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DISC 1 for Instruments of the Orchestra Album By Jeremy Siepmann
1   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: 'Oh! to be a conductor...' Includes excerpt from Wagner's
2   Domna, pos vos ay chausida: Excerpt
3   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: We don't merely use instruments, we play on them. And they
4   Hungarian Dances (21) for orchestra, WoO 1: Hungarian Dance No. 7
5   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: The violin is one of the most tender and beautiful instrum
6   Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77: Adagio (excerpt)
7   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: But for a long time it was seen as the instrument of the d
8   L'histoire du soldat (The Soldier's Tale), for 3 actors, dancer & 7 instruments: Triumphal March of the Devil (excerpt)
9   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: The manipulative seductiveness of the gypsy violin
10   Csárdás, for violin & piano
11   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: The violin and the imitation of nature
12   Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in E major ('La Primavera,' The Four Seasons; 'Il cimento' No. 1), Op.8/1, RV 269: No
13   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: Birds are again evoked in the second concerto, especially
14   Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in G minor ('L'estate,' The Four Seasons; 'Il cimento' No. 2), Op. 8/2, RV 315: No. 1
15   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: Like the devil, the violin is a master of disguise.
16   Schön Rosmarin, for violin & piano
17   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: The menacing sensuality of Ravel's Tzigane; a very differe
18   Tzigane, rhapsodie de concert, for violin & piano (or orchestra): Excerpt
19   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: Do we now have the true measure of this instrument? Not ju
20   Caprice for solo violin in A minor (Theme & Variations), Op. 1/24, MS 25/24: Excerpt
21   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: The many effects of the string tremolando. Includes excerp
22   Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge, for strings, Op. 10: No. 7
23   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: Prokofiev's tremolo in Romeo and Juliet should not be hear
24   Romeo and Juliet, ballet in 4 acts, Op. 64: Act 4. (excerpt)
25   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: Vivaldi uses it to illustrate the shivering of travellers
26   Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in F minor ('L'inverno,' The Four Seasons; 'Il cimento' No. 4), Op. 8/4, RV 297: No.
27   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: The violin muted
28   Clair de lune, for orchestra or other arrangement (from 'Suite Bergamasque' for piano), L. 75/3
29   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: The gentleness of muted strings persists even when a whole
30   Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major ('Elvira Madigan') K. 467: excerpt
31   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: The pizzicato violin
32   Pizzicato Polka for orchestra, Op. 234
33   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: In Prokofiev's Second Violin Concerto, the accompaniment i
34   Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 63: Excerpt
35   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: Varieties of pizzicato. Includes excerpt from Kabalevsky's
36   The Planets, suite for orchestra & female chorus, Op. 32, H. 125: Mars - The bringer of War (excerpt)
37   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: The technique of double-stopping enables the violin to pla
38   Hungarian Dances (21) for orchestra, WoO 1: Hungarian Dance No. 4
39   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: Double-stopping is a standerd feature of a lot of folk mus
40   Violin Concerto, for violin, strings & continuo in F major ('L'autunno,' The Four Seasons; 'Il cimento' No. 3), Op.8/3, RV 293: Move
41   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: Now the same technique, but the sound might have come from
42   Boléro, ballet for orchestra: Excerpt
43   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: Double-stopping can only approximate the sound of a real v
44   Cadenza for Brahms Violin Concerto: Excerpt
45   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: Now compare that with a real violin duet
46   Duos (44) for 2 violins, Volumes 1-4, Sz. 98, BB 104: No. 1: Teasing Song
47   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: Another Duo by Bartök, demonstrating the violin's rich low
48   Duos (44) for 2 violins, Volumes 1-4, Sz. 98, BB 104: No. 2: Maypole Dance
49   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: And now what may be the most beautiful accompanied violin
50   Concerto for 2 violins, strings & continuo in D minor ('Double'), BWV 1043: Largo
51   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: The soul of the violin is in song; but what about this wie
52   Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major, Op. 19: Movement 2 (excerpt)
53   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: The use of harmonics in the orchestra can be both magical
54   Symphony No. 1 in D major ('Titan'): Movement 1. (opening)
55   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: Tchaikovsky's use of harmonics in The Sleeping Beauty is b
