The Instruments of the Orchestra

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  • Release Date: 12/3/2002
  • Label: Naxos
  • UPC: 636943804025
  • Catalog Number: 8558040-46
  • Sales rank: 142,419

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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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byKarl Elmendorff
    Performed byIvar Andrésen, Bayreuther Festspiele Chor, Karl Elmendorff, Maria Muller, Bayreuther Festspiele Orchester, Jeremy Siepmann, Ruth Jost-Arden, Sigismund Pilinszky
  2. 2 Domna, Pos Vos Ay Chausida: Excerpt - Ensemble Unicorn & Anonymous, Troubadour (0:28)
    Composed byAnonymous, Troubadour
    Conducted byMichael Posch
    Performed byMichael Posch
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  4. 4 Hungarian Dances (21) for orchestra, WoO1: Hungarian Dance No. 7 - Johannes Brahms & Istvan Bogar (1:39)
    Composed byJohannes Brahms
    Conducted byIstvan Bogar
    Performed byIstvan Bogar, Budapest Symphony Orchestra
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  6. 6 Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77: Adagio (excerpt) - Johannes Brahms & Stephen Gunzenhauser (1:08)
    Composed byJohannes Brahms
    Conducted byStephen Gunzenhauser
    Performed byStephen Gunzenhauser, Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  8. 8 L'histoire du soldat (The Soldier's Tale), for 3 actors, dancer & 7 instruments: Triumphal March of the Devil (excerpt) - Igor Stravinsky & Northern Chamber Orchestra (0:45)
    Composed byIgor Stravinsky
    Conducted byNicholas Ward
    Performed byNorthern Chamber Orchestra, Nicholas Ward
  9. 9 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: The manipulative seductiveness of the gyps - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:43)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  10. 10 Csardas - Vittorio Monti & Ferenc Sánta & His Gypsy Band (3:33)
    Composed byVittorio Monti
    Performed byFerenc Sánta
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  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) - Antonio Vivaldi & Capella Istropolitana (0:35)
    Composed byAntonio Vivaldi
    Conducted byStephen Gunzenhauser
    Performed byStephen Gunzenhauser
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  14. 14 Violin Concerto ("L'estate", The Four Seasons) for violin, strings & continuo in G minor, Op. 8/2, RV 315: No. 1. (excerpt) - Antonio Vivaldi & Capella Istropolitana (0:41)
    Composed byAntonio Vivaldi
    Conducted byStephen Gunzenhauser
    Performed byStephen Gunzenhauser
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  16. 16 Schön Rosmarin for violin & piano - Fritz Kreisler & Jenö Jandó (1:55)
    Composed byFritz Kreisler
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  18. 18 Tzigane, rhapsodie de concert for violin & piano (or orchestra): Excerpt - Maurice Ravel & Marat Bisengaliev (0:51)
    Composed byMaurice Ravel
    Conducted byJohannes Wildner
    Performed byPolish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch, Johannes Wildner
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  20. 20 Caprice for solo violin in A minor (Theme & Variations), Op. 1/24, MS 25/24: Excerpt - Niccolò Paganini & Ilya Kaler (0:48)
    Composed byNiccolò Paganini
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byHelmut Müller-Brühl
    Performed byCologne Chamber Orchestra, Helmut Müller-Brühl, Jeremy Siepmann
  22. 22 Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge, for strings, Op. 10: No. 7 - Benjamin Britten & Bournemouth Sinfonietta (1:06)
    Composed byBenjamin Britten
    Conducted byRichard Studt
    Performed byRichard Studt
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  24. 24 Romeo and Juliet, ballet in 4 acts, Op. 64: Act 4. (excerpt) - Sergey Prokofiev & Andrew Mogrelia (0:46)
    Composed bySergey Prokofiev
    Conducted byAndrew Mogrelia
    Performed byAndrew Mogrelia, National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  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) - Antonio Vivaldi & Capella Istropolitana (0:57)
    Composed byAntonio Vivaldi
    Conducted byStephen Gunzenhauser
    Performed byStephen Gunzenhauser
  27. 27 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: The violin muted - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:31)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  28. 28 Clair de lune, for orchestra or other arrangement (from "Suite Bergamasque" for piano), L. 75/3 - Claude Debussy & Keith Clark (1:41)
    Composed byClaude Debussy
    Conducted byKeith Clark
    Performed byKeith Clark, Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  30. 30 Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major ("Elvira Madigan") K. 467: excerpt - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Concentus Hungaricus (1:26)
    Composed byWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conducted byAndrás Ligeti
    Performed byAndrás Ligeti
  31. 31 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: The pizzicato violin - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:38)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  32. 32 Pizzicato Polka for orchestra, Op 234 - Johann Strauss II / Josef Strauss (2:29)
    Composed byJohann Strauss II / Josef Strauss
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  34. 34 Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 63: Excerpt - Sergey Prokofiev & Polish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch (2:02)
    Composed bySergey Prokofiev
    Conducted byAntoni Wit
    Performed byPolish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch, Antoni Wit
  35. 35 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: Varieties of pizzicato. Includes excerpt f - Bournemouth Sinfonietta & Jeremy Siepmann (3:09)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byVasil Jelvakov, Andrew Mogrelia, Richard Studt, Antoni Wit
    Performed byVasil Jelvakov, Andrew Mogrelia, National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, Polish National Symphony Orchestra, Jeremy Siepmann, Richard Studt, Antoni Wit, Moscow Symphony Orchestra
  36. 36 The Planets, suite for orchestra & female chorus, Op. 32, H. 125: Mars - The bringer of War (excerpt) - Gustav Holst & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (1:27)
    Composed byGustav Holst
    Conducted byAdrian Leaper
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Adrian Leaper
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  38. 38 Hungarian Dances (21) for orchestra, WoO1: Hungarian Dance No. 4 - Johannes Brahms & Istvan Bogar (3:51)
    Composed byJohannes Brahms
    Conducted byIstvan Bogar
    Performed byIstvan Bogar, Budapest Symphony Orchestra
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  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) - Antonio Vivaldi & Capella Istropolitana (0:37)
    Composed byAntonio Vivaldi
    Conducted byStephen Gunzenhauser
    Performed byStephen Gunzenhauser
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  42. 42 Boléro, ballet for orchestra (or piano): Excerpt - Maurice Ravel & Adrian Leaper (0:49)
    Composed byMaurice Ravel
    Conducted byAdrian Leaper
    Performed byAdrian Leaper, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  44. 44 Cadenza for Brahms Violin Concerto: Excerpt - Joseph Joachim & Capella Istropolitana (0:44)
    Composed byJoseph Joachim
    Conducted byStephen Gunzenhauser
    Performed byStephen Gunzenhauser
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  46. 46 Duos (44), for 2 violins, Volumes 1-4, Sz. 98, BB 104: No. 1: Teasing Song - Béla Bartók & Gyorgy Pauk (0:52)
    Composed byBéla Bartók
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  48. 48 Duos (44), for 2 violins, Volumes 1-4, Sz. 98, BB 104: No. 2: Maypole Dance - Béla Bartók & Gyorgy Pauk (0:40)
    Composed byBéla Bartók
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  50. 50 Concerto for 2 violins & strings in D minor ("Double"), BWV 1043: Largo - Johann Sebastian Bach & Capella Istropolitana (6:43)
    Composed byJohann Sebastian Bach
    Conducted byOliver von Dohnanyi
    Performed byOliver von Dohnanyi
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  52. 52 Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major, Op. 19: Movement 2 (excerpt) - Sergey Prokofiev & Polish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch (0:34)
    Composed bySergey Prokofiev
    Conducted byAntoni Wit
    Performed byPolish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch, Antoni Wit
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  54. 54 Symphony No. 1 in D major ("Titan"): Movement 1. (opening) - Gustav Mahler & Michael Halász (1:33)
    Composed byGustav Mahler
    Conducted byMichael Halász
    Performed byMichael Halász, Polish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  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)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byAndrew Mogrelia
    Performed byCzecho-Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra (Kosice, Andrew Mogrelia
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  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)
    Composed byMaurice Ravel
    Conducted byKenneth Jean
