Saint-Saëns: Carnival of the Animals / Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf / Britten: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/3/1996
  • Label: Naxos
  • UPC: 730099549929
  • Catalog Number: 8550499
  • Sales rank: 106,980


Disc 1
  1. 1–14 Carnival of the Animals, zoological fantasy for 2 pianos & ensemble - Camille Saint-Saëns & Benjamin Chai (23:39)
    Composed byCamille Saint-Saëns
    Conducted byOndrej Lenard
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenard
    1. 1Introduction and Royal March of the Lion
    2. 2Hens and Cocks
    3. 3Wild Asses
    4. 4Tortoises
    5. 5The Elephant
    6. 6Kangaroos
    7. 7Aquarium
    8. 8People with Long Ears
    9. 9The Cuckoo in the Depths of the Woods
    10. 10Aviary
    11. 11Pianists
    12. 12Fossils
    13. 13The Swan
    14. 14Finale
  2. 15–35 Peter and the Wolf, children's tale for narrator & orchestra, Op. 67 - Jeremy Nicholas & Sergey Prokofiev (22:18)
    Composed bySergey Prokofiev
    Conducted byOndrej Lenard
    Performed byJeremy Nicholas, Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenard
    1. 15Peter in the Meadow
    2. 16The Bird
    3. 17The Duck
    4. 18The Cat
    5. 19Grandfather
    6. 20Peter does not listen
    7. 21Grandfather takes Peter home
    8. 22The Wolf
    9. 23The Cat climbs the tree
    10. 24The Duck jumps out of the pond
    11. 25The Wolf swallows the Duck
    12. 26The Cat and the Bird in the trees
    13. 27The Wolf prowls in wait
    14. 28Peter takes a rope and climbs the tree
    15. 29He tells the Bird to distract the Wolf
    16. 30Peter catches the Wolf with a lasso
    17. 31The Wolf tries to escape
    18. 32The Hunters approach with their guns
    19. 33Peter suggests they all take the Wolf to the Zoo
    20. 34They all march together, Peter, then the hunters with the Wolf
    21. 35And after them Grandfather, complaining, and the Cat
  3. 36–41 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 Chai (17:12)
    Composed byBenjamin Britten
    Conducted byOndrej Lenard
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenard
    1. 36Theme
    2. 37Variations (Woodwind)
    3. 38Variations (Strings)
    4. 39Variations (Brass)
    5. 40Variations (Percussion)
    6. 41Fugue
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