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David Bowie, Eugene Ormandy / The Philadelphia Orchestra - David Bowie Narrates Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf flac album Performer: David Bowie
Title: David Bowie Narrates Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf
Released: 1992
Country: UK
MP3 album: 1934 mb
FLAC album: 1191 mb
Rating: 4.5
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Genre: Classical

David Bowie Narrates Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf is a classical music album containing David Bowie's narration of Sergei Prokofiev's 1936 composition Peter and the Wolf, as well as Benjamin Britten‘s The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra. The music is performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Eugene Ormandy. The album was released in May 1978 on the RCA Red Seal label. It reached number 136 on the US Pop Albums chart.

Narrator – David Bowie (tracks: 1 to 13). Photography By – Nick Sangiamo. Producer – Jay David Saks (tracks: 1 to 33), Max Wilcox (tracks: 34 to 41). Remastered By – Anthony Salvatore. Remastered By – André Gauthier.

Peter and the Wolf, Op. 67. By Sergei Prokofiev - David Bowie, Eugene Ormandy & The Philadelphia Orchestra. 34 (Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell). By Benjamin Britten - Eugene Ormandy & The Philadelphia Orchestra.

There is not enough spoken word by popular recording artists in today's world

David Bowie narrates Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf & The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra: Best 2 songs. David Bowie, Eugene Ormandy, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев - The Bird Diverts the Wolf 01:33. David Bowie, Eugene Ormandy, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев - The Hunters Arrive 01:18. Album: David Bowie narrates Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf & The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra. David Bowie, Eugene Ormandy, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Сергей Сергеевич Прокофьев: best 2 tracks.

The music is performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Eugene Ormandy. Bowie was RCA's third choice to undertake the narration for Peter and the Wolf behind Alec Guinness and Peter Ustinov, who had both turned the album down. Bowie has since said that it was a Christmas present for his son, Duncan Jones, then 7 years ol. .

David Bowie Narrates Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf is a classical music album containing David Bowie's narration of Sergei Prokofiev's 1936 composition Peter and the Wolf, as well as Benjamin Britten‘s The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra.

There is not enough spoken word by popular recording artists in today's world

The Wolf Stalks The Bird And The Cat. 1:42. 9. Peter Prepares To Catch The Wolf. 10. The Bird Diverts The Wolf. 11. Peter Catches The Wolf. 12. The Hunters Arrive. Composed By – Benjamin Britten (tracks: 14 to 33), Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky (tracks: 34 to 41), Sergei Prokofiev (tracks: 1 to 13). Design – Judy Teener. Engineer – Paul Goodman. Mastered By – Anthony Salvatore. Mastered By – André Gauthier. Narrator – David Bowie (tracks: 1 to 13).

By Sergei Prokofiev - David Bowie, Eugene Ormandy & The Philadelphia Orchestra.

David Oistrakh, Isaac Stern, Philadelphia Orchestra & Eugene Ormandy Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor P281 (RV514): I. Allegro non molto. David Oistrakh, Isaac Stern, Philadelphia Orchestra & Eugene Ormandy Concerto for Two Violins in D Minor P281 (RV514): II. Adagio.

Tracklist Hide Credits

1-13 Peter and The Wolf
Composed By – Sergei ProkofievNarrator – David Bowie
27:03
14-33 Young Person's Guide To The Orchestra
Composed By – Benjamin Britten
17:09
34-41 The Nutcracker Suite
Composed By – Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky*
23:57

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – BMG Music, New York
  • Manufactured By – BMG Music, New York
  • Distributed By – BMG Music, New York
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – BMG Music
  • Copyright (c) – BMG Music
  • Pressed By – JVC

Credits

  • Art Direction [Art Director] – J. J. Stelmach
  • Cover [Design] – Judy Teener
  • Cover [Photo] – Nick Sangiamo
  • Liner Notes – Mary Campbell , Richard Freed
  • Remastered By [Digital Remastering Supervisor] – André Gauthier
  • Remastered By [Remastering Engineer] – Anthony Salvatore

Notes

® BMG Music © 1992 BMG Music ℗ 1992 BMG Music
Manufactured and distributed by BMG Music, New York
Printed in USA

Titles
- Front cover title:
"DAVID BOWIE
narrates Prokofiev's
PETER AND THE WOLF"
- Spine title:
"PETER & THE WOLF (DAVID BOWIE, narr.) • YOUNG PERSON'S GUIDE TO THE ORCHESTRA
THE NUTCRACKER SUITE • EUGENE ORMANDY / THE PHILADELPHIA ORCHESTRA"
- Disc title:
"Eugene Ormandy
The Philadelphia Orchestra"

Booklet is 4 pane folded spread sheet, with track list, front and back booklet covers on one side and text about these works and their composers (written by Mary Campbell and Richard Freed) on opposite side.

There is another USA release with same front cover but with different back cover and picture disc instead silver disc like this one.
Also this version has no SPARS Codes on back cover, while picture disc version has (DDD)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Printed): 09026-60878-2 2
  • Barcode (Scanned): 090266087822
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 1): 0902608782 Y2C MFD. BY JVC
  • Matrix / Runout (Variant 2): 0902608782 Y4J 11
  • Mastering SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI L239
  • Mould SID Code (Variant 2): IFPI 4101

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
RL 12743 David Bowie Narrates Prokofiev* / Eugene Ormandy, The Philadelphia Orchestra - Britten* David Bowie Narrates Prokofiev* / Eugene Ormandy, The Philadelphia Orchestra - Britten* - Peter And The Wolf / Young Person's Guide To The Orchestra ‎(LP, Album) RCA Red Seal RL 12743 UK 1978
09026-60878-2 David Bowie - Eugene Ormandy / The Philadelphia Orchestra David Bowie - Eugene Ormandy / The Philadelphia Orchestra - David Bowie Narrates Prokofiev's Peter And The Wolf ‎(CD, Album, RM) RCA Victor, BMG Classics 09026-60878-2 US 1992
RK 12743 David Bowie Narrates Prokofiev* / Eugene Ormandy, The Philadelphia Orchestra - Britten* David Bowie Narrates Prokofiev* / Eugene Ormandy, The Philadelphia Orchestra - Britten* - Peter And The Wolf / Young Person's Guide To The Orchestra ‎(Cass, Album) RCA RK 12743 UK 1978
ARK1-2743 David Bowie Narrates Prokofiev* / Eugene Ormandy, The Philadelphia Orchestra - Britten* David Bowie Narrates Prokofiev* / Eugene Ormandy, The Philadelphia Orchestra - Britten* - Peter And The Wolf / Young Person's Guide To The Orchestra ‎(Cass, Album) RCA ARK1-2743 US 1978
ARL1-2743 David Bowie Narrates Prokofiev* / Eugene Ormandy & The Philadelphia Orchestra Perform Britten* David Bowie Narrates Prokofiev* / Eugene Ormandy & The Philadelphia Orchestra Perform Britten* - Peter And The Wolf / Young Person's Guide To The Orchestra ‎(LP, Album, Ltd, Gre) RCA Red Seal ARL1-2743 US 1978