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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/12/1999
  • Label: Decca
  • UPC: 028945859521
  • Catalog Number: 458595
  • Sales rank: 53,838

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell), for speaker ad lib & orchestra, Op. 34 - Benjamin Britten & Benjamin Britten (16:33)
  2. 2–14 Kinderszenen (Scenes from Childhood) for piano, Op. 15 - Robert Schumann & Vladimir Ashkenazy (19:15)
  3. 15–28 Carnival of the Animals, zoological fantasy for 2 pianos & ensemble - Camille Saint-Saëns & Charles Dutoit (22:43)
  4. 16 Nouvelles suites de pièces de clavecin, for harpsichord: No. 18 in G minor, "The Hen" - Jean-Philippe Rameau & Varda Nishry (4:36)
  5. 17 Le Coucou, rondeau for harpsichord in E minor (Pièces de clavecin, Suite No. 3) - Louis-Claude Daquin & Varda Nishry (1:48)
  6. 18 6e ordre for harpsichord (Pièces de clavecin, II): The fly - François Couperin & Varda Nishry (1:28)
  7. 32–34 Toy Symphony, (Cassation for toys, 2 oboes, 2 horns & strings) in G major (formerly K. 63) - Leopold Mozart & Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra (9:09)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Peter and the Wolf, children's tale for narrator & orchestra, Op. 67 - Sergey Prokofiev & London Symphony Brass (26:17)
  2. 2–7 Children's Corner, suite for piano (or orchestra), L. 113 - Claude Debussy & Pascal Rogé (16:53)
  3. 3 Petite Suite, pieces (5) for orchestra (orchestration of Jeux d'enfants Nos. 6, 3, 2, 11, 12): March (Trumpet and drum) - Georges Bizet & Ernest Ansermet (2:14)
  4. 4 Petite Suite, pieces (5) for orchestra (orchestration of Jeux d'enfants Nos. 6, 3, 2, 11, 12): Lullaby (The doll) - Georges Bizet & Ernest Ansermet (2:27)
  5. 5 Petite Suite, pieces (5) for orchestra (orchestration of Jeux d'enfants Nos. 6, 3, 2, 11, 12): Impromptu (The spinning-top) - Georges Bizet & Ernest Ansermet (1:02)
  6. 6 Petite Suite, pieces (5) for orchestra (orchestration of Jeux d'enfants Nos. 6, 3, 2, 11, 12): Duo (Little husband, little wife) - Georges Bizet & Ernest Ansermet (3:23)
  7. 7 Petite Suite, pieces (5) for orchestra (orchestration of Jeux d'enfants Nos. 6, 3, 2, 11, 12): Galop (The ball) - Georges Bizet & Ernest Ansermet (1:48)
  8. 8 The Little White Donkey, for piano (No.2 from "Histories") - Jacques Ibert & Varda Nishry (2:15)
  9. 9 The Tale of Tsar Saltan (Skazka o Tsare Saltane), opera in 4 acts with a prologue: The Flight of the Bumble-bee - Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov & Ernest Ansermet (1:40)
  10. 10 Nutcracker, ballet, Op.71: Waltz of the Snowflakes - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Richard Bonynge (6:20)
  11. 11 The Sorcerer's Apprentice (L'apprenti sorcier), symphonic scherzo for orchestra - Paul Dukas & Ernest Ansermet (10:53)
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