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The Kanneh-Masons - Carnival [CD]

Decca (UMO) / Classics / Decca Classics

  • £12.56

UPC: 0028948511563
Cat: 4851156
Label: Decca (UMO) / Classics / Decca Classics
Format: 1CD
Release Date: 6th November 2020
Genre: Classical

The world’s most musical family, beloved ‘War Horse’ author Michael Morpurgo, and Oscar-winning actress Olivia Colman, come together for an album of magical storytelling this Christmas Saint-Saëns beloved suite accompanied by brand new poems written by Michael Morpurg. Narrated by Michael himself and Olivia Colman, as well as, Michael’s ‘Grandpa Christmas’ about the plight of the environment. With the youngest Kanneh-Mason narrating the granddaughter. Accompanied by classic favourites including: ‘Flight of the Bumble Bee’ ‘Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy’ and Bob Marley’s ‘Redemption Song’ on its 40th anniversary.

Tracklisting:
CARNIVAL OF THE ANIMALS
Saint-Saëns’ suite plus narration by Michael & Olivia of Michael’s new texts
Performed by the four eldest Kanneh-Masons plus extra musicians
Introduction and Royal March of the Lion
Hens and Roosters
Wild Donkeys, Swift Animals
Tortoises
The Elephant
Kangaroos
Aquarium
Characters with Long Ears
The Cuckoo in the Depths of the Woods
Aviary
Pianists
Fossils
The Swan
The Finale

GRANDPA CHRISTMAS
Narration of Michael’s story by him and Mariatu, plus the below tracks
1. - Tchaikovsky: Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy from Nutcracker Suite (Konya & Jeneba – piano duo)
Two Bartok duos from 44 Duos arr. two cellos:
2. - Maypole Dance (Sheku & Mariatu – cello duo)
3. - Mosquito Dance (Sheku & Aminata – cello duo)
4. Rimsky-Korsakov arr. Rachmaninov: Flight of the Bumble Bee (Isata – solo piano)
5. Grieg Lyric Pieces: ‘Little Bird’ (Konya – solo piano)
6. Castelnuovo-Tedesco arr. Heifetz: ‘Sea Murmurs’ (Braimah & Jeneba – violin & piano)
7. Eric Whitacre arr. Parkin: ‘The Seal Lullaby’ (all seven children)

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