100 Best Children's Classics

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  • Release Date: 1/11/2011
  • Label: Warner Classics
  • EAN: 5099991762627
  • Catalog Number: 17626

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 The Flight of the Bumble Bee, musical picture for orchestra (from The Tale of Tsar Saltan) - Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov & Neville Marriner (1:27)
  2. 2–15 Carnival of the Animals, zoological fantasy for 2 pianos & ensemble - Camille Saint-Saëns & Raymond Clark (22:00)
  3. 3 Overture to Guillaume Tell (William Tell): Conclusion - Gioachino Rossini & Riccardo Muti (3:16)
  4. 4 Peter and the Wolf, children's tale for narrator & orchestra, Op. 67 - Sergey Prokofiev & Itzhak Perlman (27:04)
  5. 5 Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell), for speaker ad lib & orchestra, Op. 34 - Benjamin Britten & City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (16:50)
Disc 2
  1. 1 The Snow Maiden (Snegurochka), suite for orchestra: Dance of the Tumblers - Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov & Adrian Boult (3:57)
  2. 2–4 Toy Symphony (Cassation), for toys, 2 oboes, 2 horns & strings in G major (formerly K. 63) - Leopold Mozart & Neville Marriner (8:18)
  3. 3 Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Act 2. Divertissement. Chocolate: Spanish Dance - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & André Previn (1:11)
  4. 4 Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Act 2. Divertissement. Coffee: Arabian Dance - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & André Previn (3:28)
  5. 5 Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Act 2. Divertissement. Tea: Chinese Dance - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & André Previn (1:10)
  6. 6 Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Act 2. Divertissement. Trepak: Russian Dance - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & André Previn (1:08)
  7. 7 Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Act 2. Divertissement. Dance of the Reed Flutes - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & André Previn (2:22)
  8. 8 Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Act 2. Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & André Previn (2:19)
  9. 11–16 Dolly, suite for piano, 4 hands or orchestra, Op. 56 - Gabriel Fauré & Henri Rabaud (17:53)
  10. 12 March of the Little Lead Soldiers, for orchestra/piano, Op. 14/6 - Gabriel Pierné & Paul Tortelier (3:19)
  11. 18–23 Children's Corner, suite for piano (or orchestra), L. 113 - Claude Debussy & Moura Lympany (17:44)
  12. 24–28 Petite Suite, pieces (5) for orchestra (orchestration of Jeux d'enfants Nos. 6, 3, 2, 11, 12) - Georges Bizet & Orchestre National de France (10:45)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Peer Gynt Suite for orchestra (or piano or piano, 4 hands) No. 1, Op. 46: Morning - Edvard Grieg & Thomas Beecham (4:15)
  2. 2 Berceuse for piano in D flat major, Op. 57, CT. 7 - John Ogdon & Frédéric Chopin (6:04)
  3. 3–5 Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in F minor ("L'inverno," The Four Seasons; "Il cimento" No. 4), Op. 8/4, RV 297 - Antonio Vivaldi & Camerata Lysy Gstaad (9:03)
  4. 4 Vltava (The Moldau), symphonic poem (Má Vlast No. 2), JB 1:112/2 - Bedrich Smetana & Mariss Jansons (12:09)
  5. 5 Symphony No. 6 in F major ("Pastoral"), Op. 68: 1. Pleasant feelings on arriving in the country - Ludwig van Beethoven & Riccardo Muti (12:38)
  6. 6 Baïlèro, folksong for voice & orchestra (Chants d'Auvergne, Series 1, No. 2) - Joseph Canteloube & Jean-Pierre Jacquillat (4:50)
  7. 7 L'Aio dè Rotso (L'eau de source), folksong for voice & orchestra (Chants d'Auvergne, Series 1, No. 3a) - Joseph Canteloube & Jean-Pierre Jacquillat (1:13)
  8. 8 Malurous qu'o uno fenno, folksong for voice & orchestra (Chants d'Auvergne, Series 3, No. 5) - Joseph Canteloube & Jean-Pierre Jacquillat (1:34)
  9. 9 Country Gardens, folk song for orchestra (arrangement not by Grainger) (BFMS 22) - Percy Grainger & Light Music Society Orchestra (2:16)
  10. 10 Shepherd's Hey!, folk song for orchestra (BFMS 16) - Percy Grainger & Light Music Society Orchestra (2:13)
  11. 11 Estampes, for piano, L. 100: Jardins sous la pluie - Claude Debussy & Jean-Bernard Pommier (3:51)
