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    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 January 17th
    Today we hear a tale of adventure, daring and bad driving! Tune in for a musical version of the Wind in the Willows featuring Ratty, Mole and friends, with wonderful music by John Rutter. We’ll also hear music written about butterflies, and hear some fascinating facts about a composer whose nickname was Wolfie...

    Sunday January 24th
    We're off to Africa with songs and stories told by Ladysmith Black Mombazo this week, and we'll hear the magical tale of a Sorcerer's Apprentice. Plus some fun pieces by Bizet from his Children's Suite, and some symphonies by Beethoven. 

    Sunday January 31st
    Which great composer was put in jail when he tried to quit writing music? We'll find out today. We'll also hear music played on the tuba and we'll hear the story of Babar the Elephant read by Meryl Streep, with music by Francis Poulenc. 

    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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