Classical Kids

    Sunday, 7 - 8am

    Classical Kids Sunday 26 January 2014

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    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 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: Hush Little Baby
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Performer(s): Traditional
      Duration: 2:50
    • 07:04
      Title: Little Polka (5th Movement) Jazz Suite No.2
      Performer(s): Shostakovitch, Dmitri
      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
      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
      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
      Performer(s): Bach, J S
      Duration: 2:01
    • 07:16
      Title: The Swan
      Performer(s): Saint-Saens, Camille
      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
      Performer(s): Beethoven, Ludwig Van
      Duration: 6:07
    • 07:26
      Title: Holiday For Strings
      Performer(s): Rose, David
      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
      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
      Performer(s): Zimmer, Hans
      Duration: 4:21
    • 07:37
      Title: Humming Chorus, From Madame Butterfly
      Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo
      Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo
      Duration: 3:38
    • 07:41
      Title: O Mio Babbino Caro From Gianni Schicchi
      Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo
      Performer(s): Puccini, Giacomo
      Duration: 3:37
    • 07:45
      Title: Flute Concerto No.1 In E Major (2nd Movement) Allegretto
      Performer(s): Falckenhagen, Adam
      Performer(s): Falckenhagen, Adam
      Duration: 4:42
    • 07:50
      Title: March Of The Two Left Feet
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Duration: 3:08
    • 07:53
      Title: Plink, Plank, Plunk
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Duration: 3:11
    • 07:57
      Title: The Typewriter
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Performer(s): Anderson, Leroy
      Duration: 2:14

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