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Carnival (Standard version)

The Kanneh--Masons, with Michael Morpurgo and Olivia Colman

Like all good children’s literature, these lighthearted ponderings belie serious ideas...The Kanneh-Masons are superb, applying a light touch that comes from serious musicianship. Pianist Isata... More…
  • Presto Recording of the Week
    20th November 2020

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Contents

Saint-Saëns: Preamble

1:13
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  • Aminata Kanneh-Mason (violin), Mariatu Kanneh-Mason (cello), Michael Morpurgo (narrator), Konya Kanneh-Mason (violin), Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Braimah Kanneh-Mason (violin), Jeneba Kanneh-Mason (piano), Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

Introduction and Royal March of the Lion

0:37
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  • Michael Morpurgo (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

 Excerpt, Saint-Saëns: Le carnaval des animaux

2:13
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  • Toby Hughes (double bass), Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Timothy Ridout (viola), Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Jeneba Kanneh-Mason (piano), Ayla Sahin (violin), Braimah Kanneh-Mason (violin)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

Introduction and Royal March of the Lion

2:13
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Hens and Roosters

0:58
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  • Olivia Colman (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

 Excerpt, Saint-Saëns: Le carnaval des animaux

0:49
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  • Timothy Ridout (viola), Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Ayla Sahin (violin), Mark Simpson (clarinet), Jeneba Kanneh-Mason (piano), Braimah Kanneh-Mason (violin), Konya Kanneh-Mason (piano)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

Hens and Roosters

0:49
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Wild Donkeys Swift Animals (or Make What You Like of That)

1:03
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  • Michael Morpurgo (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

 Excerpt, Saint-Saëns: Le carnaval des animaux

0:33
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  • Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Jeneba Kanneh-Mason (piano)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

Wild Donkeys Swift Animals

0:33
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Tortoises

1:38
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  • Olivia Colman (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

 Excerpt, Saint-Saëns: Le carnaval des animaux

2:18
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  • Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Timothy Ridout (viola), Toby Hughes (double bass), Braimah Kanneh-Mason (violin), Ayla Sahin (violin)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

Tortoises

2:18
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The Elephant

0:50
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  • Olivia Colman (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

 Excerpt, Saint-Saëns: Le carnaval des animaux

1:38
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  • Konya Kanneh-Mason (piano), Toby Hughes (double bass)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

The Elephant

1:38
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Kangaroos

0:53
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  • Michael Morpurgo (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

 Excerpt, Saint-Saëns: Le carnaval des animaux

0:59
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  • Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Konya Kanneh-Mason (piano)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

Kangaroos

0:59
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Aquarium (or I Have a Friend)

1:07
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  • Olivia Colman (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

 Excerpt, Saint-Saëns: Le carnaval des animaux

2:46
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  • Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Alasdair Malloy (glass harmonica), Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Timothy Ridout (viola), Adam Walker (flute), Konya Kanneh-Mason (piano), Ayla Sahin (violin), Braimah Kanneh-Mason (violin)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

Aquarium

2:46
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Characters with Long Ears

1:13
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  • Olivia Colman (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

 Excerpt, Saint-Saëns: Le carnaval des animaux

0:45
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  • Braimah Kanneh-Mason (violin), Ayla Sahin (violin)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

Characters with Long Ears

0:45
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The Cuckoo in the Depths of the Woods

1:24
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  • Olivia Colman (narrator), Mark Simpson (clarinet)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

 Excerpt, Saint-Saëns: Le carnaval des animaux

2:13
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  • Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Mark Simpson (clarinet), Jeneba Kanneh-Mason (piano)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

The Cuckoo in the Depths of the Woods

2:13
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Aviary

0:53
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  • Michael Morpurgo (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

 Excerpt, Saint-Saëns: Le carnaval des animaux

1:10
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  • Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Adam Walker (flute), Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Timothy Ridout (viola), Toby Hughes (double bass), Jeneba Kanneh-Mason (piano), Ayla Sahin (violin), Braimah Kanneh-Mason (violin)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

Aviary

1:10
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Pianists (or Who Sings Best in the Bath)

1:11
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  • Michael Morpurgo (narrator), Olivia Colman (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