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Kenneth Jean
  59. 59 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: Stravinsky's harmonies in The Firebirg tra - BRT Philharmonic Orchestra & Jeremy Siepmann (0:46)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byAlexander Rahbari
    Performed byBRT Philharmonic Orchestra, Alexander Rahbari, Jeremy Siepmann
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  61. 61 Also sprach Zarathustra (Thus Spoke Zoroaster), tone poem for orchestra, Op. 30: Of the Afterworldsmen (excerpt) - Richard Strauss & Zdenek Kosler (0:55)
    Composed byRichard Strauss
    Conducted byZdenek Kosler
    Performed byZdenek Kosler, Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  63. 63 Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge, for strings, Op. 10: No. 4 - Benjamin Britten & Bournemouth Sinfonietta (1:10)
    Composed byBenjamin Britten
    Conducted byRichard Studt
    Performed byRichard Studt
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  65. 65 Sea Interludes (4), from Peter Grimes, for orchestra, Op. 33a: Dawn (excerpt) - Benjamin Britten & Myer Fredman (1:08)
    Composed byBenjamin Britten
    Conducted byMyer Fredman
    Performed byMyer Fredman, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  67. 67 Elfenreigen, for orchestra: Excerpt - Joseph Hellmesberger & Christian Simonis (1:29)
    Composed byJoseph Hellmesberger
    Conducted byChristian Simonis
    Performed byChristian Simonis, Gottinger Symphony Orchestra
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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  2. 2 Concerto for viola, strings & continuo in G major, TWV51:G9: Movement 1 - Georg Philipp Telemann & Capella Istropolitana (2:46)
    Composed byGeorg Philipp Telemann
    Conducted byRichard Edlinger
    Performed byRichard Edlinger
  3. 3 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: Khatchaturian gets a very different - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:14)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  4. 4 Gayane Suite No.1, for orchestra: Armen's Solo (excerpt) - Aram Khachaturian & St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra (1:15)
    Composed byAram Khachaturian
    Conducted byAndré Anichanov
    Performed bySt. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra, André Anichanov
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  6. 6 Passacaglia (from Peter Grimes), for orchestra, Op. 33b: excerpt - Benjamin Britten & Myer Fredman (1:00)
    Composed byBenjamin Britten
    Conducted byMyer Fredman
    Performed byMyer Fredman, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byGerhard Markson
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann, Gerhard Markson, Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
  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)
    Composed byHector Berlioz
    Conducted byYoav Talmi
    Performed bySan Diego Symphony Orchestra, Yoav Talmi
  9. 9 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: The muted viola: intimate, gentle, - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:34)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  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)
    Composed byAntonin Dvorák
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  12. 12 Symphony No. 4 in G major: Movement 3 (excerpt) - Gustav Mahler & Polish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch (1:13)
    Composed byGustav Mahler
    Conducted byAntoni Wit
    Performed byPolish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch, Antoni Wit
  13. 13 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: The "period" viola in Bach - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (1:05)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  14. 14 Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B flat major, BWV 1051: Allegro - Johann Sebastian Bach & Cologne Chamber Orchestra (5:18)
    Composed byJohann Sebastian Bach
    Conducted byHelmut Müller-Brühl
    Performed byCologne Chamber Orchestra, Helmut Müller-Brühl
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  16. 16 Suite for solo cello No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007: Prelude - Johann Sebastian Bach & Csaba Onczay (2:30)
    Composed byJohann Sebastian Bach
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  18. 18 Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 83: Movement 3 (excerpt) - Johannes Brahms & Idil Biret (1:04)
    Composed byJohannes Brahms
    Conducted byAntoni Wit
    Performed byPolish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch, Antoni Wit
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  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)
    Composed byJohann Sebastian Bach
    Conducted byMatyas Antal
    Performed byMatyas Antal, Failoni Orchestra, Ingrid Kertesi
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  22. 22 Symphony No. 3 in E flat major ("Eroica"), Op. 55: Finale (excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Béla Drahos (0:46)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byBéla Drahos
    Performed byBéla Drahos
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  24. 24 Elfentanz for cello & piano, Op 39 "Dance of the Elves" - David Popper & Helene Jeanney (2:55)
    Composed byDavid Popper
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  26. 26 The Protecting Veil, for cello & orchestra: Opening (excerpt) - John Tavener & Maria Kliegel (2:54)
    Composed byJohn Tavener
    Conducted byTakuo Yuasa
    Performed byUlster Orchestra, Takuo Yuasa
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  28. 28 Flamenco - Bernd Glemser & Huguety Tagell (2:48)
    Composed byHuguety Tagell
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  30. 30 Suite for cello solo: Sardana (excerpt) - Gaspar Cassadó & Bernd Glemser (1:08)
    Composed byGaspar Cassadó
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  32. 32 Pieces (2), for cello & piano, Op. 2: No. 2, Oriental Dance (excerpt) - Sergey Rachmaninov & Bernd Glemser (1:32)
    Composed bySergey Rachmaninov
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byBéla Drahos
    Performed byBéla Drahos, Jeremy Siepmann
  34. 34 Symphony No. 9 in D minor ("Choral") Op. 125: Finale (excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Ruxandra Donose (0:54)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byBéla Drahos
    Performed byRuxandra Donose, Béla Drahos, Claudio Otelli, Manfred Fink, Hasmik Papian, Nicolaus Esterházy Chorus
  35. 35 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: Introduction to the double-bass - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:43)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  36. 36 Carnival of the Animals, zoological fantasy for 2 pianos & ensemble, complete: The Elephant - Camille Saint-Saëns & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (1:32)
    Composed byCamille Saint-Saëns
    Conducted byOndrej Lenard
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenard
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  38. 38 Elegia for double-bass & piano in D: excerpt - Giovanni Bottesini & Joel Quarrington (2:37)
    Composed byGiovanni Bottesini
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  40. 40 Capriccio Di Bravura for double-bass & piano: Excerpt - Giovanni Bottesini & Joel Quarrington (4:42)
    Composed byGiovanni Bottesini
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byMichael Halász, Antoni Wit
    Performed byMichael Halász, Polish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch, Jeremy Siepmann, Antoni Wit
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byMichael Halász, Antoni Wit
    Performed byMichael Halász, Polish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch, Jeremy Siepmann, Antoni Wit
  43. 43 Symphony No. 5 in C minor ("Fate") Op. 67: Movement 3 (excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Béla Drahos (1:20)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byBéla Drahos
    Performed byBéla Drahos
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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  2. 2 Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun), for orchestra, L. 86: Excerpt - Claude Debussy & Judy Loman (3:19)
    Composed byClaude Debussy
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  4. 4 Suite for orchestra No 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Badinerie (excerpt) - Johann Sebastian Bach & Capella Istropolitana (1:18)
    Composed byJohann Sebastian Bach
    Conducted byJaroslav Dvorak
    Performed byJaroslav Dvorak
  5. 5 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The flute in fifteenth-century Spain - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:24)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  6. 6 Sa'dâwî: Excerpt - Anonymous & Thomas Wimmer (0:55)
    Composed byAnonymous
    Conducted byThomas Wimmer
    Performed byThomas Wimmer
  7. 7 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: Other flutes: the bass and alto - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:29)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  8. 8 Chamber Music II, Op 41, for alto flute and string orchestra: excerpt - Aulis Sallinen & Okko Kamu (1:12)
