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ANGUS, D.: Ballet Stories (Unabridged)


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ANGUS, D.: Ballet Stories (Unabridged)

The stories of the most popular ballets are told in refreshing style against the backdrop of the music written by Delibes, Tchaikovsky and Adam. Naxos Audiobooks draws on its own roots in classical music to present the definitive introduction for children in this sympathetic reading by Jenny Agutter.

Disc 1

  Ballet Stories
1.   Preparing for the performance 00:02:32
2.   Swan Lake by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky 00:04:34
3.   Entering the forest 00:02:38
4.   'My name is Odette... ' 00:02:40
5.   The night of the party 00:06:20
6.   By the lake, in the heart of the wood 00:03:13
7.   Coppélia by Léo Delibes (1836 - 1891) 00:01:36
8.   On one side of the square stands a tall dark house... 00:01:39
9.   Upstairs, inside the dark house... 00:05:45
10.   Franz climbs in through the window 00:03:59
11.   A beautiful girl starts to dance - stiffly and awkwardly at first 00:06:42
12.   The Sleeping Beauty by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893) 00:02:37
13.   The lilac fairy is followed by Carabosse - ragged, and with a cloak made of spiders' web 00:01:16
14.   The curse of Carabosse 00:01:25
15.   Many years have passed and Aurora has grown into a lovely woman... 00:02:35
16.   'A present for your birthday, my dear... ' 00:03:50
17.   A hundred years have passed... 00:02:12
18.   The prince is led by the bed where Aurora lies 00:03:35

Disc 2

  Ballet Stories
1.   The Nutcracker by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840 - 1893) 00:01:08
2.   When they open the door they gasp with joy 00:02:15
3.   When they come downstairs there is a great crowd 00:01:12
4.   In come Uncle Drosselmeyer 00:04:28
5.   The party comes to an end 00:01:26
6.   Clara can't sleep... 00:03:41
7.   The battle with the mice 00:03:51
8.   When the smoke clears 00:03:43
9.   The Sugar Plum Fairy... 00:02:47
10.   Giselle by Adolphe Adam (1803 - 1836) 00:04:17
11.   Suddenly, Giselle feels that she is not alone 00:01:36
12.   Hilarion returns with water 00:04:41
13.   The young people drag a cart full of fruit into the village 00:04:38
14.   A month has passed - moonlight in the graveyard 00:02:00
15.   Hilarion arrives 00:03:42
16.   Albrecht dances with Giselle and around them are the Willis 00:03:10

Total Playing Time: 01:47:43

Angus, David

Agutter, Jenny

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Junior Classic Fiction

Period: Contemporary

Catalogue No: NA223112

Barcode: 9789626342312

Physical Release: 05/2001

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