Classical Kids

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    Classical Kids Sunday 14 July 2013

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    We'll celebrate Bastille Day today with music by Saint-Saens, Ravel and Bizet, and we'll make a musical rainbow with lots of different colours - Sacré bleu!

    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

    • 07:00
      Title: Frere Jacques Fantasie
      Performer(s): Grandjany, Marcel
      Performer(s): Grandjany, Marcel
      Duration: 4:23
    • 07:15
      Title: The Pink Panther - Main Theme
      Composer: Mancini, Henry
      Performer(s): Mancini, Henry
      Performer(s): Mancini, Henry
      Duration: 3:28
    • 07:24
      Title: The Wand Of Youth Suite No.2 Op. 1b - V. The Tame Bear
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 2:30
    • 07:26
      Title: Wild Bears
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Performer(s): Elgar, Edward
      Duration: 2:42
    • 07:29
      Title: Introduction And Kanje Kanje
      Performer(s): Trad Arr J. Shabalala
      Performer(s): Trad Arr J. Shabalala
      Duration: 5:57
    • 07:36
      Title: Marche Militaire Francaise
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 4:44
    • 07:44
      Title: Bolero (Excerpt)
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Performer(s): Ravel, Maurice
      Duration: 5:31
    • 07:50
      Title: Orpheus In The Underworld - Can Can
      Performer(s): Offenbach, Jacques
      Performer(s): Offenbach, Jacques
      Duration: 2:22
    • 07:58
      Title: Orchestral Suite No.2 - Badinerie
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 1:45

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