Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Classical Kids Sunday 9 June 2013

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    We're feeling very regal with music written for royalty by Scarlatti this morning, and we'll get a visit from some bears, including Winnie the Pooh!

    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.

    Sunday June 7th
    'The Mighty Handful may sound like a group of superheroes, but they're actually five of the great Russian composers who lived in the 19th century. We'll find out more about them on Sunday and hear music including the Polovtsian Dances by Borodin and Night on a Bald Mountain by Mussorgsky. We'll also hear choral music by the composer Eric Whitacre, who records singers all over the world to perform in his virtual choir!

    Music Played on the Show

    • 06:55
      Title: Lullaby From The Westcoast Sleepers
      Performer(s): Richter, Max
      Performer(s): Richter, Max
      Duration: 2:17
    • 06:58
      Title: Symphonie Espagnole In D Minor Op. 21 - Movement Ii - Scherzando
      Performer(s): Lalo, Edouard
      Performer(s): Lalo, Edouard
      Duration: 4:27
    • 07:02
      Title: Arrival Of The Queen Of Sheba
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric
      Duration: 3:46
    • 07:06
      Title: In The Hall Of The Mountain King
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 2:56
    • 07:09
      Title: The Firebird - Suite - Round Dance Of The Princesses
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Performer(s): Stravinsky, Igor
      Duration: 6:00
    • 07:15
      Title: Prince Ali
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan/ Rice, Tim
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan/ Rice, Tim
      Duration: 3:04
    • 07:19
      Title: Pastorale K446 In D
      Performer(s): Scarlatti / Friedman
      Performer(s): Scarlatti / Friedman
      Duration: 5:23
    • 07:25
      Title: Flute Concerto No.3 In D 'Il Gardellino' (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 4:04
    • 07:29
      Title: The Three Little Pigs
      Performer(s): Various Composers
      Performer(s): Various Composers
      Duration: 6:20
    • 07:42
      Title: Franz Liszt The Famous Pianist
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz/Perlmutter, Richard
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz/Perlmutter, Richard
      Duration: 1:17
    • 07:43
      Title: Hungarian Rhapsody In C Sharp Minor No.2 (Excerpt)
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Duration: 4:24
    • 07:47
      Title: The Nutcracker Op.71a - Waltz Of The Flowers
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 5:37
    • 07:53
      Title: Carnival Of The Animals: Fossils
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 1:47

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