Classical Kids

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    Classical Kids Sunday 15 December 2013

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    We'll celebrate Beethoven's birthday today, we'll go ice-skating and hear about a famous snowman and some dancing snowflakes.

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    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: Classic Sleighride
      Performer(s): Mozart, Leopold
      Performer(s): Mozart, Leopold
      Duration: 3:27
    • 07:04
      Title: Scene And Waltz Of Snowflakes
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Performer(s): Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich
      Duration: 6:20
    • 07:11
      Title: Skaters Waltz
      Performer(s): Waldteufel, Emile
      Performer(s): Waldteufel, Emile
      Duration: 7:02
    • 07:18
      Title: Frosty The Snowman
      Performer(s): Nelson/Rollins
      Performer(s): Nelson/Rollins
      Duration: 4:40
    • 07:23
      Title: Peer Gynt Suite No.1 Op.46 - Morning
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 4:17
    • 07:27
      Title: In The Hall Of The Mountain King
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Performer(s): Grieg, Edvard
      Duration: 2:56
    • 07:30
      Title: What's This?
      Performer(s): Elfman, Danny
      Performer(s): Elfman, Danny
      Duration: 3:20
    • 07:34
      Title: Dancing Doll
      Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz, Poldini, Ede
      Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz, Poldini, Ede
      Duration: 2:38
    • 07:37
      Title: March Of The Toy Soldiers
      Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz
      Performer(s): Kreisler, Fritz
      Duration: 2:14
    • 07:40
      Title: Symphony No.9 (4th Movement) Ode To Joy Excerpt
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 3:39
    • 07:44
      Title: Symphony No.6 "Pastoral" (1st Movement) Awakening Of Cheerful...
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 12:46
    • 07:53
      Title: Beethoven's Wig
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van/Perlmutter, Richard
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van/Perlmutter, Richard
      Duration: 1:51
    • 07:56
      Title: Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:32

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