Dance Along

Release Date: 4/10/2012
Catalog Number: 5099995547923
Number of Discs: 1

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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.
Works on This Recording
1. Carnival of the animals: no 5, Elephants by Camille Saint-Saëns
Performer: Marielle Labèque (Piano), Katia [Piano] Labèque (Piano)
Conductor: Zubin Mehta
Period: Romantic
Written: 1886 ; France
2. Tale of Tsar Saltan: Suite, Op. 57 - Flight of the bumblebee by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Period: Romantic
Written: 1903 ; Russia
3. Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera": 1st movement, Allegro by Antonio Vivaldi
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1725 ; Venice, Italy
4. William Tell Overture: Conclusion by Gioachino Rossini
Conductor: Riccardo Muti
Period: Romantic
Written: 1829 ; Italy
5. Die Walküre: Ride of the Valkyries by Richard Wagner
Conductor: Mariss Jansons
Period: Romantic
Written: 1856 ; Germany
6. Peer Gynt, Op. 23: no 7, In the hall of the mountain king by Edvard Grieg
Period: Romantic
Written: 1875/1892 ; Norway
7. Gayaneh: Sabre Dance by Aram Khachaturian
Conductor: Yuri Temirkanov
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1942/1957 ; USSR
8. An der schönen, blauen Donau, Op. 314 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Period: Romantic
Written: 1867 ; Vienna, Austria
9. La vie parisienne: Overture by Jacques Offenbach
Conductor: Manuel Rosenthal
Period: Romantic
Written: 1866 ; Paris, France
10. Les patineurs, Op. 183 by Emil Waldteufel
Conductor: Willi Boskovsky
Period: Romantic
Written: 1882 ; Paris, France
11. Explosions-Polka, Op. 43 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Conductor: Willi Boskovsky
Period: Romantic
Written: 1847 ; Austria
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
13. Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 3, Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: John Lanchbery
Period: Romantic
Written: 1892 ; Russia
14. Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a: no 4, Trépak by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor: John Lanchbery
Period: Romantic
Written: 1892 ; Russia
15. Boléro: Conclusion by Maurice Ravel
Conductor: André Previn
Period: Modern
Written: 1928 ; France
16. Stars and Stripes Forever by John Philip Sousa
Conductor: Timothy Foley
Period: Romantic
Written: 1897 ; USA
17. La Fille mal gardée: Widow Simone - Clog Dance by Louis Ferdinand Herold
Conductor: Barry Wordsworth
Period: Romantic
Written: 1828 ;
18. Concerto for Violin in E major, Op. 8 no 1/RV 269 "Primavera": 1st movement, Allegro by Antonio Vivaldi
Period: Baroque
Written: circa 1725 ; Venice, Italy
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