Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Classical Kids Sunday 4 August 2013

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    We're off to the movies today to hear the magical Sorcerer's Apprentice by Dukas, and a waltz from Sleeping Beauty. Plus the story of Tubby the Tuba who just wants a tune to play!

    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

    • 07:01
      Title: Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!
      Performer(s): Sherman, Richard M. / Sherman, Robert B.
      Performer(s): Sherman, Richard M. / Sherman, Robert B.
      Duration: 2:18
    • 07:03
      Title: Concerto No.1 For Piano And Orchestra In E Flat Major (4th Movem
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz
      Duration: 4:28
    • 07:08
      Title: Franz Liszt The Famous Pianist
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz/Perlmutter, Richard
      Performer(s): Liszt, Franz/Perlmutter, Richard
      Duration: 1:17
    • 07:09
      Title: Tubby The Tuba Part 1
      Performer(s): Kleinsinger, George
      Performer(s): Kleinsinger, George
      Duration: 5:14
    • 07:14
      Title: Tubby The Tuba Part 2
      Performer(s): Kleinsinger, George
      Performer(s): Kleinsinger, George
      Duration: 8:03
    • 07:22
      Title: Elephantine Polka
      Performer(s): Laurendeau, L.P.
      Performer(s): Laurendeau, L.P.
      Duration: 4:18
    • 07:28
      Title: Track 18
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Performer(s): Bach, Johann Sebastian
      Duration: 3:45
    • 07:34
      Title: Sleeping Beauty (5th Movement) Waltz
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 4:43
    • 07:38
      Title: Once Upon A Dream
      Performer(s): Fain / Lawrence
      Performer(s): Fain / Lawrence
      Duration: 2:57
    • 07:53
      Title: Harry's Wondrous World
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Duration: 5:35
    • 07:58
      Title: Tschaikovsky
      Performer(s): Weill, Kurt/Gershwin, Ira
      Performer(s): Weill, Kurt/Gershwin, Ira
      Duration: 1:02

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