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  • Release Date: 12/3/2002
  • Label: Naxos
  • UPC: 636943804025
  • Catalog Number: 8558040-46
  • Sales rank: 177,458

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Disc 1
  1. 1 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: "Oh! to be a conductor..." Includes excerp - Ivar Andrésen & Jeremy Siepmann (2:06)
  2. 2 Domna, Pos Vos Ay Chausida: Excerpt - Ensemble Unicorn & Anonymous, Troubadour (0:28)
  3. 3 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: We don't merely use instruments, we play o - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (1:19)
  4. 4 Hungarian Dances (21) for orchestra, WoO1: Hungarian Dance No. 7 - Istvan Bogar & Johannes Brahms (1:39)
  5. 5 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: The violin is one of the most tender and b - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:45)
  6. 6 Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77: Adagio (excerpt) - Johannes Brahms & Stephen Gunzenhauser (1:08)
  7. 7 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: But for a long time it was seen as the ins - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:17)
  8. 8 L'histoire du soldat (The Soldier's Tale), for 3 actors, dancer & 7 instruments: Triumphal March of the Devil (excerpt) - Northern Chamber Orchestra & Igor Stravinsky (0:45)
  9. 9 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: The manipulative seductiveness of the gyps - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:43)
  10. 10 Csardas - Vittorio Monti & Ferenc Sánta & His Gypsy Band (3:33)
  11. 11 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: The violin and the imitation of nature - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:23)
  12. 12 Violin Concerto ("La Primavera", The Four Seasons) for violin, strings & continuo in E ("Il cimento" No. 1), Op.8/1, RV 269: No. 1. (excerpt) - Capella Istropolitana & Antonio Vivaldi (0:35)
  13. 13 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: Birds are again evoked in the second conce - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:09)
  14. 14 Violin Concerto ("L'estate", The Four Seasons) for violin, strings & continuo in G minor, Op. 8/2, RV 315: No. 1. (excerpt) - Capella Istropolitana & Antonio Vivaldi (0:41)
  15. 15 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: Like the devil, the violin is a master of - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:18)
  16. 16 Schön Rosmarin for violin & piano - Jenö Jandó & Fritz Kreisler (1:55)
  17. 17 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: The menacing sensuality of Ravel's Tzigane - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:15)
  18. 18 Tzigane, rhapsodie de concert for violin & piano (or orchestra): Excerpt - Maurice Ravel & Marat Bisengaliev (0:51)
  19. 19 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: Do we now have the true measure of this in - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:15)
  20. 20 Caprice for solo violin in A minor (Theme & Variations), Op. 1/24, MS 25/24: Excerpt - Niccolò Paganini & Ilya Kaler (0:48)
  21. 21 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: The many effects of the string tremolando. - Jeremy Siepmann & Cologne Chamber Orchestra (1:57)
  22. 22 Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge, for strings, Op. 10: No. 7 - Benjamin Britten & Bournemouth Sinfonietta (1:06)
  23. 23 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: Prokofiev's tremolo in Romeo and Juliet sh - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:22)
  24. 24 Romeo and Juliet, ballet in 4 acts, Op. 64: Act 4. (excerpt) - Andrew Mogrelia & Sergey Prokofiev (0:46)
  25. 25 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: Vivaldi uses it to illustrate the shiverin - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:14)
  26. 26 Violin Concerto ("L'inverno", The Four Seasons), for violin, strings & continuo in F minor ("Il cimento" No. 4) Op. 8/4, RV 297: No. 1 (excerpt) - Capella Istropolitana & Antonio Vivaldi (0:57)
  27. 27 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: The violin muted - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:31)
  28. 28 Clair de lune, for orchestra or other arrangement (from "Suite Bergamasque" for piano), L. 75/3 - Claude Debussy & Keith Clark (1:41)
  29. 29 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: The gentleness of muted strings persists e - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:30)
  30. 30 Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major ("Elvira Madigan") K. 467: excerpt - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Concentus Hungaricus (1:26)
  31. 31 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: The pizzicato violin - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:38)
  32. 32 Pizzicato Polka for orchestra, Op 234 - Johann Strauss II / Josef Strauss (2:29)
  33. 33 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: In Prokofiev's Second Violin Concerto, the - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:26)
  34. 34 Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 63: Excerpt - Polish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch & Sergey Prokofiev (2:02)
  35. 35 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: Varieties of pizzicato. Includes excerpt f - Bournemouth Sinfonietta & Jeremy Siepmann (3:09)
  36. 36 The Planets, suite for orchestra & female chorus, Op. 32, H. 125: Mars - The bringer of War (excerpt) - Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra & Gustav Holst (1:27)
  37. 37 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: The technique of double-stopping enables t - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (2:09)
  38. 38 Hungarian Dances (21) for orchestra, WoO1: Hungarian Dance No. 4 - Istvan Bogar & Johannes Brahms (3:51)
  39. 39 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: Double-stopping is a standerd feature of a - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:14)
  40. 40 Violin Concerto ("L'autunno", The Four Seasons), for violin, strings & continuo in F major ("Il cimento" No. 3), Op.8/3, RV 293: Movement 1. (excerpt) - Capella Istropolitana & Antonio Vivaldi (0:37)
  41. 41 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: Now the same technique, but the sound migh - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:30)
  42. 42 Boléro, ballet for orchestra (or piano): Excerpt - Maurice Ravel & Adrian Leaper (0:49)
  43. 43 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: Double-stopping can only approximate the s - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:20)
  44. 44 Cadenza for Brahms Violin Concerto: Excerpt - Capella Istropolitana & Joseph Joachim (0:44)
  45. 45 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: Now compare that with a real violin duet - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:12)
  46. 46 Duos (44), for 2 violins, Volumes 1-4, Sz. 98, BB 104: No. 1: Teasing Song - Béla Bartók & Gyorgy Pauk (0:52)
  47. 47 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: Another Duo by Bartök, demonstrating the v - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:10)
  48. 48 Duos (44), for 2 violins, Volumes 1-4, Sz. 98, BB 104: No. 2: Maypole Dance - Béla Bartók & Gyorgy Pauk (0:40)
  49. 49 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: And now what may be the most beautiful acc - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:17)
