Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Make sure to visit our new Classical Kids gallery here, featuring some of the pictures you created listening to our programmes! This is by our most recent Classical Kids artist, Aisling Browne aged 7 who lives in Heidelberg, Germany.

    The first is a great circus scene she drew while listening to Entry Of The Gladiators by Julius Fucik, and the second picture features lots of musical instruments - the piano, trumpet, drum, cymbals and oboe and violin - as well as a plus a clog inspired by a Clog Dance!

    Classical Kids Sunday 1 December 2013

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    We celebrate Winter with Vivaldi's Four Seasons today, and we'll hear music written for Scheherazade's The Tales of the Arabian Nights by Rimsky-Korsakov and Ravel.

    Sunday March 8th
    The Russian composer Dmitri Kabalevsky loved writing music for children, and on Sunday’s Classical Kids we’ll hear his children’s piano pieces and his songs performed by a children’s choir. We’ll also hear instruments from around the world, including bagpipes from Scotland, a didgeridoo from Australia and the cimbalom from Hungary. We’ll also hear the enchanting Sorcerer’s Apprentice, by Paul Dukas.

    Sunday March 15th
    To celebrate Mother's Day we'll hear the story of The Runaway Bunny, about a little bunny rabbit who decides to run away. But his wise Mum tells him, 'If you run away, I will run after you.'

    We'll also celebrate St. Patrick's Day with music by great Irish composers, with The Brendan Voyage by Shaun Davey and The Children of Lir by Hamilton Harty. 
     

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:00
      Title: Symphony No.1 In C Major (3rd Movement) Menuetto: Allegro Molto
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 4:15
    • 07:06
      Title: Winter (4 Seasons) (1st Movement) Allegro Non Molto
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 3:43
    • 07:09
      Title: Winter (4 Seasons) (2nd Movement) Largo
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 2:15
    • 07:12
      Title: Winter (4 Seasons) (3rd Movement) Allegro
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Performer(s): Vivaldi, Antonio
      Duration: 3:27
    • 07:15
      Title: Children's Corner Suite - The Snow Is Dancing
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Performer(s): Debussy, Claude
      Duration: 3:03
    • 07:19
      Title: Papageno/Papagena Duet From The Magic Flute
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Performer(s): Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus
      Duration: 2:48
    • 07:22
      Title: Scaramouche Suite - Movement I - Vif
      Performer(s): Milhaud, Darius
      Performer(s): Milhaud, Darius
      Duration: 3:18
    • 07:28
      Title: Tik-Tak Polka, From Die Fledermaus
      Performer(s): Strauss, Johann Ii
      Performer(s): Strauss, Johann Ii
      Duration: 3:11
    • 07:32
      Title: Donkey And Driver
      Performer(s): Leonard, Hubert
      Performer(s): Leonard, Hubert
      Duration: 3:56
    • 07:53
      Title: Arabian Nights From Aladdin
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan/ Rice, Tim
      Performer(s): Menken, Alan/ Rice, Tim
      Duration: 3:44
    • 07:58
      Title: Song Without Words Op67 No.4 Spinning Song In C
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Performer(s): Mendelssohn, Felix
      Duration: 2:14

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