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Classical Kids Sunday 26 January 2014

Classical Kids

Unusual music Leroy Anderson this morning - March of the Two Left Feet, Plink Plank Plunk and music written for a typewriter - and we'll meet the members of the string family!

Sunday September 17th, 10am

The composer Ferde Grofe was as a milkman, a truck driver and an elevator operator before was ever a composer. Today we'll hear his Grand Canyon Suite, which includes music written for a thunderstorm. We'll also hear some different dances by some of the great composers - a waltz by Johann Strauss II, a Spanish dance by Ravel and ballet music by Khachaturian! 

Sunday September 24th, 10am

Camille Saint-Saens wrote his Carnival of the Animals Suite just for fun, and today we'll meet some his very musical members of the animal kingdom. We'll also meet some singing frogs and cats, and enjoy some musical fireworks! 

Sunday October 1st, 10am

Anyone know what time it is? Why, it's time to hear music written about clocks of course, including Haydn's Clock Symphony! We'll also hear music by the pianist and violinist Joaquin Rodrigo whose most famous piece of music for an instrument which he didn’t really play – the guitar! Tune in this morning for part of his sunny Concierto de Aranjuez which he wrote after visiting a Spanish palace. 

Music Played on the Show

07:00

Title: Hush Little Baby

Performer(s): Traditional

Duration: 2:50

07:04

Title: Little Polka (5th Movement) Jazz Suite No.2

Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri

Duration: 2:51

07:07

Title: Partita No. 2 In D Minor Bwv 1004 - Movement Iv - Gigue

Performer(s): Bach, J S

Duration: 3:38

07:11

Title: Suite No. 1 In C Major Bwv 1007 - Movement I - Prelude

Performer(s): Bach, J S

Duration: 2:49

07:14

Title: Suite No. 1 In C Major Bwv 1007 - Movement Vi - Gigue

Performer(s): Bach, J S

Duration: 2:01

07:16

Title: The Swan

Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille

Duration: 3:41

07:20

Title: String Quartet No.6 In B Flat Major (1st Movement) Allegro Con B

Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van

Duration: 6:07

07:26

Title: Holiday For Strings

Performer(s): Rose, David

Duration: 2:46

07:30

Title: Opening Theme From Pirates Of The Caribbean At World's End

Performer(s): Zimmer, Hans

Duration: 1:44

07:32

Title: Selection Form Pirate Of The Caribbean: Dead Man?S Chest - Jack

Performer(s): Zimmer, Hans

Duration: 4:21

07:37

Title: Humming Chorus, From Madame Butterfly

Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo

Duration: 3:38

07:41

Title: O Mio Babbino Caro From Gianni Schicchi

Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo

Duration: 3:37

07:45

Title: Flute Concerto No.1 In E Major (2nd Movement) Allegretto

Performer(s): Falckenhagen, Adam

Duration: 4:42

07:50

Title: March Of The Two Left Feet

Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy

Duration: 3:08

07:53

Title: Plink, Plank, Plunk

Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy

Duration: 3:11

07:57

Title: The Typewriter

Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy

Duration: 2:14

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