album

Instruments of the Orchestra (The) (Siepmann)

410 songs (7 hours and 58 minutes) Released on November 2, 2002
Disc 1
1
Instruments of the Orchestra: Wagner: Tannhauser: Overture
2:06
2
Instruments of the Orchestra: Anonymous: Domna, pos vos ay chausida
0:28
3
Instruments of the Orchestra: We don't merely use instruments, we play on them. And they play on us.
1:19
4
Instruments of the Orchestra: Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 7
1:39
5
Instruments of the Orchestra: The violin is one of the most tender and beautiful instruments ever invented.
0:45
6
Instruments of the Orchestra: Brahms: Violin Concerto in D major: II. Adagio
1:08
7
Instruments of the Orchestra: But for a long time it was seen as the instrument of the devil.
0:17
8
Instruments of the Orchestra: Stravinsky: The Soldier's Tale: Triumphal March of the Devil
0:45
9
Instruments of the Orchestra: The manipulative seductiveness of the gypsy violin
0:43
10
Instruments of the Orchestra: Anonymous: Csardas Music
3:33
11
Instruments of the Orchestra: The violin and the imitation of nature
0:23
12
Instruments of the Orchestra: Vivaldi: The Four Seasons: Spring: I. Allegro
0:35
13
Instruments of the Orchestra: Birds are again evoked in the second concerto, especially music's natural favourite.
0:09
14
Instruments of the Orchestra: Vivaldi: The Four Seasons: Summer: I. Allegro non molto
0:41
15
Instruments of the Orchestra: Like the devil, the violin is a master of disguise.
0:18
16
Instruments of the Orchestra: Kreisler: Schon Rosmarin
1:55
17
Instruments of the Orchestra: The menacing sensuality of Ravel's Tzigane; a very different side of the violin:
0:14
18
Instruments of the Orchestra: Ravel: Tzigane
0:51
19
Instruments of the Orchestra: Do we now have the true measure of this instrument? Not just yet.
0:16
20
Instruments of the Orchestra: Paganini: Caprice No. 24
0:48
21
Instruments of the Orchestra: Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 4: III. Presto / Schubert: Quartettsatz in C minor
1:57
22
Instruments of the Orchestra: Britten: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge: VIII. Moto Perpetuo
1:06
23
Instruments of the Orchestra: Prokofiev's tremolo in Romeo and Juliet should not be heard just before bedtime
0:22
24
Instruments of the Orchestra: Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet: Act IV
0:46
25
Instruments of the Orchestra: Vivaldi uses it to illustrate the shivering of travellers crossing the ice.
0:14
26
Instruments of the Orchestra: Vivaldi: The Four Seasons: Winter: I. Allegro non molto
0:57
27
Instruments of the Orchestra: The violin muted
0:31
28
Instruments of the Orchestra: Debussy: Clair de lune
1:41
29
Instruments of the Orchestra: The gentleness of muted strings persists even when a whole orchestra plays.
0:30
30
Instruments of the Orchestra: Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major, K. 467: II. Andante
1:26
31
Instruments of the Orchestra: The pizzicato violin
0:38
32
Instruments of the Orchestra: Strauss: Pizzicato Polka
2:29
33
Instruments of the Orchestra: In Prokofiev's Second Violin Concerto, the accompaniment is pizzicato.
0:26
34
Instruments of the Orchestra: Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor: II. Andante assai
2:02
35
Instruments of the Orchestra: Kabalevsky: Colas Breugnon / Warlock: Capriol Suite: III. Tordion / Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet: Act I
3:09
36
Instruments of the Orchestra: Holst: The Planets: I. Mars: The Bringer of War
1:28
37
Instruments of the Orchestra: Bach: Sonata No. 3 in C major for unaccompanied violin: II. Fugue
2:09
38
Instruments of the Orchestra: Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 4
3:51
39
Instruments of the Orchestra: Double-stopping is a standard feature of a lot of folk music.
0:14
40
Instruments of the Orchestra: Vivaldi: The Four Seasons: Autumn: I. Allegro
0:37
41
Instruments of the Orchestra: Now the same technique, but the sound might have come from another world.
0:30
42
Instruments of the Orchestra: Ravel: Bolero
0:50
43
Instruments of the Orchestra: Double-stopping can only approximate the sound of a real violin duet.
0:20
44
Instruments of the Orchestra: Joachim: Cadenza to the Violin Concerto by Brahms
0:44
45
Instruments of the Orchestra: Now compare that with a real violin duet.
0:12
46
Instruments of the Orchestra: Bartok: 44 Duos: I. Teasing Song
0:52
47
Instruments of the Orchestra: Another duo by Bartok, demonstrating the violin's rich lower register
0:10
48
Instruments of the Orchestra: Bartok: 44 Duos: II. Maypole Dance
0:40
49
Instruments of the Orchestra: And now what may be the most beautiful accompanied violin duet in history
0:17
50
Instruments of the Orchestra: Bach: Concerto in D minor for two violins: II. Largo ma non tanto
6:43
51
Instruments of the Orchestra: The soul of the violin is in song; but what about this weird passage?
