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Chris Jarvis

CBeebies presenter Chris Jarvis chooses music composed for, and about, children - including pieces by Mozart, Britten, Debussy, Mussorgsky, Humperdinck, Poulenc, Tchaikovsky, Delibes, Paul Paterson and Jim Parker's "Captain Beaky and his Band"!

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25 minutes

Music Played

  • Benjamin Britten

    The Young Person's Guide To The Orchestra

    Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Benjamin Britten.
    • DECCA : 417 5092.
    • DECCA.
    • 1.
  • Modest Mussorgsky

    Pictures From An Exhibition - Ballet of the unhatched chicks

    Orchestra: Wessex Youth Orchestra. Conductor: Susanna Ridell.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Horn Concerto No. 4 - 3rd Mvt.

    Performer: Barry Tuckwell. Orchestra: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Conductor: Neville Marriner.
    • EMI : CDM7 69569-2.
    • EMI.
    • 13.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Humoresque

    Performer: Pascal Rogé.
    • DECCA : 471 4382.
    • DECCA.
    • 1.
  • Keith Michell

    Captain Beaky

    • CAPTAIN BEAKY AND HIS BAND.
    • POLYDOR.
    • 1.
  • Bernard Cribbins

    Old Jack's Boat

  • Claude Debussy

    Children's Corner

    Performer: Jean-Efflam Bavouzet.
    • CHANDOS : CHAN-10467.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 11.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Nutcracker - Divertissement

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • EMI : CDC6 316212.
    • EMI.
    • 3.
  • Dmitry Shostakovich

    Dances Of The Dolls

    Performer: Vladimir Ashkenazy.
    • DECCA : 470-649 2.
    • DECCA.
    • 11.
  • Léo Delibes

    Coppelia - Prelude

    Orchestra: National Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Bonynge.
    • DECCA : 414-502 2.
    • Decca.
    • 1.
  • Engelbert Humperdinck

    Hansel Und Gretel - Overture

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Herbert von Karajan.
    • EMI : CDM 764629 2.
    • EMI.
    • 9.
  • Paul Patterson

    The Three Little Pigs

    Narrator: Chris Jarvis. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: David Parry.
    • LPO : 0015.
    • LPO.
    • 6.
  • George Gershwin

    Promenade (Walking The Dog)

    Performer: Frank Braley.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI : HMG501883.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • 6.
  • Chris Jarvis

    Cheerio Song

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