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Classical Kids Sunday 10 August 2014

Classical Kids

Mozart and Haydn were great friends and on Sunday we'll hear music which Mozart wrote especially for his pal, as well as fugues by Bach and Lady Gaga!

Sunday September 17th, 10am

The composer Ferde Grofe was as a milkman, a truck driver and an elevator operator before was ever a composer. Today we'll hear his Grand Canyon Suite, which includes music written for a thunderstorm. We'll also hear some different dances by some of the great composers - a waltz by Johann Strauss II, a Spanish dance by Ravel and ballet music by Khachaturian! 

Sunday September 24th, 10am

Camille Saint-Saens wrote his Carnival of the Animals Suite just for fun, and today we'll meet some his very musical members of the animal kingdom. We'll also meet some singing frogs and cats, and enjoy some musical fireworks! 

Sunday October 1st, 10am

Anyone know what time it is? Why, it's time to hear music written about clocks of course, including Haydn's Clock Symphony! We'll also hear music by the pianist and violinist Joaquin Rodrigo whose most famous piece of music for an instrument which he didn’t really play – the guitar! Tune in this morning for part of his sunny Concierto de Aranjuez which he wrote after visiting a Spanish palace. 

Music Played on the Show

07:01

Title: Marche Militaire Francaise

Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille

Performer(s): Kristiansand Blaseensemble

Album: Over the Hills and Far Away ~~ G455801 / 2l / 2L31

Duration: 4:29

07:06

Title: Forgotten Dreams

Composer: Anderson, Leroy/Parish, Mitchell

Performer(s): Jackie Mcauliffe (Pno), (Unnamed)

Album: Forgotten Dreams / Decca / 466 566-2

Duration: 3:03

07:10

Title: String Quartet In E Flat (4th Movement) Presto

Composer: Haydn, Franz Josef

Performer(s): Quatuor Mosaiques

Album: Haydn: Quartets Op.33 No.5, No.3 & No.2 ~~ H491212 / Auvidis / E8569

Duration: 3:29

07:15

Title: String Quartet In B Flat 'The Hunt' (4th Movement) Allegro Assai

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): Melos Quartet

Album: String Quartets (Recordno: 429818-2) ~~ H201504 / Deutsche Grammophon / 429818-2

Duration: 4:42

07:20

Title: Piano Sonata No.11 (3rd Movement) Rondo Alla Turca -- Piano Sonata No.11

Composer: Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus

Performer(s): András Schiff (Piano)

Album: The Glory Of W.A. Mozart ~~ H034006 / Decca / 417201-2

Duration: 3:36

07:26

Title: Aladdin, Suite For Orchestra Op.34 - The Market Place In Ispahan

Composer: Nielsen, Carl

Performer(s): Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra

Album: Symphony No.2/Aladdin, Suite for Orchestra Op.34 / Bis Recordings

Duration: 2:59

07:30

Title: I'Ve Got A Dream

Composer: Menken, Alan / Slater, Glenn

Performer(s): Brad Garret (Hook-Hand Thug), Jeffrey Tabor (Big Nose Thug), Mandy Moore (Rapuzel) Zachery Levi (Flyyn), Studio Orchestra, Thug Chorus

Album: Tangled OST ~~ F4494 / Walt Disney Records / D000650802

Duration: 3:11

07:35

Title: Tarantella

Composer: Traditional

Performer(s): Aquarelle Guitar Quartet, Aquarelle Guitar Quartet

Album: Dances - Aquarelle Guitar Quartet / Chandos Records / CHAN 10609

Duration: 4:32

07:41

Title: Dance Suite -- Dance Suite

Composer: Seiber, Matyas

Performer(s): Steven Isserlis (Cello), Thoms Ades (Piano), Maggie Cole (Piano)

Album: Cello World - Steven Isserlis / BMG / 09026 68928 2

Duration: 4:15

07:46

Title: Fugue No.15 In G Major Bwv 860

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Angela Hewitt (Piano)

Album: Bach - The Well Tempered Clavier - Angela Hewitt (Recordno: CDS44291) / Hyperion / CDS44291

Duration: 3:00

07:50

Title: Lady Gaga Fugue

Composer: Lady Gaga/redone

Performer(s): Vincenzo Culotta (Piano)

Album: Composer Copy -- Private Recording / Private Recording / Private Recording

Duration: 2:42

07:53

Title: Britney Spears Counterpoint

Composer: Martin

Performer(s): Vincenzo Culotta (Piano)

Album: Composer Copy -- Private Recording

Duration: 2:44

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