56   The Sleeping Beauty, ballet, Op. 66: Act 2. No. 15. Entr'acte (excerpt)
57   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: Ravel's harmonics in Mother Goose effect a magical transfo
58   Ma mère l'oye, for piano, 4 hands (or orchestra): Beauty and the Beast (excerpt)
59   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: Stravinsky's harmonies in The Firebirg transport us almost
60   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: The Natural upper notes of the violins have a unique emoti
61   Also sprach Zarathustra (Thus Spoke Zoroaster), tone poem for orchestra, Op. 30 (TrV 176): Of the Afterworldsmen (excerpt)
62   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: Still in their upper register, the violins unleash the ene
63   Variations on a Theme by Frank Bridge, for strings, Op. 10: No. 4
64   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: Elsewhere, Britten uses the same high register to create a
65   Sea Interludes (4) from Peter Grimes, for orchestra, Op. 33a: Dawn (excerpt)
66   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Violin: To end this outing with the violins, a charming little elf
67   Elfenreigen, for salon orchestra: Excerpt
 
DISC 2 for Instruments of the Orchestra Album By Jeremy Siepmann
1   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: Introduction to the viola
2   Concerto for viola, strings & continuo in G major, TWV 51:G9: Movement 1
3   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: Khatchaturian gets a very different sound from it:
4   Gayane Suite, for orchestra No. 1: Armen's Solo (excerpt)
5   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: Very nearly the whole of the violin's upper registe
6   Passacaglia, for orchestra, Op. 33b (from 'Peter Grimes'): excerpt
7   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: The viola can bring a special, rich tranginess to p
8   Harold en Italie (Harold in Italy), symphony for viola & orchestra, H. 68 (Op. 16): No. 4 (excerpt)
9   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: The muted viola: intimate, gentle, poignant in Dvor
10   Cypresses (Ohlas písní [Echoes of Songs]), for string quartet (arr. from Cypresses, B. 11), B. 152: No. 9
11   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: The massed violas of the modern symphony orchestra
12   Symphony No. 4 in G major: Movement 3 (excerpt)
13   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: The "period" viola in Bach
14   Brandenburg Concerto No. 6 in B flat major, BWV 1051: Allegro
15   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: The cello: a voice of unique nobility
16   Suite for solo cello No. 1 in G major, BWV 1007: Prelude
17   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: Brahms and the 'soul' of the cello
18   Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major, Op. 83: Movement 3 (excerpt)
19   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: Most orchestral composers tend to emphasise the cel
20   Cantata No. 147, 'Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben,' BWV 147 (BC A174): Aria: Bereite dir, Jesu
21   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: In the time of Beethoven the cello remained as fund
22   Symphony No. 3 in E flat major ('Eroica'), Op. 55: Finale (excerpt)
23   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: But the cello is not condemned to spend its life in
24   Elfentanz for cello & piano, Op 39 'Dance of the Elves'
25   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: Not only in recital showpieces like that is the cel
26   The Protecting Veil, for cello & orchestra: Opening (excerpt)
27   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: A cello with an identity-crisis: the pizzicato Flam
28   Flamenco
29   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: Double-stopping in the lower reaches of the cello's
30   Suite for cello solo: Sardana (excerpt)
31   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: It's in its middle register that the cello really c
32   Pieces (2) for cello & piano, Op. 2: No. 2, Oriental Dance (excerpt)
33   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: It was to the cellos that Beethoven gave two of his
34   Symphony No. 9 in D minor ('Choral'), Op. 125: Finale (excerpt)
35   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: Introduction to the double-bass
36   Carnival of the Animals, zoological fantasy for 2 pianos & ensemble: The Elephant
37   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: but the double-bass can be intensely expressive and
38   Elegy for double bass & piano No. 1 in D major: excerpt
39   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: The range of the double-bass is the greatest of all
40   Capriccio di Bravura for double bass & piano: Excerpt
41   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: Double-bass solos in orchestral scores are rare but
42   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Lower Strings: The Double-bass muted in Prokofiev. Includes excerp
43   Symphony No. 5 in C minor ('Fate'), Op. 67: Movement 3 (excerpt)
 
DISC 3 for Instruments of the Orchestra Album By Jeremy Siepmann
1   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The antiquity and magic of the flute
2   Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune (Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun), for orchestra, L. 86: Excerpt
