Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67: Introduction: "Peter and the Wolf - A musical tale for children"
Serge Prokofiev 2:03
2 Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67: "Now to our story. Early one morning, Peter opened the gate..."
Serge Prokofiev 4:39
3 Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67: "Suddenly, something caught Peter's attention"
Serge Prokofiev 4:07
4 Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67: "No sooner had Peter gone..."
Serge Prokofiev 3:09
5 Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67: "And now, this is how things stood"
Serge Prokofiev 6:03
6 Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67: "But now, ... now the hunters came out of the woods"
Serge Prokofiev 2:12
7 Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67: "And now... now imagine the triumphant procession"
Serge Prokofiev 4:50
8 Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34: Tuning up - "These are sounds made by a hundred musicians playing many different kinds of instruments"
Benjamin Britten 1:04
9 Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34: "It all starts with an idea"
Benjamin Britten 2:03
10 Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34: Theme: "All of them are now ready..."
Benjamin Britten 2:42
11 Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34: Variation A: "It is time that each instrument speak for itself"
Benjamin Britten 0:31
12 Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34: Variation B: "When two oboes discuss the Theme, their observation may seem more penetrating"
Benjamin Britten 0:44
13 Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34: Variation C: "Clarinets are glib talkers and are very popular"
Benjamin Britten 0:41
14 Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34: Variation D: "Easily recognized is the gossip of the bassoon"
Benjamin Britten 0:51
15 Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34: Variation E: "30 of the 60 string players are violinists"
Benjamin Britten 0:46
16 Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34: Variation F: "The alto voice of the viola is larger than the violin's"
Benjamin Britten 0:54
17 Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34: Variation G: "The violincello is larger still"
Benjamin Britten 1:13
18 Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34: Variation H: "The double bass stands as high as a man"
Benjamin Britten 1:03
19 Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34: Variation I: "Words plucked from any one of the harp's 47 strings are always easy to understand"
Benjamin Britten 0:52
20 Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34: Variation J: "The horn is a brass instrument"
Benjamin Britten 1:13
21 Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34: Variation K: "These two trumpets challenge each other in a brilliant exchange"
Benjamin Britten 0:32
22 Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34: Variation L: "The giants of the brass, the trombones and tuba, always like to have the last word"
Benjamin Britten 1:00
23 Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34: Variation M: "The comment of the percussion is right to the point"
Benjamin Britten 1:37
24 Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34: Fugue: "Everyone has had his say"
Benjamin Britten 3:10

Credits

CD 1

balance engineer:
Harald Baudis (1962-01 – 1962-02) (tracks 1–24)
composer:
Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев (Russian composer) (1936) (tracks 1–7)
Benjamin Britten (1946) (tracks 8–24)
conductor:
Lorin Maazel (1962-01 – 1962-02) (tracks 1–24)
librettist:
Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев (Russian composer) (1936) (tracks 1–7)
orchestra:
Orchestre national de la Radiodiffusion française (1962-01 – 1962-02) (tracks 1–24)
producer:
Hans Ritter (tracks 1–24)
spoken vocals:
Alec Clunes (English actor) (1962-01 – 1962-02) (tracks 1–6)
Lorin Maazel (1962-01 – 1962-02) (tracks 8–24)
premiered at:
Nezlobin Theatre in Moskva, Russia (1936-05-02) (tracks 1–7)
recorded at:
Maison de la Mutualité in Paris, Île-de-France, France (1962-01 – 1962-02) (tracks 1–24)
arrangements:
Peter and the Wolf, op. 67 (for piano, Nikolayeva) (tracks 1–7)
Peter and the Wolf, op. 67 (piano reduction by the composer) (tracks 1–7)
Peter and the Wolf, op. 67 (catch-all for arrangements) (tracks 1–7)
later parody versions:
Peter and the Wolf (Wendy Carlos/Weird Al version) (tracks 1–7)
part of:
partial recording of:
Peter and the Wolf, op. 67 (1962) (track 1)
Peter and the Wolf, op. 67 (1962-01 – 1962-02) (tracks 2–6)
recording of:
Peter and the Wolf, op. 67 (1962-01 – 1962-02) (track 7)

Release Group

Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/master/379561 [info]