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Fairy Tales - Poems & Music for Children by Prokofiev, Saint-Saens, Grieg, Chopin, Stravinsky

> Cinderella, Op. 87 (arr. M. Fichtenholz) - Cinderella, Op. 87, Act II: Grand Waltz (arr. M. Fichtenholz)
> Cinderella - Cinderella
> Cinderella Suite No. 1, Op. 107 (arr. M. Fichtenholz for violin and piano) - Cinderella Suite No. 1, Op. 107: Mazurka (arr. M. Fichtenholz for violin and piano)
> The Jabberwocky - The Jabberwocky
> Danse macabre in G minor, Op. 40 (arr. for violin and piano) - Danse macabre in G minor, Op. 40 (arr. for violin and piano)
> Lyric Pieces, Book 10, Op. 71 - Lyric Pieces, Book 10, Op. 71: No. 3. Puck
> Silly Old Baboon - Silly Old Baboon
> Waltz No. 6 in D flat major, Op. 64, No. 1, "Minute" - Waltz No. 6 in D flat major, Op. 64, No. 1, "Minute"
> 5 Pieces for 2 Violins and Piano - 5 Pieces for 2 Violins and Piano: No. 4. Waltz
> The Duck and the Kangaroo - The Duck and the Kangaroo
> 5 Pieces for 2 Violins and Piano - 5 Pieces for 2 Violins and Piano: No. 2. Gavotte
> The Mirror - The Mirror
> Carnival of the Animals (arr. for violin and piano) - Carnival of the Animals: XIII. The Swan (arr. for violin and piano)
> Jumbo Jet - Jumbo Jet
> Circus Polka (arr. S. Dushkin for violin and piano) - Circus Polka (arr. S. Dushkin for violin and piano)
> Children's Corner - Children's Corner: I. Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum
> The Pig - The Pig
> Children's Corner - Children's Corner: VI. Golliwogg's Cake-Walk
> In the Dark - In the Dark
> Nocturne No. 2 in E flat major, Op. 9, No. 2 - Nocturne No. 2 in E flat major, Op. 9, No. 2

Album Summary

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Cinderella Suite no 2
>Word, Spoken : Cinderella, poem by Roald Dahl
>Prokofiev, Sergei : Cinderella Suite no 1
>Word, Spoken : Jabberwocky, poem by Lewis Carroll
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Danse macabre in G minor, Op. 40
>Grieg, Edvard : Lyric Pieces (7), Book 10, Op. 71
>Word, Spoken : Silly Old Baboon, poem by Spike Milligan
>Chopin, Frédéric : Waltz for piano no 6 in D flat major ("Minute"), Op. 64/1, CT. 212
>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Five pieces for two violins and piano
>Word, Spoken : The Duck and the Kangaroo, poem by Edward Lear
>Word, Spoken : The Mirror, poem by A.A. Milne
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Carnival of the animals
>Word, Spoken : Jumbo Jet, poem by Spike Milligan
>Stravinsky, Igor : Circus Polka, arranged for violin & piano by Sol Babitz
>Debussy, Claude : Debussy
>Word, Spoken : The Pig, poem by Roald Dahl
>Debussy, Claude : Children's Corner
>Word, Spoken : In the Dark, poem by A.A. Milne
>Chopin, Frédéric : Nocturne for piano no 2 in E flat major, Op. 9/2, CT. 109
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Notes & Reviews:

Celebrated movie stars unite to create an album of words and music for children in aid of the Lenny Trusler Children's Foundation. The recording features many of the greatest and much-loved poems for children interspersed with music written on children's themes, such as Cinderella and Children's Corner.



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Works Details

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Cinderella Suite no 2 :: Grand Waltz
  • Performers: Matthew Trusler (Violin); Martin Roscoe (Piano)
  • Running Time: 5 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1946

>Word, Spoken : Cinderella, poem by Roald Dahl
  • Running Time: 5 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Cinderella Suite no 1 :: Mazurka
  • Performers: Matthew Trusler (Violin); Martin Roscoe (Piano)
  • Notes: Composition written: 1946.
  • Running Time: 2 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1946

>Word, Spoken : Jabberwocky, poem by Lewis Carroll
  • Running Time: 1 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Danse macabre in G minor, Op. 40
  • Performers: Matthew Trusler (Violin); Alexander Taylor (Piano)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1874

>Grieg, Edvard : Lyric Pieces (7), Book 10, Op. 71
  • Performer: Martin Roscoe (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 5 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1901

>Word, Spoken : Silly Old Baboon, poem by Spike Milligan
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Waltz for piano no 6 in D flat major ("Minute"), Op. 64/1, CT. 212
  • Performer: Martin Roscoe (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1846-1847

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Five pieces for two violins and piano :: Waltz
  • Performers: Maya Koch (Violin); Matthew Trusler (Violin); Alexander Taylor (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Word, Spoken : The Duck and the Kangaroo, poem by Edward Lear
  • Running Time: 1 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Shostakovich, Dmitri : Five pieces for two violins and piano :: Gavotte
  • Performers: Maya Koch (Violin); Matthew Trusler (Violin); Alexander Taylor (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern

>Word, Spoken : The Mirror, poem by A.A. Milne
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Carnival of the animals
  • Performers: Matthew Trusler (Violin); Alexander Taylor (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 23 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1886

>Word, Spoken : Jumbo Jet, poem by Spike Milligan
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Stravinsky, Igor : Circus Polka, arranged for violin & piano by Sol Babitz
  • Performers: Matthew Trusler (Violin); Alexander Taylor (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 39 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1943

>Debussy, Claude : Debussy
  • Performer: Martin Roscoe (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 10 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1906-1908

>Word, Spoken : The Pig, poem by Roald Dahl
  • Running Time: 2 min. 7 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Debussy, Claude : Children's Corner
  • Performer: Martin Roscoe (Piano)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1906-1908

>Word, Spoken : In the Dark, poem by A.A. Milne
  • Running Time: 1 min. 46 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Frédéric Chopin (1810 - 1849) : Nocturne for piano no 2 in E flat major, Op. 9/2, CT. 109
  • Performer: Martin Roscoe (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1830-1832