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    Classical Kids Sunday 28 July 2013

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    Music today by Franz Schubert, whose school orchestra performed his first symphony! And we'll visit the jungle with music from Carnival of the Animals and some musical elephants!

    Sunday May 1st

    We'll hear the New London Children's Choir today, singing songs about insects and birds by the composer Richard Rodney Bennett. They're all taken from the album 'Pigs Could Fly', available on Naxos Records. We'll also hear music by the American composer Leroy Anderson who wrote a duet for an orchestra and a typewriter, and we'll music by Ravel written for Sleeping Beauty and Tom Thumb.

    Sunday May 8th

    We'll sail the high seas with music written for pirates, and we'll make an underwater exploration to meet some of the creatures who live there. We'll also hear music written for a king, queen, a prince and a princess, and we'll hear about a composer who wrote music for many royal families, Domenico Scarlatti. 

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:08
      Title: Symphony No.1 In D Major (4th Movement) Allegro Vivace
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 6:11
    • 07:18
      Title: Marche Militaire In D
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Performer(s): Schubert, Franz
      Duration: 5:20
    • 07:27
      Title: Moldau
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Duration: 5:17
    • 07:35
      Title: Crazy For You - Overture
      Performer(s): George And Ira Gershwin
      Performer(s): George And Ira Gershwin
      Duration: 3:57
    • 07:39
      Title: The Carnival Of The Animals (1st Movement) Introduction And Marc
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 2:36
    • 07:41
      Title: Lion Group Snarl
      Composer: Not Available
      Album: Not Available, Not Available
      Duration: 0:31
    • 07:44
      Title: Colonel Hathi's March (The Elephant Song)
      Performer(s): Sherman/Gilkyson
      Performer(s): Sherman/Gilkyson
      Duration: 2:47
    • 07:46
      Title: Mbube (The Lion Sleeps Tonight)
      Performer(s): Linda, Solomon/Weiss, G.D./Creator, L./Peretti, H.
      Performer(s): Linda, Solomon/Weiss, G.D./Creator, L./Peretti, H.
      Duration: 3:26
    • 07:54
      Title: 12 Etudes Op.10 - Etude No.5 In G Flat Major
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Performer(s): Chopin, Frederic
      Duration: 2:05

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