    Composed byAulis Sallinen
    Conducted byOkko Kamu
    Performed byOkko Kamu, Finnish Chamber Orchestra
  9. 9 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The piccolo - aptly named - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:19)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  10. 10 La Naissance d'Osiris ou La Fête Pamilie, acte de ballet: No. 6 (excerpt) - Jean-Philippe Rameau & Capella Savaria (0:47)
    Composed byJean-Philippe Rameau
    Conducted byMary Terey-Smith
    Performed byMary Terey-Smith
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  12. 12 Suite No. 1, for chamber orchestra: Valse (excerpt) - Igor Stravinsky & BRT Philharmonic Orchestra (0:54)
    Composed byIgor Stravinsky
    Conducted byAlexander Rahbari
    Performed byBRT Philharmonic Orchestra, Alexander Rahbari
  13. 13 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: A variety of techniques - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:19)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  14. 14 Chamber Music II, Op 41, for alto flute and string orchestra: excerpt - Aulis Sallinen & Okko Kamu (0:31)
    Composed byAulis Sallinen
    Conducted byOkko Kamu
    Performed byOkko Kamu, Finnish Chamber Orchestra
  15. 15 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: Flutter-tonguing. But Tchaikovsky got t - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:28)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  16. 16 Nutcracker, ballet, Op.71: Act 2. No. 2. Scène (excerpt) - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (0:44)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byOndrej Lenard
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenard
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  18. 18 Suite for recorder (or flute), strings & continuo in A minor, TWV 55:a2: Menuet II - Georg Philipp Telemann & Capella Istropolitana (2:12)
    Composed byGeorg Philipp Telemann
    Conducted byRichard Edlinger
    Performed byRichard Edlinger
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  20. 20 Needles, needles - Josquin Baston & Convivium Musicum Gothenburgense (1:09)
    Composed byJosquin Baston
  21. 21 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The Bachian oboe - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:35)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  22. 22 Cantata No. 80, "Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott," BWV 80: No. 7. Duetto (excerpt) - Johann Sebastian Bach & Matyas Antal (3:34)
    Composed byJohann Sebastian Bach
    Conducted byMatyas Antal
    Performed byMatyas Antal, Failoni Orchestra, Istvan Gati, Hungarian Radio Chorus, Ingrid Kertesi, József Mukk, Judit Nemeth
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  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)
    Composed byAntonin Dvorák
    Conducted byStephen Gunzenhauser
    Performed byStephen Gunzenhauser, Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
  25. 25 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The loneliness of the cor anglais - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:11)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  26. 26 The Swan of Tuonela, tone poem for orchestra (Lemminkäinen Suite No. 3), Op. 22/3: Excerpt - Jean Sibelius & Iceland Symphony Orchestra (1:49)
    Composed byJean Sibelius
    Conducted byPetri Sakari
    Performed byIceland Symphony Orchestra, Petri Sakari
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  28. 28 Symphony No. 22 in E flat major ("Philosopher"), H. 1/22: Opening (excerpt) - Franz Joseph Haydn & Northern Chamber Orchestra (1:43)
    Composed byFranz Joseph Haydn
    Conducted byNicholas Ward
    Performed byNorthern Chamber Orchestra, Nicholas Ward
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  30. 30 Boléro, ballet for orchestra (or piano): Excerpt - Maurice Ravel & Adrian Leaper (0:50)
    Composed byMaurice Ravel
    Conducted byAdrian Leaper
    Performed byAdrian Leaper, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byOndrej Lenard, William T. Stromberg
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenard, Jeremy Siepmann, William T. Stromberg, Moscow Symphony Orchestra, Moscow Symphony Choir
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byOndrej Lenard, William T. Stromberg
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenard, Jeremy Siepmann, William T. Stromberg, Moscow Symphony Orchestra, Moscow Symphony Choir
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  34. 34 Gayane Suite No.1, for orchestra: No. 5 (excerpt) - Aram Khachaturian & St. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra (0:54)
    Composed byAram Khachaturian
    Conducted byAndré Anichanov
    Performed bySt. Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra, André Anichanov
  35. 35 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The bass clarinet is used by most compo - BRT Philharmonic Orchestra & Jeremy Siepmann (1:44)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byKenneth Jean, Alexander Rahbari
    Performed byBRT Philharmonic Orchestra, Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Kenneth Jean, Alexander Rahbari, Jeremy Siepmann
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  37. 37 The Snow Maiden, incidental music, Op. 12: Scene 5: Melodrama (excerpt) - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Igor Golovschin (1:17)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byIgor Golovschin
    Performed byIgor Golovschin, Moscow Capella, Elena Okolycheva, Arkady Mishenkin, Moscow Symphony Orchestra
  38. 38 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: ... and quite low - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:05)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  39. 39 Peter and the Wolf, children's tale for narrator & orchestra, Op. 67: The Cat (excerpt) - Sergey Prokofiev & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (0:45)
    Composed bySergey Prokofiev
    Conducted byOndrej Lenard
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenard
  40. 40 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The clarinet as concerto soloist - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:19)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  41. 41 Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622: Rondo (excerpt) - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Ernst Ottensamer (2:48)
    Composed byWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conducted byJohannes Wildner
    Performed byJohannes Wildner
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  43. 43 Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622: Rondo (excerpt) - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & English Chamber Orchestra (2:47)
    Composed byWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conducted byJeffrey Tate
    Performed byEnglish Chamber Orchestra, Jeffrey Tate
  44. 44 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: Introduction to the saxophone - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (1:06)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  45. 45 Háry János-Suite, Op 35a/1-6, complete: No. 4 (excerpt) - Zoltán Kodály & Matyas Antal (1:03)
    Composed byZoltán Kodály
    Conducted byMatyas Antal
    Performed byMatyas Antal, Hungarian State Symphony Orchestra
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  47. 47 L' Arlésienne, Suite I for orchestra, from the incidental music: Minuet (excerpt) - Georges Bizet & Anthony Bramall (1:17)
    Composed byGeorges Bizet
    Conducted byAnthony Bramall
    Performed byAnthony Bramall, Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  49. 49 Boléro, ballet for orchestra (or piano): Excerpt - Maurice Ravel & Adrian Leaper (0:53)
    Composed byMaurice Ravel
    Conducted byAdrian Leaper
    Performed byAdrian Leaper, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  51. 51 Pictures at an Exhibition (Kartinki s vïstavski), for orchestra, orchestrated by Ravel: The Old Castle (excerpt) - Modest Mussorgsky & Daniel Nazareth (0:55)
    Composed byModest Mussorgsky
    Conducted byDaniel Nazareth
    Performed byDaniel Nazareth, Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
  52. 52 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The saxophhone can be quite contagiousl - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:11)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  53. 53 Sax-O-Phun for saxophone & piano: Excerpt - Rudy Wiedoeft & Rudy Wiedoeft (0:22)
    Composed byRudy Wiedoeft
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  55. 55 Peter and the Wolf, children's tale for narrator & orchestra, Op. 67: Grandfather (excerpt) - Sergey Prokofiev & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (0:46)
    Composed bySergey Prokofiev
    Conducted byOndrej Lenard
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenard
  56. 56 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: the Bachian bassoon, in accompanimental - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:20)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  57. 57 Cantata No. 202, "Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten," ("Wedding Cantata"), BWV 202: Aria No. 1 (excerpt) - Johann Sebastian Bach & Christian Brembeck (1:19)
