Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67: 1. Introduction Sergei Prokofiev 1:51
2 Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67: 2. The Tale: 'Once Upon a Time...' Sergei Prokofiev 26:58
3 The Carnival of the Animals: 1. Introduction and Royal March of the Lion Camille Saint‐Saëns 2:14
4 The Carnival of the Animals: 2. Hens and Cock Camille Saint‐Saëns 0:44
5 The Carnival of the Animals: 3. Wild Asses Camille Saint‐Saëns 0:40
6 The Carnival of the Animals: 4. Turtles Camille Saint‐Saëns 2:01
7 The Carnival of the Animals: 5. The Elephant Camille Saint‐Saëns 1:10
8 The Carnival of the Animals: 6. Kangaroos Camille Saint‐Saëns 0:50
9 The Carnival of the Animals: 7. Aquarium Camille Saint‐Saëns 2:48
10 The Carnival of the Animals: 8. Person With Long Ears Camille Saint‐Saëns 0:32
11 The Carnival of the Animals: 9. The Cuckoos at the Bottom of the Wood Camille Saint‐Saëns 2:24
12 The Carnival of the Animals: 10. Aviary Camille Saint‐Saëns 1:21
13 The Carnival of the Animals: 11. Pianists Camille Saint‐Saëns 1:30
14 The Carnival of the Animals: 12. Fossils Camille Saint‐Saëns 1:29
15 The Carnival of the Animals: 13. The Swan Camille Saint‐Saëns 3:15
16 The Carnival of the Animals: 14. Finale Camille Saint‐Saëns 2:13
17 Toy Symphony: I. Allegro Leopold Mozart 4:18
18 Toy Symphony: II. Menuetto Leopold Mozart 4:48
19 Toy Symphony: III. Allegro Leopold Mozart 1:22

Credits

CD 1

piano:
Laura O'Gorman (pianist) (tracks 3–16)
Nicholas Walker (pianist) (tracks 3–16)
composer:
Leopold Mozart (composer) (tracks 17–19)
Camille Saint‐Saëns (1886-02) (tracks 3–16)
Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев (Russian composer) (1936) (tracks 1–2)
conductor:
Philip Ellis (tracks 1–19)
librettist:
Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев (Russian composer) (1936) (tracks 1–2)
orchestra:
The Philharmonia (London orchestra, known as New Philharmonia Orchestra from 1964-1976) (tracks 1–19)
spoken vocals:
Peter Ustinov (tracks 1–2)
spoken vocals [narrator]:
Peter Ustinov (tracks 1–2)
premiered at:
Nezlobin Theatre in Moskva, Russia (1936-05-02) (tracks 1–2)
part of:
Works of Sergei Prokofiev by opus number (number: op. 67) (tracks 1–2)
arrangement of:
Le Carnaval des animaux : XIII. Le Cygne (part of orig. Carnival of the Animals, for cello and dual piano) (track 15)
arrangements:
"The Swan" from The Carnival of the Animals (for two pianos, Anderson & Roe) (tracks 6, 15)
Le Carnaval des animaux: II. Poules et coqs (catch-all for arrangements) (track 4)
Le Carnaval des animaux: III. Hèmiones (catch-all for arrangements) (track 5)
Le Carnaval des animaux: IX. Le Coucou au fond des bois (catch-all for arrangements) (track 11)
Le Carnaval des animaux: V. L'Éléphant (catch-all for arrangements) (track 7)
Le Carnaval des animaux: VI. Kangourous (catch-all for arrangements) (track 8)
Le Carnaval des animaux: VII. Aquarium (catch-all for arrangements) (track 9)
Le Carnaval des animaux: VIII. Personnages à longues oreilles (catch-all for arrangements) (track 10)
Le Carnaval des animaux: X. Volière (catch-all for arrangements) (track 12)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XI. Pianistes (catch-all for arrangements) (track 13)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XII. Fossiles (catch-all for arrangements) (track 14)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (for organ, Guilmant) (tracks 6, 15)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (for violin and piano, arr. Heifetz) (tracks 6, 15)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (for cello (or violin) + piano, by composer) (tracks 6, 15)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (for solo piano, Siloti) (tracks 6, 15)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (for solo piano, Godowsky) (tracks 6, 15)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (catch-all for unknown arrangement) (tracks 6, 15)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIV. Finale (catch-all for arrangements) (track 16)
Peter and the Wolf, op. 67 (piano reduction by the composer) (tracks 1–2)
Peter and the Wolf, op. 67 (catch-all for arrangements) (tracks 1–2)
Peter and the Wolf, op. 67 (for piano, Nikolayeva) (tracks 1–2)
is the basis for:
Il canto del cigno (The Song of the Swan) (track 15)
Lacrymosa (track 9)
Le Cygne (track 15)
later parody versions:
Peter and the Wolf (Wendy Carlos/Weird Al version) (tracks 1–2)
later versions:
白鳥 (tracks 6, 15)
orchestrations:
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (for cello and orchestra, arr. Vidal) (tracks 6, 15)
part of:
Le Carnaval des animaux (tracks 3–16)
partial recording of:
parts:
recording of:
Le Carnaval des animaux : XIII. Le Cygne (part of orig. Carnival of the Animals, for cello and dual piano) (tracks 6, 15)
Le Carnaval des animaux: XIII. Le Cygne (catch-all for unknown arrangement) (track 15)
referred to in medleys:

Release

piano:Laura O'Gorman (pianist)
Nicholas Walker (pianist)