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    Classical Kids Sunday 17 August 2014

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    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 May 8th

    We'll sail the high seas with music written for pirates, and we'll make an underwater exploration to meet some of the creatures who live there. We'll also hear music written for a king, queen, a prince and a princess, and we'll hear about a composer who wrote music for many royal families, Domenico Scarlatti. 

    Sunday May 15th

    Camille Saint-Saens wasn't just a great composer, he was a great teacher too and today we'll hear music by one of his most famous students, Gabriel Fauré. We'll also hear the story of the Pied Piper with music by Walter Mourant, and some English folk songs arranged beautifully by the composer Ralph Vaughan Williams.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:01
      Title: Rumba
      Composer: Englund, Einar
      Performer(s): (Lyric) Not Available
      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): (Lyric) Not Available
      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): (Lyric) Not Available
      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): (Lyric) Not Available
      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): (Lyric) Not Available
      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)
      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
      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): (Lyric) Not Available
      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)
      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): (Lyric) Not Available
      Performer(s): English Chamber Orchestra
      Album: Heigh-Ho! Mozart ~~ F1470/PDIM, Delos, DE 3186
      Duration: 2:39

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