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Rimsky Korsakov: Flight of the Bumble Bee

1:27
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Sir Neville Marriner
  • Recorded: 1986-11-01
  • Recording Venue: 29 Oct to 1 Nov 1986, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Saint-Saëns: Le carnaval des animaux

22:00
  • Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Zubin Mehta
  • Raymond Clarke (cello), Katia Labèque (piano), Marielle Labèque (piano)
  • Recorded: 1983-07-01
  • Recording Venue: 30 June - 1 July 1983, Frederic R.Mann Auditorium, Tel Aviv

Introduction and Royal March of the Lion

2:04

Hens and Cocks

0:42

Wild Asses

0:35
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Tortoises

2:07

The Elephant

1:19

Kangaroos

0:49

The Aquarium

2:32

Persons with Long Ears

0:37

Cuckoo in the Heart of the Woods

2:41

The Aviary

1:03

Pianists

1:23

Fossils

1:15

The Swan

3:08

Finale

1:45
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Rossini: Guillaume Tell Overture

3:16
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Riccardo Muti
  • Recorded: 1979-11-16
  • Recording Venue: 8 July 1978 & 16 July 1980, Kingsway Hall, London, and 6 April & 16 Nov 1979, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67

27:05
  • Israel Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Zubin Mehta
  • Itzhak Perlman (narrator)
  • Recorded: 1982-07-18
  • Recording Venue: 18 July 1982, Fredric R. Mann Auditorium, Tel Aviv

Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34

16:50
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1995-01-28
  • Recording Venue: 28 January 1995, Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Rimsky Korsakov: Snegurochka: Dance of the Tumblers

3:57
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Recorded: 1966-10-23
  • Recording Venue: 22 & 23 October 1966 / No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

 Excerpt, Mozart, L: Cassation in G 'Toy Symphony'

8:18
  • Sir Neville Marriner
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Recorded: 1976-10-26
  • Recording Venue: 29 January & 26 October 1976, No.1 Studio, Abbey Road Studios

I Allegro

3:10

II Menuetto (Allegretto)

3:39

III Allegro moderato

1:29

Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker, Op. 71, No. 12, Act II - Divertissement

4:39
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • André Previn
  • Recorded: 1986-02-01
  • Recording Venue: 29 January to 1 February 1986, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Chocolate (Spanish Dance)

1:11

Coffee (Arab Dance)

3:28

Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker - Ballet, Op. 71, ACT 2, No. 12 - Divertissement:: Tea (Chinese Dance)

1:11
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • André Previn
  • Recorded: 1986-02-01
  • Recording Venue: 29 January to 1 February 1986, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker, Op. 71, No. 12, Act II - Divertissement

3:31
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • André Previn
  • Recorded: 1986-02-01
  • Recording Venue: 29 January to 1 February 1986, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

: Trepak (Russian Dance)

1:09

Flutes

2:22
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Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker, Op. 71, - Ballet, Op. 71, No. 12, Act II - Divertissement: Variation II (Sugar-Plum Fairy)

2:19
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • André Previn
  • Recorded: 1986-02-01
  • Recording Venue: 29 January to 1 February 1986, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Fauré: Dolly Suite, Op. 56

17:53
  • Orchestre National de l'O.R.T.F.
  • Sir Thomas Beecham
  • Orchestre National de l'ORTF
  • Recorded: 1959-12-04
  • Recording Venue: 1-4 December 1959 / Salle Wagram, Paris

I. Berceuse

3:23

II. Mi-a-ou

2:11

III. Le Jardin de Dolly

3:10

IV. Kitty-Waltz

2:53

V. Tendresse

3:51

VI. Le Pas espagnol

2:25

Pierné, G: Marche des petits soldats de plomb, Op.14, No. 6

3:19
  • Orchestre Philharmonique de Liège
  • Paul Tortelier
  • Orchestre De Liège
  • Recorded: 1976-01-01

