Classical Kids

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    Classical Kids Sunday 2 June 2013

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    We'll have fun with our favourite toys this morning, plus the story of The Wind in the Willows, with beautiful music by the English composer John Rutter.

    Sunday January 17th
    Today we hear a tale of adventure, daring and bad driving! Tune in for a musical version of the Wind in the Willows featuring Ratty, Mole and friends, with wonderful music by John Rutter. We’ll also hear music written about butterflies, and hear some fascinating facts about a composer whose nickname was Wolfie...

    Sunday January 24th
    We're off to Africa with songs and stories told by Ladysmith Black Mombazo this week, and we'll hear the magical tale of a Sorcerer's Apprentice. Plus some fun pieces by Bizet from his Children's Suite, and some symphonies by Beethoven. 

    Sunday January 31st
    Which great composer was put in jail when he tried to quit writing music? We'll find out today. We'll also hear music played on the tuba and we'll hear the story of Babar the Elephant read by Meryl Streep, with music by Francis Poulenc. 

    Music Played on the Show

    • 06:55
      Title: Gallop From William Tell Overture
      Performer(s): Rossini, Gioachino
      Performer(s): Rossini, Gioachino
      Duration: 3:27
    • 06:59
      Title: Humoresque No.7 In G Flat Op.101
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Performer(s): Dvorak, Antonin
      Duration: 4:06
    • 07:04
      Title: The Wind In The Willows
      Performer(s): Rutter, John/Grant, David
      Performer(s): Rutter, John/Grant, David
      Duration: 14:07
    • 07:18
      Title: Lyrical Waltz From Seven Dolls' Dances
      Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Performer(s): Shostakovich, Dmitri
      Duration: 3:49
    • 07:22
      Title: Teddy Bears' Picnic
      Performer(s): Kennedy/Bratton
      Performer(s): Kennedy/Bratton
      Duration: 3:08
    • 07:25
      Title: The Teddy Bears Picnic
      Performer(s): Bratton, John W
      Performer(s): Bratton, John W
      Duration: 3:25
    • 07:29
      Title: Woody's A Star
      Performer(s): Newman, Randy
      Performer(s): Newman, Randy
      Duration: 1:43
    • 07:30
      Title: You've Got A Friend In Me (Wheezy's Version)
      Performer(s): Newman, Randy
      Performer(s): Newman, Randy
      Duration: 3:11
    • 07:34
      Title: The Wind In The Willows Part 2
      Performer(s): Rutter, John/Grant, David
      Performer(s): Rutter, John/Grant, David
      Duration: 14:43
    • 07:52
      Title: I Wan'na Be Like You
      Performer(s): Sherman, Richard M. / Sherman, Robert B.
      Performer(s): Sherman, Richard M. / Sherman, Robert B.
      Duration: 2:44

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