100 Best Children's Classics - 6CDs


 

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This 6 CD set from 2010 contains 100 of the most familiar & best-loved works for children, performed by many of the world’s leading instrumentalists, orchestras & conductors from the EMI / Warner archives. NB now out of print - last physical copy.


CD 1: CARNIVAL

Rimsky-Korsakov - Flight of the Bumble-Bee, The [Tale of Tsar Saltan] - Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields conducted by Sir Neville Marriner, 1987

Saint-Saens - Carnival of the Animals - Katia & Marielle Labèque with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Zubin Mehta, 1989

Rossini - William Tell: Overture - Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Riccardo Muti, 1980

Prokofiev – Peter and the Wolf op.67 – Itzhak Perlman (narrator)with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Zubin Mehta, 1989

Britten - Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell) op.34 - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sir Simon Rattle, 1996

CD 2: TOYS

Rimsky-Korsakov - Dance of the Tumblers [Snow Maiden, The]- London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Sir Adrian Boult, 1977

Mozart, Leopold - Toy Symphony (Cassation in G) - Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields conducted by Sir Neville Marriner, 1977

Tchaikovsky – Nutcracker op.71: Act 2 Divertissement: Chocolate (Spanish Dance), Coffee (Arab Dance), Tea (Chinese Dance), Trepak (Russian Dance), Flutes & Variation II (Sugar-Plum Fairy) - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by André Previn, 1986

Fauré orch. Rabaud - Dolly Suite op.56 - Orchestre National de France conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham, 1961

Pierné – March of the Little Lead Soldiers – Orchestra de Liege conducted by Paul Tortelier, 1978

Debussy - Children's Corner - Dame Moura Lympany (piano), 1994

Bizet - Jeux d'enfants op.22 - Orchestre National de France conducted by Seiji Ozawa, 1983.

CD 3: NATURE

Grieg - Prelude (Morning)[Peer Gynt] - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham (remastered 1987)

Chopin - Prelude no.15 in Db, 'Raindrop' - John Ogdon (piano), 1969

Vivaldi - Winter [Four Seasons RV297 / op.8: no.4] - Yehudi Menuhin (violin) with the Camerata Lysy Gstaad conducted by Alberto Lysy, 1981

Smetana – Vltava [Ma Vlast] – Oslo Philharmonic conducted by Mariss Jansons, 1989

Beethoven - Symphony no.6, 'Pastoral' op.68: 1st mvt, Awakening of happy feelings on arriving in the country - Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Riccardo Muti, 1088

Canteloube - Baïlèro, L'ïo dè rotso & Malurous qu'o uno fenno [Chants d'Auvergne] - Victoria de los Angeles (soprano) with the Orchestre de l'Association des Concerts Lamoureux conducted by Jean-Pierre Jacquillat, 1973

Grainger - Country Gardens BFMS22 & Shepherd's Hey BFMS16 (Morris Dance Tunes) - Light Music Society Orchestra conducted by Lt. Col. Sir Vivian Dunn, 1970

Debussy - Jardins sous la pluie [Estampes] - Jean-Bernard Pommier (piano), 1989

Vaughan Williams - Fantasia on 'Greensleeves' - London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sir Adrian Boult, 1971

Wagner - Forest Murmurs [Siegfried] - Berliner Philharmoniker conducted by Klaus Tennstedt, 1981

CD 4: FANTASY

Debussy – Syrinx - Philippa Davies (flute), 1991

Holst - Uranus, the Magician [Planets Suite H125 / op.32] - London Symphony Orchestra conducted by André Previn, 1974

Mussorgsky orch. Rimsky-Korsakov - Night on the Bare Mountain - Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Mariss Jansons, 1986

Mendelssohn - Scherzo (Entr'acte to Act 2) [Midsummer Night's Dream opp.21 & 61] - Lillian Watson & Delia Wallis (sopranos) with Finchley Children's Music Group & the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by André Previn, 1977

Mussorgsky - Pictures at an Exhibition: Old Castle & Bydlo - Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Mariss Jansons, 1989

Ravel - Ma Mère l'oye / Mother Goose - City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sir Simon Rattle, 1991

Dukas - L'Apprenti Sorcier - London Symphony Orchestra conducted by André Previn, 1975

CD 5: LULLABIES

Debussy - Clair de lune [Suite bergamasque] - Dame Moura Lympany (piano), remastered 1988

Debussy - La Fille aux cheveux de lin / Girl with the Flaxen Hair [Préludes Livre I] - Aldo Ciccolini (piano), 1992

Albinoni (Giazzotto) - Adagio in G minor - Iona Brown (violin)with Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields conducted by Sir Neville Marriner, 1974

Schumann - Träumerei [Kinderszenen op.15] - Rudolf Buchbinder (piano), 1985

Bach, J.S. arr. Marriner - Sheep may safely graze [Cantata BWV208] - Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields conducted by Sir Neville Marriner, 1984

Satie - Trois Gymnopédies - Anne Queffélec (piano), 1988

Pachelbel - Canon in D - Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields conducted by Sir Neville Marriner, 1974

Mozart - Piano Concerto no.21 in C K467: II. Andante - Annie Fischer (piano) with the Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Wolfgang Sawallisch, remastered 1990

Bach, J.S. - Air on a G String [Orchestral Suite no.3] - Bath Festival Orchestra conducted by Yehudi Menuhin, 1961

Chopin - Nocturne no.2 in Eb op.9 no.2 - John Ogdon (piano), 1969

Mozart - Clarinet Concerto in A K.622: II. Adagio - Jack Brymer (clarinet) with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham, 1960

Brahms orch. Gamley – Lullaby op.49 no.4 - Victoria de los Angeles (soprano) with the Sinfonia of London conducted by Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, 1965

Fauré- Pavane op.50 - Academy of St Martin-in-the-Fields conducted by Sir Neville Marriner, 1980

CD 6: DANCE

Ponchielli - Dance of the hours [La Gioconda] - Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Herbert von Karajan, 1961

Waldteufel - Les Patineurs op.183 - Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by Herbert von Karajan, 1961

Prokofiev - Dance of the Knights [Romeo and Juliet] - London Symphony Orchestra conducted by André Previn, 1973

Tchaikovsky - Dance of the Cygnets [Swan Lake op.20: Act II] - Philharmonia Orchestra conducted by John Lanchbery, 1982

Khachaturian - Sabre Dance [Gayaneh] - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Yuri Temirkanov, 1986

Saint-Saëns - Danse macabre op.40 - Felix Kok (violin) with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra conducted by Louis Frémaux, 1974

Lanchbery - Tale of Squirrel Nutkin [Tales of Beatrix Potter] - Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden conducted by John Lanchbery, 1971

Strauss, J II - An der schönen, blauen Donau Walzer op.314 - Berliner Philharmoniker conducted by Herbert von Karajan, 1976

Herold - Widow Simone’s Clog Dance [La Fille mal gardèe] - Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Barry Wordsworth, 1988

Ravel – Boléro - Orchestre de Paris conducted by Jean Martinon, 1975

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