0:42
52
Instruments of the Orchestra: Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 1 in D major: II. Scherzo
0:34
53
Instruments of the Orchestra: The use of harmonics in the orchestra can be both magical and unsettling.
0:29
54
Instruments of the Orchestra: Mahler: Symphony No. 1, "Titan": I. Langsam, schleppend (opening)
1:33
55
Instruments of the Orchestra: Tchaikovsky's use of harmonics in The Sleeping Beauty is both strange and daring.
0:11
56
Instruments of the Orchestra: Tchaikovsky: The Sleeping Beauty: Act II, No. 15: Entr'acte
0:33
57
Instruments of the Orchestra: Ravel's harmonics in Mother Goose effect a magical transformation.
0:29
58
Instruments of the Orchestra: Ravel: Ma Mere l'oye (Mother Goose): IV. Beauty and the Beast
0:36
59
Instruments of the Orchestra: Stravinsky: The Firebird: Introduction
0:46
60
Instruments of the Orchestra: The natural upper notes of the violins have a unique emotional "grab"
0:32
61
Instruments of the Orchestra: Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra: Of the Afterworldsmen
0:55
62
Instruments of the Orchestra: Still in their upper register, the violins unleash the energy of a young colt.
0:14
63
Instruments of the Orchestra: Britten: Variations on a Theme of Frank Bridge: V. Aria Italiana
1:10
64
Instruments of the Orchestra: Elsewhere, Britten uses the same high register to create a very different mood.
0:11
65
Instruments of the Orchestra: Britten: Peter Grimes: 4 Sea Interludes, Op. 33a: I. Dawn
1:08
66
Instruments of the Orchestra: To end this outing with the violins, a charming little elfin dance
0:12
67
Instruments of the Orchestra: Hellmesberger: Elfenreigen
1:29
Disc 2
1
Instruments of the Orchestra: Introduction to the viola
0:42
2
Instruments of the Orchestra: Telemann: Viola Concerto: I. Largo
2:46
3
Instruments of the Orchestra: Khachaturian gets a very different sound from it: fuller, fruitier, more exotic.
0:14
4
Instruments of the Orchestra: Khachaturian: Gayane Suite No. 1: III. Armen's Solo
1:15
5
Instruments of the Orchestra: Very nearly the whole of the violin's upper register is also available to the viola.
0:39
6
Instruments of the Orchestra: Britten: Peter Grimes: Passacaglia, Op. 33b
1:00
7
Instruments of the Orchestra: Strauss: Don Quixote
1:03
8
Instruments of the Orchestra: Berlioz: Harold in Italy: IV. Orgy of Brigands
2:00
9
Instruments of the Orchestra: The muted viola: intimate, gentle, poignant in Dvorak
0:34
10
Instruments of the Orchestra: Dvorak: Cypresses: IX. Thou Only Dear One
3:00
11
Instruments of the Orchestra: The massed violas of the modern symphony orchestra in Mahler
0:40
12
Instruments of the Orchestra: Mahler: Symphony No. 4: III. Ruhevoll, poco adagio
1:13
13
Instruments of the Orchestra: The "period" viola in Bach
1:05
14
Instruments of the Orchestra: Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 6: III. Allegro
5:19
15
Instruments of the Orchestra: The cello: a voice of unique nobility
0:28
16
Instruments of the Orchestra: Bach: Suite No. 1 for unaccompanied cello: I. Prelude
2:31
17
Instruments of the Orchestra: Brahms and the "soul" of the cello
0:19
18
Instruments of the Orchestra: Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 2 in B flat major: III. Andante
1:05
19
Instruments of the Orchestra: Most orchestral composers tend to emphasise the cello's lower register.
0:27
20
Instruments of the Orchestra: Bach: Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147: Aria: Bereite dir, Jesu
3:03
21
Instruments of the Orchestra: In the time of Beethoven the cello remained as fundamental as ever.
0:14
22
Instruments of the Orchestra: Beethoven: Symphony No. 3 "Eroica": IV. Finale
0:46
23
Instruments of the Orchestra: But the cello is not condemned to spend its life in the basement.
0:33
24
Instruments of the Orchestra: Popper: Elfentanz, Op. 39
2:55
25
Instruments of the Orchestra: Not only in recital showpieces like that is the cello used in its highest register.
0:10
26
Instruments of the Orchestra: Tavener: The Protecting Veil: opening
2:54
27
Instruments of the Orchestra: A cello with an identity-crisis: the pizzicato Flamencan
0:16
28
Instruments of the Orchestra: Tagell: Flamenco
2:48
29
Instruments of the Orchestra: Double-stopping in the lower reaches of the cello's range
0:31
30
Instruments of the Orchestra: Cassado: Solo Suite for Cello and Piano: Sardana
1:08
31
Instruments of the Orchestra: It's in its middle register that the cello really comes into its own.
0:21
32
Instruments of the Orchestra: Rachmaninov: Oriental Dance, Op. 2, No. 2
1:32
33
Instruments of the Orchestra: Beethoven: Symphony No. 5: II. Andante con moto
0:54
34
Instruments of the Orchestra: Beethoven: Symphony No. 9: IV. Finale
0:54
35
Instruments of the Orchestra: Introduction to the double-bass
0:43
36
Instruments of the Orchestra: Saint-Saens: The Carnival of the Animals: The Elephant
1:32
37
Instruments of the Orchestra: But the double-bass can be intensely expressive and graceful.