Debussy: Children's Corner

17:44
  • Dame Moura Lympany (piano)
  • Recorded: 1993-04-29
  • Recording Venue: 18-20 April 1993, EMI Studio No. 1, Abbey Road, London NW8

I. Doctor Gradus ad Parnassum

2:31

II. Jimbo's Lullaby

3:31

III. Serenade for the Doll

3:15

IV. The Snow is Dancing

2:54

V. The Little Shepherd

2:38

VI. Golliwogg's Cake Walk

2:55

Bizet: Jeux d'enfants (Petite Suite), Op. 22

10:46
  • Orchestre National de France
  • Seiji Ozawa
  • Recorded: 1982-04-05
  • Recording Venue: 2, 3 & 5 April 1982, Salle Wagram, Paris

I. Marche (trompette et tambour)

2:10

II. Berceuse (La Poupée)

2:22

III. Impromptu (La Toupie)

1:03

IV. Duo (Petit mari, petite femme)

3:27

V. Galop (Le Bal)

1:44

Grieg: Peer Gynt: Morning

4:15
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Thomas Beecham
  • Recorded: 1957-04-01
  • Recording Venue: 5, 18, 21 & 29 November 1956, 22 (Kingsway Hall, London), 28 March & 1 April 1957 / No, Studio, Abbey Road, London

Chopin: Prelude Op. 28 No. 15 in D flat major ‘Raindrop'

6:04
  • John Ogdon (piano)
  • Recorded: 1968-06-16
  • Recording Venue: 14-16 June 1968 / No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, Concerto No. 4 in F minor (L'inverno / Winter) RV297 (Op. 8 No. 4): I. Allegro non molto

3:48
  • Camerata Lysy Gstaad, Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan, Alberto Lysy
  • Paul Cocker (harpsichord), William Tim Read (harpsichord), Yehudi Menuhin (violin), Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin)
  • Recorded: 1979-12-30
  • Recording Venue: 29 & 30 December 1979, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons: Winter, RV297: Largo

2:08
  • Wiener Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Yehudi Menuhin, Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin)
  • Recorded: 1979-12-30
  • Recording Venue: 29 & 30 December 1979, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, Concerto No. 4 in F Minor, RV 297 'L'inverno / Winter' (Op.8 No. 4): III. Allegro

3:07
  • Wiener Philharmoniker, Camerata Lysy Gstaad
  • Alberto Lysy, Herbert von Karajan
  • Paul Cocker (harpsichord), Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin), William Tim Read (harpsichord), Yehudi Menuhin (violin)
  • Recorded: 1979-12-30
  • Recording Venue: 29 & 30 December 1979, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Smetana: Má Vlast: Vltava

12:09
  • Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Mariss Jansons
  • Recorded: 1988-11-30
  • Recording Venue: November 1988: Konserthus, Oslo

Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 ‘Pastoral' - Allegro

12:38
  • Riccardo Muti
  • Philadelphia Orchestra
  • Recorded: 1987-09-28
  • Recording Venue: 28 September 1987 / Memorial Hall, Fairmount Park, Philadelphia

Canteloube: Chants d'Auvergne (1986 - Remaster)

7:37
  • Orchestre de l'Association des Concerts Lamoureux
  • Jean-Pierre Jacquillat
  • Victoria de los Angeles (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1986-01-01
  • Recording Venue: 10/11/13/14/19 February 1969 (tracks [2],[3],[8],[10],[11],1[13],[17], and 9/10/13/14/16/17 September 1974

Baïlèro (I / 2)

4:50

Trois Bourreés (1 / 3): (a) L'ïo dè rotso

1:13

Malurous qu'o uno fenno (Bourrée) (III / 5)*

1:34

Grainger: Country Gardens

2:16
  • Light Music Society Orchestra
  • Lt. Col. Sir Vivian Dunn
  • Recorded: 1969-12-03
  • Recording Venue: 3 December 1969, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Grainger: Shepherd's Hey

