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Pianist, composer, music educator and humorist Richard Sisson introduces music celebrating the earth's animal life.

2 hours

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Sat 11 Apr 2015 14:00

Music Played

  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    The Blue Bird

    Conductor: Tuuli Lindeberg. Choir: Lumen Valo.
    • Sigillum.
  • Felicien David

    Le Depart de la caravane (Le Desert)

    Ensemble: Accentus Ensemble. Conductor: Laurence Equilbey. Orchestra: Orchestre de Paris.
    • Naive.
  • Christa Behnke

    Die Libellentanz

    Performer: Christa Behnke.
    • Bogner.
  • Edward Elgar

    Mina

    Conductor: Neville Marriner. Orchestra: Royal Northern Sinfonia.
    • EMI.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    The Firebird

    Conductor: Iván Fischer. Orchestra: Budapest Festival Orchestra.
    • Channel Classics.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Scenes with Cranes

    Orchestra: Lahti Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.
    • BIS.
  • John Lanchbery

    Mrs. Tigiwinkle’s Laundry (Tales of Beatrix Potter)

    Orchestra: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Conductor: John Lanchbery.
    • EMI.
  • Benard Ighner

    Everything Must Change

    Performer: Nina Simone.
  • Leos Janáček

    Pantomime (Act 1, The Cunning Little Vixen )

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Charles Mackerras.
    • Decca.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Piano Concerto no. 17, K.453 - Allegretto

    Performer: Robert Casadesus. Conductor: George Szell. Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra.
    • Sony.
  • Josquin des Prez

    El Grillo

    Choir: The Hilliard Ensemble.
    • Virgin Veritas.
  • Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka

    The Lark

    Performer: Evgeny Kissin. Music Arranger: Mily Alexeyevich Balakirev.
    • RCA Victor.
  • Astor Piazzolla

    Punta del Este

    Conductor: Horacio Romo. Orchestra: Orquestra Filarmonica de Moravia Olomouc.
    • Sondor.
  • Gerald Finzi

    Nightingales (7 Partsongs op.17)

    Ensemble: musica intima.
    • ATMA.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    L’Oiseau Lyre

    Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung. Orchestra: Bastille Opera Orchestra.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
  • Richard Rodney Bennett

    After Syrinx 1

    Performer: Pavel Sokolov. Performer: Kimiko Imani.
    • Classic Clips.
  • Douglas Quin

    Yasashii Kaze

    Performer: F Gerard Errante.
    • Ravello Records.
  • Leander Fischer

    The Robin's Return

    Performer: Dolores Ventura.
    • Decca.
  • Carl Orff

    Cignus Ustus Cantas

    Orchestra: Toulouse Capitol Orchestra. Conductor: Michel Plasson. Singer: Gérard Lesne.
    • EMI Classics.
  • Benjamin Britten

    The Tyger

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Singer: Roderick Williams.
    • Naxos.
  • Edward Elgar

    The Wild Bears

    Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vernon Handley.
    • EMI.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Concerto in D, RV 428, "Il Gardellino"

    Performer: Jean‐Pierre Rampal. Conductor: Claudio Scimone. Ensemble: I Solisti Veneti.
    • Erato.
  • Richard Blackford

    The Great Animal Orchestra - Scherzo

    Orchestra: BBC National Orchestra of Wales. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
    • Nimbus.
  • Gary Yershon

    Mr Turner

    Orchestra: Studio Orchestra.
    • Varese Sarabande.
  • Simon Jeffes

    "Still Life" at the Penguin Cafe

    Conductor: Barry Wordsworth. Conductor: BBC Concert Orchestra.
    • Decca.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Grand Finale: Carnival Of The Animals

    Performer: Jascha Zayde. Performer: Leonid Hambro. Conductor: André Kostelanetz. Orchestra: André Kostelanetz & His Orchestra.
    • PHILIPS: NBR6001.
    • 2.

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