0:10
38
Instruments of the Orchestra: Bottesini: Elegy No. 1 in D major
2:37
39
Instruments of the Orchestra: Bottesini: Allegro di concerto, "Alla Mendelssohn"
0:47
40
Instruments of the Orchestra: Bottesini: Capriccio di bravura
4:42
41
Instruments of the Orchestra: Mahler: Symphony No. 1, "Titan": III. Feierlich und gemessen, ohne zu schleppen / Mahler: Symphony No. 3: I. Kraftig
1:33
42
Instruments of the Orchestra: Prokofiev: Lieutenant Kije Suite: III. Kije's Wedding / Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet: Act III
2:25
43
Instruments of the Orchestra: Beethoven: Symphony No. 5: III. Allegro
1:20
Disc 3
1
Instruments of the Orchestra: The antiquity and magic of the flute
0:20
2
Instruments of the Orchestra: Debussy: Prelude a l'apres-midi d'un faune
3:19
3
Instruments of the Orchestra: The versatility and agility of the flute
0:21
4
Instruments of the Orchestra: Bach: Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor: VII. Badinerie
1:18
5
Instruments of the Orchestra: The flute in fifteenth-century Spain
0:24
6
Instruments of the Orchestra: Anonymous: Sa'dawi
0:55
7
Instruments of the Orchestra: Other flutes: the bass and alto
0:29
8
Instruments of the Orchestra: Sallinen: Chamber Music II
1:12
9
Instruments of the Orchestra: The Piccolo - aptly named
0:19
10
Instruments of the Orchestra: Rameau: La Naissance d'Osiris: VI. Premier et deuxieme tambourin
0:47
11
Instruments of the Orchestra: From a piccolo of the eighteenth century to one of its descendants in the twentieth
0:09
12
Instruments of the Orchestra: Stravinsky: Suite No. 2 for Small Orchestra: II. Valse
0:54
13
Instruments of the Orchestra: A variety of techniques
0:19
14
Instruments of the Orchestra: Sallinen: Chamber Music II
0:31
15
Instruments of the Orchestra: Flutter-tonguing. But Tchaikovsky got there eighty years before.
0:28
16
Instruments of the Orchestra: Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker: Act II, No. 2: Scene
0:44
17
Instruments of the Orchestra: From the transverse to the vertical: the Baroque recorder
0:40
18
Instruments of the Orchestra: Telemann: Recorder Suite in A minor: Menuet II
2:12
19
Instruments of the Orchestra: An unfamiliar, early vision of the instrument
0:23
20
Instruments of the Orchestra: Baston: Naelden, Naelden
1:09
21
Instruments of the Orchestra: The Bachian oboe
0:35
22
Instruments of the Orchestra: Bach: Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott, BWV 80: Duetto: Wie selig sind doch die
3:34
23
Instruments of the Orchestra: Introduction to the cor anglais or 'English horn'
0:41
24
Instruments of the Orchestra: Dvorak: Symphony No. 9, "From the New World": II. Largo
1:24
25
Instruments of the Orchestra: The loneliness of the cor anglais
0:11
26
Instruments of the Orchestra: Sibelius: The Swan of Tuonela
1:49
27
Instruments of the Orchestra: The cor anglais joins the French horn in Haydn.
0:17
28
Instruments of the Orchestra: Haydn: Symphony No. 22, "The Philosopher": I. Adagio
1:43
29
Instruments of the Orchestra: Introduction to the oboe d'amore, beloved of Bach - but also of Ravel
0:22
30
Instruments of the Orchestra: Ravel: Bolero
0:50
31
Instruments of the Orchestra: Herrmann: The Egyptian: Violence / Janacek: Taras Bulba: The Death of Ostap
0:37
32
Instruments of the Orchestra: Stravinsky: Petrushka: Peasant with Bear / Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique: V. Songe d'une nuit / Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet: Act II
1:38
33
Instruments of the Orchestra: As the high clarinets tend to be loud, so the bass tends to be soft
0:18
34
Instruments of the Orchestra: Khachaturian: Gayane Suite No. 1: V. Gayane's Solo
0:55
35
Instruments of the Orchestra: Stravinsky: Petrushka: The Blackamoor / Albeniz: Iberia: Almeria
1:44
36
Instruments of the Orchestra: The range of the normal clarinet parts goes quite high...
0:14
37
Instruments of the Orchestra: Tchaikovsky: The Snow Maiden: Scene 5: Melodrama
1:17
38
Instruments of the Orchestra: ....and quite low.