    Composed byJohann Sebastian Bach
    Conducted byChristian Brembeck
    Performed byChristian Brembeck
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byAnthony Bramall
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann, Anthony Bramall, Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  60. 60 Boléro, ballet for orchestra (or piano): Excerpt - Maurice Ravel & Adrian Leaper (0:59)
    Composed byMaurice Ravel
    Conducted byAdrian Leaper
    Performed byAdrian Leaper, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  62. 62 Symphony No.3: Opening (excerpt) - Arnold Bax & David Lloyd-Jones (1:03)
    Composed byArnold Bax
    Conducted byDavid Lloyd-Jones
    Performed byDavid Lloyd-Jones, Royal Scottish National Orchestra
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  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)
    Composed byIgor Stravinsky
    Conducted byAlexander Rahbari
    Performed byBRT Philharmonic Orchestra, Alexander Rahbari
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  66. 66 L'oiseau de feu (The Firebird), concert suite for orchestra No. 2: Berceuse (excerpt) - Igor Stravinsky & BRT Philharmonic Orchestra (1:01)
    Composed byIgor Stravinsky
    Conducted byAlexander Rahbari
    Performed byBRT Philharmonic Orchestra, Alexander Rahbari
  67. 67 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The bassoon as concerto soloist, avoidi - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:14)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  68. 68 Bassoon Concerto in G minor: Finale (excerpt) - Johann Melchior Molter & Nicolas Pasquet (2:02)
    Composed byJohann Melchior Molter
    Conducted byNicolas Pasquet
    Performed byNicolas Pasquet, Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  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)
    Composed byMaurice Ravel
    Conducted byKenneth Jean
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Kenneth Jean
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  72. 72 Quintet for winds, Op 43/FS 100: Last movement (excerpt) - Carl Nielsen & Oslo Wind Ensemble (1:42)
    Composed byCarl Nielsen
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  74. 74 Woodwind Quintet in A minor, Op.100/5: No. 2 (excerpt) - Antoine Reicha & Michael Thompson Wind Quintet (1:32)
    Composed byAntoine Reicha
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  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)
    Composed byWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  2. 2 Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047: Allegro assai - Johann Sebastian Bach & Christian Hommel (2:37)
    Composed byJohann Sebastian Bach
    Conducted byHelmut Müller-Brühl
    Performed byCologne Chamber Orchestra, Helmut Müller-Brühl
  3. 3 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The special brilliance of paired trumpets - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:19)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  4. 4 Double Trumpet Concerto for 2 trumpets, strings & continuo in C Major, RV 537: No. 1 - Antonio Vivaldi & Niklas Eklund (2:54)
    Composed byAntonio Vivaldi
    Conducted byEdward H. Tarr
    Performed byEdward H. Tarr
  5. 5 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The ceremonial trumpet - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:36)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  6. 6 Fanfare for the Common Man, for brass & percussion (from Symphony No. 3): Excerpt - Aaron Copland & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (1:25)
    Composed byAaron Copland
    Conducted byStephen Gunzenhauser
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Stephen Gunzenhauser
  7. 7 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: Trumpets and drums - an incomparable allian - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:34)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  8. 8 Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: The Trumpet Shall Sound - George Frideric Handel & Scholars Baroque Ensemble (4:10)
    Composed byGeorge Frideric Handel
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  10. 10 Concerto in F, for piano & orchestra: Excerpt - Richard Hayman & George Gershwin (1:14)
    Composed byGeorge Gershwin
    Conducted byRichard Hayman
    Performed byRichard Hayman, Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byRichard Hayman, Nicholas Ward
    Performed byRichard Hayman, Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Northern Chamber Orchestra, Jeremy Siepmann, Nicholas Ward, Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
  12. 12 Carmen Suite for orchestra, No. 2 (assembled by Ernest Guirard): Habanera (excerpt) - Georges Bizet & Anthony Bramall (0:55)
    Composed byGeorges Bizet
    Conducted byAnthony Bramall
    Performed byAnthony Bramall, Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  14. 14 Carmen Suite for orchestra, No. 2 (assembled by Ernest Guirard): Toreador's Song (excerpt) - Georges Bizet & Anthony Bramall (2:20)
    Composed byGeorges Bizet
    Conducted byAnthony Bramall
    Performed byAnthony Bramall, Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
  15. 15 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The trumpet muted. Includes excerpt from St - BRT Philharmonic Orchestra & Jeremy Siepmann (1:41)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byAndrew Mogrelia, Alexander Rahbari
    Performed byAndrew Mogrelia, Alexander Rahbari, Jeremy Siepmann, Slovak State Philharmonic Strings
  16. 16 Billy the Kid, complete ballet: Excerpt - Aaron Copland & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (1:16)
    Composed byAaron Copland
    Conducted byStephen Gunzenhauser
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Stephen Gunzenhauser
  17. 17 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The trumpet as a character actor - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:31)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  18. 18 Pictures at an Exhibition (Kartinki s vïstavski), for orchestra, orchestrated by Ravel: No. 6 - Modest Mussorgsky & Daniel Nazareth (2:25)
    Composed byModest Mussorgsky
    Conducted byDaniel Nazareth
    Performed byDaniel Nazareth, Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  20. 20 Mass in B minor, BWV 232: Et exspecto - Johann Sebastian Bach & Christian Brembeck (4:35)
    Composed byJohann Sebastian Bach
    Conducted byChristian Brembeck
    Performed byChristian Brembeck, Hartmut Elbert, Marina Koppelstetter, Markus Schafer, Slovak Philharmonic Choir, Friderike Wagner, Faridah Schäfer-Subrata
  21. 21 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The birth of the trombone - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:38)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  22. 22 Aenmerckt nu hier - Anonymous, Flemish & Convivium Musicum Gothenburgense (1:36)
    Composed byAnonymous, Flemish
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  24. 24 Sacrae Symphoniae: No. 12: Canzon in echo duodecimi toni for 10 parts - Giovanni Gabrieli & Eric Crees (3:18)
    Composed byGiovanni Gabrieli
    Conducted byEric Crees
    Performed byEric Crees, London Symphony Orchestra
  25. 25 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The trombone in the eighteenth century - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:36)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  26. 26 Trombone Concerto in B flat: Finale - Johann Georg Albrechtsberger & Alain Trudel (3:06)
    Composed byJohann Georg Albrechtsberger
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byNoel Edison
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann, Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, Noel Edison, Elora Festival Orchestra, Toronto Mendelssohn Youth Choir
  28. 28 Hosannah (Alleluja del Cantico del sol), for organ & trombone ad lib, S. 677 (LW F2): Excerpt - Franz Liszt & Patrick Wedd (1:20)
    Composed byFranz Liszt
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  30. 30 Symphony No. 5 in C minor ("Fate") Op. 67: Finale (excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Béla Drahos (2:46)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byBéla Drahos
    Performed byBéla Drahos, Budapest Nicolaus Esterhazy Sinfonia
  31. 31 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The Wagnerian trombone. Includes excerpt fr - Ivar Andrésen & Jeremy Siepmann (1:04)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byKarl Elmendorff
    Performed byIvar Andrésen, Bayreuther Festspiele Chor, Karl Elmendorff, Maria Muller, Bayreuther Festspiele Orchester, Jeremy Siepmann, Ruth Jost-Arden, Sigismund Pilinszky
  32. 32 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The trombone as a caricaturist - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:13)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  33. 33 Pulcinella, ballet with song in 1 act, for 3 vocal soloists & orchestra: No. 19: Vivo (excerpt) - Igor Stravinsky & Ian Bostridge (1:37)
    Composed byIgor Stravinsky
    Conducted byStefan Sanderling
    Performed byBournemouth Sinfonietta, Stefan Sanderling
