50 Best Children's Classics: Includes 'Peter and the Wolf', 'Carnival of the Animals' & 'Young person's guide to the orchestra'

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50 Best Children's Classics: Includes 'Peter and the Wolf', 'Carnival of the Animals' & 'Young person's guide to the orchestra'
Various orchestras & performers

[ Warner Classics / 3 CD Box Set ]

Release Date: Saturday 1 June 2019

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Another release in Warner's highly successful 50 BEST series, this 3-CD set contains 50 tracks of the most familiar and best-loved works for children, performed by many of the world's leading instrumentalists, orchestras, and conductors.

Tracks:

Disc 1:
The Flight of the Bumble-Bee (Act III):- The Tale of Tsar Saltan (Academy St Martins-in-the Fields, Neville Marriner)

Le Carnaval des animaux, 'Carnival of the Animals'
(with Katia and marielle Labeque & Israel Symphony Orchestra)

Overture:- William Tell (Finale)
(Philharmonia Orchestra, Riccardo Muti)

Peter and the Wolf Op. 67
(with Sir John Gielgud, narrator)

The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell) Op. 34
(City of Birmingham Symphony, Sir Simon Rattle)

Disc 2:
Syrinx
(Philippa Davies, flute)

Uranus, the Magician:- The Planets - Suite H125 (Op. 32)
(London Symphony Orchestra, Andre Previn)

A Night on the Bare Mountain (completed and orch. Rimsky-Korsakov)
(Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Mariss Jansons)

Scherzo (Entr'acte to Act 2):- A Midsummer Night's Dream - incidental music Opp. 21 and 61
(London Symphony Orchestra, Andre Previn)

The old castle:- Pictures at an Exhibition
Bydlo:- Pictures at an Exhibition
(Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, Mariss Jansons)

Ma Mère l'oye, 'Mother Goose' Suite (Ravel)
(City of Birmingham Symphony, Sir Simon Rattle)

L'Apprenti sorcier
(London Symphony Orchestra, Andre Previn)

Disc 3:
Toy Symphony (Leopold Mozart)
(Academy St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner)

The Nutcracker - Ballet Op. 71 (Tchaikovsky)
Chocolate (Spanish Dance):-
Coffee (Arab Dance)
Tea (Chinese Dance)
Trepak (Russian Dance)
Flutes
Variation II (Sugar-Plum Fairy)
(Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Andre Previn)

Les Patineurs - valse [Op. 183] (Waldteufel)
(Philharmonia Orchestra, Herbert von Karajan)

Swan Lake Op. 20, (Tchaikovsky)
Dances of the Little Swans
(Philharmonia Orchestra, John Lanchbery)

Gayaneh - Suite from the Ballet:
Sabre Dance (Khachaturian)
(Royal Philharmonic Orchestra)

Danse macabre - Symphonic poem Op. 40 (Saint-Saens)
(City of Birmingham Symphony)

The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin:- Tales of Beatrix Potter - (Lanchbery)

Dolly Suite (Faure)
Berceuse
(Thomas Beecham)

March of the Little Lead Soldiers (Pierne)
(Paul Tortelier)

Children's Corner (Debussy)
Three movements
(Dame Moura Lympany)