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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 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: 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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