0:05
39
Instruments of the Orchestra: Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf: The Cat
0:45
40
Instruments of the Orchestra: The clarinet as concerto soloist
0:19
41
Instruments of the Orchestra: Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A major: III. Rondo
2:48
42
Instruments of the Orchestra: But that's not the instrument Mozart wrote it for; this is:
0:16
43
Instruments of the Orchestra: Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A major: III. Rondo
2:47
44
Instruments of the Orchestra: Introduction to the saxophone
1:07
45
Instruments of the Orchestra: Kodaly: Hary Janos Suite: IV. The Battle and Defeat of Napoleon
1:03
46
Instruments of the Orchestra: The soprano saxophone has quite a different feel to it
0:09
47
Instruments of the Orchestra: Bizet: L'Arlesienne Suite No. 1: II. Minuet
1:17
48
Instruments of the Orchestra: The little sopranino sax goes even higher
0:12
49
Instruments of the Orchestra: Ravel: Bolero
0:53
50
Instruments of the Orchestra: The most famous use of the saxophone is in an orchestration by Ravel
0:16
51
Instruments of the Orchestra: Mussorgsky: Pictures at an exhibition: The Old Castle
0:55
52
Instruments of the Orchestra: The saxophone can be quite contagiously good-humoured.
0:11
53
Instruments of the Orchestra: Wiedoeft: Sax-o-phun
0:22
54
Instruments of the Orchestra: The puffa-puffa image of the bassoon
0:25
55
Instruments of the Orchestra: Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf: Grandfather
0:46
56
Instruments of the Orchestra: The Bachian bassoon, in accompanimental mode
0:20
57
Instruments of the Orchestra: Bach: Weicher nur, betrubte Schatten, BWV 202, "Wedding Cantata": Aria No. 1
1:19
58
Instruments of the Orchestra: Bizet: Carmen Suite No. 1: V. Les Dragons d'Alcala
0:56
59
Instruments of the Orchestra: And Ravel, also in Spanish mode, does likewise
0:16
60
Instruments of the Orchestra: Ravel: Bolero
0:59
61
Instruments of the Orchestra: The bassoon as a voice of high seriousness, indeed desolate loneliness
0:15
62
Instruments of the Orchestra: Bax: Symphony No. 3: I. Lento moderato
1:03
63
Instruments of the Orchestra: The eerie bassoon in its highest register
0:15
64
Instruments of the Orchestra: Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring: opening
0:58
65
Instruments of the Orchestra: Stravinsky now draws on its lowest register, lonely and melancholy.
0:21
66
Instruments of the Orchestra: Stravinsky: The Firebird Suite (1919): Berceuse
1:01
67
Instruments of the Orchestra: The bassoon as concerto soloist, avoiding all exaggeration
0:14
68
Instruments of the Orchestra: Molter: Bassoon Concerto in G minor: III. —
2:02
69
Instruments of the Orchestra: The deep-voiced contra-bassoon, as a fairy-tale beast
0:28
70
Instruments of the Orchestra: Ravel: Ma Mere l'oye (Mother Goose): IV. Beauty and the Beast
1:30
71
Instruments of the Orchestra: The French Horn under its woodwind hat
0:25
72
Instruments of the Orchestra: Nielsen: Wind Quintet, Op. 43: III. Praeludium - Tema con variazioni
1:42
73
Instruments of the Orchestra: Now a more prominent role, in a woodwind quintet from an earlier era
0:12
74
Instruments of the Orchestra: Reicha: Wind Quintet in A minor, Op. 100, No. 5: II. Andante con variazioni
1:32
75
Instruments of the Orchestra: The horn in harmonious blend with strings in another quintet
0:16
76
Instruments of the Orchestra: Mozart: Horn Quintet in E flat major, K. 407: III. Rondeau
3:55
Disc 4
1
Instruments of the Orchestra: The Trumpet as virtuoso soloist
1:02
2
Instruments of the Orchestra: Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2: III. Allegro assai
2:37
3
Instruments of the Orchestra: The special brilliance of paired trumpets
0:19
4
Instruments of the Orchestra: Vivaldi: Concerto in C for two trumpets, RV 537: I. Allegro
2:54
5
Instruments of the Orchestra: The ceremonial trumpet
0:36
6
Instruments of the Orchestra: Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man
1:25
7
Instruments of the Orchestra: Trumpets and drums - an incomparable alliance
0:34
8
Instruments of the Orchestra: Handel: Messiah: The Trumpet Shall Sound
4:10
9
Instruments of the Orchestra: The versatility of the trumpet, from the most public to the most lonely
0:38
10
Instruments of the Orchestra: Gershwin: Piano Concerto in F: II. Andante con moto - Adagio
