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Classical Kids Sunday 17 August 2014

Classical Kids

In the overture to his opera William Tell, Rossini painted a picture of a Summer storm and the galloping horses of the Swiss army! We'll hear it on Sunday and we'll visit a farm.

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: Rumba

Composer: Englund, Einar

Performer(s): Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra

Album: Northern Highlights - The Ultimate Finnish Orchestral Favourites / ONDINE / ODE9912

Duration: 2:03

07:05

Title: Irish Suite For Strings - Fishamble Street - Dublin 1742

Composer: Duff, Arthur

Performer(s): Irish Chamber Orchestra

Album: Classical Ireland - A collection of Classical Music by Irish Composers, Artists & Orchestras / Cosmic Sounds / COSCD100

Duration: 2:28

07:10

Title: Indian Dance

Composer: Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolay

Performer(s): Scottish National Orchestra

Album: Russian Dances (Recordno: Chan6598) ~~ G323309 / Chandos / Chan6598

Duration: 4:21

07:14

Title: Dance Of The Tumblers

Composer: Rimsky Korsakov, Nikolay

Performer(s): Scottish National Orchestra

Album: Not Available (Recordno: Chan8328) / Chandos / Chan8328

Duration: 3:35

07:21

Title: William Tell: Overture

Complete Work Name: William Tell

Composer: Rossini, Gioachino

Performer(s): La Scala Orchestra Milan

Album: Rossini - 10 Overtures ~~ G283101 / Decca / 448218

Duration: 11:40

07:34

Title: Flute Quintet No.6 In D Major 'Las Parejas' (2nd Movement) Galope

Composer: Boccherini, Luigi

Performer(s): Carlo Ipata (Flute), Auser Musici

Album: Boccherini: Six Quintets for Flute and Strings / Hyperion / CDA67646

Duration: 3:38

07:38

Title: Serenata -- Serenata

Composer: Respighi, Ottorino

Performer(s): I Salonisti

Album: I Salonisti / Decca / 4367542

Duration: 3:10

07:46

Title: Chicken Reel -- Chicken Reel

Composer: Daly, Joseph M

Performer(s): The New Columbian Brass Band

Album: The Teddy Bears Picnic - A Musical Menagerie from America's Golden Age -- DOR93201 / Dorian Recordings / DOR93201

Duration: 2:56

07:51

Title: Sheep May Safely Graze Bwv 208

Composer: Bach, Johann Sebastian

Performer(s): Yo-Yo Ma (Cello), Ton Koopman (Organ, Harpsichord), The Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra

Album: Simply Baroque II - Yo-Yo Ma / Sony Classical / SK 60681

Duration: 3:38

07:55

Title: Who's Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf? (In The Style Of J. Strauss)

Composer: Churchill, Frank/Ronell, Ann

Performer(s): English Chamber Orchestra

Album: Heigh-Ho! Mozart ~~ F1470/PDIM / Delos / DE 3186

Duration: 2:39

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