  50. 50 Concerto for 2 violins & strings in D minor ("Double"), BWV 1043: Largo - Johann Sebastian Bach & Capella Istropolitana (6:43)
  51. 51 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: The soul of the violin is in song; but wha - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:42)
  52. 52 Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major, Op. 19: Movement 2 (excerpt) - Polish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch & Sergey Prokofiev (0:34)
  53. 53 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: The use of harmonics in the orchestra can - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:29)
  54. 54 Symphony No. 1 in D major ("Titan"): Movement 1. (opening) - Gustav Mahler & Michael Halász (1:33)
  55. 55 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: Tchaikovsky's use of harmonics in The Slee - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:11)
  56. 56 The Sleeping Beauty, ballet, Op. 66: Act 2. No. 15. Entr'acte (excerpt) - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Czecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra (Kosice (0:33)
  57. 57 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: Ravel's harmonics in Mother Goose effect a - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:29)
  58. 58 Ma mère l'oye, for piano, 4 hands (or orchestra): Beauty and the Beast (excerpt) - Maurice Ravel & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (0:36)
  59. 59 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: Stravinsky's harmonies in The Firebirg tra - Jeremy Siepmann & BRT Philharmonic Orchestra (0:46)
  60. 60 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: The Natural upper notes of the violins hav - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:32)
  61. 61 Also sprach Zarathustra (Thus Spoke Zoroaster), tone poem for orchestra, Op. 30: Of the Afterworldsmen (excerpt) - Richard Strauss & Zdenek Kosler (0:55)
  62. 62 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: Still in their upper register, the violins - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:14)
  63. 63 Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge, for strings, Op. 10: No. 4 - Benjamin Britten & Bournemouth Sinfonietta (1:10)
  64. 64 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: Elsewhere, Britten uses the same high regi - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:11)
  65. 65 Sea Interludes (4), from Peter Grimes, for orchestra, Op. 33a: Dawn (excerpt) - Benjamin Britten & Myer Fredman (1:08)
  66. 66 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: To end this outing with the violins, a cha - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:12)
  67. 67 Elfenreigen, for orchestra: Excerpt - Joseph Hellmesberger & Christian Simonis (1:29)
Disc 2
  1. 1 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: Introduction to the viola - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:42)
  2. 2 Concerto for viola, strings & continuo in G major, TWV51:G9: Movement 1 - Georg Philipp Telemann & Capella Istropolitana (2:46)
  3. 3 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: Khatchaturian gets a very different - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:14)
  4. 4 Gayane Suite No.1, for orchestra: Armen's Solo (excerpt) - Aram Khachaturian & St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra (1:15)
  5. 5 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: Very nearly the whole of the violin - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:39)
  6. 6 Passacaglia (from Peter Grimes), for orchestra, Op. 33b: excerpt - Benjamin Britten & Myer Fredman (1:00)
  7. 7 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: The viola can bring a special, rich - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (1:03)
  8. 8 Harold en Italie (Harold in Italy), symphony for viola & orchestra, H. 68 (Op. 16): No. 4 (excerpt) - Hector Berlioz & Rivka Golani (2:00)
  9. 9 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: The muted viola: intimate, gentle, - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:34)
  10. 10 Cypresses (Ohlas písní [Echoes of Songs]), for string quartet (arr. from Cypresses, B. 11), B. 152: No. 9 - Antonin Dvorák & Vlach Quartet Prague (3:00)
  11. 11 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: The massed violas of the modern sym - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:40)
  12. 12 Symphony No. 4 in G major: Movement 3 (excerpt) - Gustav Mahler & Polish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch (1:13)
  13. 13 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: The "period" viola in Bach - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (1:05)
  14. 14 Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B flat major, BWV 1051: Allegro - Johann Sebastian Bach & Cologne Chamber Orchestra (5:18)
  15. 15 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: The cello: a voice of unique nobili - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:28)
  16. 16 Suite for solo cello No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007: Prelude - Johann Sebastian Bach & Csaba Onczay (2:30)
  17. 17 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: Brahms and the "soul" of the cello - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:19)
  18. 18 Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 83: Movement 3 (excerpt) - Idil Biret & Johannes Brahms (1:04)
  19. 19 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: Most orchestral composers tend to e - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:27)
  20. 20 Cantata No. 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben," BWV 147: Aria: Bereite dir, Jesu - Johann Sebastian Bach & Matyas Antal (3:03)
  21. 21 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: In the time of Beethoven the cello - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:14)
  22. 22 Symphony No. 3 in E flat major ("Eroica"), Op. 55: Finale (excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Béla Drahos (0:46)
  23. 23 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: But the cello is not condemned to s - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:33)
  24. 24 Elfentanz for cello & piano, Op 39 "Dance of the Elves" - David Popper & Helene Jeanney (2:55)
  25. 25 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: Not only in recital showpieces like - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:10)
  26. 26 The Protecting Veil, for cello & orchestra: Opening (excerpt) - John Tavener & Maria Kliegel (2:54)
  27. 27 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: A cello with an identity-crisis: th - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:15)
  28. 28 Flamenco - Bernd Glemser & Huguety Tagell (2:48)
  29. 29 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: Double-stopping in the lower reache - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:31)
  30. 30 Suite for cello solo: Sardana (excerpt) - Bernd Glemser & Gaspar Cassadó (1:08)
  31. 31 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: It's in its middle register that th - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:21)
  32. 32 Pieces (2), for cello & piano, Op. 2: No. 2, Oriental Dance (excerpt) - Sergey Rachmaninov & Bernd Glemser (1:32)
  33. 33 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: It was to the cellos that Beethoven - Béla Drahos & Jeremy Siepmann (0:54)