1:14
11
Instruments of the Orchestra: Gershwin: An American in Paris / Stravinsky: The Soldier's Tale: The March
2:05
12
Instruments of the Orchestra: Bizet: Carmen Suite No. 2: II. Habanera
0:56
13
Instruments of the Orchestra: The trumpet as the voice of strength and courage
0:13
14
Instruments of the Orchestra: Bizet: Carmen Suite No. 2: IV. Toreador's Song
2:21
15
Instruments of the Orchestra: Stravinsky: Petrushka: The Blackamoor / Prokofiev: Lieutenant Kije Suite: I. The Birth of Kije
1:42
16
Instruments of the Orchestra: Copland: Billy the Kid
1:16
17
Instruments of the Orchestra: The trumpet as character actor
0:31
18
Instruments of the Orchestra: Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition: Samuel Goldenberg and Schmuyle
2:25
19
Instruments of the Orchestra: The trumpet as the voice of God
0:15
20
Instruments of the Orchestra: Bach: Mass in B minor: Et expecto
4:35
21
Instruments of the Orchestra: The birth of the trombone
0:38
22
Instruments of the Orchestra: Anonymous: Aenmerckt nu hier
1:36
23
Instruments of the Orchestra: The birth of the brass as a family
1:25
24
Instruments of the Orchestra: Gabrieli: Canzon a 12 in Double Echo
3:18
25
Instruments of the Orchestra: The trombone in the eighteenth century
0:36
26
Instruments of the Orchestra: Albrechtsberger: Trombone Concerto in B flat major: III. Finale
3:06
27
Instruments of the Orchestra: Hoser: Romance for trombone and organ / Berlioz: Requiem: Dies Irae
2:18
28
Instruments of the Orchestra: Liszt: Hosannah, S677/R409
1:20
29
Instruments of the Orchestra: The trombones become part of the orchestra
0:47
30
Instruments of the Orchestra: Beethoven: Symphony No. 5: IV. Allegro
2:46
31
Instruments of the Orchestra: Wagner: Tannhauser: Overture
1:04
32
Instruments of the Orchestra: The Trombone as caricaturist
0:13
33
Instruments of the Orchestra: Stravinsky: Pulcinella: No. 19: Vivo
1:37
34
Instruments of the Orchestra: Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra: IV. Intermezzo interrotto
1:46
35
Instruments of the Orchestra: The horn and the hunt
0:40
36
Instruments of the Orchestra: Mozart: Horn Concerto No. 4 in E flat, K. 495: III. Rondo
3:39
37
Instruments of the Orchestra: The challenging horn of the Baroque
0:42
38
Instruments of the Orchestra: Rameau: Abaris ou les Boreades: II. Menuet
1:20
39
Instruments of the Orchestra: The scarcity of first-rate players in Handel's time
0:24
40
Instruments of the Orchestra: Handel: Water Music: Suite No. 1 in F major, HWV 348: Menuet
1:57
41
Instruments of the Orchestra: Stravinsky: The Firebird Suite (1919): Finale
0:59
42
Instruments of the Orchestra: Horns and the sound of nobility
0:12
43
Instruments of the Orchestra: Wagner: Tannhauser: Overture (opening)
0:56
44
Instruments of the Orchestra: The special sound of the horn in its higher register
0:12
45
Instruments of the Orchestra: Bach: Mass in B minor: Quoniam tu solus sanctus
4:15
46
Instruments of the Orchestra: The trumpet-like sound of massed horns
0:21
47
Instruments of the Orchestra: Mahler: Symphony No. 3: I. Kraftig (opening)
0:38
48
Instruments of the Orchestra: The tuba - unfairly maligned?
0:49
49
Instruments of the Orchestra: Prokofiev: Symphony No. 6: III. Vivace
1:07
50
Instruments of the Orchestra: The tuba perfectly cast by Ravel
0:26
51
Instruments of the Orchestra: Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition: Bydlo
3:00
Disc 5
1
Instruments of the Orchestra: Introduction. And we begin with a bang.
1:02
2
Instruments of the Orchestra: Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man / Beethoven: Wellington's Victory, Op. 91 (opening)
1:03
3
Instruments of the Orchestra: At the opposite extreme is the triangle.
0:26
4
Instruments of the Orchestra: Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1 in E flat major: Scherzo
1:21
5
Instruments of the Orchestra: Categories of percussion: tuned and untuned. The side drum
0:36
6
Instruments of the Orchestra: Rossini: La gazza ladra (The Thieving Magpie): Overture (opening)
0:52
7
Instruments of the Orchestra: Nielsen: Clarinet Concerto (opening)
1:08
8
Instruments of the Orchestra: The tambourine. One of the oldest instruments in the world
0:21
9
Instruments of the Orchestra: Anonymous: Den hoboecken dans
1:43
10
Instruments of the Orchestra: Even older is the originally oriental gong.
