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Purrfectly Classical / Various
Release Date: 04/24/2001 
Label:  Centaur Records   Catalog #: 2511   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Geoffrey ChaucerGabriel FauréJohn CageAnonymous,   ... 
Performer:  Noel LesterNancy RoldanEdward Crafts
Number of Discs: 1 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Mice Before Milk, reading by Geoffrey Chaucer
Performer:  Noel Lester (Piano)
Period: Medieval 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 0 Minutes 22 Secs. 
2.
Dolly, Op. 56: no 4, Kitty-Valse by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Noel Lester (Piano), Nancy Roldan (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; France 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 2 Minutes 15 Secs. 
3.
Five Songs for Contralto, for voice and piano: little four paws, for voice & piano by John Cage
Performer:  Noel Lester (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1938 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 1 Minutes 55 Secs. 
4.
St. Jerome's Cat, reading by Anonymous
Performer:  Noel Lester (Piano)
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 0 Minutes 33 Secs. 
5.
Sonata for Harpsichord in G minor, K 30/L 499 "The Cat's Fugue" by Domenico Scarlatti
Performer:  Noel Lester (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1738 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 3 Minutes 37 Secs. 
6.
Cat Cavatina for voice & piano by Christoph Ernst F. Weyse
Performer:  Noel Lester (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 1 Minutes 18 Secs. 
7.
Our Cat, for piano by Elie Siegmeister
Performer:  Noel Lester (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
8.
Gato (Cat), for 2 pianos by Carlos Guastavino
Performer:  Noel Lester (Piano), Nancy Roldan (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 2 Minutes 5 Secs. 
9.
To a Cat, reading by Algernon C. Swinburne
Performer:  Noel Lester (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 0 Minutes 51 Secs. 
10.
Hermit Songs, Op. 29: no 8, The Monk and his Cat by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Edward Crafts (Voice), Noel Lester (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952-1953; USA 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 3 Minutes 4 Secs. 
11.
Waltzes (3) for Piano, Op. 34: no 3 in F major, B 118 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Noel Lester (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
12.
The Cat of Cats, reading by William Brighty Rands
Performer:  Noel Lester (Piano)
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 0 Minutes 16 Secs. 
13.
March of the Cats in the Midnight Solstice, for piano by Bohuslav Martinu
Performer:  Noel Lester (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 12/1919 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 1 Minutes 23 Secs. 
14.
Lieder (6) für eine Frauenstimme: no 6, Mausfallensprüchlein by Hugo Wolf
Performer:  Noel Lester (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 1 Minutes 13 Secs. 
15.
The Wonder of a Cat, reading by Anonymous
Performer:  Noel Lester (Piano)
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 0 Minutes 27 Secs. 
16.
Sonata for Piano, Op. 301 "Fred the Cat": Cat Dreaming by Alan Hovhaness
Performer:  Noel Lester (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1977; USA 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 5 Minutes 3 Secs. 
17.
The Cat's Lament, for piano by Kenneth Leighton
Performer:  Noel Lester (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 2 Minutes 39 Secs. 
18.
She Sights a Bird, reading by Emily Dickinson
Performer:  Noel Lester (Piano)
Period: Contemporary 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 0 Minutes 34 Secs. 
19.
Dolly, Op. 56: no 2, Mi-a-ou by Gabriel Fauré
Performer:  Nancy Roldan (Piano), Noel Lester (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; France 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 1 Minutes 50 Secs. 
20.
Piece for Piano Four Paws by Ketzel, for piano by Morris Moshe Cotel
Performer:  Noel Lester (Piano)
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 0 Minutes 35 Secs. 
21.
Cats Are Wonderful Friends, reading by Anonymous
Performer:  Noel Lester (Piano)
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 0 Minutes 34 Secs. 
22.
Nocturne (Cats on the Roof), for piano, Op. 44/2 by Ernö von Dohnányi
Performer:  Noel Lester (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 05/1951-06/1951 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 4 Minutes 39 Secs. 
23.
The Kitten and the Falling Leaves, reading by William Wordsworth
Performer:  Noel Lester (Piano)
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 0 Minutes 26 Secs. 
24.
Jeux d'enfants (Children's Games), pieces (12) for piano, 4 hands, Op. 22: Puss in the Corner by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Nancy Roldan (Piano), Noel Lester (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; France 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 2 Minutes 12 Secs. 
25.
Ludions: no 5, Chanson du chat by Erik Satie
Performer:  Noel Lester (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923; France 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 0 Minutes 51 Secs. 
26.
The Cats of Kilkenny, reading by Anonymous
Performer:  Noel Lester (Piano)
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 0 Minutes 19 Secs. 
27.
Rejoice in the Lamb, festival cantata for trumpet, ATB soloists, chorus & organ, Op. 30: For I Will by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  Noel Lester (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1943; United Kingdom 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
28.
The Hungry Cat and the Well-Fed Cat, for piano by Vadim Nikolayvich Salmano
Performer:  Noel Lester (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 1 Minutes 44 Secs. 
29.
That Cat, reading by Ben King
Performer:  Noel Lester (Piano)
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 0 Minutes 52 Secs. 
30.
Kitten on the Keys, for piano by Zez Confrey
Performer:  Noel Lester (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1921; United States of Ame 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
31.
Duetto buffo di due gatti by Gioachino Rossini
Performer:  Noel Lester (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: Italy 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 3 Minutes 16 Secs. 
32.
Scherzo humoristique "Le chat et la souris" by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Noel Lester (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
33.
Old American Songs, Set 1: I bought me a cat by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Noel Lester (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; USA 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 2 Minutes 13 Secs. 
34.
L' enfant et les sortilèges, opera-ballet in 2 parts: Cat Duet, for 2 voices & piano by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  Noel Lester (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 1920-1925; France 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 1 Minutes 56 Secs. 
35.
The Sleeping Beauty, ballet, Op. 66: Puss-in-Boots and The White Cat by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Noel Lester (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1888-1889; Russia 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 1 Minutes 59 Secs. 
36.
Dog-Cat Polka, for piano (Piano Pastels No. 14), W. 78/14 by George Antheil
Performer:  Noel Lester (Piano)
Period: Modern 
Written: 12/1956 
Date of Recording: 01/2000 
Venue:  Griswolf Hall, Peabody Conservatory of M 
Length: 1 Minutes 16 Secs. 

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