  34. 34 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The trombone as raspberry. Includes excerpt - BRT Philharmonic Orchestra & Jeremy Siepmann (1:46)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byAlexander Rahbari
    Performed byAlexander Rahbari, Jeremy Siepmann
  35. 35 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The horn and the hunt - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:40)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  36. 36 Horn Concerto No. 4 in E flat major, K. 495: Finale - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Bournemouth Sinfonietta (3:39)
    Composed byWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Performed byBournemouth Sinfonietta
  37. 37 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The challenging horn of the Baroque - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:42)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  38. 38 Les Boréades (Abaris), tragédie en musique: Menuet - Jean-Philippe Rameau & Capella Savaria (1:20)
    Composed byJean-Philippe Rameau
    Conducted byMary Terey-Smith
    Performed byMary Terey-Smith
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  40. 40 Water Music Suite, No.1 for orchestra in F major, HWV 348: Minuet 1 - George Frideric Handel & Capella Istropolitana (1:57)
    Composed byGeorge Frideric Handel
    Conducted byBohdan Warchal
    Performed byBohdan Warchal
  41. 41 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The horn as magician. Includes excerpt fron - BRT Philharmonic Orchestra & Jeremy Siepmann (0:59)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byAlexander Rahbari
    Performed byBRT Philharmonic Orchestra, Alexander Rahbari, Jeremy Siepmann
  42. 42 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: horns and the sound of nobility - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:12)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  43. 43 Tannhäuser, opera, WWV 70: Overutre: Opening (excerpt) - Richard Wagner & Ivar Andrésen (0:56)
    Composed byRichard Wagner
    Conducted byKarl Elmendorff
    Performed byIvar Andrésen, Bayreuther Festspiele Chor, Karl Elmendorff, Maria Muller, Bayreuther Festspiele Orchester, Ruth Jost-Arden, Sigismund Pilinszky
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  45. 45 Mass in B minor, BWV 232: Quoniam tu solus sanctus - Johann Sebastian Bach & Capella Istropolitana (4:15)
    Composed byJohann Sebastian Bach
    Conducted byKarl Elmendorff
    Performed byHartmut Elbert, Karl Elmendorff, Marina Koppelstetter, Markus Schafer, Slovak Philharmonic Choir, Friderike Wagner, Faridah Schäfer-Subrata
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  47. 47 Symphony No. 3 in D minor: Movement 1 (opening) (excerpt) - Gustav Mahler & Krakow Philharmonic Choir (0:38)
    Composed byGustav Mahler
    Conducted byAntoni Wit
    Performed byKrakow Philharmonic Choir, Polish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch, Ewa Podles, Antoni Wit
  48. 48 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The tuba - Unfairly maligned? - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:49)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  49. 49 Symphony No. 6 in E flat minor, Op. 111: Movement 3 (excerpt) - Sergey Prokofiev & Theodore Kuchar (1:07)
    Composed bySergey Prokofiev
    Conducted byTheodore Kuchar
    Performed byTheodore Kuchar, National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine
  50. 50 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The tuba perfectly cast by Ravel - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:26)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  51. 51 Pictures at an Exhibition (Kartinki s vïstavski), for orchestra, orchestrated by Ravel: Bydlo - Modest Mussorgsky & Daniel Nazareth (3:00)
    Composed byModest Mussorgsky
    Conducted byDaniel Nazareth
    Performed byDaniel Nazareth, Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byStephen Gunzenhauser, Ondrej Lenard
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Stephen Gunzenhauser, Ondrej Lenard, Jeremy Siepmann
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  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)
    Composed byFranz Liszt
    Conducted byOliver von Dohnanyi
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Oliver von Dohnanyi
  5. 5 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Categories of percussion: tuned and un - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:36)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  6. 6 La gazza ladra (The Thieving Magpie), opera: Overture: Opening (excerpt) - Gioachino Rossini & Michael Halász (0:52)
    Composed byGioachino Rossini
    Conducted byMichael Halász
    Performed byMichael Halász, Zagreb Festival Orchestra
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byKees Bakels
    Performed byKees Bakels, Bournemouth Sinfonietta, Jeremy Siepmann, Kevin Banks, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  9. 9 Den hoboecken dans - Anonymous & Convivium Musicum Gothenburgense (1:43)
    Composed byAnonymous
  10. 10 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Even older is the originally oriental - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:28)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  11. 11 Ma mère l'oye, for piano, 4 hands (or orchestra): Laideronette (excerpt) - Maurice Ravel & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (1:00)
    Composed byMaurice Ravel
    Conducted byKenneth Jean
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Kenneth Jean
  12. 12 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: No single instrument can match the gon - Myer Fredman & Jeremy Siepmann (1:00)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byMyer Fredman
    Performed byMyer Fredman, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Jeremy Siepmann
  13. 13 Gymnopedie for piano No.2, for piano - Erik Satie & Peter Breiner (1:02)
    Composed byErik Satie
    Conducted byPeter Breiner
    Performed byPeter Breiner, Czecho-Slovak Radio State Philharmonic Orchestra
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byDavid Lloyd-Jones
    Performed byDavid Lloyd-Jones, Jeremy Siepmann
  15. 15 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Other untuned percussion instruments i - Jeremy Siepmann & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (1:05)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byOndrej Lenard, Antoni Wit
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenard, Polish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch, Jeremy Siepmann, Antoni Wit
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  17. 17 Rodeo, complete ballet: Hoe-Down (excerpt) - Aaron Copland & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (0:44)
    Composed byAaron Copland
    Conducted byStephen Gunzenhauser
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Stephen Gunzenhauser
  18. 18 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Related to the wood blocks, by sound, - Keith Clark & Jeremy Siepmann (1:09)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byKeith Clark
    Performed byKeith Clark, Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Jeremy Siepmann
  19. 19 Damigella tutta bella, madrigal for 3 voices (from Scherzi musicali), SV 235: Excerpt - Claudio Monteverdi & Sergio Vartolo (1:50)
    Composed byClaudio Monteverdi
    Conducted bySergio Vartolo
    Performed bySergio Vartolo
  20. 20 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: A still earlier example from fifteenth - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:30)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  21. 21 Yo m'enamori d'un ayre - Sephardic Traditional & Thomas Wimmer (1:06)
    Composed bySephardic Traditional
    Conducted byThomas Wimmer
    Performed byThomas Wimmer
  22. 22 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: The birth of the bongo - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:33)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  23. 23 Symphonic Dances (9) for orchestra from "West Side Story": Excerpt - Leonard Bernstein & Florida Philharmonic Orchestra (1:39)
    Composed byLeonard Bernstein
    Conducted byJames Judd
    Performed byFlorida Philharmonic Orchestra, James Judd
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byWill Humburg
    Performed byBudapest Chorus, Maurizio Frusoni, Will Humburg, Hungarian State Opera Orchestra, Jeremy Siepmann, Daniela Longhi, Irina Tschistiakova
  25. 25 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Desert-island decibels. Includes excer - Jeremy Siepmann & Bournemouth Sinfonietta (1:27)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byChristopher Lyndon-Gee, William T. Stromberg
    Performed byBournemouth Sinfonietta, Christopher Lyndon-Gee, Polish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch, Jeremy Siepmann, Maryse Castets, William T. Stromberg, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byEnrique Bátiz
    Performed byEnrique Bátiz, Jeremy Siepmann, Mexico Festival Orchestra
  27. 27 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Onwards to the tuned percussion. First - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:14)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  28. 28 Also sprach Zarathustra (Thus Spoke Zoroaster), tone poem for orchestra, Op. 30: Introduction (excerpt) - Richard Strauss & Zdenek Kosler (1:48)
