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Classics for Children - Prokofiev, Saint-Saëns, et al

Album Summary

>Britten, Benjamin : The Young person's guide to the orchestra
>Schumann, Robert : Kinderszenen, Op. 15
>Saint-Saëns, Camille : Carnival of the animals
>Rameau, Jean-Philippe : Nouvelles suites de pièces de clavecin
>Daquin, Louis-Claude : Premier livre de pièces
>Couperin, François : Pièces de clavecin, Book 2
>Mozart, Leopold : Toy Symphony (Cassation), for toys, 2 oboes, 2 horns & strings in G major (formerly K. 63)
>Prokofiev, Sergei : Peter and the Wolf
>Debussy, Claude : Children's Corner
>Bizet, Georges : Petite Suite, pieces (5) for orchestra from Jeux d'enfants
>Ibert, Jacques [Composer] : The Little White Donkey, for piano (no 2 from "Histories")
>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : Tale of Tsar Saltan
>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a
>Dukas, Paul : L'apprenti sorcier
Performers Conductors Ensembles Composers

Notes & Reviews:

Two and a half hours of well-known classical music, all composed specifically with children in mind. The "Peter and the Wolf" on this set is narrated by the late great English actor Sir Ralph Richardson.



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Works Details

>Britten, Benjamin : The Young person's guide to the orchestra
  • Conductor: Benjamin Britten
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 16 min. 33 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1946

>Schumann, Robert : Kinderszenen, Op. 15
  • Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy (Piano)
  • Running Time: 16 min. 35 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1838

>Camille Saint-Saëns (1835 - 1921) : Carnival of the animals
  • Performers: Cristina Ortiz (Piano); Pascal Rogé (Piano)
  • Conductor: Charles Dutoit
  • Ensemble: London Sinfonietta
  • Running Time: 20 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1886

>Rameau, Jean-Philippe : Nouvelles suites de pièces de clavecin :: no 18 in G minor, "The Hen"
  • Performer: Varda Nishry (Piano)
  • Running Time: 4 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1727

>Daquin, Louis-Claude : Premier livre de pièces
  • Performer: Varda Nishry (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Written: circa 1735

>François Couperin (1668 - 1733) : Pièces de clavecin, Book 2 :: The fly
  • Performer: Varda Nishry (Piano)
  • Running Time: 1 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Baroque
  • Written: 1716-1717

>Mozart, Leopold : Toy Symphony (Cassation), for toys, 2 oboes, 2 horns & strings in G major (formerly K. 63)
  • Conductor: Karl Munchinger
  • Running Time: 9 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: by 1759

>Prokofiev, Sergei : Peter and the Wolf
  • Conductor: Malcolm Sargent
  • Ensemble: London Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 26 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1936

>Debussy, Claude : Children's Corner
  • Performer: Pascal Rogé (Piano)
  • Running Time: 16 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Written: 1906-1908

>Bizet, Georges : Petite Suite, pieces (5) for orchestra from Jeux d'enfants
  • Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
  • Ensemble: Suisse Romande Orchestra
  • Running Time: 7 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1871

>Ibert, Jacques [Composer] : The Little White Donkey, for piano (no 2 from "Histories")
  • Performer: Varda Nishry (Piano)
  • Running Time: 2 min. 15 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1922

>Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai : Tale of Tsar Saltan :: The Flight of the
  • Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
  • Ensemble: Suisse Romande Orchestra
  • Running Time: 1 min. 40 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1900-1901

>Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilyich : Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a :: Waltz of the Snowflakes
  • Conductor: Richard Bonynge
  • Ensemble: National Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Running Time: 6 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1892

>Dukas, Paul : L'apprenti sorcier
  • Conductor: Ernest Ansermet
  • Ensemble: Suisse Romande Orchestra
  • Running Time: 10 min. 53 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1897