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Horrible Histories - Part 1

BBC Proms, 2011 Season, Prom 20 Episode 1 of 2

Duration:
50 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 30 July 2011

BBC PROMS 2011

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Sarah Walker

The Proms teams up with CBBC's popular television series "Horrible Histories" for a family concert of songs by Richie Webb and stories and orchestral favourites, including music by Richard Strauss, Saint-Saëns, Prokofiev, Vaughan-Williams, Berlioz, Handel, Lully, Mozart, Mendelssohn and Stravinsky. It all adds up to a horrible history of classical music!

Part 1

Mathew Baynton (actor)
Simon Farnaby (actor)
Martha Howe-Douglas (actor)
Jim Howick (actor)
Laurence Rickard (actor)
Ben Willbond (actor)
Rattus Rattus (presenter)
Louise Fryer (presenter)
Choirs from The Music Centre
Kids Company Choir
Aurora Orchestra
Nicholas Collon (Conductor).

Music Played

12 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Image for Richard Strauss

    Richard Strauss opening from "Also Sprach Zarathustra"

  • Image for Richie Webb and Matt Katz

    Richie Webb and Matt Katz Horrible Histories Theme Tune

    Arranger: Iain Farrington Lyrics: Richie Webb

  • Image for Richie Webb

    Richie Webb The Four Georges – Born 2 Rule

    Arranger: Iain Farrington Lyrics: Dave Cohen (additional lyrics: Laurence Rickard and Caroline Norris)

  • Image for Camille Saint-Saëns

    Camille Saint-Saëns Danse macabre (excerpt)

  • Image for Richie Webb

    Richie Webb The Plague Song

    Arranger: Iain Farrington Lyrics: Terry Deary

  • Image for Richie Webb

    Richie Webb Richard III

    Arranger: Iain Farrington Lyrics: Dave Cohen

  • Image for Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev

    Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev The Death of Tybalt from "Romeo and Juliet"

  • Image for Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Ralph Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Greensleeves (excerpt)

  • Image for Richie Webb

    Richie Webb Divorce, Beheaded, Died

    Arranger: Iain Farrington Lyrics: Terry Deary

  • Image for Hector Berlioz

    Hector Berlioz March to the Scaffold from "Symphonie fantastique"

  • Image for Richie Webb

    Richie Webb Charles II Rap

    Arranger: Iain Farrington Lyrics: Dave Cohen

  • Image for George Frideric Handel

    George Frideric Handel "La réjouissance" from " Music for the Royal Fireworks"

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