  34. 34 Symphony No. 9 in D minor ("Choral") Op. 125: Finale (excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Ruxandra Donose (0:54)
  35. 35 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: Introduction to the double-bass - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:43)
  36. 36 Carnival of the Animals, zoological fantasy for 2 pianos & ensemble, complete: The Elephant - Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra & Camille Saint-Saëns (1:32)
  37. 37 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: but the double-bass can be intensel - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:10)
  38. 38 Elegia for double-bass & piano in D: excerpt - Joel Quarrington & Giovanni Bottesini (2:37)
  39. 39 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: The range of the double-bass is the - Joel Quarrington & Jeremy Siepmann (0:47)
  40. 40 Capriccio Di Bravura for double-bass & piano: Excerpt - Joel Quarrington & Giovanni Bottesini (4:42)
  41. 41 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: Double-bass solos in orchestral sco - Michael Halász & Jeremy Siepmann (1:33)
  42. 42 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: The Double-bass muted in Prokofiev. - Michael Halász & Jeremy Siepmann (2:25)
  43. 43 Symphony No. 5 in C minor ("Fate") Op. 67: Movement 3 (excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Béla Drahos (1:20)
Disc 3
  1. 1 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The antiquity and magic of the flute - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:20)
  2. 2 Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun), for orchestra, L. 86: Excerpt - Judy Loman & Claude Debussy (3:19)
  3. 3 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The versatility and agility of the flut - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:21)
  4. 4 Suite for orchestra No 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Badinerie (excerpt) - Johann Sebastian Bach & Capella Istropolitana (1:18)
  5. 5 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The flute in fifteenth-century Spain - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:24)
  6. 6 Sa'dâwî: Excerpt - Anonymous & Thomas Wimmer (0:55)
  7. 7 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: Other flutes: the bass and alto - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:29)
  8. 8 Chamber Music II, Op 41, for alto flute and string orchestra: excerpt - Aulis Sallinen & Okko Kamu (1:12)
  9. 9 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The piccolo - aptly named - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:19)
  10. 10 La Naissance d'Osiris ou La Fête Pamilie, acte de ballet: No. 6 (excerpt) - Jean-Philippe Rameau & Capella Savaria (0:47)
  11. 11 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: From a piccolo of the eighteenth centur - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:09)
  12. 12 Suite No. 1, for chamber orchestra: Valse (excerpt) - Igor Stravinsky & BRT Philharmonic Orchestra (0:54)
  13. 13 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: A variety of techniques - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:19)
  14. 14 Chamber Music II, Op 41, for alto flute and string orchestra: excerpt - Aulis Sallinen & Okko Kamu (0:31)
  15. 15 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: Flutter-tonguing. But Tchaikovsky got t - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:28)
  16. 16 Nutcracker, ballet, Op.71: Act 2. No. 2. Scène (excerpt) - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (0:44)
  17. 17 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: From the transverse to the vertical: th - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:40)
  18. 18 Suite for recorder (or flute), strings & continuo in A minor, TWV 55:a2: Menuet II - Georg Philipp Telemann & Capella Istropolitana (2:12)
  19. 19 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: An unfamiliar, early version of the ins - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:23)
  20. 20 Needles, needles - Josquin Baston & Convivium Musicum Gothenburgense (1:09)
  21. 21 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The Bachian oboe - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:35)
  22. 22 Cantata No. 80, "Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott," BWV 80: No. 7. Duetto (excerpt) - Johann Sebastian Bach & Matyas Antal (3:34)
  23. 23 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: Introduction to the cor anglais or "Eng - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:41)
  24. 24 Symphony No. 9 in E minor ("From the New World," first published as No. 5), B. 178 (Op. 95): Movement 2 (excerpt) - Antonin Dvorák & Stephen Gunzenhauser (1:24)
  25. 25 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The loneliness of the cor anglais - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:11)
  26. 26 The Swan of Tuonela, tone poem for orchestra (Lemminkäinen Suite No. 3), Op. 22/3: Excerpt - Iceland Symphony Orchestra & Jean Sibelius (1:49)
  27. 27 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The cor anglais joins the French horn i - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:17)
  28. 28 Symphony No. 22 in E flat major ("Philosopher"), H. 1/22: Opening (excerpt) - Northern Chamber Orchestra & Franz Joseph Haydn (1:43)
  29. 29 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: Introduction to the oboe d'amore, belov - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:22)
  30. 30 Boléro, ballet for orchestra (or piano): Excerpt - Maurice Ravel & Adrian Leaper (0:50)
  31. 31 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The Clarinet family: boxing the compass - Jeremy Siepmann & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (0:37)
  32. 32 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: ... to the shrill and complaining.... I - Jeremy Siepmann & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (1:38)
  33. 33 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: As the high clarinets tend to be loud, - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:18)
  34. 34 Gayane Suite No.1, for orchestra: No. 5 (excerpt) - Aram Khachaturian & St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra (0:54)
  35. 35 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The bass clarinet is used by most compo - Jeremy Siepmann & BRT Philharmonic Orchestra (1:44)
  36. 36 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The Range of the normal clarinet parts - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:14)
  37. 37 The Snow Maiden, incidental music, Op. 12: Scene 5: Melodrama (excerpt) - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Igor Golovschin (1:17)
  38. 38 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: ... and quite low - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:05)
  39. 39 Peter and the Wolf, children's tale for narrator & orchestra, Op. 67: The Cat (excerpt) - Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra & Sergey Prokofiev (0:45)
  40. 40 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The clarinet as concerto soloist - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:19)
  41. 41 Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622: Rondo (excerpt) - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Ernst Ottensamer (2:48)
  42. 42 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: but that's not the instrument Mozart wr - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:16)
