Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    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 May 24th
    When Puccini was quite young he went to hear an opera by Verdi and decided right then, that he would be a great composer too. Puccini went on to write some of the world's favourite operas and we'll hear why on Sunday morning, with music that includes a chorus that you hum! We'll also hear two very different pieces played on the violin, the beautiful Lark Ascending by Vaughan Williams and a Pizzicato Polka by Johann Strauss II. 

    Sunday May 31st
    After overhearing his sister’s piano lessons, Mexican composer Manuel Ponce went straight to the piano and played her pieces by ear, without ever having had a lesson himself. His parents sent the musical prodigy to a teacher of his own, and we'll hear some of the music he wrote for the guitar on Sunday morning. We'll also hear the story of Babar the Elephant with music by Francis Poulenc, beautifully read by Meryl Streep.

    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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