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Ten Pieces

Audio from BBC Ten Pieces - orchestral recordings of Bach, Bizet, Clyne, Haydn, Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Vaughan William, Verdi and Wagner featuring the BBC Philharmonic.

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The Firebird - complete dance sequence

The text and music for the complete Firebird dance taken from the three Firebird programmes. Pete Hillier tells the story and children dance to the specially chosen sequences of music from the BBC's 10 Pieces project. Ideal for putting on an assembly performance in front of the school!

15mins

26 Mar 2015

Rank #1

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The giant Kaschei

Pete Hillier concludes his series exploring the BBC's 'Ten Pieces' through dance with the final part of the The Firebird.

20mins

26 Mar 2015

Rank #2

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The magic garden

Pete Hillier continues his retelling of the traditional Russian story 'The Firebird' with dances to music from the BBC's 'Ten Pieces'

20mins

19 Mar 2015

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The Firebird and Prince Ivan

Pete Hillier begins a retelling of the traditional Russian story 'The Firebird' with dances to music from the BBC 'Ten Pieces'

20mins

12 Mar 2015

Rank #4

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Planet Mars - Dust storms and two moons

Pete Hillier presents the second of two programmes exploring the planet Mars through dance to the BBC's 'Ten Pieces'.

23mins

5 Mar 2015

Rank #5

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Planet Mars - Ice shapes

Pete Hillier presents the first of two programmes exploring the red planet through dance to the BBC's 'Ten Pieces'.

19mins

26 Feb 2015

Rank #6

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On the mountain - The trolls are coming!

Pete Hillier returns with the second part of an exciting dance story full of wild weather…and underground trolls!

23mins

12 Feb 2015

Rank #7

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On the mountain - Wild weather

Pete Hillier presents the first part of an exciting dance story full of wild weather…and underground trolls!

22mins

5 Feb 2015

Rank #8

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The Sea - Storm!

Pete Hillier presents the last of three programmes exploring the sea using music from the BBC's 'Ten Pieces'.

23mins

29 Jan 2015

Rank #9

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The Sea - Sea creatures

Pete Hillier presents the second of three programmes exploring the sea using music from the BBC's 'Ten Pieces'. The music includes 'Storm' by Benjamin Britten - one of the 'Sea Interludes' from his opera 'Peter Grimes' - Beethoven's 'Symphony No 5' and 'Mars' by Gustav Holst from 'The Planets'.

24mins

22 Jan 2015

Rank #10