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LISTEN WITH MOTHER

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A programme for children under five
Nursery rhymes, stories, and music
'Are you ready for the music?asks the announcer — and it is pleasing and interest ingto learn from our correspondence how large is the number of under fives who are indeed ready actively to enjoy the musical excerpts which come at the beginning of their programme, and to discover which seem to emerge as tiheir favourites. Very higlh on the list, we find, stand the ' Chinese Dance,' the ' Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy ' and the Dance of the Little Swans,' by Tchaikovsky; tihe ' Prelude ' theme, from the suite called ' The Birds ' by Respighi; the V.ennese Clock music from ' Hary Janos' by Kodaly, and part of an oboe concerto by Corelli. Greatly loved, too, are the bassoon antics of Senaille's 'Allegro Spiritoso,'the strident sounds of barrel organ tunes and the pretty tinWings of musical boxes while another universal favourite is ' Peter's Tune from Prokofiev's musical fairy tale, ' Peter and the Wolf.' This is the piece we shall play again this week, to preface the familar nursery songs and the stories. Today's sitory is called 'The Robin's Breakfast.' It is by Joan Barter , and will be told by Daphne Oxenford. Elizabeth A. Taylor

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Unknown: Joan Barter
Told By: Daphne Oxenford.
Told By: Elizabeth A. Taylor

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