Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Classical Kids Wednesday 25 December 2013

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    Classical Kids

    Unwrap your Christmas presents to the stories of The Snowman and Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker, plus carols by schools who entered the 2013 Choirs for Christmas competition.

    Sunday September 6th
    Some musical instruments can play both classical music and traditional Irish music and on this morning's Classical Kids we'll hear classical music and folk tunes played on the fiddle, the harp and the flute. We'll also visit a farm with music written for cows, chickens and sheep and welcome Autumn, with music by Vivaldi.

    Sunday September 13th
    George Frederic Handel's father didn't want his son to become a composer, so Handel had to sneak a keyboard into the house, so that he could practise in secret. Handel went on to become a great composer of opera and classical music and we'll hear part of his Water Music Suite on Sunday morning. We'll also spend time in the garden, to hear music written about worms, butterflies and bumblebees!

    Music Played on the Show

    • 07:00
      Title: Joy To The World
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric/Arr. Jennings
      Performer(s): Handel, George Frideric/Arr. Jennings
      Duration: 2:28
    • 07:03
      Title: Winter Wonderland
      Performer(s): Bernard, Felix / Smith, Richard
      Performer(s): Bernard, Felix / Smith, Richard
      Duration: 4:24
    • 07:28
      Title: Jingle Bells (Featuring The Muppets)
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 3:51
    • 07:31
      Title: The Muppet Christmas Carol: Overture
      Performer(s): Paul Williams
      Performer(s): Paul Williams
      Duration: 2:44
    • 07:37
      Title: The Snowman Part 1
      Performer(s): Blake, Howard
      Performer(s): Blake, Howard
      Duration: 15:07
    • 07:52
      Title: The Snowman - Walking In The Air
      Performer(s): Blake, Howard
      Performer(s): Blake, Howard
      Duration: 2:20

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