Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Benjamin Britten 16:33
2 Scenes from Childhood: Foreign Lands and People
Robert Schumann 1:42
3 Scenes from Childhood: A curious Story
Robert Schumann 0:59
4 Scenes from Childhood: Catch-me-if-you-can
Robert Schumann 0:32
5 Scenes from Childhood: Entreating Child
Robert Schumann 1:00
6 Scenes from Childhood: Perfect Happiness
Robert Schumann 1:15
7 Scenes from Childhood: An important event
Robert Schumann 0:57
8 Scenes from Childhood: Dreaming
Robert Schumann 2:47
9 Scenes from Childhood: By the Fireside
Robert Schumann 0:59
10 Scenes from Childhood: Knight of the Hobby-Horse
Robert Schumann 0:42
11 Scenes from Childhood: Almost Too Serious
Robert Schumann 1:55
12 Scenes from Childhood: Frightening
Robert Schumann 1:30
13 Scenes from Childhood: Child Falling Asleep
Robert Schumann 2:26
14 Scenes from Childhood: The Poet Speaks
Robert Schumann 2:34
15 The Carnival of the Animals: Introduction and Royal March of the Lion
Camille Saint‐Saëns 2:17
16 The Carnival of the Animals: Hens and Cockerels
Camille Saint‐Saëns 0:57
17 The Carnival of the Animals: Wild Asses
Camille Saint‐Saëns 0:30
18 The Carnival of the Animals: Tortoises
Camille Saint‐Saëns 2:16
19 The Carnival of the Animals: The Elephant
Camille Saint‐Saëns 1:31
20 The Carnival of the Animals: Kangraoos
Camille Saint‐Saëns 0:57
21 The Carnival of the Animals: Aquarium
Camille Saint‐Saëns 2:31
22 The Carnival of the Animals: Persons with Long Ears
Camille Saint‐Saëns 0:44
23 The Carnival of the Animals: The Cuckoo in the depths of the Woods
Camille Saint‐Saëns 2:33
24 The Carnival of the Animals: Aviary
Camille Saint‐Saëns 1:12
25 The Carnival of the Animals: Pianists
Camille Saint‐Saëns 1:20
26 The Carnival of the Animals: Fossils
Camille Saint‐Saëns 1:19
27 The Carnival of the Animals: The Swan
Camille Saint‐Saëns 2:47
28 The Carnival of the Animals: Finale
Camille Saint‐Saëns 1:54
29 The Hen
Jean-Philippe Rameau 4:36
30 The Cuckoo
Louis-Claude Daquin 1:49
31 The Fly
François Couperin 1:28
32 Toy Symphony: I Allegro
Johann Georg Leopold Mozart 3:18
33 Toy Symphony: II Menuetto and Trio
Johann Georg Leopold Mozart 4:15
34 Toy Symphony: III Finale: Allegro
Johann Georg Leopold Mozart 1:36
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Peter and the Wolf
Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев 26:17
2 Children's Corner: Dr Gradus ad Parnassum
Claude Debussy 2:14
3 Children's Corner: Jimbo's Lullaby
Claude Debussy 4:06
4 Serenade for the Doll
Claude Debussy 2:39
5 The Snow Is Dancing
Claude Debussy 2:50
6 The Little Shepherd
Claude Debussy 2:12
7 Golliwogg's Cake-Walk
Claude Debussy 2:55
8 Children's Games: March (Trumpet and Drum)
Georges Bizet 2:15
9 Children's Games: Lullaby (The Doll)
Georges Bizet 2:28
10 Children's Games: Impromptu (The Spinning-Top)
Georges Bizet 1:02
11 Children's Games: Duo (Little Husband, Little Wife)
Georges Bizet 3:24
12 Children's Games: Galop (The Ball)
Georges Bizet 1:49
13 The Little White Donkey
Jacques Ibert 2:15
14 The Flight of the Bumble-Bee (Tsar Saltan)
Николай Андреевич Римский‐Корсаков 1:40
15 Waltz of the Snowflakes (The Nutcracker)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский 6:21
16 The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Paul Dukas 10:53

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
Ludwigsburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (1984-02) (tracks 32–34)
clarinet:
Antony Pay (1980-03) (track 23)
cello:
Christopher van Kampen (1980-03) (track 27)
double bass:
Robin McGee (1980-03) (track 19)
piano:
Varda Nishry (1968-09) (tracks 29–31)
Cristina Ortiz (pianist) (1980-03) (tracks 15–28)
Pascal Rogé (pianist) (1980-03) (tracks 15–28)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1987-07) (tracks 2–14)
balance engineer:
John Dunkerley (engineer) (track 21)
Stanley Goodall (engineer) (1984-02) (tracks 32–34)
composer:
Louis-Claude Daquin (track 30)
Leopold Mozart (tracks 32–34)
Leopold Mozart (1759) (tracks 32–34)
Robert Schumann (German classical composer) (1838) (tracks 2–14)
Camille Saint‐Saëns (1886-02) (tracks 15–26, 28)
Benjamin Britten (1946) (track 1)
conductor:
Benjamin Britten (1963-05) (track 1)