  12. 12 Fantasia on Greensleeves, for harp, flute & strings (arranged by R. Greaves; from the opera "Sir John In Love") - Ralph Vaughan Williams & Adrian Boult (4:39)
  13. 13 Siegfried, opera, WWV 86c: Forest Murmurs - Richard Wagner & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (6:52)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Syrinx, for solo flute, L. 129 - Claude Debussy & Leonore Smith (2:35)
  2. 2 The Planets, suite for orchestra & female chorus, Op. 32, H. 125: Uranus the Magician - Gustav Holst & André Previn (6:02)
  3. 3 Night on Bald Mountain (Noch' na Lïsoy gore), symphonic poem, edited by Rimsky-Korsakov - Modest Mussorgsky & Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (10:43)
  4. 4 A Midsummer Night's Dream, incidental music, Op. 61: Scherzo - Felix Mendelssohn & André Previn (4:56)
  5. 5 Pictures at an Exhibition (Kartinki s vïstavski), for orchestra, orchestrated by Ravel: The Old Castle - Modest Mussorgsky & Mariss Jansons (4:53)
  6. 6 Pictures at an Exhibition (Kartinki s vïstavski), for orchestra, orchestrated by Ravel: Bydlo - Modest Mussorgsky & Mariss Jansons (2:49)
  7. 7–13 Ma mère l'oye, ballet for orchestra - Maurice Ravel & City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (28:33)
  8. 8 The Sorcerer's Apprentice (L'apprenti sorcier), symphonic scherzo for orchestra - Paul Dukas & André Previn (11:21)
Disc 5
  1. 1 Clair de lune, for piano (Suite Bergamasque No. 3), L. 75/3 - Claude Debussy & Moura Lympany (5:00)
  2. 2 La fille aux cheveux de lin, prelude for piano, L. 117/8 - Claude Debussy & Aldo Ciccolini (2:49)
  3. 3 Adagio, for violin, strings & organ in G minor, T. Mi 26 (composed by Remo Giazotto; not by Albinoni) - Tomaso Albinoni & Neville Marriner (7:46)
  4. 4 Kinderszenen No. 7 ("Träumerei"), for piano, Op. 15/7 - Robert Schumann & Rudolf Buchbinder (2:43)
  5. 5 Cantata No. 208, "Was mir behagt," (Hunt Cantata), BWV 208 (BC G1, G3): Sheep may safely graze - Johann Sebastian Bach & Neville Marriner (4:37)
  6. 6–8 Gymnopédies (3), for piano (also orchestrated by Debussy) - Erik Satie & Anne Queffélec (9:16)
  7. 7 Canon in D major, instrumental arrangement - Johann Pachelbel & Neville Marriner (4:58)
  8. 8 Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major ("Elvira Madigan") K. 467: 2. Andante - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Annie Fischer (7:39)
  9. 9 Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068: Air 'on the G string' - Johann Sebastian Bach & Bath Festival Orchestra (3:30)
  10. 10 Nocturne for piano No. 2 in E flat major, Op. 9/2, CT. 109 - John Ogdon & Frédéric Chopin (5:18)
  11. 11 Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622: 2. Adagio - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Thomas Beecham (8:53)
  12. 12 Wiegenlied ("Guten Abend, gut Nacht"), song for voice & piano, Op. 49/4 - Johannes Brahms & Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos (2:22)
  13. 13 Pavane, for orchestra & chorus ad lib in F sharp minor, Op. 50 - Gabriel Fauré & Neville Marriner (6:17)
Disc 6
  1. 1 La Gioconda, opera in 4 acts: Dance of the Hours - Amilcare Ponchielli & Herbert von Karajan (9:57)
  2. 2 Les Patineurs Valse ("Skater's Waltz"), Op. 183 - Emile Waldteufel & Herbert von Karajan (7:38)
  3. 3 Romeo and Juliet, ballet in 4 acts, Op. 64: Dance of the Knights - Sergey Prokofiev & André Previn (5:43)
  4. 4 The Swan Lake, ballet, Op. 20: Dance of the Little Swans - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & John Lanchbery (1:31)
  5. 5 Gayane, ballet in 4 acts: Sabre Dance - Aram Khachaturian & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (2:24)
  6. 6 Danse macabre, symphonic poem in G minor, Op. 40 - Camille Saint-Saëns & City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (6:45)
  7. 7 The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin - John Lanchbery & John Lanchbery (7:50)
  8. 8 An der schönen, blauen Donau (On the Beautiful, Blue Danube), waltz for orchestra (with chorus ad lib), Op. 314 (RV 314) - Johann Strauss II & Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra (10:28)
  9. 9 La Fille Mal Gardée, ballet: Widow Simone - Clog Dance - Ferdinand Hérold & Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra (2:44)
  10. 10 Boléro, ballet for orchestra - Jean Martinon & Maurice Ravel (14:55)
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