  43. 43 Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622: Rondo (excerpt) - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & English Chamber Orchestra (2:47)
  44. 44 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: Introduction to the saxophone - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (1:06)
  45. 45 Háry János-Suite, Op 35a/1-6, complete: No. 4 (excerpt) - Zoltán Kodály & Matyas Antal (1:03)
  46. 46 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The Soprano saxophone has quite a diffe - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:09)
  47. 47 L' Arlésienne, Suite I for orchestra, from the incidental music: Minuet (excerpt) - Georges Bizet & Anthony Bramall (1:17)
  48. 48 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The little sopranino sax goes even high - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:12)
  49. 49 Boléro, ballet for orchestra (or piano): Excerpt - Maurice Ravel & Adrian Leaper (0:53)
  50. 50 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The most famous use of the saxophone is - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:16)
  51. 51 Pictures at an Exhibition (Kartinki s vïstavski), for orchestra, orchestrated by Ravel: The Old Castle (excerpt) - Modest Mussorgsky & Daniel Nazareth (0:55)
  52. 52 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The saxophhone can be quite contagiousl - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:11)
  53. 53 Sax-O-Phun for saxophone & piano: Excerpt - Rudy Wiedoeft & Rudy Wiedoeft (0:22)
  54. 54 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The puffa-puffa image of the bassoon - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:25)
  55. 55 Peter and the Wolf, children's tale for narrator & orchestra, Op. 67: Grandfather (excerpt) - Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra & Sergey Prokofiev (0:46)
  56. 56 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: the Bachian bassoon, in accompanimental - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:20)
  57. 57 Cantata No. 202, "Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten," ("Wedding Cantata"), BWV 202: Aria No. 1 (excerpt) - Johann Sebastian Bach & Christian Brembeck (1:19)
  58. 58 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: Bizet leaves the puffa-puffa image out, - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:56)
  59. 59 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: And Ravel, also in spanish mode, does l - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:16)
  60. 60 Boléro, ballet for orchestra (or piano): Excerpt - Maurice Ravel & Adrian Leaper (0:59)
  61. 61 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The Bassoon as a voice of high seriousn - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:15)
  62. 62 Symphony No.3: Opening (excerpt) - Arnold Bax & David Lloyd-Jones (1:03)
  63. 63 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The eerie bassoon in its highest regist - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:15)
  64. 64 Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring), ballet in 2 parts for orchestra: Opening (excerpt) - Igor Stravinsky & BRT Philharmonic Orchestra (0:58)
  65. 65 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: Stravinsky now draws on its lowest regi - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:21)
  66. 66 L'oiseau de feu (The Firebird), concert suite for orchestra No. 2: Berceuse (excerpt) - Igor Stravinsky & BRT Philharmonic Orchestra (1:01)
  67. 67 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The bassoon as concerto soloist, avoidi - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:14)
  68. 68 Bassoon Concerto in G minor: Finale (excerpt) - Nicolas Pasquet & Johann Melchior Molter (2:02)
  69. 69 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: the deep-voiced contra-bassoon, as a fa - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:28)
  70. 70 Ma mère l'oye, for piano, 4 hands (or orchestra): Beauty and the Beast (excerpt) - Maurice Ravel & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (1:30)
  71. 71 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The French horn under its woodwind hat - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:25)
  72. 72 Quintet for winds, Op 43/FS 100: Last movement (excerpt) - Carl Nielsen & Oslo Wind Ensemble (1:42)
  73. 73 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: Now a more prominent role, in a woodwin - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:12)
  74. 74 Woodwind Quintet in A minor, Op.100/5: No. 2 (excerpt) - Antoine Reicha & Michael Thompson Wind Quintet (1:32)
  75. 75 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The horn in harmonious blend with strin - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:16)
  76. 76 Quintet for horn, violin, 2 violas & cello in E flat major, K. 407 (K. 386c): Finale - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Jenö Keveházi (3:55)
Disc 4
  1. 1 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The trumpet as virtuoso soloist - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (1:02)
  2. 2 Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047: Allegro assai - Johann Sebastian Bach & Christian Hommel (2:37)
  3. 3 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The special brilliance of paired trumpets - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:19)
  4. 4 Double Trumpet Concerto for 2 trumpets, strings & continuo in C Major, RV 537: No. 1 - Niklas Eklund & Antonio Vivaldi (2:54)
  5. 5 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The ceremonial trumpet - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:36)
  6. 6 Fanfare for the Common Man, for brass & percussion (from Symphony No. 3): Excerpt - Aaron Copland & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (1:25)
  7. 7 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: Trumpets and drums - an incomparable allian - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:34)
  8. 8 Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: The Trumpet Shall Sound - Scholars Baroque Ensemble & George Frideric Handel (4:10)
  9. 9 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The versatility of the trumpet, from the mo - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:38)
  10. 10 Concerto in F, for piano & orchestra: Excerpt - Richard Hayman & George Gershwin (1:14)
  11. 11 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The trumpet as the voice of the city. Inclu - Richard Hayman & Jeremy Siepmann (2:05)
  12. 12 Carmen Suite for orchestra, No. 2 (assembled by Ernest Guirard): Habanera (excerpt) - Georges Bizet & Anthony Bramall (0:55)
  13. 13 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The trumpet as the voice of strength and co - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:13)
  14. 14 Carmen Suite for orchestra, No. 2 (assembled by Ernest Guirard): Toreador's Song (excerpt) - Georges Bizet & Anthony Bramall (2:20)
  15. 15 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The trumpet muted. Includes excerpt from St - Jeremy Siepmann & BRT Philharmonic Orchestra (1:41)
  16. 16 Billy the Kid, complete ballet: Excerpt - Aaron Copland & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (1:16)
  17. 17 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The trumpet as a character actor - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:31)