3   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The versatility and agility of the flute
4   Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor, BWV 1067: Badinerie (excerpt)
5   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The flute in fifteenth-century Spain
6   Sa'dâwî: Excerpt
7   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: Other flutes: the bass and alto
8   Chamber Music II, for alto flute &string orchestra, Op. 41: excerpt
9   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The piccolo - aptly named
10   La Naissance d'Osiris ou La Fête Pamilie, acte de ballet: No. 6 (excerpt)
11   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: From a piccolo of the eighteenth century to one of its
12   Suite No. 1, for chamber orchestra: Valse (excerpt)
13   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: A variety of techniques
14   Chamber Music II, for alto flute &string orchestra, Op. 41: excerpt
15   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: Flutter-tonguing. But Tchaikovsky got there eighty year
16   Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Act 2. No. 2. Scène (excerpt)
17   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: From the transverse to the vertical: the Baroque record
18   Overture, suite for recorder (or flute), strings & continuo in A minor, TWV 55:a2: Menuet II
19   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: An unfamiliar, early version of the instrument
20   Needles, needles
21   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The Bachian oboe
22   Cantata No. 80, 'Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott,' BWV 80 (BC A183): No. 7. Duetto (excerpt)
23   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: Introduction to the cor anglais or "English horn"
24   Symphony No. 9 in E minor ('From the New World'), B. 178 (Op. 95) (first published as No. 5): Movement 2 (excerpt)
25   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The loneliness of the cor anglais
26   The Swan of Tuonela, tone poem for orchestra (Lemminkäinen Suite No. 3), Op. 22/3: Excerpt
27   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The cor anglais joins the French horn in Haydn
28   Symphony No. 22 in E flat major ('Philosopher'), H. 1/22: Opening (excerpt)
29   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: Introduction to the oboe d'amore, beloved of Bach - but
30   Boléro, ballet for orchestra: Excerpt
31   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The Clarinet family: boxing the compass, from the depth
32   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: ... to the shrill and complaining.... Includes excerpt
33   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: As the high clarinets tend to be loud, so the bass tend
34   Gayane Suite, for orchestra No. 1: No. 5 (excerpt)
35   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The bass clarinet is used by most composers mainly as a
36   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The Range of the normal clarinet parts goes quite high
37   The Snow Maiden, incidental music, Op. 12: Scene 5: Melodrama (excerpt)
38   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: ... and quite low
39   Peter and the Wolf, children's tale for narrator & orchestra, Op. 67: The Cat (excerpt)
40   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The clarinet as concerto soloist
41   Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622: Rondo (excerpt)
42   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: but that's not the instrument Mozart wrote it for; this
43   Clarinet Concerto in A major, K. 622: Rondo (excerpt)
44   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: Introduction to the saxophone
45   Háry János, suite from the opera for orchestra: No. 4 (excerpt)
46   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The Soprano saxophone has quite a different feel to it
47   L' Arlésienne, suite for orchestra No. 1, from the incidental music: Minuet (excerpt)
48   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The little sopranino sax goes even higher
49   Boléro, ballet for orchestra: Excerpt
50   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The most famous use of the saxophone is in an orchestra
51   Pictures at an Exhibition (Kartinki s vïstavski), for orchestra, orchestrated by Ravel: The Old Castle (excerpt)
52   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The saxophhone can be quite contagiously good-humored
53   Sax-O-Phun for saxophone & piano: Excerpt
54   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The puffa-puffa image of the bassoon
55   Peter and the Wolf, children's tale for narrator & orchestra, Op. 67: Grandfather (excerpt)
56   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: the Bachian bassoon, in accompanimental mode
57   Cantata No. 202, 'Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten' ('Wedding Cantata'), BWV 202 (BC G41): Aria No. 1 (excerpt)
58   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: Bizet leaves the puffa-puffa image out, allowing the ba
59   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: And Ravel, also in spanish mode, does likewise
60   Boléro, ballet for orchestra: Excerpt
61   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The Bassoon as a voice of high seriousness, indeed deso
62   Symphony No. 3: Opening (excerpt)
63   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The eerie bassoon in its highest register
