Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Classical Kids Sunday 1 September 2013

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    We'll have some fascinating facts about Tchaikovsky this morning, and we'll hear the story of Peter and the Wolf by Sergei Prokofiev - plus music performed on the piano.

    Sunday May 24th
    When Puccini was quite young he went to hear an opera by Verdi and decided right then, that he would be a great composer too. Puccini went on to write some of the world's favourite operas and we'll hear why on Sunday morning, with music that includes a chorus that you hum! We'll also hear two very different pieces played on the violin, the beautiful Lark Ascending by Vaughan Williams and a Pizzicato Polka by Johann Strauss II. 

    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.

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:00
      Title: Cinderella's Waltz
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 3:10
    • 07:03
      Title: The Pied Piper
      Performer(s): Mourant, Walter
      Performer(s): Mourant, Walter
      Duration: 4:52
    • 07:08
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: Introduction (I)
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 2:28
    • 07:10
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: The Story Begins (Ii)
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 4:45
    • 07:15
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: The Cat (Iii)
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 2:07
    • 07:17
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: Grandpapa (Iv)
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 2:29
    • 07:19
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: The Wolf (V)
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 3:22
    • 07:23
      Title: Arabian Nights
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan/ Rice, Tim
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan/ Rice, Tim
      Duration: 1:33
    • 07:25
      Title: Friend Like Me
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan / Ashman, Howard
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan / Ashman, Howard
      Duration: 2:40
    • 07:27
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: And Now... (Vi)
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 1:58
    • 07:29
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: In The Meantime... (Vii)
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 4:43
    • 07:34
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: The Hunters (Viii)
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 2:33
    • 07:36
      Title: Peter And The Wolf: The Procession (Ix)
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Performer(s): Prokofiev, Sergei
      Duration: 4:50
    • 07:44
      Title: Bruderchen, Komm, Tanz Mit Mir
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Duration: 3:47
    • 07:48
      Title: The Witch's Ride
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Performer(s): Humperdinck, Engelbert
      Duration: 4:45
    • 07:53
      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
    • 07:57
      Title: The Swan
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      Duration: 3:41

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