  18. 18 Pictures at an Exhibition (Kartinki s vïstavski), for orchestra, orchestrated by Ravel: No. 6 - Modest Mussorgsky & Daniel Nazareth (2:25)
  19. 19 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The trumpet as the voice of God - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:15)
  20. 20 Mass in B minor, BWV 232: Et exspecto - Johann Sebastian Bach & Christian Brembeck (4:35)
  21. 21 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The birth of the trombone - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:38)
  22. 22 Aenmerckt nu hier - Anonymous, Flemish & Convivium Musicum Gothenburgense (1:36)
  23. 23 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The birth of the brass as a family - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (1:24)
  24. 24 Sacrae Symphoniae: No. 12: Canzon in echo duodecimi toni for 10 parts - Eric Crees & Giovanni Gabrieli (3:18)
  25. 25 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The trombone in the eighteenth century - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:36)
  26. 26 Trombone Concerto in B flat: Finale - Johann Georg Albrechtsberger & Alain Trudel (3:06)
  27. 27 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The tone of the tenor trombone. Includes ex - Michael Schade & Jeremy Siepmann (2:18)
  28. 28 Hosannah (Alleluja del Cantico del sol), for organ & trombone ad lib, S. 677 (LW F2): Excerpt - Franz Liszt & Patrick Wedd (1:20)
  29. 29 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The trombones become part of the orchestra - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:47)
  30. 30 Symphony No. 5 in C minor ("Fate") Op. 67: Finale (excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Béla Drahos (2:46)
  31. 31 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The Wagnerian trombone. Includes excerpt fr - Ivar Andrésen & Jeremy Siepmann (1:04)
  32. 32 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The trombone as a caricaturist - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:13)
  33. 33 Pulcinella, ballet with song in 1 act, for 3 vocal soloists & orchestra: No. 19: Vivo (excerpt) - Igor Stravinsky & Ian Bostridge (1:37)
  34. 34 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The trombone as raspberry. Includes excerpt - Jeremy Siepmann & BRT Philharmonic Orchestra (1:46)
  35. 35 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The horn and the hunt - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:40)
  36. 36 Horn Concerto No. 4 in E flat major, K. 495: Finale - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Bournemouth Sinfonietta (3:39)
  37. 37 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The challenging horn of the Baroque - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:42)
  38. 38 Les Boréades (Abaris), tragédie en musique: Menuet - Jean-Philippe Rameau & Capella Savaria (1:20)
  39. 39 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The scarcity of first-rate players in Hande - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:24)
  40. 40 Water Music Suite, No.1 for orchestra in F major, HWV 348: Minuet 1 - Capella Istropolitana & George Frideric Handel (1:57)
  41. 41 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The horn as magician. Includes excerpt fron - Jeremy Siepmann & BRT Philharmonic Orchestra (0:59)
  42. 42 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: horns and the sound of nobility - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:12)
  43. 43 Tannhäuser, opera, WWV 70: Overutre: Opening (excerpt) - Richard Wagner & Ivar Andrésen (0:56)
  44. 44 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: the special sound of the horn in its higher - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:11)
  45. 45 Mass in B minor, BWV 232: Quoniam tu solus sanctus - Johann Sebastian Bach & Capella Istropolitana (4:15)
  46. 46 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The trumpet-like sound of massed horns - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:21)
  47. 47 Symphony No. 3 in D minor: Movement 1 (opening) (excerpt) - Gustav Mahler & Krakow Philharmonic Choir (0:38)
  48. 48 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The tuba - Unfairly maligned? - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:49)
  49. 49 Symphony No. 6 in E flat minor, Op. 111: Movement 3 (excerpt) - Theodore Kuchar & Sergey Prokofiev (1:07)
  50. 50 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The tuba perfectly cast by Ravel - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:26)
  51. 51 Pictures at an Exhibition (Kartinki s vïstavski), for orchestra, orchestrated by Ravel: Bydlo - Modest Mussorgsky & Daniel Nazareth (3:00)
Disc 5
  1. 1 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Introduction. And we begin with a bang - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (1:02)
  2. 2 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: The bass drum on the battlefields. Inc - Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra & Jeremy Siepmann (1:03)
  3. 3 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: At the opposite extreme is the triangl - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:26)
  4. 4 Piano Concerto No. 1, for piano & orchestra in E-flat major, S. 124 (LW H4): Scherzo (excerpt) - Franz Liszt & Joseph Banowetz (1:21)
  5. 5 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Categories of percussion: tuned and un - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:36)
  6. 6 La gazza ladra (The Thieving Magpie), opera: Overture: Opening (excerpt) - Gioachino Rossini & Michael Halász (0:52)
  7. 7 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: The side drum in an effective but unex - Jeremy Siepmann & Kees Bakels (1:08)
  8. 8 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: The tambourine. One of the oldest inst - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:21)
  9. 9 Den hoboecken dans - Anonymous & Convivium Musicum Gothenburgense (1:43)
  10. 10 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Even older is the originally oriental - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:28)
  11. 11 Ma mère l'oye, for piano, 4 hands (or orchestra): Laideronette (excerpt) - Maurice Ravel & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (1:00)
  12. 12 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: No single instrument can match the gon - Jeremy Siepmann & Myer Fredman (1:00)
  13. 13 Gymnopedie for piano No.2, for piano - Peter Breiner & Erik Satie (1:02)
  14. 14 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: The cymbals are generally discovered e - English Northern Philharmonia & Jeremy Siepmann (1:28)
  15. 15 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Other untuned percussion instruments i - Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra & Jeremy Siepmann (1:05)
  16. 16 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: More versatile than the whip are the w - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:31)
  17. 17 Rodeo, complete ballet: Hoe-Down (excerpt) - Aaron Copland & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (0:44)
  18. 18 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Related to the wood blocks, by sound, - Jeremy Siepmann & Keith Clark (1:09)
  19. 19 Damigella tutta bella, madrigal for 3 voices (from Scherzi musicali), SV 235: Excerpt - Claudio Monteverdi & Sergio Vartolo (1:50)
  20. 20 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: A still earlier example from fifteenth - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:30)