0:28
11
Instruments of the Orchestra: Ravel: Ma Mere l'oye (Mother Goose): Laideronette
1:00
12
Instruments of the Orchestra: Britten: Peter Grimes: Passacaglia, Op. 33b
1:00
13
Instruments of the Orchestra: Satie: Gymnopedie No. 2
1:02
14
Instruments of the Orchestra: Elgar: The Sanguine fan / Cymbals clashed softly / Cymbals struck singly / Cymbals stroked with wire brushes
1:28
15
Instruments of the Orchestra: Ravel: Piano Concerto in G major (opening) / Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker: Act I Scene 5
1:05
16
Instruments of the Orchestra: Wood blocks
0:32
17
Instruments of the Orchestra: Copland: Rodeo: IV. Hoe-Down
0:44
18
Instruments of the Orchestra: Glinka: Jota aragonesa
1:09
19
Instruments of the Orchestra: Monteverdi: Scherzi musicali: Damigella tutta bella
1:50
20
Instruments of the Orchestra: A still earlier example from fifteenth-century Spain
0:30
21
Instruments of the Orchestra: Traditional: Yo m'enamori d'un aire
1:06
22
Instruments of the Orchestra: The birth of the bongo
0:33
23
Instruments of the Orchestra: Bernstein: West Side Story (Symphonic Dances)
1:39
24
Instruments of the Orchestra: Verdi: II Trovatore: Act II: Anvil Chorus
1:08
25
Instruments of the Orchestra: Grofe: Grand Canyon Suite: III. On the Trail / Varese: Arcana
1:27
26
Instruments of the Orchestra: Moncayo: Huapango
1:20
27
Instruments of the Orchestra: Onwards to the tuned percussion. First, the timpani
0:14
28
Instruments of the Orchestra: Strauss: Also sprach Zarathustra: Introduction
1:49
29
Instruments of the Orchestra: Mahler: Symphony No. 2, "Resurrection'": III. In ruhig fliessender Bewegung
0:29
30
Instruments of the Orchestra: Grofe: Grand Canyon Suite: I. Sunrise / Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique: V. Songe d'une nuit de Sabbat
0:37
31
Instruments of the Orchestra: Taking advantage of tunability
0:22
32
Instruments of the Orchestra: Bartok: Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta: II. Allegro
2:25
33
Instruments of the Orchestra: Shchedrin: Carmen Suite: IV. Changing of the Guard
1:01
34
Instruments of the Orchestra: Shchedrin: Carmen Suite: V. Carmen's Entrance and Habanera
1:15
35
Instruments of the Orchestra: Saint-Saens and the xylophone
0:17
36
Instruments of the Orchestra: Saint-Saens: The Carnival of the Animals: Fossils
1:18
37
Instruments of the Orchestra: Ravel and the xylophone
0:11
38
Instruments of the Orchestra: Ravel: Ma Mere l'oye (Mother Goose): Laideronette
2:37
39
Instruments of the Orchestra: Shchedrin: Carmen Suite: III. First Intermezzo
0:38
40
Instruments of the Orchestra: Introducing the vibraphone
0:20
41
Instruments of the Orchestra: Steiner: The Treasure of the Sierra Madre: Narange dolce
1:25
42
Instruments of the Orchestra: Shchedrin: Carmen Suite: V. Carmen's Entrance and Habanera
0:57
43
Instruments of the Orchestra: Introducing the Hungarian cimbalom
0:23
44
Instruments of the Orchestra: Traditional: Folk Dances
3:00
45
Instruments of the Orchestra: The cimbalom and the symphony orchestra
0:10
46
Instruments of the Orchestra: Kodaly: Hary Janos Suite : III. Song
1:30
47
Instruments of the Orchestra: Introducing the tubular bells
0:17
48
Instruments of the Orchestra: Kodaly: Hary Janos Suite: II. Viennese Musical Clock
2:04
49
Instruments of the Orchestra: A more "up-front" approach from Rodion Shchedrin
0:06
50
Instruments of the Orchestra: Shchedrin: Carmen Suite: I. Introduction
1:08
51
Instruments of the Orchestra: Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 7, "Sinfonia antartica": I. Prelude
0:38
52
Instruments of the Orchestra: Introducing the celesta
0:14
53
Instruments of the Orchestra: Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
2:11
54
Instruments of the Orchestra: Magic, in the use of collective percussion
0:19
55
Instruments of the Orchestra: Ravels: Miroirs: V. La vallee des cloches
1:39
56
Instruments of the Orchestra: Shchedrin: Carmen Suite: VI. Scene
1:25
57
Instruments of the Orchestra: Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker: Act II: Scene / Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 1
1:16
58
Instruments of the Orchestra: The traditionally subservient role of the harpsichord in the Baroque orchestra
0:49
59
Instruments of the Orchestra: Bach: Brandenburg Concerto No. 2: II. Andante
3:11
60
Instruments of the Orchestra: Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 3, "Organ": II. Allegro moderato
1:28
61
Instruments of the Orchestra: Stravinsky: Petrushka: Russian Dance
4:28
62
Instruments of the Orchestra: The anti-Romantic piano as an integral part of the orchestra
0:23
63
Instruments of the Orchestra: Bartok: Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta: IV. Allegro molto
5:06
Disc 6
1
Instruments of the Orchestra: Keyboard instruments in the orchestra - the most powerful of them all:
0:18
2
Instruments of the Orchestra: Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 3, "Organ": II. Presto
1:49
3
Instruments of the Orchestra: But things in Handel's day were very different.
0:15
4
Instruments of the Orchestra: Handel: Organ Concerto in B flat major, Op. 4, No. 3: IV. Gavotte
3:44
5
Instruments of the Orchestra: The organ is difficult to classify.