64   Le Sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring), ballet in 2 parts for orchestra: Opening (excerpt)
65   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: Stravinsky now draws on its lowest register, lonely and
66   L'oiseau de feu (The Firebird), concert suite for orchestra No. 2: Berceuse (excerpt)
67   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The bassoon as concerto soloist, avoiding all exaggerat
68   Bassoon Concerto in G minor: Finale (excerpt)
69   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: the deep-voiced contra-bassoon, as a fairy-tale beast
70   Ma mère l'oye, for piano, 4 hands (or orchestra): Beauty and the Beast (excerpt)
71   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The French horn under its woodwind hat
72   Wind Quintet, FS 100 (Op. 43): Last movement (excerpt)
73   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: Now a more prominent role, in a woodwind quintet from a
74   Woodwind Quintet in A minor, Op. 100/5: No. 2 (excerpt)
75   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Woodwinds: The horn in harmonious blend with strings in another qu
76   Quintet for horn, violin, 2 violas & cello in E flat major, K. 407 (K. 386c): Finale
 
DISC 4 for Instruments of the Orchestra Album By Jeremy Siepmann
1   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The trumpet as virtuoso soloist
2   Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047: Allegro assai
3   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The special brilliance of paired trumpets
4   Double Trumpet Concerto for 2 trumpets, strings & continuo in C major, RV 537: No. 1
5   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The ceremonial trumpet
6   Fanfare for the Common Man, for brass & percussion (from Symphony No. 3): Excerpt
7   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: Trumpets and drums - an incomparable alliance
8   Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56: The Trumpet Shall Sound
9   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The versatility of the trumpet, from the most public to the
10   Concerto in F, for piano & orchestra: Excerpt
11   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The trumpet as the voice of the city. Includes excerpt from
12   Carmen Suite for orchestra No. 2 (assembled by Ernest Guirard): Habanera (excerpt)
13   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The trumpet as the voice of strength and courage
14   Carmen Suite for orchestra No. 2 (assembled by Ernest Guirard): Toreador's Song (excerpt)
15   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The trumpet muted. Includes excerpt from Stravinsky's Petru
16   Billy the Kid, ballet: Excerpt
17   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The trumpet as a character actor
18   Pictures at an Exhibition (Kartinki s vïstavski), for orchestra, orchestrated by Ravel: No. 6
19   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The trumpet as the voice of God
20   Mass in B minor, for soloists, chorus & orchestra, BWV 232 (BC E1): Et exspecto
21   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The birth of the trombone
22   Aenmerckt nu hier
23   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The birth of the brass as a family
24   Sacrae Symphoniae: No. 12: Canzon in echo duodecimi toni for 10 parts
25   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The trombone in the eighteenth century
26   Trombone Concerto in B flat: Finale
27   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The tone of the tenor trombone. Includes excerpt from Höser
28   Hosannah (Alleluja del Cantico del sol), for organ & trombone ad lib, S. 677 (LW F2): Excerpt
29   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The trombones become part of the orchestra
30   Symphony No. 5 in C minor ('Fate'), Op. 67: Finale (excerpt)
31   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The Wagnerian trombone. Includes excerpt from Wagner's Over
32   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The trombone as a caricaturist
33   Pulcinella, ballet with song in 1 act, for 3 vocal soloists & orchestra: No. 19: Vivo (excerpt)
34   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The trombone as raspberry. Includes excerpt from Bartók's C
35   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The horn and the hunt
36   Horn Concerto No. 4 in E flat major, K. 495: Finale
37   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The challenging horn of the Baroque
38   Les Boréades (Abaris), tragédie en musique: Menuet
39   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The scarcity of first-rate players in Handel's time
40   Water Music Suite No.1 for orchestra in F major, HWV 348: Minuet 1
41   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The horn as magician. Includes excerpt fron Stravinsky's Fi
42   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: horns and the sound of nobility
43   Tannhäuser, opera, WWV 70: Overutre: Opening (excerpt)
44   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: the special sound of the horn in its higher register
45   Mass in B minor, for soloists, chorus & orchestra, BWV 232 (BC E1): Quoniam tu solus sanctus
46   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The trumpet-like sound of massed horns
47   Symphony No. 3 in D minor: Movement 1 (opening) (excerpt)
48   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The tuba - Unfairly maligned?
