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    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Classical Kids Sunday 10 August 2014

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    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 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: Marche Militaire Francaise
      Composer: Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      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)
      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): (Lyric) Not Available
      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): (Lyric) Not Available
      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)
      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): Myung-Whun Chung (Conductor)
      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)
      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
      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)
      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)
      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)
      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)
      Performer(s): Vincenzo Culotta (Piano)
      Album: Composer Copy -- Private Recording
      Duration: 2:44

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