    Composed byRichard Strauss
    Conducted byZdenek Kosler
    Performed byZdenek Kosler, Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
  29. 29 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: But the drum roll can be more effectiv - Jeremy Siepmann & Polish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch (0:29)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byAntoni Wit
    Performed byPolish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch, Jadwiga Rappe, Jeremy Siepmann, Antoni Wit, Polish Radio Chorus Cracow, Hanna Lisowska
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byYoav Talmi, William T. Stromberg
    Performed byBournemouth Sinfonietta, San Diego Symphony Orchestra, Jeremy Siepmann, Yoav Talmi, William T. Stromberg, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  31. 31 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Taking advantage of tunability - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:22)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  32. 32 Music for Strings, Percussion, & Celesta, Sz. 106, BB 114: Movement 2 (excerpt) - Béla Bartók & BRT Philharmonic Orchestra (2:25)
    Composed byBéla Bartók
    Conducted byAlexander Rahbari
    Performed byBRT Philharmonic Orchestra, Alexander Rahbari
  33. 33 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: The Russian composer Rodion Shchedrin - Theodore Kuchar & Jeremy Siepmann (1:01)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byTheodore Kuchar
    Performed byTheodore Kuchar, Jeremy Siepmann, Ukrainian State Symphony Orchestra
  34. 34 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Introducing the glockenspiel. Includes - Theodore Kuchar & Jeremy Siepmann (1:15)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byTheodore Kuchar
    Performed byTheodore Kuchar, Jeremy Siepmann, Ukrainian State Symphony Orchestra
  35. 35 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Saint-Saëns and the xylophone - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:16)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  36. 36 Carnival of the Animals, zoological fantasy for 2 pianos & ensemble, complete: Fossils - Camille Saint-Saëns & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (1:18)
    Composed byCamille Saint-Saëns
    Conducted byOndrej Lenard
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenard
  37. 37 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Ravel and the xylophone - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:11)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  38. 38 Ma mère l'oye, for piano, 4 hands (or orchestra): Laideronette - Maurice Ravel & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (2:37)
    Composed byMaurice Ravel
    Conducted byKenneth Jean
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Kenneth Jean
  39. 39 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Introducing the marimba. Includes exce - Theodore Kuchar & Jeremy Siepmann (0:38)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byTheodore Kuchar
    Performed byTheodore Kuchar, Jeremy Siepmann, Ukrainian State Symphony Orchestra
  40. 40 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Introducing the vibraphone - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:20)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  41. 41 Treasure of the Sierra Madre, film score: Narange dolce - Max Steiner & William T. Stromberg (1:25)
    Composed byMax Steiner
    Conducted byWilliam T. Stromberg
    Performed byWilliam T. Stromberg, Moscow Symphony Orchestra, Moscow Symphony Choir
  42. 42 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: The vibraphone goes Russian.... Includ - Theodore Kuchar & Jeremy Siepmann (0:57)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byTheodore Kuchar
    Performed byTheodore Kuchar, Ukrainian State Symphony Orchestra, Moscow Symphony Orchestra
  43. 43 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Introducing the Hungarian cimbalom - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:23)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  44. 44 Work(s): Folk Dances - Traditional & Ferenc Sánta & His Gypsy Band (3:00)
    Composed byTraditional
    Performed byFerenc Sánta
  45. 45 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: The cimbalom and the symphony orchestr - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:10)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  46. 46 Háry János-Suite, Op 35a/1-6, complete: No. 3 (excerpt) - Zoltán Kodály & Matyas Antal (1:30)
    Composed byZoltán Kodály
    Conducted byMatyas Antal
    Performed byMatyas Antal, Hungarian State Symphony Orchestra
  47. 47 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Introducing the tubular bells - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:17)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  48. 48 Háry János-Suite, Op 35a/1-6, complete: Viennese Musical Clock - Zoltán Kodály & Matyas Antal (2:04)
    Composed byZoltán Kodály
    Conducted byMatyas Antal
    Performed byMatyas Antal, Hungarian State Symphony Orchestra
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  50. 50 Carmen-Suite (based on themes of Georges Bizet): Introduction - Rodion Shchedrin & Theodore Kuchar (1:08)
    Composed byRodion Shchedrin
    Conducted byTheodore Kuchar
    Performed byTheodore Kuchar, Ukrainian State Symphony Orchestra
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byKees Bakels
    Performed byKees Bakels, Linda Russell, Jeremy Siepmann, Waynflete Singers, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  52. 52 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Introducing the celeste - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:14)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  53. 53 Nutcracker, ballet, Op.71: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy - Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (2:10)
    Composed byPeter Ilich Tchaikovsky
    Conducted byOndrej Lenard
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenard
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  55. 55 Miroirs, for piano (or orchestra): La Vallée des cloches - Maurice Ravel & Geoffrey Simon (1:39)
    Composed byMaurice Ravel
    Conducted byGeoffrey Simon
    Performed byGeoffrey Simon
  56. 56 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Plucked instruments: the 'undercover p - Theodore Kuchar & Jeremy Siepmann (1:25)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byTheodore Kuchar
    Performed byTheodore Kuchar, Jeremy Siepmann, Ukrainian State Symphony Orchestra
  57. 57 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: A prime case in point is the harp, irr - Matyas Antal & Jeremy Siepmann (1:16)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byMatyas Antal, Ondrej Lenard
    Performed byMatyas Antal, Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Hungarian State Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenard, Jeremy Siepmann
  58. 58 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: The traditionally subservient role of - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:48)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  59. 59 Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047: Andante - Johann Sebastian Bach & Christian Hommel (3:11)
    Composed byJohann Sebastian Bach
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byStephen Gunzenhauser
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Stephen Gunzenhauser, Jeremy Siepmann
  61. 61 Petrushka, ballet (burlesque) in 4 scenes for orchestra (1911 version): Russian Dance - Igor Stravinsky & BRT Philharmonic Orchestra (4:28)
    Composed byIgor Stravinsky
    Conducted byAlexander Rahbari
    Performed byBRT Philharmonic Orchestra, Alexander Rahbari
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  63. 63 Music for Strings, Percussion, & Celesta, Sz. 106, BB 114: Last mvt - Béla Bartók & BRT Philharmonic Orchestra (5:06)
    Composed byBéla Bartók
    Conducted byAlexander Rahbari
    Performed byBRT Philharmonic Orchestra, Alexander Rahbari
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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  2. 2 Symphony No. 3 ("Organ"), in C minor, Op. 78: Finale (excerpt) - Camille Saint-Saëns & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (1:49)
    Composed byCamille Saint-Saëns
    Conducted byStephen Gunzenhauser
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Stephen Gunzenhauser
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  4. 4 Organ Concerto in G minor, Op.4/3, HWV 291: Last movement - Simon Lindley & George Frideric Handel (3:44)
    Composed byGeorge Frideric Handel
    Conducted byBradley Creswick
    Performed byBradley Creswick
  5. 5 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The organ is difficult to classify - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:24)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  6. 6 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: An unexpected, organ-related guest - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:14)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  7. 7 Concerto in C "Zampogna": last mvt - Joseph Bodin de Boismortier & Le Concert Spirituel Orchestra & Chorus (1:59)
