Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Angelina Ballerina Theme Colin Towns 1:29
2 The Nutcracker Suite, op. 71a: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 2:55
3 The Nutcracker Suite, op. 71a: Danse des mirlitons Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 2:38
4 The Sleeping Beauty, op. 66: Act 1. Rose Adagio Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 6:40
5 Coppélia: Tableau 1. Prelude - Mazurka Léo Delibes 4:34
6 Swan Lake, op. 20: Act 1. Dance of the Little Swans. Allegro moderato Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1:40
7 Swan Lake, op. 20: Act 4. no. 29: Scene Finale Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 2:52
8 Petrushka (version 1947): Scene 1. Russian Dance Igor Stravinsky 3:03
9 Giselle: Act 1. no. 2 Entrée de Giselle Adolphe Adam 7:29
10 Romeo and Juliet, op. 64: Act 1. 13. Dance of the Knights Sergei Prokofiev 6:02
11 Sylvia: Act 3. Pizzicati Léo Delibes 2:44
12 Les Sylphides: Waltz Fryderyk Chopin 5:52
13 Cinderella: Shawl Dance Sergei Prokofiev 3:40
14 Pineapple Poll: Scene 3. Grand Finale Arthur Sullivan 6:12
15 Orpheus in the Underworld: Can Can Polka Jacques Offenbach 2:35
16 Fantasia: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (extract) Paul Dukas 2:45
17 The Show Must Go On: I’m All Alone Colin Towns 2:40
18 The Show Must Go On: Mad, Bad & Dangerous Colin Towns 2:35

