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    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 August 2nd
    We'll hear music inspired by visits to different countries around the world today - the Brazilian Scaramouche Suite by Milhaud, the New World Symphony by Dvorak and the Hebrides Overture by Mendelssohn. We'll also listen to 'Songs Before Sleep' by Richard Rodney Bennett, a collection of beautiful new versions of our favourite nursery rhymes including Twinkle Twinkle, Little Star.

    Sunday August 9th
    Ferde Grofe worked as a milkman, a truck driver and an elevator operator before becoming a piano player in a bar and eventually a composer. His first big success was arranging Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue for orchestra, but on Sunday we'll hear part of his Grand Canyon Suite, which includes music written for a thunderstorm. We’ll also hear music played by some of the percussion instruments, including a xylophone.

    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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