  21. 21 Yo m'enamori d'un ayre - Sephardic Traditional & Thomas Wimmer (1:06)
  22. 22 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: The birth of the bongo - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:33)
  23. 23 Symphonic Dances (9) for orchestra from "West Side Story": Excerpt - Florida Philharmonic Orchestra & Leonard Bernstein (1:39)
  24. 24 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: From the streets of New York to the bl - Budapest Chorus & Jeremy Siepmann (1:08)
  25. 25 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Desert-island decibels. Includes excer - Bournemouth Sinfonietta & Jeremy Siepmann (1:27)
  26. 26 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: From one vegetable to another: the hum - Enrique Bátiz & Jeremy Siepmann (1:20)
  27. 27 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Onwards to the tuned percussion. First - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:14)
  28. 28 Also sprach Zarathustra (Thus Spoke Zoroaster), tone poem for orchestra, Op. 30: Introduction (excerpt) - Richard Strauss & Zdenek Kosler (1:48)
  29. 29 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: But the drum roll can be more effectiv - Polish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch & Jeremy Siepmann (0:29)
  30. 30 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Not one drum roll, but many. Includes - Jeremy Siepmann & Bournemouth Sinfonietta (0:37)
  31. 31 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Taking advantage of tunability - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:22)
  32. 32 Music for Strings, Percussion, & Celesta, Sz. 106, BB 114: Movement 2 (excerpt) - Béla Bartók & BRT Philharmonic Orchestra (2:25)
  33. 33 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: The Russian composer Rodion Shchedrin - Theodore Kuchar & Jeremy Siepmann (1:01)
  34. 34 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Introducing the glockenspiel. Includes - Theodore Kuchar & Jeremy Siepmann (1:15)
  35. 35 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Saint-Saëns and the xylophone - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:16)
  36. 36 Carnival of the Animals, zoological fantasy for 2 pianos & ensemble, complete: Fossils - Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra & Camille Saint-Saëns (1:18)
  37. 37 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Ravel and the xylophone - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:11)
  38. 38 Ma mère l'oye, for piano, 4 hands (or orchestra): Laideronette - Maurice Ravel & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (2:37)
  39. 39 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Introducing the marimba. Includes exce - Theodore Kuchar & Jeremy Siepmann (0:38)
  40. 40 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Introducing the vibraphone - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:20)
  41. 41 Treasure of the Sierra Madre, film score: Narange dolce - Max Steiner & William T. Stromberg (1:25)
  42. 42 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: The vibraphone goes Russian.... Includ - Theodore Kuchar & Jeremy Siepmann (0:57)
  43. 43 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Introducing the Hungarian cimbalom - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:23)
  44. 44 Work(s): Folk Dances - Traditional & Ferenc Sánta & His Gypsy Band (3:00)
  45. 45 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: The cimbalom and the symphony orchestr - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:10)
  46. 46 Háry János-Suite, Op 35a/1-6, complete: No. 3 (excerpt) - Zoltán Kodály & Matyas Antal (1:30)
  47. 47 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Introducing the tubular bells - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:17)
  48. 48 Háry János-Suite, Op 35a/1-6, complete: Viennese Musical Clock - Zoltán Kodály & Matyas Antal (2:04)
  49. 49 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: A more "up-front" approach from Rodion - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:06)
  50. 50 Carmen-Suite (based on themes of Georges Bizet): Introduction - Rodion Shchedrin & Theodore Kuchar (1:08)
  51. 51 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: But the bells can also make the sinist - Jeremy Siepmann & Kees Bakels (0:38)
  52. 52 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Introducing the celeste - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:14)
  53. 53 Nutcracker, ballet, Op.71: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (2:10)
  54. 54 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Magic, in the use of collective percus - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:19)
  55. 55 Miroirs, for piano (or orchestra): La Vallée des cloches - Maurice Ravel & Geoffrey Simon (1:39)
  56. 56 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Plucked instruments: the 'undercover p - Theodore Kuchar & Jeremy Siepmann (1:25)
  57. 57 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: A prime case in point is the harp, irr - Jeremy Siepmann & Matyas Antal (1:16)
  58. 58 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: The traditionally subservient role of - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:48)
  59. 59 Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047: Andante - Johann Sebastian Bach & Christian Hommel (3:11)
  60. 60 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: The piano: king of the tuned percussio - Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra & Jeremy Siepmann (1:28)
  61. 61 Petrushka, ballet (burlesque) in 4 scenes for orchestra (1911 version): Russian Dance - Igor Stravinsky & BRT Philharmonic Orchestra (4:28)
  62. 62 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: The anti-Romantic piano as an integral - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:23)
  63. 63 Music for Strings, Percussion, & Celesta, Sz. 106, BB 114: Last mvt - Béla Bartók & BRT Philharmonic Orchestra (5:06)
Disc 6
  1. 1 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: Keyboard instruments in the orchestra - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:18)
  2. 2 Symphony No. 3 ("Organ"), in C minor, Op. 78: Finale (excerpt) - Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra & Camille Saint-Saëns (1:49)
  3. 3 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: But things in Handel's day were very - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:15)
  4. 4 Organ Concerto in G minor, Op.4/3, HWV 291: Last movement - Simon Lindley & George Frideric Handel (3:44)
  5. 5 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The organ is difficult to classify - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:24)
  6. 6 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: An unexpected, organ-related guest - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:14)
  7. 7 Concerto in C "Zampogna": last mvt - Joseph Bodin de Boismortier & Le Concert Spirituel Orchestra & Chorus (1:59)
  8. 8 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: Peasant-fancying... and a touch of th - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:40)
  9. 9 Les Miserables, musical: Drink with Me (excerpt) - Richard Hayman & Claude-Michel Schönberg (1:02)
  10. 10 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: Outside artefacts and the power of as - Capella Istropolitana & Jeremy Siepmann (1:16)
