Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Classical Kids Sunday 12 January 2014

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    Classical Kids

    Classical Kids is a fun introduction to composers, musicians and instruments for younger listeners - and maybe some grownups too!

    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.

    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: Concerto In D Major (1st Movement) Allegro
      Performer(s): Telemann, Georg Philipp
      Performer(s): Telemann, Georg Philipp
      Duration: 3:21
    • 07:05
      Title: Clarinet Concerto In E Flat Major Op. 36 - Movement Iii - Rondo,
      Performer(s): Krommer, Franz Vinzenz
      Performer(s): Krommer, Franz Vinzenz
      Duration: 5:36
    • 07:11
      Title: Gnossiennes (1st Movement)
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Performer(s): Satie, Erik
      Duration: 3:55
    • 07:16
      Title: An American In Paris
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Performer(s): Gershwin, George
      Duration: 19:03
    • 07:23
      Title: Symphony No.6 "Pastoral" (1st Movement) Awakening Of Cheerful...
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 12:46
    • 07:32
      Title: Somewhere A Cow Is Bawling
      Performer(s): Fisk, Jim
      Performer(s): Fisk, Jim
      Duration: 3:58
    • 07:36
      Title: Adelina De Maya (Movement 2)
      Performer(s): Curiale, Joseph
      Performer(s): Curiale, Joseph
      Duration: 5:16
    • 07:42
      Title: Concierto De Aranjuez (3rd Movement) Allegro Gentile
      Performer(s): Rodrigo, Joaquin
      Performer(s): Rodrigo, Joaquin
      Duration: 5:44
    • 07:48
      Title: Der Alte Brummbar (The Old Grumbler)
      Performer(s): Fucik, Julius
      Performer(s): Fucik, Julius
      Duration: 4:53
    • 07:53
      Title: Scherzo-Tarantella
      Performer(s): Wieniawski, Henyrk
      Performer(s): Wieniawski, Henyrk
      Duration: 5:03

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