Credits

CD 1

recorded in:
London, England, United Kingdom (1962-06) (track 6)
additional composer:
Carl Binder (track 15)
arranger:
Colin Towns (tracks 1, 17–18)
Charles Mackerras (Australian conductor) (1950) (track 14)
co-producer:
Raymond Few (tracks 5, 11)
Tim McDonald (producer) (tracks 5, 11)
composer:
Adolphe Adam (composer) (track 9)
Fryderyk Chopin (composer) (track 12)
Léo Delibes (composer) (track 11)
Jacques Offenbach (track 15)
Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев (Russian composer) (tracks 10, 13)
Arthur Sullivan (composer) (track 14)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский (Tchaikovsky - Russian romantic composer) (tracks 2–4, 6–7)
Colin Towns (tracks 1, 17–18)
Léo Delibes (composer) (1870) (track 5)
Paul Dukas (composer) (1896 – 1897) (track 16)
conductor:
Colin Towns (track 1)
Stanley Black (track 11)
Arthur Fiedler (conductor) (track 16)
Eugene Goosens (conductor and composer) (track 8)
Charles Mackerras (Australian conductor) (track 15)
Pierre Monteux (conductor) (track 4)
Georg Solti (conductor) (track 3)
Sergiu Celibidache (Romanian conductor) (1948-12-28 – 1948-12-29) (track 2)
Anatole Fistoulari (conductor) (1959-06) (track 9)
Charles Mackerras (Australian conductor) (1960-11-23) (track 14)
Pierre Monteux (conductor) (1962-06) (track 6)
Seiji Ozawa (conductor) (1978-11) (track 7)
Richard Bonynge (conductor and pianist) (1982-04) (track 12)
Vladimir Ashkenazy (Russian-Icelandic conductor and pianist) (1991-01 – 1991-02) (track 10)
editor:
engineer:
Arthur Bannister (tracks 5, 11)
Michael Mailes (engineer) (track 10)
Colin Moorfoot (engineer) (track 10)
Roy Wallace (track 13)
Robert Eberenz (1959-06) (track 9)
lyricist:
Mellie Buse (tracks 17–18)
mixer:
Wilma Cozart (track 9)
orchestra:
London Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) (tracks 3, 11)
London Symphony Orchestra (tracks 4, 8, 15)
London Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) (1948-12-28 – 1948-12-29) (track 2)
London Symphony Orchestra (1959-06) (track 9)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (1960-11-23) (track 14)
L’Orchestre de la Suisse Romande (1961-10-08 – 1961-11-15) (track 13)
London Symphony Orchestra (1962-06) (track 6)
Boston Symphony Orchestra (1978-11) (track 7)
National Philharmonic Orchestra (of London, mostly film music) (1982-04) (track 12)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (1991-01 – 1991-02) (track 10)
orchestrator:
Roy Douglas (British composer, pianist) (1936) (track 12)
producer:
Michael Bremner (producer/engineer) (track 13)
Rainer Brock (track 7)
Colin Towns (tracks 1, 17–18)
recording engineer:
C.R. Fine (1959-06) (track 9)
Wilma Cozart (1959-06) (track 9)
Wolf-Dieter Karwatky (1978-11) (track 7)
solo violin:
Hugh Maguire (1962-06) (track 6)
spoken vocals:
Angelina™ Ballerina (English actor) (2003) (tracks 1–18)
vocals:
Finty Williams (English actor) (track 18)
Jo Wyatt (narrator) (track 17)
phonographic copyright by:
Polydor KK (DO NOT USE AS A RELEASE LABEL!) (track 3)
Universal International Music B.V. (company, do not use as label) (tracks 8–9, 15)
Decca Music Group Limited (not for release label use, for ℗ & © rights holder use only) (1949) (track 2)
Decca Music Group Limited (not for release label use, for ℗ & © rights holder use only) (1962) (track 13)
Universal International Music B.V. (company, do not use as label) (1962) (track 6)
Decca Music Group Limited (not for release label use, for ℗ & © rights holder use only) (1966) (track 4)
Decca Music Group Limited (not for release label use, for ℗ & © rights holder use only) (1975) (tracks 5, 11)
Polydor International GmbH (not for release label use!) (1976) (track 16)
Deutsche Grammophon GmbH (this is the company; for release labels, use "Deutsche Grammophon") (1979) (track 7)
Decca Music Group Limited (not for release label use, for ℗ & © rights holder use only) (1982) (track 12)
recorded at:
Victoria Hall (Geneva) in Geneva, Genève, Switzerland (1961-10-08 – 1961-11-15) (track 13)
Symphony Hall (Boston) in Boston, Massachusetts, United States (1978-11) (track 7)
Kingsway Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1982-04) (track 12)
Walthamstow Town Hall in London, England, United Kingdom (1991-01 – 1991-02) (track 10)
arrangements:
L’Apprenti sorcier (catch-all for arrangements) (track 16)
L’Apprenti sorcier (for two pianos) (track 16)
L’Apprenti sorcier (for piano, arr. Staub) (track 16)
Romeo and Juliet, op. 64: Act I. Scene II. No. 13. Dance of the knights (arr. for solo violin and orchestra) (track 10)
The Nutcracker: Danse des mirlitons (for organ, Goss-Custard) (track 3)
is the basis for:
Knighttime (Electronic derivative of Prokofiev's Dance of the Knights) (track 10)
orchestration of:
part of:
Orphée aux Enfers (opéra bouffe in two acts) (track 15)
Orphée aux enfers (opéra féerie in four acts) (track 15)
Sylvia: Act III (number) (track 11)
Les Sylphides (orch. by Douglas) (track 12)
Pineapple Poll (ballet suite, arr. Sir Charles Mackerras) (track 14)
partial recording of:
recording of:
I’m All Alone (track 17)
Pétrouchka : Tableau Ic. Danse russe (1947 version) (track 8)
Cinderella, op. 87: Act I. No. 2. Shawl Dance (1961-10-08 – 1961-11-15) (track 13)
Swan Lake, op. 20: Act II, no. 13: Danses des cygnes: IV. Allegro moderato (Popularly known as "Dance of the Little Swans") (1962-06) (track 6)
Les Sylphides: VIII. Walzer (in E-flat major, op. 18 no. 1) (orch. by Douglas) (1982-04) (track 12)
referred to in medleys:
Hooked on Tchaikovsky (tracks 2–3)
Fantasmic! (theme park show soundtrack) (tracks 16, 16)
revision of:
Pétrouchka : Tableau Ic. Danse russe (1911 version) (track 8)

Release

manufactured in:the U.K.
illustration:Helen Craig (illustrator)
liner notes:Michael Rose (liner note writer)
copyrighted by:HIT Entertainment (children’s music) (2003)
Marks and Spencer PLC (2003)
phonographic copyright by:Marks and Spencer PLC (2003)