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Classical Kids Sunday 27 July 2014

Classical Kids

When Elgar was a boy he wrote music for a play he performed with his brothers and sisters. Thirty years later he arranged it as his Wand of Youth Suite, and we'll hear it today.

Sunday February 26th, 10am

This morning we'll hear part of Prokofiev's Music for Children, which he wrote to be played by children and which have fun names such as Parade of the Grasshoppers, The Rain and the Rainbow, Playing Tag, The Moon Strolls in the Meadow. We'll also meet some of our favourite musical creatures in Saint-Saens Carnival of the Animals.

Sunday March 5th, 10am

Classical Kids celebrates International Women's Day with music by some of the great female composers and musicians. We'll hear music by talented percussionist Evelyn Glennie, the duetting pianist sisters Mariella and Katia Labeque, Irish composer Elaine Agnew. We'll also hear the story of a brave princess named Eliza whose brothers were turned into swans by a wicked witch. It's up to Eliza to save them by knitting shirts from stinging nettles, with music by the Australian composer Elena Kats-Chernin.

Music Played on the Show

07:01

Title: Shall We Dance - Promenade Walking The Dog

Complete Work Name: Shall We Dance

Composer: Gershwin, George

Performer(s): Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Album: Favourite Encores (Recordno: CHAN6648) / Chandos / CHAN6648

Duration: 3:59

07:05

Title: Serenade Op.127 (4th Movement) Rondo

Composer: Giuliani, Mauro

Performer(s): Mikael Helasvuo (Flute), Jukka Savijoki (Guitar)

Album: Giuliani: Music for Flute and Guitar / Bis / Bis-Cd412

Duration: 3:09

07:09

Title: Suite No.1 In C (3rd Movement) Gavotte I - Ii

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment

Album: Four Orchestral Suites ~~ H5676 / Philips / 442151-2

Duration: 3:19

07:13

Title: Zadok The Priest

Composer: Handel, George Frideric

Performer(s): English Concert, Choir Of Westminster Abbey

Album: Not Available (recordno: 457071-2) / Deutsche Grammophon / 457071-2

Duration: 5:19

07:18

Title: The Simpsons Theme (Orchestral Version)

Composer: Elfman, Danny

Performer(s): Blake Neely & Nick Glennie-Smith, Studio Orchestra

Album: The Simpsons Movie OST / Rhino Records / 5051442 2871 2 7

Duration: 1:27

07:21

Title: Rain Chant

Composer: Trad Arr J. Shabalala

Performer(s): Ladysmith Black Mombazo

Album: Gift of the Tortoise - A Musical Journey Through South Africa / Music for Little People / 9 42553-2

Duration: 2:24

07:23

Title: Raindrop Prelude -- Prelude In D Flat Major Op.28 No.15

Composer: Chopin, Frederic

Performer(s): John O'Conor (Piano)

Album: Piano Classics - Popular Works for Solo Piano - John O' Conor / Telarc / CD-80313

Duration: 4:59

07:29

Title: Cuckoo Polka

Composer: Strauss II, Johann

Performer(s): Rte Concert Orchestra

Album: Classics for Children - 22 Favourite Orchestral Classics / RTE lyric fm / CD129

Duration: 4:18

07:35

Title: Tambourin Chinois

Composer: Kreisler, Fritz

Performer(s): I Salonisti

Album: Not Available (Recordno: 4367542) / Decca / 4367542

Duration: 3:52

07:39

Title: O Fortuna -- Carmina Burana

Composer: Orff, Carl

Performer(s): Boston Symphony Orchestra, New England Conservatory Chorus

Album: World's Greatest Choruses ~~ C362901 / RCA Victor / 09026612412

Duration: 2:40

07:45

Title: The Wand Of Youth Suite No.2 Op. 1b - V. The Tame Bear

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): English String Orchestra

Album: Spirit of England II ~~ CDG03713 / Nimbus Records Ltd / NI5450/3

Duration: 2:15

07:47

Title: Wild Bears -- Wand Of Youth Suite No. 2

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): Ulster Orchestra

Album: Elgar: The Wand Of Youth And Nursery Suites ~~ G009113 / Chandos / Chan8318

Duration: 2:27

07:50

Title: Moths And Butterflies

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): Ulster Orchestra

Album: Elgar: The Wand Of Youth And Nursery Suites ~~ G009110 / Chandos / Chan8318

Duration: 2:00

07:52

Title: Fairies And Giants

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): Ulster Orchestra

Album: Elgar: The Wand Of Youth And Nursery Suites ~~ G009107 / Chandos / Chan8318

Duration: 3:34

07:56

Title: Sun Dance

Composer: Elgar, Edward

Performer(s): Ulster Orchestra

Album: Elgar: The Wand Of Youth And Nursery Suites ~~ G009104 / Chandos / Chan8318

Duration: 3:03

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