 Excerpt, Saint-Saëns: Le carnaval des animaux

1:37
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  • Toby Hughes (double bass), Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Timothy Ridout (viola), Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Konya Kanneh-Mason (piano), Ayla Sahin (violin), Braimah Kanneh-Mason (violin)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

Pianists

1:37
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Fossils (or Doing the Brontosaurus)

1:02
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  • Michael Morpurgo (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

 Excerpt, Saint-Saëns: Le carnaval des animaux

1:18
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  • Mark Simpson (clarinet), Adrian Spillett (xylophone), Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Toby Hughes (double bass), Timothy Ridout (viola), Braimah Kanneh-Mason (violin), Jeneba Kanneh-Mason (piano), Ayla Sahin (violin)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

Fossils

1:18
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The Swan

1:12
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  • Olivia Colman (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

 Excerpt, Saint-Saëns: Le carnaval des animaux

2:30
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  • Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Jeneba Kanneh-Mason (piano)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

The Swan

2:30
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Finale

0:48
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  • Michael Morpurgo (narrator), Olivia Colman (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

 Excerpt, Saint-Saëns: Le carnaval des animaux

1:57
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  • Adam Walker (piccolo), Mark Simpson (clarinet), Adrian Spillett (xylophone), Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Toby Hughes (double bass), Alasdair Malloy (glass harmonica), Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Braimah Kanneh-Mason (violin), Konya Kanneh-Mason (piano), Timothy Ridout (viola), Ayla Sahin (violin)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

Finale

1:57
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 Excerpt, Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a

1:53
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  • Konya Kanneh-Mason (piano), Jeneba Kanneh-Mason (piano), Eduard Langer (work arranger)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy (Arr. Langer)

1:53
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Grandpa Christmas: Every Year at Christmas...

1:21
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  • Mariatu Kanneh-Mason (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

 Excerpt, Bartók: 44 Duos for Two Violins, BB 104, Sz. 98

0:44
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  • Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Mariatu Kanneh-Mason (cello)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

Maypole Dance

0:44
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Grandpa Christmas: To My Little Granddaughter Mia…

1:11
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  • Michael Morpurgo (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

 Excerpt, Bartók: 44 Duos for Two Violins, BB 104, Sz. 98

0:36
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  • Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Aminata Kanneh-Mason (violin)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

Mosquito Dance

0:36
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Grandpa Christmas: I Sat There Watching You...

1:07
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  • Michael Morpurgo (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

 Excerpt, Grieg: Lyric Pieces III (6), Op. 43

1:26
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  • Konya Kanneh-Mason (piano)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

4. Little Bird

1:26
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Grandpa Christmas: Just to See You Digging There...

1:08
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  • Michael Morpurgo (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

Rimsky Korsakov: The Flight of the Bumble-Bee (Arr. Rachmaninov)

1:08
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  • Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Sergey Rachmaninov (work arranger)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

Grandpa Christmas: If I Have Learnt One Thing...

2:26
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  • Michael Morpurgo (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Sea Murmurs

1:49
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  • Braimah Kanneh-Mason (violin), Jeneba Kanneh-Mason (piano), Jascha Heifetz (work arranger)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

Grandpa Christmas: I Wish for You a World Where the Elephant and the Lion...

1:22
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  • Michael Morpurgo (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

 Excerpt, Bartók: 44 Duos for Two Violins, BB 104, Sz. 98

0:42
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  • Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Mariatu Kanneh-Mason (cello)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

Maypole Dance

0:42
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Grandpa Christmas: When the Reading Is Over...

0:29
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  • Mariatu Kanneh-Mason (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

Whitacre: The Seal Lullaby (Arr. Parkin)

3:38
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  • Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Aminata Kanneh-Mason (violin), Mariatu Kanneh-Mason (cello), Jeneba Kanneh-Mason (piano), Braimah Kanneh-Mason (violin), Konya Kanneh-Mason (violin), Simon Parkin (work arranger)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

Marley: Redemption Song (Arr. Kanneh-Mason)

3:53
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  • Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Aminata Kanneh-Mason (violin), Mariatu Kanneh-Mason (cello), Jeneba Kanneh-Mason (piano), Braimah Kanneh-Mason (violin), Konya Kanneh-Mason (violin), The Kanneh-Masons (work arranger)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London
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