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    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 June 28th
    Edward Elgar loved to compose as a child and he even wrote music for a play that he performed with his with his brothers and sisters. Years later when he was a successful composer he arranged it for an orchestra and called it his 'Wand of Youth' Suite, and we'll hear it on Sunday. We'll also hear the story of Tubby the Tuba read by Stephen Fry. 

    Sunday July 5th
    Benjamin Britten used short piano tunes that he wrote when he was ten, to compose music for young music students to play. But his Simple Symphony became so popular; many professional orchestras still play it today. We'll hear it on Sunday morning, with movements including the Boisterous Bourrée and Frolicsome Finale. We'll also hear music by Ponchielli written for lots of different times of the day in his Dance of the Hours.

    Sunday July 12th
    It took Edvard Grieg many months to write the music for 'Peer Gynt', the story of a lazy Norwegian farm-boy, and although Grieg may not have enjoyed writing it, we certainly enjoy listening to it. We'll hear his music this morning including the Arabian Dance and In the Hall of the Mountain King. We'll also hear music by the Italian composer Jean-Baptiste Lully, who studied the guitar, violin, keyboard and was a famous dancer!

    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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