  11. 11 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: Mahler's sleighbells. Includes excerp - Polish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch & Jeremy Siepmann (0:47)
  12. 12 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: In another symphony Mahler used cowbe - Polish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch & Jeremy Siepmann (0:53)
  13. 13 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: A roll-call of some unusual guests. I - Richard Hayman & Jeremy Siepmann (2:46)
  14. 14 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: Chains, and more. Includes excerpt fr - Richard Hayman & Jeremy Siepmann (2:35)
  15. 15 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: Purpose-built oddities: wind machines - Jeremy Siepmann & Kees Bakels (1:42)
  16. 16 Don Quixote, fantastic variations for cello & orchestra, Op. 35: Variation VIII - Richard Strauss & Alexander Rudin (1:13)
  17. 17 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: National calling cards: the guitar fo - Norbert Kraft & Jeremy Siepmann (0:56)
  18. 18 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: And the guitar's poor American relati - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:19)
  19. 19 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: And poorer still, the mouth organ. In - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:18)
  20. 20 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The Balalaika for Russia. Includes ex - Andrew Mogrelia & Jeremy Siepmann (0:13)
  21. 21 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The maracas for Mexico. Includes exce - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:18)
  22. 22 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The bongos and the congas and a whole - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:26)
  23. 23 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The sitar for India. Includes excerpt - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:17)
  24. 24 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The accordion for France (especially - Richard Hayman & Jeremy Siepmann (0:20)
  25. 25 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The zither for Vienna. Includes excer - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:25)
  26. 26 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The cimbalom for Hungary. Includes ex - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:21)
  27. 27 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The guitar as an integral part of the - Igor Golovschin & Jeremy Siepmann (1:20)
  28. 28 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: there are whole orchestras of balalai - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (1:02)
  29. 29 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The effect of the wordless human voic - Jeremy Siepmann & Kees Bakels (1:27)
  30. 30 Sirènes, for female chorus & orchestra (Nocturne No. 3), L. 91/3: Unspecified excerpt - Claude Debussy & BRT Philharmonic Orchestra (4:15)
  31. 31 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: Instruments and the imitation of natu - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:42)
  32. 32 Carnival of the Animals, zoological fantasy for 2 pianos & ensemble, complete: The Cuckoo - Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra & Camille Saint-Saëns (1:46)
  33. 33 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The flute as an all-purpose aviary - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:14)
  34. 34 Carnival of the Animals, zoological fantasy for 2 pianos & ensemble, complete: The Aviary - Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra & Camille Saint-Saëns (1:08)
  35. 35 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The oboe as a duck - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:36)
  36. 36 Peter and the Wolf, children's tale for narrator & orchestra, Op. 67: The Duck - Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra & Sergey Prokofiev (1:55)
  37. 37 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The recording of reality. Does it wor - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:12)
  38. 38 Pini di Roma (The Pines of Rome), symphonic poem, P. 141: The Pines of the Janiculum (excerpt) - Ottorino Respighi & Enrique Bátiz (1:17)
  39. 39 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The recording of reality electronical - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:32)
  40. 40 Cantus Arcticus (Concerto for Birds & Orchestra), for orchestra & taped bird songs, Op. 61: Excerpt (movement 2) - Royal Scottish National Orchestra & Einojuhani Rautavaara (1:12)
  41. 41 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: Beethoven turns avian: cuckoo, nighti - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:26)
  42. 42 Symphony No. 6 in F major ("Pastoral") Op. 68: Andante molto mosso (excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Béla Drahos (1:12)
  43. 43 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: Some improbable casting: the violin a - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:33)
  44. 44 Carnival of the Animals, zoological fantasy for 2 pianos & ensemble, complete: Persons with Long Ears - Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra & Camille Saint-Saëns (0:47)
  45. 45 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: A truly orchestral hee-haw to be reck - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:09)
  46. 46 A Midsummer Night's Dream, overture, Op. 21: Excerpt - Felix Mendelssohn & Oliver von Dohnanyi (0:29)
  47. 47 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: A thunderstorm in a million - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:17)
  48. 48 Symphony No. 6 in F major ("Pastoral") Op. 68: Allegro - Allegretto (excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Béla Drahos (3:57)
  49. 49 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The instrumental depiction of a silen - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (2:07)
  50. 50 Carnival of the Animals, zoological fantasy for 2 pianos & ensemble, complete: The Aquarium - Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra & Camille Saint-Saëns (2:20)
  51. 51 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: Saint-Saëns' menagerie takes a curtai - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:24)
  52. 52 Carnival of the Animals, zoological fantasy for 2 pianos & ensemble, complete: Finale - Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra & Camille Saint-Saëns (2:09)
Disc 7
  1. 1 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: The grouping of instrumental famili - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (1:20)
  2. 2 Duos (44), for 2 violins, Volumes 1-4, Sz. 98, BB 104: No. 4 - Béla Bartók & Gyorgy Pauk (0:47)
  3. 3 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: A greater contrast, both pitch and - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:27)
  4. 4 Duo for violin & viola No. 2 in B flat major, K. 424: Finale. Variations 1 & 2 - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Ralf Ehlers (2:18)
  5. 5 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: Arrival at the standard string trio - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:12)
  6. 6 String Trio in B flat major, D. 581: Menuetto (excerpt) - Franz Schubert & Ensemble Villa Musica (1:09)
