Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Classical Kids Sunday 11 August 2013

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    We'll hear the different sections of the orchestra perform music by Benjamin Britten this morning, plus a musical river, forest and mountain composed by Smetana, Wagner and Grieg.

    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

    • 07:00
      Title: The Teddy Bears Picnic
      Performer(s): Bratton, John W
      Performer(s): Bratton, John W
      Duration: 3:25
    • 07:04
      Title: Morning From Peer Gynt Suite No.1
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 4:24
    • 07:09
      Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (1st Movement) Introduction
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 1:21
    • 07:10
      Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (2nd Movement) Theme
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 2:35
    • 07:13
      Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (3rd Movement) Woodwind Var
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:32
    • 07:16
      Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (4th Movement) String Varia
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 4:18
    • 07:20
      Title: Sing A Song Of Sixpence
      Performer(s): Rutter, John
      Performer(s): Rutter, John
      Duration: 1:56
    • 07:23
      Title: Moldau
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Performer(s): Smetana, Bedrich
      Duration: 5:17
    • 07:29
      Title: The Cuckoo In The Middle Of The Wood
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 2:23
    • 07:32
      Title: Peer Gynt - Suite No.1 - In The Hall Of The Mountain King
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 2:56
    • 07:35
      Title: When At Night I Go To Sleep (Abends, Will Ich Schlafen Geh'n)
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Duration: 3:00
    • 07:38
      Title: Raiders March From Raiders Of The Lost Ark
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Performer(s): Williams, John
      Duration: 5:28
    • 07:44
      Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (5th Movement) Harp Variati
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 1:03
    • 07:44
      Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (6th Movement) Brass Variat
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 2:34
    • 07:47
      Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (7th Movement) Percussion V
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 2:23
    • 07:49
      Title: Young Persons Guide To The Orchestra (8th Movement) Fugue
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Performer(s): Britten, Benjamin
      Duration: 3:02
    • 07:53
      Title: Symphony No.9 (4th Movement) Ode To Joy Excerpt
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 4:02
    • 07:58
      Title: The Second Star To The Right (In The Style Of Thomas Tallis)
      Performer(s): Cahn, Sammy / Fain, Sammy
      Performer(s): Cahn, Sammy / Fain, Sammy
      Duration: 2:25

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