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Journey Around The World

Journey Around The World / Various
Release Date: 04/10/2012 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 55476   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Mexican AnonymousArthur BenjaminSergei RachmaninovAlexander Borodin,   ... 
Performer:  Gabriela MonteroLarry AdlerJean-Yves ThibaudetTruls Otterbech Mork,   ... 
Conductor:  Eric RobinsonAndré CluytensHerbert von KarajanSir Neville Marriner,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 17 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Classical Music doesn’t get much more exciting than this! With the help of wonderful music (some familiar, some new) this collection encourages children to experience the fantastic array of world music styles and colourful portrayals of foreign lands in Classical Music. Featuring music from Debussy, Johann Strauss II, Copland and many others this selection will have kids thrilled with recreations of the American Wild West, learning the Jamaican Rumba, waltzing in Vienna and exploring the Steppes of Central Asia! A fully illustrated 44 page booklet presents an adventure-filled journey around the world challenging the reader to listen, see and recreate the wonders of the countries they visit. Classical Music doesn’t get much more exciting than this! With the help of wonderful music (some familiar, some new) this collection encourages children to experience the fantastic array of world music styles and colourful portrayals of foreign lands in Classical Music. Featuring music from Debussy, Johann Strauss II, Copland and many others this selection will have kids thrilled with recreations of the American Wild West, learning the Jamaican Rumba, waltzing in Vienna and exploring the Steppes of Central Asia! A fully illustrated 44 page booklet presents an adventure-filled journey around the world challenging the reader to listen, see and recreate the wonders of the countries they visit. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
La Cucaracha by Mexican Anonymous
Performer:  Gabriela Montero (Piano)
Length: 6 Minutes 8 Secs. 
2.
Jamaican Rumba by Arthur Benjamin
Performer:  Larry Adler (Harmonica)
Conductor:  Eric Robinson
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 14 Secs. 
3.
Two Pieces, Op. 2: No. 2. Oriental Dance by Sergei Rachmaninov
Performer:  Jean-Yves Thibaudet (Piano), Truls Otterbech Mork (Cello)
Period: Post-Romantic 
Written: 1892 
Length: 6 Minutes 22 Secs. 
4.
In the steppes of central Asia by Alexander Borodin
Conductor:  André Cluytens
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Russia 
Length: 6 Minutes 42 Secs. 
5.
La damnation de Faust, Op. 24: Rákóczy March by Hector Berlioz
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1845-1846; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 15 Secs. 
6.
Ancient Airs and Dances, Set 3: Siciliana by Ottorino Respighi
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; Rome, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 43 Secs. 
7.
Finlandia, Op. 26 by Jean Sibelius
Conductor:  Sir John Barbirolli
Period: Romantic 
Written: Finland 
Length: 8 Minutes 27 Secs. 
8.
An der schönen, blauen Donau, Op. 314 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1867; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 10 Minutes 24 Secs. 
9.
Má vlast: no 2, Moldau, T 111 by Bedrich Smetana
Conductor:  Mariss Jansons
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1874; Czech Republic 
Length: 12 Minutes 6 Secs. 
10.
Rodeo: Four Dance Episodes - no 4, Hoe-down by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 15 Secs. 
11.
Suite bergamasque: 3rd movement, Clair de Lune by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Moura Lympany (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1890/1905; France 
Length: 4 Minutes 56 Secs. 
12.
Country Gardens by Percy Aldridge Grainger
Conductor:  Sir Vivian Dunn
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 2 Minutes 13 Secs. 
13.
Suite española, Op. 47: no 3, Sevilla by Isaac Albeniz
Performer:  Julian Byzantine (Guitar)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Madrid, Spain 
Length: 5 Minutes 18 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Rodeo (1999 Digital Remaster): Hoe-Down
La Cucaracha
Suite española No. 1, Op.47 (arr. Byzantine): III. Sevilla (Sevillanas)
Jamaican Rumba (1991 Digital Remaster)
Two Pieces, Op.2: No.2 Danse Orientale
In the Steppes of Central Asia (1987 - Remaster)
Country Gardens (Morris Dance Tune) BFMS22 (arr. Artok) (1990 Digital Remaster)
La Damnation de Faust, Op.24 (1990 - Remaster): Hungarian March
Suite bergamasque: Clair de lune
Ancient Airs and Dances (1996 Digital Remaster), Suite No. 3: III. Siciliana (anon.)
Finlandia - Symphonic Poem, Op.26 (2000 - Remaster)
An der schönen, blauen Donau - Walzer, Op.314 (1985 - Remaster)
Má vlast: Vltava, B.111 (1874)

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