  7. 7 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: The string quartet: two violins, vi - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:20)
  8. 8 String Quartet No. 1 in F major, Op. 18/1: Excerpt (Movement 3) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Kodály Quartet (1:53)
  9. 9 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: The string quintet - when the extra - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:30)
  10. 10 Quintet for 2 violins, 2 violas & cello, No. 5 in D major ("String Quintet No. 5"), K. 593: Adagio (excerpt) - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Eder Quartet (2:21)
  11. 11 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: The string quintet - when the extra - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:19)
  12. 12 Quintet for 2 violins, viola & 2 cellos in C major, D. 956 (Op. posth. 163): Movement 3 (excerpt) - Franz Schubert & Ensemble Villa Musica (2:12)
  13. 13 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: The string sextet: two violins, two - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:16)
  14. 14 String Sextet No. 1 in B flat major, Op. 18: Movement 2 (excerpt) - Johannes Brahms & Stuttgart Soloists (1:27)
  15. 15 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: The string octet: the standard stri - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:20)
  16. 16 Octet for strings in E flat major, Op. 20: Movement 1 (excerpt) - London Divertimenti & Felix Mendelssohn (2:16)
  17. 17 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: Double the string octet: a fully fl - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:15)
  18. 18 Symphony No. 2 in B flat major ("Lobgesang", "Hymn of Praise"), Op. 52: Finale (excerpt) - Northern Chamber Orchestra & Felix Mendelssohn (2:12)
  19. 19 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: The massed strings of a symphony or - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:37)
  20. 20 Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis, for 2 string orchestras: Excerpt - James Judd & Ralph Vaughan Williams (2:58)
  21. 21 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: Contrasts of pitch and instrumental - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:44)
  22. 22 Woodwind Quintet in A minor, Op.100/5: Theme - Antoine Reicha & Michael Thompson Wind Quintet (1:10)
  23. 23 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: In the First Variation it's the hor - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:05)
  24. 24 Woodwind Quintet in A minor, Op.100/5 - Antoine Reicha & Michael Thompson Wind Quintet (1:28)
  25. 25 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: In Variation Two the torch is hande - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:07)
  26. 26 Woodwind Quintet in A minor, Op.100/5: Variation 2 - Antoine Reicha & Michael Thompson Wind Quintet (1:08)
  27. 27 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: in Variation Three the oboe leads - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:13)
  28. 28 Woodwind Quintet in A minor, Op.100/5: Variation 3 - Antoine Reicha & Michael Thompson Wind Quintet (1:12)
  29. 29 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: Variation Four: conversation before - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:07)
  30. 30 Woodwind Quintet in A minor, Op.100/5: Variation 4 - Antoine Reicha & Michael Thompson Wind Quintet (1:17)
  31. 31 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: And Variation Five is dominated by - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:04)
  32. 32 Woodwind Quintet in A minor, Op.100/5: Variation 5 - Antoine Reicha & Michael Thompson Wind Quintet (1:12)
  33. 33 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: The next to be featured is the virt - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:07)
  34. 34 Woodwind Quintet in A minor, Op.100/5: Variation 6 - Antoine Reicha & Michael Thompson Wind Quintet (1:22)
  35. 35 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: Individual farewells and a closing - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:19)
  36. 36 Woodwind Quintet in A minor, Op.100/5: Variation 7 - Antoine Reicha & Michael Thompson Wind Quintet (0:40)
  37. 37 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: A mixed group: clarinet, bassoon, h - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:19)
  38. 38 Octet for clarinet, horn, bassoon & strings in F major, D. 803 (Op. posth. 166): Movement 3 (excerpt) - Franz Schubert & Schubert Ensemble, Budapest (2:01)
  39. 39 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: The early classical symphony orches - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:34)
  40. 40 Symphony No. 29 in A major, K. 201 (K. 186a): Finale (excerpt) - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Capella Istropolitana (3:32)
  41. 41 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: Strings, wind, but no brass. What H - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:34)
  42. 42 Canzon No. 28 ("Sol sol la sol fa mi"), for 8 parts - Eric Crees & Giovanni Gabrieli (1:39)
  43. 43 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: Beethoven's Fifth: two horns, two t - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:58)
  44. 44 Symphony No. 5 in C minor ("Fate") Op. 67: Finale (excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Béla Drahos (4:28)
  45. 45 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: From Beethoven to the massive orche - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:27)
  46. 46 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: Beethoven changed the face of the s - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:47)
  47. 47 Symphony No. 6 in A minor ("Tragic"): Movement 1 (excerpt) - Gustav Mahler & Polish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch (1:44)
  48. 48 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: The cult of orchestral elephantiasi - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (1:04)
  49. 49 Symphony No. 1 in D minor for soloists, chorus, brass bands & orchestra, "The Gothic": VI: Te ergo quaesumus (excerpt) - Bratislava Children's Choir & Havergal Brian (1:43)
  50. 50 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: When large doesn't necessarily mean - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (1:10)
  51. 51 Images (3), for orchestra, L. 122: Gigues (excerpt) - Claude Debussy & BRT Philharmonic Orchestra (1:50)
  52. 52 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: A crisis of confidence; the orchest - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (2:41)
  53. 53 Turangalîla-symphonie, for piano, ondes martenot, & orchestra, I/29: Chant d'amour 1 (excerpt) - Thomas Bloch & Olivier Messiaen (1:14)
  54. 54 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: The advent of the 'early music' mov - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:57)
  55. 55 Xerxès, ballet: Gavotte en rondeau (excerpt) - Jean-Baptiste Lully & Kevin Mallon (0:47)
  56. 56 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: Computer and synthesiser: friends o - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (1:35)
  57. 57 Concerto for 2 violins & strings in D minor ("Double"), BWV 1043: Largo (excerpt) - Johann Sebastian Bach & Mandred Clynes (2:13)
  58. 58 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: A speculative look ahead. Includes - Jeremy Siepmann & Christian Brembeck (3:24)
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