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Prokofiev: Peter & The Wolf / Lenny Henry


Release Date: 04/27/2004 
Label:  Virgin Classics   Catalog #: 561782   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Sergei ProkofievCamille Saint-SaënsBenjamin Britten
Performer:  Lenny Henry
Conductor:  Xu Chaoming
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
CD not available: This title is currently only available as an MP3 download.  

Notes and Editorial Reviews

New Recording Incorporating Musical Instruments From Around The World. The Instruments Represent The Characters And Comedian Henry Is The Narrator. New Recording Incorporating Musical Instruments From Around The World. The Instruments Represent The Characters And Comedian Henry Is The Narrator. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67 by Sergei Prokofiev
Performer:  Lenny Henry (Speaker)
Conductor:  Xu Chaoming
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; USSR 
2.
Carnival of the animals by Camille Saint-Saëns
Written: 1886 
3.
Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34 by Benjamin Britten
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; England 

Sound Samples

Introduction to Peter and the Wolf Op. 67 (1936 ) -Version with traditional instruments based on an original idea by Philippe Krümm
Peter and the Wolf Op.67 (1936) - Version with traditional instruments based on an original idea by Philippe Krümm
The Carnival of the Animals - zoological fantasy: Introduction and Royal March of the Lion
The Carnival of the Animals - zoological fantasy: Hens and Cocks
The Carnival of the Animals - zoological fantasy: Wild Asses
The Carnival of the Animals - zoological fantasy: Tortoises
The Carnival of the Animals - zoological fantasy: The Elephant
The Carnival of the Animals - zoological fantasy: Kangaroos
The Carnival of the Animals - zoological fantasy: The Aquarium
The Carnival of the Animals - zoological fantasy: Persons with Long Ears
The Carnival of the Animals - zoological fantasy: Cuckoo in the Heart of the Woods
The Carnival of the Animals - zoological fantasy: The Aviary
The Carnival of the Animals - zoological fantasy: Pianists
The Carnival of the Animals - zoological fantasy: Fossils
The Carnival of the Animals - zoological fantasy: The Swan
The Carnival of the Animals - zoological fantasy: Finale
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34): Theme: Allegro maestoso e largamente (full orchestra - woodwind - brass - strings - percussion - full orchestra)
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34): Woodwind
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34): Strings
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34): Brass
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34): Percussion - Variation M: Moderato (percussion)
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell Op. 34): Fugue: Allegro molto - Con slancio (L'istesso tempo) (full orchestra)

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