0:24
6
Instruments of the Orchestra: An unexpected, organ-related guest
0:14
7
Instruments of the Orchestra: Boismortier: Concerto pour Zampogna: III. Allegro
1:59
8
Instruments of the Orchestra: Peasant-fancying… and a touch of the roaming cowboy
0:40
9
Instruments of the Orchestra: Schoenberg: Les Miserables: Drink with Me
1:02
10
Instruments of the Orchestra: Mozart: German Dance, K. 603, No. 3
1:16
11
Instruments of the Orchestra: Mahler: Symphony No. 4: I. Bedachtig, nicht eilen
0:48
12
Instruments of the Orchestra: Mahler: Symphony No. 6, "Tragic": I. Heftig, aber markig
0:53
13
Instruments of the Orchestra: Anderson: The Typewriter / Satie: Parade
2:46
14
Instruments of the Orchestra: Varese: Integrales / Gershwin: An American in Paris / Anderson: Sandpaper Ballet
2:35
15
Instruments of the Orchestra: Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 7, "Sinfonia antartica": I. Prelude
1:42
16
Instruments of the Orchestra: Strauss: Don Quixote: Variation VIII
1:13
17
Instruments of the Orchestra: Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez: III. Allegro gentile
0:56
18
Instruments of the Orchestra: Seeger / Hays: Washington Breakdown
0:19
19
Instruments of the Orchestra: Steiner: The Treasure of the Sierra Madre: Packing Up
0:18
20
Instruments of the Orchestra: Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet: Act II: No. 14
0:13
21
Instruments of the Orchestra: Steiner: The Treasure of the Sierra Madre: EI Desayuno
0:18
22
Instruments of the Orchestra: The bongos and the congas and a whole wealth of other drums from Africa and Central America
0:26
23
Instruments of the Orchestra: Evening Raga: Bhapoli
0:17
24
Instruments of the Orchestra: Ferre: Paris cancaille
0:20
25
Instruments of the Orchestra: Karas: The Third Man: Theme
0:25
26
Instruments of the Orchestra: Traditional: Folk Dances
0:21
27
Instruments of the Orchestra: Albeniz: Rondena
1:20
28
Instruments of the Orchestra: Traditional: Svetit Mesiats
1:02
29
Instruments of the Orchestra: Vaughan Williams: Symphony No. 7, "Sinfonia antartica": I. Prelude
1:27
30
Instruments of the Orchestra: Debussy: Nocturnes: III. Sirenes
4:15
31
Instruments of the Orchestra: Instruments and the imitation of nature. The clarinet as cuckoo
0:42
32
Instruments of the Orchestra: Saint-Saens: The Carnival of the Animals: The Cuckoo
1:46
33
Instruments of the Orchestra: The flute as an all-purpose aviary
0:14
34
Instruments of the Orchestra: Saint-Saens: The Carnival of the Animals: The Aviary
1:08
35
Instruments of the Orchestra: The oboe as duck
0:36
36
Instruments of the Orchestra: Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf: The Duck
1:55
37
Instruments of the Orchestra: The recording of reality. Does it work as well?
0:12
38
Instruments of the Orchestra: Respighi: The Pines of Rome: III. The Pines of the Janiculum
1:17
39
Instruments of the Orchestra: The recording of reality electronically reborn in new guises
0:32
40
Instruments of the Orchestra: Rautavaara: Cantus Arcticus, "Concerto for Birds and Orchestra": II. Melankolia (Melancholy)
1:12
41
Instruments of the Orchestra: Beethoven turns avian: cuckoo, nightingale, and quail
0:26
42
Instruments of the Orchestra: Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, "Pastoral": II. Szene am Bach
1:12
43
Instruments of the Orchestra: Some importable casting: the violin as braying donkey
0:33
44
Instruments of the Orchestra: Saint-Saens: The Carnival of the Animals: Persons with Long Ears
0:47
45
Instruments of the Orchestra: A truly orchestral hee-haw to be reckoned with
0:09
46
Instruments of the Orchestra: Mendelssohn: A Midsummer Night's Dream: Overture
0:29
47
Instruments of the Orchestra: A thunderstorm in a million
0:17
48
Instruments of the Orchestra: Beethoven: Symphony No. 6, "Pastoral": IV. Gewitter, Sturm
3:57
49
Instruments of the Orchestra: The instrumental depiction of a silent world
2:07
50
Instruments of the Orchestra: Saint-Saens: The Carnival of the Animals: The Aquarium
2:20
51
Instruments of the Orchestra: Saint-Saens' menagerie takes a curtain call
0:24
52
Instruments of the Orchestra: Saint-Saens: The Carnival of the Animals: Finale
2:10
Disc 7
1
Instruments of the Orchestra: The grouping of instrumental families. An additive approach. First, two violins.