49   Symphony No. 6 in E flat minor, Op. 111: Movement 3 (excerpt)
50   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Brass: The tuba perfectly cast by Ravel
51   Pictures at an Exhibition (Kartinki s vïstavski), for orchestra, orchestrated by Ravel: Bydlo
 
DISC 5 for Instruments of the Orchestra Album By Jeremy Siepmann
1   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Introduction. And we begin with a bang
2   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: The bass drum on the battlefields. Includes excerpt fr
3   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: At the opposite extreme is the triangle
4   Piano Concerto No. 1 in E flat major, S. 124 (LW H4): Scherzo (excerpt)
5   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Categories of percussion: tuned and untuned. The side
6   La gazza ladra (The Thieving Magpie), opera: Overture: Opening (excerpt)
7   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: The side drum in an effective but unexpected role. Inc
8   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: The tambourine. One of the oldest instruments in the w
9   Den hoboecken dans
10   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Even older is the originally oriental gong
11   Ma mère l'oye, for piano, 4 hands (or orchestra): Laideronette (excerpt)
12   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: No single instrument can match the gong in evoking the
13   Gymnopedie for piano No. 2
14   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: The cymbals are generally discovered early in life. In
15   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Other untuned percussion instruments include the whip.
16   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: More versatile than the whip are the wood blocks.... I
17   Rodeo, ballet: Hoe-Down (excerpt)
18   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Related to the wood blocks, by sound, are the castanet
19   Damigella tutta bella, madrigal for 3 voices (from Scherzi musicali), SV 235: Excerpt
20   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: A still earlier example from fifteenth-century Spain
21   Yo m'enamori d'un ayre, song
22   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: The birth of the bongo
23   Symphonic Dances (9) from 'West Side Story', for orchestra (orchestrated with Ramin & Kostal): Excerpt
24   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: From the streets of New York to the blacksmith's shop.
25   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Desert-island decibels. Includes excerpt from Grofé's
26   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: From one vegetable to another: the humble squash, or m
27   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Onwards to the tuned percussion. First, the timpani
28   Also sprach Zarathustra (Thus Spoke Zoroaster), tone poem for orchestra, Op. 30 (TrV 176): Introduction (excerpt)
29   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: But the drum roll can be more effectively frightening
30   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Not one drum roll, but many. Includes excerpt from Gro
31   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Taking advantage of tunability
32   Music for Strings, Percussion & Celesta, Sz. 106, BB 114: Movement 2 (excerpt)
33   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: The Russian composer Rodion Shchedrin takes a downward
34   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Introducing the glockenspiel. Includes excerpt from Sh
35   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Saint-Saëns and the xylophone
36   Carnival of the Animals, zoological fantasy for 2 pianos & ensemble: Fossils
37   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Ravel and the xylophone
38   Ma mère l'oye, for piano, 4 hands (or orchestra): Laideronette
39   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Introducing the marimba. Includes excerpt from Shchedr
40   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Introducing the vibraphone
41   Treasure of the Sierra Madre, film score: Narange dolce
42   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: The vibraphone goes Russian.... Includes excerpts from
43   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Introducing the Hungarian cimbalom
44   Work(s): Folk Dances
45   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: The cimbalom and the symphony orchestra
46   Háry János, suite from the opera for orchestra: No. 3 (excerpt)
47   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Introducing the tubular bells
48   Háry János, suite from the opera for orchestra: Viennese Musical Clock
49   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: A more 'up-front' approach from Rodion Shchedrin
50   Carmen-Suite (based on themes of Georges Bizet): Introduction
51   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: But the bells can also make the sinister even more sin
52   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Introducing the celeste
53   Nutcracker, ballet, Op. 71: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
54   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Magic, in the use of collective percussion
55   Miroirs, for piano (or orchestra): La Vallée des cloches
56   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: Plucked instruments: the 'undercover percussion'. Incl
57   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: A prime case in point is the harp, irresistible to the
