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A Classic Tale - Music For Our Children /Levine, Cher, Et Al


Release Date: 11/06/2001 
Label:  Deutsche Grammophon   Catalog #: 471371   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Sergei ProkofievBenjamin BrittenAaron Copland
Performer:  Sharon StoneCherSamuel L. Jackson
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 0 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67 by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Sharon Stone (Spoken Vocals)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; USSR 
Date of Recording: 09/2000 
Venue:  Hammerstein Ballroom, New York City 
Length: 25 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: English 
2.
Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Cher (Spoken Vocals)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; England 
Date of Recording: 09/2000 
Venue:  Hammerstein Ballroom, New York City 
Length: 18 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: English 
3.
Lincoln Portrait by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Samuel L. Jackson (Spoken Vocals)
Conductor:  James Levine
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Date of Recording: 09/2000 
Venue:  Hammerstein Ballroom, New York City 
Length: 15 Minutes 35 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Peter and the wolf, Op.67 - Narration in English, adapted by Sharon Stone: Once upon a time
Peter and the wolf, Op.67 - Narration in English, adapted by Sharon Stone: Early one morning
Peter and the wolf, Op.67 - Narration in English, adapted by Sharon Stone: On the branch of a big tree
Peter and the wolf, Op.67 - Narration in English, adapted by Sharon Stone: Just then, a duck came
Peter and the wolf, Op.67 - Narration in English, adapted by Sharon Stone: Suddenly something caught Peter's attention
Peter and the wolf, Op.67 - Narration in English, adapted by Sharon Stone: Grandfather came out
Peter and the wolf, Op.67 - Narration in English, adapted by Sharon Stone: No sooner had Peter gone, than a big grey wolf came
Peter and the wolf, Op.67 - Narration in English, adapted by Sharon Stone: Peter, in the meantime, stood behind the closed gate
Peter and the wolf, Op.67 - Narration in English, adapted by Sharon Stone: Meanwhile, Peter made a lasso
Peter and the wolf, Op.67 - Narration in English, adapted by Sharon Stone: Just then, out of the woods came a hunter
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, op.34 - written by Eric Cozier, adapted by Miguel Esteban: Introduction "Benjamin Britten wrote this piece"
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, op.34 - written by Eric Cozier, adapted by Miguel Esteban: Now let's hear each instrument
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, op.34 - written by Eric Cozier, adapted by Miguel Esteban: The highest voice in the string team
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, op.34 - written by Eric Cozier, adapted by Miguel Esteban: Our introduction to the brass team
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, op.34 - written by Eric Cozier, adapted by Miguel Esteban: There is an enormous number of percussion
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, op.34 - written by Eric Cozier, adapted by Miguel Esteban: Now that we've taken the orchestra apart
Lincoln Portrait, for Speaker and Orchestra (1942)

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