My First Orchestra Album (CD)

ABC Classics & Jazz
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From the piping piccolo to the big bass drum, the instruments of the orchestra bring a kaleidoscope of colours and textures to any music. This album is the perfect introduction to the rich sound world of the symphony orchestra, with pieces featuring the trumpet, tuba, celesta, xylophone, violin, guitar, flute, harp and more, all carefully selected to delight younger listeners and start a journey through the wonderful world of classical music.

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  1. GIOACHINO ROSSINI William Tell: Overture – excerpt
  2. PYOTR IL’YICH TCHAIKOVSKY Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy
  3. ALEC WILDER Effie the Elephant: Effie Goes Folk Dancing
  4. GABRIEL FAURÉ Sicilienne
  5. CAMILLE SAINT-SAËNS Carnival of the Animals: Fossils
  6. JOAQUÍN RODRIGO Concierto de Aranjuez: First movement
  7. GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL Water Music: Alla hornpipe
  8. JOHANN SEBASTIAN BACH Concerto for Two Violins: First movement
  9. RALPH VAUGHAN WILLIAMS March Past of the Kitchen Utensils
  11. RICHARD WAGNER Ride of the Valkyries
  12. EDVARD GRIEG Morning Mood
  13. EDVARD GRIEG In the Hall of the Mountain King
  14. NIKOLAI RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Flight of the Bumble-Bee
  15. LUDWIG VAN BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 8: Second movement
  16. JOSEPH HAYDN Trumpet Concerto: Third movement
  17. ANTONIO VIVALDI Spring: First movement
  18. JOHN WILLIAMS The Raiders March
  19. BENJAMIN BRITTEN The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra: Theme
  20. DOMENICO SCARLATTI The Good-Humoured Ladies: Finale
  21. PYOTR IL’YICH TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 5: Waltz
  22. OTTORINO RESPIGHI Bergamasca

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