Charles Dutoit (1980-03) (tracks 15–28)
Karl Münchinger (German conductor) (1984-02) (tracks 32–34)
engineer:
John Dunkerley (engineer) (track 21)
Gordon Parry (engineer) (track 1)
Stanley Goodall (engineer) (1982-02) (tracks 32–34)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1963-05) (track 1)
London Sinfonietta (1980-03) (tracks 15–28)
Stuttgarter Kammerorchester (1984-02) (tracks 32–34)
producer:
Andrew Cornall (engineer / producer) (track 21)
Michael Haas (classical music producer) (tracks 32–34)
Erik Smith (British producer, pianist and harpsichordist) (1963-03) (track 1)
recorded at:
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1963-05) (track 1)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1980-03) (tracks 15–28)
Evangelisches Schloßkirche (Schloss Ludwigsburg) in Ludwigsburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (1984-02) (tracks 32–34)
Saalbau in Aarau, Aargau, Switzerland (1987-07) (tracks 2–14)
part of:
Works of Benjamin Britten by opus number (number: op. 34) (track 1)
arrangement of:
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (part of orig. Carnival of the Animals, for cello and dual piano) (track 27)
arrangements:
Kinderszenen, op. 15: No. 1. Von fremden Ländern und Menschen (for string quartet and piano, arr. Paul Cassidy) (track 2)
Kinderszenen, op. 15: No. 2. Kuriose Geschichte (for string quartet and piano, arr. Paul Cassidy) (track 3)
Kinderszenen, op. 15: No. 7. Träumerei (for string quartet and piano, arr. Paul Cassidy) (track 8)
Kinderszenen, op. 15: Träumerei (for violin and piano, arr. Catherine) (track 8)
Kinderszenen, op. 15: Träumerei (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
Le Carnaval des animaux: II. Poules et coqs (catch-all for arrangements) (track 16)
Le Carnaval des animaux: III. Hèmiones (catch-all for arrangements) (track 17)
Le Carnaval des animaux: IV. Tortues (catch-all for arrangements) (track 18)
Le Carnaval des animaux: IX. Le Coucou au fond des bois (catch-all for arrangements) (track 23)
Le Carnaval des animaux: V. L'Éléphant (catch-all for arrangements) (track 19)
Le Carnaval des animaux: VI. Kangourous (catch-all for arrangements) (track 20)
Le Carnaval des animaux: VII. Aquarium (catch-all for arrangements) (track 21)
Le Carnaval des animaux: VIII. Personnages à longues oreilles (catch-all for arrangements) (track 22)
Le Carnaval des animaux: X. Volière (catch-all for arrangements) (track 24)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XI. Pianistes (catch-all for arrangements) (track 25)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XII. Fossiles (catch-all for arrangements) (track 26)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIV. Finale (catch-all for arrangements) (track 28)
The Cuckoo in Sussex (for two pianos, Anderson & Roe) (track 30)
is the basis for:
Il canto del cigno (The Song of the Swan) (track 27)
Lacrymosa (track 21)
子供の情景 (track 2)
orchestrations:
Kinderszenen, op. 15: Träumerei (orchestrated by Josef Strauss) (track 8)
Kinderszenen, op. 15: Träumerei (orchestrated by Herbeck) (track 8)
Kinderszenen, op. 15: Träumerei (orchestrated by R. Tilling) (track 8)
part of:
Kinderszenen, op. 15 (tracks 2–14)
Le Carnaval des animaux (tracks 15–26, 28)
parts:
recording of:
Kinderszenen, op. 15: Träumerei (for piano) (track 8)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (catch-all for unknown arrangement) (1980-03) (track 27)
referred to in medleys:

CD 2

piano:
Varda Nishry (1968) (track 13)
Varda Nishry (1968-09) (track 13)
Pascal Rogé (pianist) (1979-09) (tracks 2–7)
choir vocals:
Finchley Children’s Music Group (1974-04) (track 15)
chorus master:
John Andrews (conductor and chorus master) (1974-04) (track 15)
composer:
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (track 15)
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (1871) (tracks 8–12)
Paul Dukas (1896 – 1897) (track 16)
Claude Debussy (1906 – 1908-07) (tracks 2–7)
Jacques Ibert (1922) (track 13)
Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев (Russian composer) (1936) (track 1)
concertmaster:
Sidney Sax (violinist) (1974-04) (track 15)
conductor:
Ernest Ansermet (tracks 14, 16)
Sir Malcolm Sargent (1959-03) (track 1)
