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Classics For Children - Prokofiev, Saint-saëns, Et Al


Release Date: 10/12/1999 
Label:  London/Decca Double Decker Catalog #: 458595   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Sergei ProkofievCamille Saint-SaënsBenjamin BrittenClaude Debussy,   ... 
Performer:  Sir Ralph RichardsonCristina OrtizPascal RogéVladimir Ashkenazy,   ... 
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm SargentCharles DutoitBenjamin BrittenErnest Ansermet,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraLondon SinfoniettaSuisse Romande Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 31 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67 by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Sir Ralph Richardson (Spoken Vocals)
Conductor:  Sir Malcolm Sargent
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; USSR 
Date of Recording: 1959 
Length: 26 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: English 
2. Carnival of the animals by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer:  Sir Ralph Richardson (Spoken Vocals), Cristina Ortiz (Piano), Pascal Rogé (Piano)
Conductor:  Charles Dutoit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Sinfonietta
Written: 1886 
Date of Recording: 1980 
Length: 22 Minutes 46 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
3. Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34 by Benjamin Britten
Conductor:  Benjamin Britten
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; England 
Date of Recording: 1963 
Length: 16 Minutes 32 Secs. 
4. Children's Corner by Claude Debussy
Performer:  Pascal Rogé (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1906-1908; France 
Date of Recording: 1979 
Length: 16 Minutes 55 Secs. 
5. Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 - Flight of the bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1903; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1958 
Length: 1 Minutes 38 Secs. 
6. Nutcracker, Op. 71: no 9, Act 1 - Waltz of the Snowflakes by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Richard Bonynge
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Finchley Children's Music Group,  National Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891-1892; Russia 
Date of Recording: 1974 
Length: 6 Minutes 20 Secs. 
7. L'apprenti sorcier by Paul Dukas
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; France 
Date of Recording: 1963 
Length: 10 Minutes 54 Secs. 
8. Cassation in G major "Toy Symphony" by Leopold Mozart
Conductor:  Karl Münchinger
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Period: Classical 
Written: circa 1769; Austria 
Date of Recording: 1984 
Length: 9 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
9. Kinderszenen, Op. 15 by Robert Schumann
Performer:  Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1838; Germany 
Date of Recording: 1987 
Length: 19 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is a DDD recording. 
10. Premier livre de pièces: Troisième Suite - Le coucou by Louis-Claude Daquin
Performer:  Varda Nishri (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1735; France 
Date of Recording: 1968 
Length: 1 Minutes 49 Secs. 
11. Pièces de clavecin, Book 2: Ordre 6 in B flat major - Le moucheron by François Couperin
Performer:  Varda Nishri (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: by 1717; Paris, France 
Date of Recording: 1968 
Length: 1 Minutes 27 Secs. 
12. Jeux d'enfants, Op. 22: Petite suite by Georges Bizet
Conductor:  Ernest Ansermet
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Suisse Romande Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1871; France 
Date of Recording: 1960 
Length: 10 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Notes: Orchestrated: Georges Bizet 
13. Histoires: no 2, Le petit âne blanc by Jacques Ibert
Performer:  Varda Nishri (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1922; France 
Date of Recording: 1968 
Length: 2 Minutes 11 Secs. 
14. Nouvelles suites de pièces de clavecin: no 11, La poule by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Performer:  Varda Nishri (Piano)
Period: Baroque 
Written: circa 1729-1730; France 
Date of Recording: 1968 
Length: 4 Minutes 36 Secs. 

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