, 50999 6 48500 2 3
      Duration: 3:08
    • 07:51
      Title: Carnival Of The Animals: Finale
      Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Katia & Mariella Lebéque
      Performer(s): Katia & Mariella Lebéque, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
      Album: Best Children's Classics 100, EMI Classics, 50999 6 48500 2 3
      Duration: 1:45
    • 07:54
      Title: We All Stand Together
      Composer: Mccartney, Paul
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      Album: Cool, EMI, VTCD752
      Duration: 4:21

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