58   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: The traditionally subservient role of the harpsichord
59   Brandenburg Concerto No. 2 in F major, BWV 1047: Andante
60   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: The piano: king of the tuned percussion. Includes exce
61   Petrushka, ballet (burlesque) in 4 scenes for orchestra (1911 version): Russian Dance
62   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Percussion: The anti-Romantic piano as an integral part of the orc
63   Music for Strings, Percussion & Celesta, Sz. 106, BB 114: Last mvt
 
DISC 6 for Instruments of the Orchestra Album By Jeremy Siepmann
1   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: Keyboard instruments in the orchestra - the most powe
2   Symphony No. 3 in C minor ('Organ'), Op. 78: Finale (excerpt)
3   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: But things in Handel's day were very different
4   Organ Concerto in G minor, Op.4/3, HWV 291: Last movement
5   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The organ is difficult to classify
6   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: An unexpected, organ-related guest
7   Concerto in C 'Zampogna': last mvt
8   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: Peasant-fancying... and a touch of the roaming cowboy
9   Les Miserables, musical: Drink with Me (excerpt)
10   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: Outside artefacts and the power of association. Inclu
11   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: Mahler's sleighbells. Includes excerpt from Mahler's
12   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: In another symphony Mahler used cowbells. Includes ex
13   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: A roll-call of some unusual guests. Includes excerpt
14   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: Chains, and more. Includes excerpt from Varèse's Inté
15   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: Purpose-built oddities: wind machines. Includes excer
16   Don Quixote, fantastic variations for cello & orchestra, Op. 35 (TrV 184): Variation VIII
17   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: National calling cards: the guitar for Spain. Include
18   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: And the guitar's poor American relative, the banjo. I
19   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: And poorer still, the mouth organ. Includes excerpt f
20   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The Balalaika for Russia. Includes excerpt from Proko
21   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The maracas for Mexico. Includes excerpt from Sanchez
22   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The bongos and the congas and a whole wealth of other
23   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The sitar for India. Includes excerpt from Evening Ra
24   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The accordion for France (especially Paris). Includes
25   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The zither for Vienna. Includes excerpt from Kárás's
26   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The cimbalom for Hungary. Includes excerpt from Tradi
27   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The guitar as an integral part of the orchestra. Incl
28   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: there are whole orchestras of balalaikas. Includes ex
29   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The effect of the wordless human voice, used purely a
30   Sirènes, for female chorus & orchestra (Nocturne No. 3), L. 91/3: Unspecified excerpt
31   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: Instruments and the imitation of nature. The clarinet
32   Carnival of the Animals, zoological fantasy for 2 pianos & ensemble: The Cuckoo
33   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The flute as an all-purpose aviary
34   Carnival of the Animals, zoological fantasy for 2 pianos & ensemble: The Aviary
35   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The oboe as a duck
36   Peter and the Wolf, children's tale for narrator & orchestra, Op. 67: The Duck
37   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The recording of reality. Does it work as well?
38   Pini di Roma (The Pines of Rome), symphonic poem, P. 141: The Pines of the Janiculum (excerpt)
39   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The recording of reality electronically reborn in new
40   Cantus Arcticus (Concerto for Birds & Orchestra), for orchestra & taped bird songs, Op. 61: Excerpt (movement 2)
41   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: Beethoven turns avian: cuckoo, nightingale, and quail
42   Symphony No. 6 in F major ('Pastoral'), Op. 68: Andante molto mosso (excerpt)
43   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: Some improbable casting: the violin as braying donkey
44   Carnival of the Animals, zoological fantasy for 2 pianos & ensemble: Persons with Long Ears
45   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: A truly orchestral hee-haw to be reckoned with
46   A Midsummer Night's Dream, overture, Op. 21: Excerpt
47   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: A thunderstorm in a million
48   Symphony No. 6 in F major ('Pastoral'), Op. 68: Allegro - Allegretto (excerpt)
49   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: The instrumental depiction of a silent world
50   Carnival of the Animals, zoological fantasy for 2 pianos & ensemble: The Aquarium
51   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: Interlopers: Saint-Saëns' menagerie takes a curtain call
