Laugh with Classical Music - Vieuxtemps; Rimsky-Korsakov / Orbelian, Moscow CO; Italian Saxophone Quartet, John Aler, Donald George

> Souvenir d'Amerique, on Yankee Doodle, Op. 17 - Souvenir d'Amerique on Yankee Doodle, Op. 17
> Tale of Tsar Saltan, Op. 57: Flight of the Bumble-bee (arr. W. Mnatsakanov) - Tale of Tsar Saltan, Op. 57: Flight of the Bumble-bee (arr. W. Mnatsakanov)
> The Green-Eyed Dragon - The Green-Eyed Dragon
> Ballet Suite No. 1 (arr. L. Atovmyan) - Ballet Suite No. 1: VI. Galop (The Limpid Stream) (arr. L. Atovmyan)
> The Golden Age Suite, Op. 22a - The Golden Age Suite, Op. 22a: III. Polka
> More Nonsense Rhymes and Pictures, Op. 43 - There was an old man in a tree
> More Nonsense Rhymes and Pictures, Op. 43 - There was an old person of Cassel
> Ballet Suite No. 3 (arr. L. Atovmyan) - Ballet Suite No. 3: III. Dance (The Limpid Stream) (arr. L. Atovmyan)
> More Nonsense Rhymes and Pictures, Op. 43 - More Nonsense Rhymes and Pictures, Op. 43: There was an old man of Dumbree
> Ballet Suite No. 1 (arr. L. Atovmyan) - Ballet Suite No. 1: V. Waltz - Joke (The Bolt) (arr. L. Atovmyan)
> More Nonsense Rhymes and Pictures, Op. 43 - More Nonsense Rhymes and Pictures, Op. 43: The was an old person of Jodd
> Masquerade Suite - Masquerade Suite: V. Galop
> Petit quatuor - Petit quatuor: III. Serenade comique
> More Nonsense Rhymes and Pictures, Op. 43 - There was an old lady of France
> More Nonsense Rhymes and Pictures, Op. 43 - The young lady of Parma

Album Summary

>Vieuxtemps, Henri : Souvenir d'Amérique
>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : Flight of the Bumblebee
>Charles, Wolseley : The Green-Eyed Dragon, for voice & piano
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Ballet Suite no 1
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : The Golden Age
>Lang, Margaret Ruthven : Nonsense Rhymes and Pictures, for voice & piano, Op. 43
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Ballet Suite no 3
>Khachaturian, Aram : Masquerade Suite
>Françaix, Jean : Petit Quatour pour Saxophones
Performers Conductor Ensembles Composers

Notes & Reviews:

"Laugh with classical music? Well, I never!" No doubt that's what far too many soberly dignified classical music fans might say upon learning of this compilation that celebrates humor in classical music. Take a moment to revel in snickers, chuckles, and chortles with favorite performers of the Delos catalogue as they loosen up with musical jokes from all eras.



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Works Details

>Vieuxtemps, Henri : Souvenir d'Amérique
  • Performer: Dmitry Khakhamov (Violin)
  • Conductor: Constantine Orbelian
  • Ensemble: Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • Notes: Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory, Moscow; Skywalker Sound, Marin County
  • Running Time: 4 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic

>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : Flight of the Bumblebee
  • Performer: Oleg Sergeev (Flute)
  • Conductor: Constantine Orbelian
  • Ensemble: Italian Saxophone Quartet
  • Notes: Skywalker Sound, Marin County; Great Hall, Moscow Conservatory, Moscow
  • Running Time: 1 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1901

>Charles, Wolseley : The Green-Eyed Dragon, for voice & piano
  • Performers: John Aler (Tenor); Grant Gershon (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 7 sec.

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Ballet Suite no 1 :: 6. Galop
  • Conductor: Constantine Orbelian
  • Notes: Composition written: Soviet Union.
  • Running Time: 1 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Ballet

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : The Golden Age :: Polka
  • Conductor: Constantine Orbelian
  • Running Time: 2 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1931

>Lang, Margaret Ruthven : Nonsense Rhymes and Pictures, for voice & piano, Op. 43
  • Performers: Donald George (Tenor); Lucy Mauro (Piano)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Ballet Suite no 3 :: 3. Dance
  • Conductor: Constantine Orbelian
  • Notes: Composition written: 1952.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1952

>Lang, Margaret Ruthven : Nonsense Rhymes and Pictures, for voice & piano, Op. 43
  • Performers: Donald George (Tenor); Lucy Mauro (Piano)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Ballet Suite no 1 :: Humoresque-Waltz
  • Conductor: Constantine Orbelian
  • Notes: Composition written: Soviet Union.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Ballet

>Lang, Margaret Ruthven : Nonsense Rhymes and Pictures, for voice & piano, Op. 43
  • Performers: Donald George (Tenor); Lucy Mauro (Piano)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal

>Khachaturian, Aram : Masquerade Suite :: Galop
  • Conductor: Constantine Orbelian
  • Notes: Composition written: 1944.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1944

>Jean Françaix (1912 - 1997) : Petit Quatour pour Saxophones :: Sérénade Comique
  • Ensemble: Italian Saxophone Quartet
  • Running Time: 2 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Chamber Music
  • Written: 1935

>Lang, Margaret Ruthven : Nonsense Rhymes and Pictures, for voice & piano, Op. 43
  • Performers: Donald George (Tenor); Lucy Mauro (Piano)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal