About Peter and the Wolf
Peter and the Wolf, the greatest of all works for narrator and orchestra, joins Maestro Classics delightful Stories in Music series as the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Grammy-nominated conductor Stephen Simon, and narrator Yadu create a magical listening experience!
Synopsis: A young boy named Peter disobeys his grandfather and climbs over the garden wall. When he encounters a wolf, with quick thinking and the help of his friends – a bird, a duck and a cat – Peter captures the wolf and it is taken to the zoo.
The Extras: CD/MP3 includes a complete orchestral recording of the music without narration, educational tracks including the conductor's explanation of how the instruments in the orchestra play different themes and represent characters in the story, and a narrated child-friendly biography of the composer, Sergei Prokofiev. Plus, a performance of Peter and the Wolf on traditional Russian instruments by Trio Voronezh!
Peter and the Wolf CD