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A Child's Introduction to Classical Music

Album Summary

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Swan Lake
>Anderson, Leroy : Syncopated Clock
>Anderson, Leroy : The Typewriter
>Anderson, Leroy : Bugler's Holiday
>Handel, George Frideric : Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Carnival of the animals
>Khachaturian, Aram : Gayaneh
>Ponchielli, Amilcare : Dance of the Hours, ballet (from La Gioconda)
>Offenbach, Jacques : Gaîté Parisienne
>Rossini, Gioachino : William Tell (Gugliemo Tell), opera
>Mussorgsky, Modest : Night on the Bare Mountain
Performers Conductors Ensembles Composers


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Works Details

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a :: March
  • Conductor: Adrian Leaper
  • Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 2 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1892

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a :: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
  • Conductor: Adrian Leaper
  • Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 1 min. 56 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1892

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Swan Lake :: Dance of the Cygnets
  • Conductor: Adrian Leaper
  • Ensemble: London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 1 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1875-1876

>Anderson, Leroy : Syncopated Clock
  • Conductor: Philip Gibson
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 2 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1945

>Anderson, Leroy : The Typewriter
  • Conductor: Philip Gibson
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 1 min. 49 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1950

>Anderson, Leroy : Bugler's Holiday
  • Conductor: Philip Gibson
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 2 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1954

>Handel, George Frideric : Water Music Suite no 1 in F major, HWV 348 :: Hornpipe
  • Conductor: Philip Gibson
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: 1717.
  • Running Time: 3 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1717

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Carnival of the animals
  • Performers: Emma Pritchard (Cello); Karen Vaughan (Harp)
  • Running Time: 22 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1886

>Khachaturian, Aram : Gayaneh :: Sabre Dance
  • Conductor: Philip Gibson
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: 1943.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 29 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1943

>Ponchielli, Amilcare : Dance of the Hours, ballet (from La Gioconda)
  • Conductor: Philip Gibson
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 9 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet

>Offenbach, Jacques : Gaîté Parisienne :: Barcarolle
  • Conductor: Adrian Leaper
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 59 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta

>Rossini, Gioachino : William Tell (Gugliemo Tell), opera :: Overture
  • Conductor: Philip Gibson
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 11 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1829

>Mussorgsky, Modest : Night on the Bare Mountain
  • Conductor: Philip Gibson
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 11 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1886