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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 August 2nd
    We'll hear music inspired by visits to different countries around the world today - the Brazilian Scaramouche Suite by Milhaud, the New World Symphony by Dvorak and the Hebrides Overture by Mendelssohn. We'll also listen to 'Songs Before Sleep' by Richard Rodney Bennett, a collection of beautiful new versions of our favourite nursery rhymes including Twinkle Twinkle, Little Star.

    Sunday August 9th
    Ferde Grofe worked as a milkman, a truck driver and an elevator operator before becoming a piano player in a bar and eventually a composer. His first big success was arranging Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue for orchestra, but on Sunday we'll hear part of his Grand Canyon Suite, which includes music written for a thunderstorm. We’ll also hear music played by some of the percussion instruments, including a xylophone.

    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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