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Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf
Britten: The Young Personís Guide to the Orchestra Op.34
Dukas : The Sorcererís Apprentice


Sir Ben Kingsley Ė Narrator
(Narrates Peter and the Wolf, and The Young Personís Guide to the Orchestra)
London Symphony Orchestra
Sir Charles Mackerras Ė Conductor



After many years languishing in the archives at Cala Records this outstanding recording has been re-packaged, re-pressed and re-released.   Narrated by Sir Ben Kingsley and featuring the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sir Charles Mackerras, the much-loved tale of Peter and the Wolf headlines a disc including Britten's splendid introduction to music, The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, as well as the Dukas favorite, The Sorcerer's Apprentice.   Vivid and characterful performances make for an inspiring program to engage children, and their families in classical music.
PROGRAM LISTING

SERGEI PROKOFIEV
Peter and the Wolf, Op.67 - A Musical Tale for Children     27:00
  1. Instruments of the orchestra     1:57
  2. The story begins     8:45
  3. The wolf appears     3:23
  4. Peter catches the wolf     8:23
  5. The triumphal procession     4:32

BENJAMIN BRITTEN
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op34
Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell
    18:45
Text by Eric Crozier
  6. Introduction     0:36
  7. Theme and groups     2:24
  8. Flute and piccolo     0:22
  9. Oboes     1:05
10. Clarinets     0:40
11. Bassoons     0:52
12. Violins     0.49
13. Violas     0:58
14. Cellos     1:23
15. Double basses     1:01
16. Harp     1:01
17. Horns     0:58
18. Trumpets     0:27
19. Trombones and tuba     1.01
20. Timpani     0:26
21. Bass drum and cymbals     0:11
22. Tambourine and triangle     0:10
23. Side drum and block     0:13
24. Xylophone     0:99
25. Castanets and gong     0:11
26. Whip     0:47
27. Fugue     2:51

PAUL DUKAS
28. The Sorcerer's Apprentice (L'apprenti sorder)
      Scherzo d'apres une ballade de Goethe     10:27

      Total Time     56:40

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