Ernest Ansermet (1960-10) (tracks 8–12)
Richard Bonynge (conductor and pianist) (1974-04) (track 15)
librettist:
Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев (Russian composer) (1936) (track 1)
orchestra:
London Symphony Orchestra (1959-03) (track 1)
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande (1960-10) (tracks 8–12)
National Philharmonic Orchestra (of London, mostly film music) (1974-04) (track 15)
orchestrator:
Georges Bizet (French romantic composer) (1871) (tracks 8–12)
producer:
Richard Beswick (tracks 2–7)
Michael Woolcock (producer) (1974-04) (track 15)
recording engineer:
James Lock (engineer) (1974-04) (track 15)
spoken vocals:
Sir Ralph Richardson (1959-03) (track 1)
premiered at:
Nezlobin Theatre in Moskva, Russia (1936-05-02) (track 1)
recorded at:
Victoria Hall (Geneva) in Geneva, Genève, Switzerland (1957-04) (track 14)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1959-03) (track 1)
Victoria Hall (Geneva) in Geneva, Genève, Switzerland (1960-10) (tracks 8–12)
Victoria Hall (Geneva) in Geneva, Genève, Switzerland (1963-04) (track 16)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1974-04) (track 15)
St. George the Martyr (Queen Square, Holborn) in Camden, London, England, United Kingdom (1979-09) (tracks 2–7)
part of:
Works of Sergei Prokofiev by opus number (number: op. 67) (track 1)
arrangements:
Children's Corner, L. 113: I. Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum (catch-all for arrangements) (track 2)
Children's Corner, L. 113: II. Jimbo's Lullaby (catch-all for arrangements) (track 3)
Children's Corner, L. 113: III. Serenade for the Doll (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
Children's Corner, L. 113: IV. The Snow is Dancing (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Children's Corner, L. 113: V. The Little Shepherd (catch-all for arrangements) (track 6)
Children's Corner, L. 113: VI. Golliwogg's Cake-Walk (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
Golliwog's Cakewalk (for violin and piano, arr. Heifetz) (track 7)
Histoires: II. Le petit âne blanc (catch-all for arrangements) (track 13)
Histoires: II. Le petit âne blanc (for violin and piano, arr. Heifetz) (track 13)
L'Apprenti sorcier (for piano, arr. Staub) (track 16)
L’Apprenti sorcier (catch-all for arrangements) (track 16)
L’apprenti sorcier (for two pianos) (track 16)
Peter and the Wolf, op. 67 (for piano, Nikolayeva) (track 1)
Peter and the Wolf, op. 67 (piano reduction by the composer) (track 1)
Peter and the Wolf, op. 67 (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
is the basis for:
L'Apprenti sorcier (track 16)
later parody versions:
Peter and the Wolf (Wendy Carlos/Weird Al version) (track 1)
orchestration of:
Jeux d'enfants, op. 22: II. La toupie (for piano duo) (track 10)
orchestrations:
Children's Corner: I. Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum (André Caplet orchestration) (track 2)
Children's Corner: II. Jimbo's Lullaby (André Caplet orchestration) (track 3)
Children's Corner: III. Serenade for the Doll (André Caplet orchestration) (track 4)
Children's Corner: IV. The Snow is Dancing (André Caplet orchestration) (track 5)
Children's Corner: V. The Little Shepherd (André Caplet orchestration) (track 6)
Children's Corner: VI. Golliwogg's Cake-Walk (André Caplet orchestration) (track 7)
part of:
Histoires (track 13)
Children’s Corner, L. 113, CD 119 (original piano version) (movement) (tracks 2–7)
Щелкунчик, op. 71: Действие I (The Nutcracker, op. 71: Act 1) (track 15)
parts:
recording of:
Children’s Corner, L. 113: I. Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum (original piano version) (1979-09) (track 2)
Children’s Corner, L. 113: II. Jimbo’s Lullaby (original piano version) (1979-09) (track 3)
Children’s Corner, L. 113: III. Serenade for the Doll (original piano version) (1979-09) (track 4)
Children’s Corner, L. 113: IV. The Snow is Dancing (original piano version) (1979-09) (track 5)
Children’s Corner, L. 113: V. The Little Shepherd (original piano version) (1979-09) (track 6)
Children’s Corner, L. 113: VI. Golliwogg’s Cake-Walk (original piano version) (1979-09) (track 7)
referred to in medleys:
Fantasmic! (theme park show soundtrack) (tracks 16, 16)