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Dance Along

Dance Along / Various
Release Date: 04/10/2012 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 55479   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Camille Saint-SaënsNikolai Rimsky-KorsakovAntonio VivaldiGioachino Rossini,   ... 
Performer:  Marielle LabèqueKatia Labèque
Conductor:  Zubin MehtaSir Neville MarrinerHerbert von KarajanRiccardo Muti,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 58 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

This collection encourages children to get up and moving! Featuring the best dance music in the Classical world this compilation will keep little ears occupied, exercise their bodies and challenge their imagination and memory. The collection features music from Tchaikovsky, Vivaldi, Grieg and Wagner and is carefully paced to build up the movement levels and expose children to many different dance styles, rhythms and tempos as possible. A fully illustrated 32 page booklet presents a whirlwind trip through many different dance styles encouraging the young ready to hear, see and recreate as much as possible. This collection encourages children to get up and moving! Featuring the best dance music in the Classical world this compilation will keep little ears occupied, exercise their bodies and challenge their imagination and memory. The collection features music from Tchaikovsky, Vivaldi, Grieg and Wagner and is carefully paced to build up the movement levels and expose children to many different dance styles, rhythms and tempos as possible. A fully illustrated 32 page booklet presents a whirlwind trip through many different dance styles encouraging the young ready to hear, see and recreate as much as possible. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Carnival of the animals: no 5, Elephants by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Marielle Labèque (Piano), Katia Labèque (Piano)
Conductor:  Zubin Mehta
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; France 
Length: 1 Minutes 21 Secs. 
2.
Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 - Flight of the bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
Length: 1 Minutes 24 Secs. 
3.
Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera": 1st movement, Allegro by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  Herbert von Karajan
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1725; Venice, Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 18 Secs. 
4.
William Tell Overture: Conclusion by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor:  Riccardo Muti
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1829; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
5.
Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries by Richard Wagner
Conductor:  Mariss Jansons
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; Germany 
Length: 4 Minutes 46 Secs. 
6.
Peer Gynt, Op. 23: no 7, In the hall of the mountain king by Edvard Grieg
Conductor:  Sir Neville Marriner
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875/1892; Norway 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 
7.
Gayaneh: Sabre Dance by Aram Khachaturian
Conductor:  Yuri Temirkanov
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942/1957; USSR 
Length: 2 Minutes 21 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.
La vie parisienne: Overture by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor:  Manuel Rosenthal
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1866; Paris, France 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
10.
Les patineurs, Op. 183 by Emil Waldteufel
Conductor:  Willi Boskovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882; Paris, France 
Length: 7 Minutes 50 Secs. 
11.
Explosions-Polka, Op. 43 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor:  Willi Boskovsky
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1847; Austria 
Length: 2 Minutes 0 Secs. 
12.
Swan Lake, Op. 20: no 27, Act 4 - Danse des petits cygnes by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  John Lanchbery
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875-1876; Russia 
Length: 1 Minutes 28 Secs. 
13.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 3, Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  John Lanchbery
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Length: 2 Minutes 23 Secs. 
14.
Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 4, Trépak by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  John Lanchbery
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; Russia 
Length: 1 Minutes 10 Secs. 
15.
Boléro: Conclusion by Maurice Ravel
Conductor:  André Previn
Period: Modern 
Written: 1928; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 16 Secs. 
16.
Stars and Stripes Forever by John Philip Sousa
Conductor:  Timothy Foley
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 36 Secs. 
17.
La Fille mal gardée: Widow Simone - Clog Dance by Louis Ferdinand Herold
Conductor:  Barry Wordsworth
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1828 
Length: 2 Minutes 40 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Swan Lake, Op.20, Act II, 13. Dances of the Swans: IV. Dance of the Cygnets (Allegro moderato)
Le Carnaval des animaux, 'Carnival of the Animals': The Elephant
The Tale of Tsar Saltan: The Flight of the Bumble-Bee (Act III)
The Four Seasons, Concerto No. 1 in E, RV 269 (Op.8 No. 1) 'La primavera': I. Allegro
La Fille mal gardèe: Widow Simone - Clog Dance (Act II)
The Nutcracker, Op.71, Divertissement: Variation 2: Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy - Coda [to Pas de deux]
William Tell: Overture
Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries (concert version)
Peer Gynt, Incidental Music, Op. 23: In the Hall of the Mountain King
Gayaneh - Suite from the Ballet: Sabre Dance
An der schönen, blauen Donau - Walzer, Op.314 (1985 - Remaster)
Gaîté Parisienne (1989 Digital Remaster): Overture (La Vie Parisienne)
The Nutcracker, Op.71, Divertissement: Trepak (Russian Dance)
The Stars And Stripes Forever!
Boléro (abbrev. version; arr. Bates) (1992 - Remaster)
Les Patineurs - valse [Op. 183] (1976 Digital Remaster)
Explosionen-Polka, Op.43

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