52   Carnival of the Animals, zoological fantasy for 2 pianos & ensemble: Finale
 
DISC 7 for Instruments of the Orchestra Album By Jeremy Siepmann
1   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: The grouping of instrumental families. An additive
2   Duos (44) for 2 violins, Volumes 1-4, Sz. 98, BB 104: No. 4
3   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: A greater contrast, both pitch and character: violi
4   Duo for violin & viola No. 2 in B flat major, K. 424: Finale. Variations 1 & 2
5   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: Arrival at the standard string trio: violin, viola,
6   String Trio in B flat major, D. 581: Menuetto (excerpt)
7   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: The string quartet: two violins, viola, and cello
8   String Quartet No. 1 in F major, Op. 18/1: Excerpt (Movement 3)
9   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: The string quintet - when the extra instrument is a
10   Quintet for 2 violins, 2 violas & cello No. 5 in D major ('String Quintet No. 5'), K. 593: Adagio (excerpt)
11   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: The string quintet - when the extra instrument is a
12   Quintet for 2 violins, viola & 2 cellos in C major, D. 956 (Op. posth. 163): Movement 3 (excerpt)
13   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: The string sextet: two violins, two violas, and two
14   String Sextet No. 1 in B flat major, Op. 18: Movement 2 (excerpt)
15   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: The string octet: the standard string quartet times
16   Octet for strings in E flat major, Op. 20: Movement 1 (excerpt)
17   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: Double the string octet: a fully fledged string orc
18   Symphony No. 2 in B flat major ('Lobgesang', 'Hymn of Praise'), Op. 52: Finale (excerpt)
19   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: The massed strings of a symphony orchestra
20   Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis, for 2 string orchestras: Excerpt
21   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: Contrasts of pitch and instrumental 'colour' in the
22   Woodwind Quintet in A minor, Op. 100/5: Theme
23   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: In the First Variation it's the horn that gets the
24   Woodwind Quintet in A minor, Op. 100/5
25   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: In Variation Two the torch is handed to the bassoon
26   Woodwind Quintet in A minor, Op. 100/5: Variation 2
27   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: in Variation Three the oboe leads
28   Woodwind Quintet in A minor, Op. 100/5: Variation 3
29   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: Variation Four: conversation before returning to a
30   Woodwind Quintet in A minor, Op. 100/5: Variation 4
31   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: And Variation Five is dominated by the clarinet
32   Woodwind Quintet in A minor, Op. 100/5: Variation 5
33   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: The next to be featured is the virtuoso flute
34   Woodwind Quintet in A minor, Op. 100/5: Variation 6
35   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: Individual farewells and a closing chorus
36   Woodwind Quintet in A minor, Op. 100/5: Variation 7
37   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: A mixed group: clarinet, bassoon, horn, string quar
38   Octet for clarinet, horn, bassoon & strings in F major, D. 803 (Op. posth. 166): Movement 3 (excerpt)
39   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: The early classical symphony orchestra of Haydn and
40   Symphony No. 29 in A major, K. 201 (K. 186a): Finale (excerpt)
41   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: Strings, wind, but no brass. What Haydn and Mozart
42   Canzon No. 28 ('Sol sol la sol fa mi'), for 8 parts
43   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: Beethoven's Fifth: two horns, two trumpets, and thr
44   Symphony No. 5 in C minor ('Fate'), Op. 67: Finale (excerpt)
45   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: From Beethoven to the massive orchestras of Berlioz
46   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: Beethoven changed the face of the symphony and the
47   Symphony No. 6 in A minor ('Tragic'): Movement 1 (excerpt)
48   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: The cult of orchestral elephantiasis reaches its pe
49   Symphony No. 1 in D minor for soloists, chorus, brass bands & orchestra, 'The Gothic': VI: Te ergo quaesumus (excerpt)
50   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: When large doesn't necessarily mean loud: Debussy
51   Images (3), for orchestra, L. 122: Gigues (excerpt)
52   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: A crisis of confidence; the orchestra's survival ha
53   Turangalîla-symphonie, for piano, ondes martenot & orchestra, I/29: Chant d'amour 1 (excerpt)
54   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: The advent of the 'early music' movement brings a n
55   Xerxès, ballet (for F. Cavalli's 'Serse'), LWV 12: Gavotte en rondeau (excerpt)
56   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: Computer and synthesiser: friends or foes?
57   Concerto for 2 violins, strings & continuo in D minor ('Double'), BWV 1043: Largo (excerpt)
58   The Instruments of the Orchestra, narration with musical excerpts: The Orchestra: A speculative look ahead. Includes excerpt from Bac

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