1:20
2
Instruments of the Orchestra: Bartok: 44 Duos: IV. Midsummer Night Song
0:47
3
Instruments of the Orchestra: A greater contrast, of both pitch and character, violin and viola
0:27
4
Instruments of the Orchestra: Mozart: Duo for Violin and Viola in B flat major, K. 424: finale: variations 1 and 2
2:18
5
Instruments of the Orchestra: Arrival at the standard string trio: violin, viola and cello
0:12
6
Instruments of the Orchestra: Schubert: String Trio in B flat major: III. Menuetto
1:09
7
Instruments of the Orchestra: The string quartet: two violins, viola and cello
0:20
8
Instruments of the Orchestra: Beethoven: String Quartet in F major, Op. 18, No. 1: III. Scherzo
1:53
9
Instruments of the Orchestra: The string quintet - when the extra instrument is a second viola
0:30
10
Instruments of the Orchestra: Mozart: String Quintet No. 5 in D major, K. 593: II. Adagio
2:21
11
Instruments of the Orchestra: The string quintet - when the extra instrument is a second cello
0:19
12
Instruments of the Orchestra: Schubert: String Quintet in C major: III. Scherzo
2:12
13
Instruments of the Orchestra: The string sextet: two violins, two violas, and two cellos
0:16
14
Instruments of the Orchestra: Brahms: String Sextet No. 1 in B flat major: II. Andante ma moderato
1:27
15
Instruments of the Orchestra: The string octet: the standard string quartet times two
0:20
16
Instruments of the Orchestra: Mendelssohn: Octet in E flat major, Op. 20: movement 1
2:16
17
Instruments of the Orchestra: Double the string octet: a fully fledged string orchestra
0:15
18
Instruments of the Orchestra: Mendelssohn: String Symphony No. 2: III. Allegro vivace
2:12
19
Instruments of the Orchestra: The massed strings of a symphony orchestra
0:37
20
Instruments of the Orchestra: Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis
2:58
21
Instruments of the Orchestra: Contrasts of pitch and instrumental 'colour' in the woodwind section
0:44
22
Instruments of the Orchestra: Reicha: Wind Quintet in A minor, Op. 100, No. 5: Theme
1:10
23
Instruments of the Orchestra: In the First Variation it's the horn that gets the lion's share
0:06
24
Instruments of the Orchestra: Reicha: Wind Quintet in A Minor, Op. 100, No. 5: Variation 1
1:28
25
Instruments of the Orchestra: In Variation Two the torch is handed to the bassoon
0:07
26
Instruments of the Orchestra: Reicha: Wind Quintet in A Minor, Op. 100, No. 5: Variation 2
1:08
27
Instruments of the Orchestra: In Variation Three the oboe leads
0:13
28
Instruments of the Orchestra: Reicha: Wind Quintet in A Minor, Op. 100, No. 5: Variation 3
1:13
29
Instruments of the Orchestra: Variation Four: conversation before returning to a solo-dominated texture
0:07
30
Instruments of the Orchestra: Reicha: Wind Quintet in A Minor, Op. 100, No. 5: Variation 4
1:17
31
Instruments of the Orchestra: And Variation Five is dominated by the clarinet
0:04
32
Instruments of the Orchestra: Reicha: Wind Quintet in A Minor, Op. 100, No. 5: Variation 5
1:12
33
Instruments of the Orchestra: The next to be featured is the virtuoso flute.
0:07
34
Instruments of the Orchestra: Reicha: Wind Quintet in A Minor, Op. 100, No. 5: Variation 6
1:22
35
Instruments of the Orchestra: Individual farewells and a closing chorus
0:19
36
Instruments of the Orchestra: Reicha: Wind Quintet in A Minor, Op. 100, No. 5: Variation 7
0:40
37
Instruments of the Orchestra: A mixed group: clarinet, bassoon, horn, string quartet, and double-bass
0:19
38
Instruments of the Orchestra: Schubert: Octet in F major, D. 803: III. Trio
2:01
39
Instruments of the Orchestra: The early classical symphony orchestra of Haydn and Mozart
0:34
40
Instruments of the Orchestra: Mozart: Symphony No. 29 in A major, K. 201: IV. Allegro con spirito
3:32
41
Instruments of the Orchestra: Strings, wind, but no brass. What Haydn and Mozart never knew
0:34
42
Instruments of the Orchestra: Gabrieli: Canzon 28
1:39
43
Instruments of the Orchestra: Beethoven's Fifth: two horns, two trumpets, and three trombones join the team
0:59
44
Instruments of the Orchestra: Beethoven: Symphony No. 5: IV. Allegro
4:28
45
Instruments of the Orchestra: From Beethoven to the massive orchestras of Berlioz, Wagner, and Mahler
0:27
46
Instruments of the Orchestra: Beethoven changed the face of the symphony and the orchestra forever.
0:47
47
Instruments of the Orchestra: Mahler: Symphony No. 6, "Tragic": I. Heftig, aber markig
1:44
48
Instruments of the Orchestra: The cult of orchestral elephantiasis reaches its peak
1:04
49
Instruments of the Orchestra: Brian: Symphony No. 1, "Gothic": VI. Te ergo quaesumus
1:43
50
Instruments of the Orchestra: When large doesn't necessarily mean loud: Debussy
1:10
51
Instruments of the Orchestra: Debussy: Images: I. Gigues
1:50
52
Instruments of the Orchestra: A crisis of confidence; the orchestra's survival hangs in the balance, but it still develops. The ondes martenot:
2:41
53
Instruments of the Orchestra: Messiaen: Turangalila Symphony: II. Chant d'amour I
1:14
54
Instruments of the Orchestra: The advent of the "early music" movement brings a new vitality and freshness
0:57
55
Instruments of the Orchestra: Lully: Ballet de Xerxes: Gavotte en rondeau
0:47
56
Instruments of the Orchestra: Computer and synthesiser: friends or foes?
1:35
57
Instruments of the Orchestra: Bach: Concerto in D minor for two violins: II. Largo ma non tanto
2:13
58
Instruments of the Orchestra: Bach: Mass in B minor: Dona nobis pacem
3:24