    Composed byJoseph Bodin de Boismortier
    Conducted byHervé Niquet
    Performed byHervé Niquet
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  9. 9 Les Miserables, musical: Drink with Me (excerpt) - Richard Hayman & Claude-Michel Schönberg (1:02)
    Composed byClaude-Michel Schönberg
    Performed byRichard Hayman, Richard Hayman & His Symphony Orchestra
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byJohannes Wildner
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann, Johannes Wildner
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byAntoni Wit
    Performed byPolish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch, Lynda Russell, Jeremy Siepmann, Antoni Wit
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byAntoni Wit
    Performed byPolish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch, Jeremy Siepmann, Antoni Wit
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byJerome Kaltenbach
    Performed byRichard Hayman, Jerome Kaltenbach, Orchestre Symphonique et Lyrique de Nancy, Richard Hayman & His Symphony Orchestra, Jeremy Siepmann
  14. 14 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: Chains, and more. Includes excerpt fr - Richard Hayman & Jeremy Siepmann (2:35)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byRichard Hayman, Christopher Lyndon-Gee
    Performed byRichard Hayman, Richard Hayman, Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Christopher Lyndon-Gee, Polish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch, Richard Hayman & His Symphony Orchestra, Jeremy Siepmann, Maryse Castets, Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
  15. 15 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: Purpose-built oddities: wind machines - Jeremy Siepmann & Kees Bakels (1:42)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byKees Bakels
    Performed byKees Bakels, Bournemouth Sinfonietta, Lynda Russell, Jeremy Siepmann, Waynflete Singers, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  16. 16 Don Quixote, fantastic variations for cello & orchestra, Op. 35: Variation VIII - Richard Strauss & Alexander Rudin (1:13)
    Composed byRichard Strauss
    Conducted byGerhard Markson
    Performed byGerhard Markson, National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
  17. 17 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: National calling cards: the guitar fo - Norbert Kraft & Jeremy Siepmann (0:56)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byNicholas Ward
    Performed byNorthern Chamber Orchestra, Jeremy Siepmann, Nicholas Ward
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann, Pete Seeger
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byWilliam T. Stromberg
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann, William T. Stromberg, Moscow Symphony Orchestra, Moscow Symphony Choir
  20. 20 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The Balalaika for Russia. Includes ex - Andrew Mogrelia & Jeremy Siepmann (0:13)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byAndrew Mogrelia
    Performed byAndrew Mogrelia, National Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine, Jeremy Siepmann
  21. 21 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The maracas for Mexico. Includes exce - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:18)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byWilliam T. Stromberg
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann, William T. Stromberg, Moscow Symphony Orchestra, Moscow Symphony Choir
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  23. 23 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The sitar for India. Includes excerpt - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:17)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  24. 24 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The accordion for France (especially - Richard Hayman & Jeremy Siepmann (0:20)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byRichard Hayman, Richard Hayman & His Symphony Orchestra, Jeremy Siepmann
  25. 25 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The zither for Vienna. Includes excer - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:25)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  26. 26 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The cimbalom for Hungary. Includes ex - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:21)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann, Ferenc Sánta
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byIgor Golovschin
    Performed byIgor Golovschin, Jeremy Siepmann, Moscow Symphony Orchestra
  28. 28 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: there are whole orchestras of balalai - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (1:02)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byNikolai Kalinin
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann, Nikolai Kalinin, Ossipov Balalaika Orchestra
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byKees Bakels
    Performed byKees Bakels, Bournemouth Sinfonietta, Linda Russell, Jeremy Siepmann, Waynflete Singers, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  30. 30 Sirènes, for female chorus & orchestra (Nocturne No. 3), L. 91/3: Unspecified excerpt - Claude Debussy & BRT Philharmonic Orchestra (4:15)
    Composed byClaude Debussy
    Conducted byAlexander Rahbari
    Performed byBRT Philharmonic Orchestra, Alexander Rahbari
  31. 31 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: Instruments and the imitation of natu - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:42)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  32. 32 Carnival of the Animals, zoological fantasy for 2 pianos & ensemble, complete: The Cuckoo - Camille Saint-Saëns & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (1:46)
    Composed byCamille Saint-Saëns
    Conducted byOndrej Lenard
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenard
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  34. 34 Carnival of the Animals, zoological fantasy for 2 pianos & ensemble, complete: The Aviary - Camille Saint-Saëns & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (1:08)
    Composed byCamille Saint-Saëns
    Conducted byOndrej Lenard
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenard
  35. 35 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The oboe as a duck - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:36)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  36. 36 Peter and the Wolf, children's tale for narrator & orchestra, Op. 67: The Duck - Sergey Prokofiev & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (1:55)
    Composed bySergey Prokofiev
    Conducted byOndrej Lenard
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenard
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  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)
    Composed byOttorino Respighi
    Conducted byEnrique Bátiz
    Performed byEnrique Bátiz, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  39. 39 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The recording of reality electronical - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:32)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  40. 40 Cantus Arcticus (Concerto for Birds & Orchestra), for orchestra & taped bird songs, Op. 61: Excerpt (movement 2) - Einojuhani Rautavaara & Royal Scottish National Orchestra (1:12)
    Composed byEinojuhani Rautavaara
    Conducted byHannu Lintu
    Performed byRoyal Scottish National Orchestra, Hannu Lintu
  41. 41 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: Beethoven turns avian: cuckoo, nighti - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:26)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  42. 42 Symphony No. 6 in F major ("Pastoral") Op. 68: Andante molto mosso (excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Béla Drahos (1:12)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byBéla Drahos
    Performed byBéla Drahos
  43. 43 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: Some improbable casting: the violin a - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:33)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  44. 44 Carnival of the Animals, zoological fantasy for 2 pianos & ensemble, complete: Persons with Long Ears - Camille Saint-Saëns & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (0:47)
    Composed byCamille Saint-Saëns
    Conducted byOndrej Lenard
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenard
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  46. 46 A Midsummer Night's Dream, overture, Op. 21: Excerpt - Felix Mendelssohn & Oliver von Dohnanyi (0:29)
    Composed byFelix Mendelssohn
    Conducted byOliver von Dohnanyi
    Performed byOliver von Dohnanyi, Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
  47. 47 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: A thunderstorm in a million - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:17)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  48. 48 Symphony No. 6 in F major ("Pastoral") Op. 68: Allegro - Allegretto (excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Béla Drahos (3:57)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byBéla Drahos