2:13
  • Light Music Society Orchestra
  • Lt. Col. Sir Vivian Dunn
  • Recorded: 1969-12-03
  • Recording Venue: 3 December 1969, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Debussy: Estampe No. 3 - Jardins sous la pluie

3:51
  • Jean-Bernard Pommier (piano)
  • Recorded: 1988-09-14
  • Recording Venue: 12-14 September 1988 / No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Greensleeves

4:39
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Adrian Boult
  • Recorded: 1970-08-13
  • Recording Venue: 12 & 13 August 1970, Kingsway Hall, London

Wagner: Siegfried: Waldweben

6:52
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Klaus Tennstedt
  • Recorded: 1980-10-09
  • Recording Venue: 6th, 8th & 9th October 1980, Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany

Debussy: Syrinx for solo flute

2:35
  • Philippa Davies (flute)
  • Recorded: 1989-06-01
  • Recording Venue: June 1989, St Martin's, East Woodhay

Holst: The Planets: Uranus

6:02
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • André Previn
  • Recorded: 1973-09-29
  • Recording Venue: 28 & 29 September 1973, Kingsway Hall, London

Mussorgsky: A Night on the Bare Mountain

10:43
  • Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Mariss Jansons
  • Recorded: 1988-08-27
  • Recording Venue: 24-27 August 1988, Konserthus, Oslo

Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream: Scherzo

4:56
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • André Previn
  • Recorded: 1976-12-09
  • Recording Venue: 8 & 9 December 1976 / Kingsway Hall, London

 Excerpt, Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition

7:42
  • Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Mariss Jansons
  • Recorded: 1988-01-01
  • Recording Venue: 24-27 August 1988, Konserthus, Oslo

The old castle

4:53

Bydlo

2:49

Ravel: Ma Mère l'Oye

28:33
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 1990-04-14
  • Recording Venue: 1-5 October 1989 & 6-14 April 1990, Arts Centre, Warwick University

Prélude

3:20

Danse du Rouet et Scène

3:39

Pavane de la Belle au bois dormant

1:48
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Interlude & Les entretiens de la belle et la bête

5:06

Interlude & Petit Poucet

4:10

Interlude & Laideronette, Impératrice des Pagodes

5:03

Interlude & Apothèose: Le Jardin féerique

5:27
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Dukas: The Sorcerer's Apprentice

11:21
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • André Previn
  • Recorded: 1975-05-20
  • Recording Venue: 15 December 1974, 19 & 20 May 1975 / Kingsway Hall, London

Debussy: Clair de Lune (from Suite Bergamasque)

5:00
  • Dame Moura Lympany (piano)
  • Recorded: 1988-01-19
  • Recording Venue: 18-19 January 1988/No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Debussy: Préludes - Book 1: No. 8, La fille aux cheveux de lin

2:49
  • Aldo Ciccolini (piano)
  • Recorded: 1992-01-01

Albinoni: Adagio for Strings and Organ in G minor

7:46
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Sir Neville Marriner
  • Iona Brown (violin)
  • Recorded: 1973-10-04
  • Recording Venue: 1-4 October 1973. No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London.

Various Artists: Träumerei (aus "Kinderszenen op.15)

2:43
  • Rudolf Buchbinder (piano)
  • Recorded: 1987-11-09

Bach, J S: Sheep May Safely Graze, from Cantata BWV208

4:37
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Sir Neville Marriner
  • Ian Watson (organ)
  • Recorded: 1983-06-28
  • Recording Venue: 27 & 28 June 1983, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Satie: Gymnopédie No. 1

3:32
  • Anne Queffélec (piano)
  • Recorded: 1988-03-19
  • Recording Venue: 17-19 March 1988, St Martin's, East Woodhay

 Excerpt, Satie: Trois Gymnopédies

5:44
  • Anne Queffélec (piano)
  • Recorded: 1988-03-19
  • Recording Venue: 17-19 March 1988, St Martin's, East Woodhay