    Performed byBéla Drahos
  49. 49 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The instrumental depiction of a silen - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (2:07)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  50. 50 Carnival of the Animals, zoological fantasy for 2 pianos & ensemble, complete: The Aquarium - Camille Saint-Saëns & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (2:20)
    Composed byCamille Saint-Saëns
    Conducted byOndrej Lenard
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenard
  51. 51 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: Saint-Saëns' menagerie takes a curtai - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:24)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  52. 52 Carnival of the Animals, zoological fantasy for 2 pianos & ensemble, complete: Finale - Camille Saint-Saëns & Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra (2:09)
    Composed byCamille Saint-Saëns
    Conducted byOndrej Lenard
    Performed bySlovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenard
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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  2. 2 Duos (44), for 2 violins, Volumes 1-4, Sz. 98, BB 104: No. 4 - Béla Bartók & Gyorgy Pauk (0:47)
    Composed byBéla Bartók
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  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)
    Composed byWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  6. 6 String Trio in B flat major, D. 581: Menuetto (excerpt) - Franz Schubert & Ensemble Villa Musica (1:09)
    Composed byFranz Schubert
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  8. 8 String Quartet No. 1 in F major, Op. 18/1: Excerpt (Movement 3) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Kodály Quartet (1:53)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  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)
    Composed byWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  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)
    Composed byFranz Schubert
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  14. 14 String Sextet No. 1 in B flat major, Op. 18: Movement 2 (excerpt) - Johannes Brahms & Stuttgart Soloists (1:27)
    Composed byJohannes Brahms
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  16. 16 Octet for strings in E flat major, Op. 20: Movement 1 (excerpt) - Felix Mendelssohn & London Divertimenti (2:16)
    Composed byFelix Mendelssohn
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  18. 18 Symphony No. 2 in B flat major ("Lobgesang", "Hymn of Praise"), Op. 52: Finale (excerpt) - Felix Mendelssohn & Northern Chamber Orchestra (2:12)
    Composed byFelix Mendelssohn
    Conducted byNicholas Ward
    Performed byNorthern Chamber Orchestra, Nicholas Ward
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  20. 20 Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis, for 2 string orchestras: Excerpt - Ralph Vaughan Williams & James Judd (2:58)
    Composed byRalph Vaughan Williams
    Conducted byJames Judd
    Performed byJames Judd, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
  21. 21 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: Contrasts of pitch and instrumental - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:44)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  22. 22 Woodwind Quintet in A minor, Op.100/5: Theme - Antoine Reicha & Michael Thompson Wind Quintet (1:10)
    Composed byAntoine Reicha
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  24. 24 Woodwind Quintet in A minor, Op.100/5 - Antoine Reicha & Michael Thompson Wind Quintet (1:28)
    Composed byAntoine Reicha
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  26. 26 Woodwind Quintet in A minor, Op.100/5: Variation 2 - Antoine Reicha & Michael Thompson Wind Quintet (1:08)
    Composed byAntoine Reicha
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  28. 28 Woodwind Quintet in A minor, Op.100/5: Variation 3 - Antoine Reicha & Michael Thompson Wind Quintet (1:12)
    Composed byAntoine Reicha
  29. 29 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: Variation Four: conversation before - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:07)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  30. 30 Woodwind Quintet in A minor, Op.100/5: Variation 4 - Antoine Reicha & Michael Thompson Wind Quintet (1:17)
    Composed byAntoine Reicha
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  32. 32 Woodwind Quintet in A minor, Op.100/5: Variation 5 - Antoine Reicha & Michael Thompson Wind Quintet (1:12)
    Composed byAntoine Reicha
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  34. 34 Woodwind Quintet in A minor, Op.100/5: Variation 6 - Antoine Reicha & Michael Thompson Wind Quintet (1:22)
    Composed byAntoine Reicha
  35. 35 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: Individual farewells and a closing - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:19)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  36. 36 Woodwind Quintet in A minor, Op.100/5: Variation 7 - Antoine Reicha & Michael Thompson Wind Quintet (0:40)
    Composed byAntoine Reicha
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  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)
    Composed byFranz Schubert
  39. 39 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: The early classical symphony orches - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (0:34)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  40. 40 Symphony No. 29 in A major, K. 201 (K. 186a): Finale (excerpt) - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart & Capella Istropolitana (3:32)
    Composed byWolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Conducted byBarry Wordsworth
    Performed byBarry Wordsworth
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  42. 42 Canzon No. 28 ("Sol sol la sol fa mi"), for 8 parts - Giovanni Gabrieli & Eric Crees (1:39)
    Composed byGiovanni Gabrieli
    Conducted byEric Crees
    Performed byEric Crees, London Symphony Orchestra
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  44. 44 Symphony No. 5 in C minor ("Fate") Op. 67: Finale (excerpt) - Ludwig van Beethoven & Béla Drahos (4:28)
    Composed byLudwig van Beethoven
    Conducted byBéla Drahos
    Performed byBéla Drahos
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  47. 47 Symphony No. 6 in A minor ("Tragic"): Movement 1 (excerpt) - Gustav Mahler & Polish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch (1:44)
    Composed byGustav Mahler
    Conducted byAntoni Wit
    Performed byPolish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch, Antoni Wit
  48. 48 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: The cult of orchestral elephantiasi - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (1:04)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  49. 49 Symphony No. 1 in D minor for soloists, chorus, brass bands & orchestra, "The Gothic": VI: Te ergo quaesumus (excerpt) - Havergal Brian & Bratislava Children's Choir (1:43)
    Composed byHavergal Brian
    Conducted byOndrej Lenard
    Performed byBratislava Children's Choir, Czecho-Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ondrej Lenard, Slovak Philharmonic Choir, Bratislava City Chorus, Lunica Chorus, Slovak Folk Ensemble Chorus, Youth Echo Choir, Slovak Opera Chorus, Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  51. 51 Images (3), for orchestra, L. 122: Gigues (excerpt) - Claude Debussy & BRT Philharmonic Orchestra (1:50)
    Composed byClaude Debussy
    Conducted byAlexander Rahbari
    Performed byAlexander Rahbari
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  53. 53 Turangalîla-symphonie, for piano, ondes martenot, & orchestra, I/29: Chant d'amour 1 (excerpt) - Thomas Bloch & Olivier Messiaen (1:14)
    Composed byOlivier Messiaen
    Conducted byAntoni Wit
    Performed byPolish Radio and Television National Symphony Orch, Antoni Wit
  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)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  55. 55 Xerxès, ballet: Gavotte en rondeau (excerpt) - Jean-Baptiste Lully & Kevin Mallon (0:47)
    Composed byJean-Baptiste Lully
    Conducted byKevin Mallon
    Performed byKevin Mallon
  56. 56 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: Computer and synthesiser: friends o - Jeremy Siepmann & Jeremy Siepmann (1:35)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Performed byJeremy Siepmann
  57. 57 Concerto for 2 violins & strings in D minor ("Double"), BWV 1043: Largo (excerpt) - Johann Sebastian Bach & Mandred Clynes (2:13)
    Composed byJohann Sebastian Bach
  58. 58 The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: A speculative look ahead. Includes - Christian Brembeck & Jeremy Siepmann (3:24)
    Composed byJeremy Siepmann
    Conducted byChristian Brembeck
    Performed byChristian Brembeck, Hartmut Elbert, Marina Koppelstetter, Markus Schafer, Jeremy Siepmann, Slovak Philharmonic Choir, Friderike Wagner, Faridah Schäfer-Subrata
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