2. Lent et triste

2:57

3. Lent et grave

2:47

Pachelbel: Canon

4:58
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Sir Neville Marriner
  • Recorded: 1973-10-04
  • Recording Venue: 1-4 October 1973, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21 in C K467 (1990 Digital Remaster): II. Andante

7:39
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Wolfgang Sawallisch
  • Annie Fischer (piano)
  • Recorded: 1958-03-10
  • Recording Venue: 28 February, 1 & 10 March 1958 / No.1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Bach, J S: Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV1068: Air ('Air on a G String')

3:30
  • Bath Festival Orchestra
  • Yehudi Menuhin
  • Recorded: 1960-11-30
  • Recording Venue: June & November 1960, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Chopin: Nocturne No. 2 in E flat major, Op. 9 No. 2

5:18
  • John Ogdon (piano)
  • Recorded: 1968-06-16
  • Recording Venue: 14-16 June 1968 / No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Mozart: Clarinet Concerto In A Major, K622 (Second Movement - Adagio)

8:53
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Thomas Beecham
  • Jack Brymer (clarinet)
  • Recorded: 1959-05-08
  • Recording Venue: 14 & 15 December 1958 / Salle Wagram, Paris; 22 May 1958 & 8 May 1959 / No.1 Studio, Abbey Road

Brahms: Wiegenlied, Op. 49 No. 4 (Lullaby)

2:22
  • Sinfonia Of London
  • Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos
  • Victoria de los Angeles (soprano)
  • Recorded: 1965-03-17
  • Recording Venue: 13-14, 16-17 April 1964 & 17 March 1965 / No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Fauré: Pavane, Op. 50

6:17
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Sir Neville Marriner
  • Recorded: 1980-02-15
  • Recording Venue: 14 & 15 February 1980, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Ponchielli: Dance of the Hours (from La Gioconda)

9:57
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1960-09-23
  • Recording Venue: 22 & 23 September 1960. Kingsway Hall, London.

Waldteufel: Les Patineurs - Valse, Op. 183

7:38
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1960-09-23
  • Recording Venue: 21 & 23 September 1960 / Kingsway Hall, London

Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet (1987 Digital Remaster): Dance of the Knights

5:43
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • André Previn
  • Recorded: 1973-06-14
  • Recording Venue: 8 & 9 and 13 & 14 June 1973 / Kingsway Hall, London

Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake Op. 20, Act II, 13. Dances of the Swans: IV. Dance of the Cygnets (Allegro moderato)

1:31
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • John Lanchbery
  • Recorded: 1982-05-20
  • Recording Venue: 20 April and 12 & 16-20 May 1982, No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Khachaturian: Sabre Dance from Gayane

2:24
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Yuri Temirkanov
  • Recorded: 1985-02-01
  • Recording Venue: 10-11 November 1983 & 1 February 1985: No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Saint-Saëns: Danse macabre, Op. 40

6:46
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • Louis Frémaux
  • Felix Kok (violin)
  • Recorded: 1973-09-18
  • Recording Venue: 17 & 18 September 1973, Great Hall, University of Birmingham

Lanchbery: Tales of Beatrix Potter - Music from the Royal Ballet Film: The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin

7:50
  • Royal Opera House Covent Garden
  • John Lanchbery
  • Recorded: 1970-12-31
  • Recording Venue: 1970 [very many dates], No. 1 Studio, Abbey Road, London

Strauss, J, II: An der schönen, blauen Donau, Op. 314

10:28
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Herbert von Karajan
  • Recorded: 1975-12-08
  • Recording Venue: 4 January & 8 December 1975. Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany.

Hérold: La Fille mal gardèe: Widow Simone - Clog Dance (Act II)

2:44
  • Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Barry Wordsworth
  • Recorded: 1983-03-13
  • Recording Venue: 12 & 13 March 1983, Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool

Ravel: Boléro

14:55
  • Orchestre de Paris
  • Jean Martinon
  • Recorded: 1974-10-07
  • Recording Venue: 30 September - 7 October 1974: Salle Wagram, Paris
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