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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

Work length1:13
$1.10
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  • Michael Morpurgo (narrator), Jeneba Kanneh-Mason (piano), Braimah Kanneh-Mason (violin), Konya Kanneh-Mason (violin), Aminata Kanneh-Mason (violin), Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Mariatu Kanneh-Mason (cello), Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

Introduction and Royal March of the Lion

Work length0:37
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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

Work length2:13
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  • Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Braimah Kanneh-Mason (violin), Ayla Sahin (violin), Timothy Ridout (viola), Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Toby Hughes (double bass), Jeneba Kanneh-Mason (piano)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

Introduction and Royal March of the Lion

Track length2:13
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Hens and Roosters

Work length0:58
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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

Work length0:49
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  • Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Braimah Kanneh-Mason (violin), Ayla Sahin (violin), Timothy Ridout (viola), Mark Simpson (clarinet), Jeneba Kanneh-Mason (piano), Konya Kanneh-Mason (piano)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

Hens and Roosters

Track length0:49
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Wild Donkeys Swift Animals (or Make What You Like of That)

Work length1:03
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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

Work length0:33
$1.10
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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

Track length0:33
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Tortoises

Work length1:38
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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

Work length2:18
$1.10
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  • Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Ayla Sahin (violin), Timothy Ridout (viola), Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Toby Hughes (double bass), Braimah Kanneh-Mason (violin)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

Tortoises

Track length2:18
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The Elephant

Work length0:50
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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

Work length1:38
$1.10
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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

Track length1:38
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Kangaroos

Work length0:53
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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

Work length0:59
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  • Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Konya Kanneh-Mason (piano)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

Kangaroos

Track length0:59
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Aquarium (or I Have a Friend)

Work length1:07
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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

Work length2:46
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  • Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Braimah Kanneh-Mason (violin), Ayla Sahin (violin), Timothy Ridout (viola), Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Adam Walker (flute), Alasdair Malloy (glass harmonica), Konya Kanneh-Mason (piano)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

Aquarium

Track length2:46
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Characters with Long Ears

Work length1:13
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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

Work length0:45
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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

Track length0:45
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The Cuckoo in the Depths of the Woods

Work length1:24
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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

Work length2:13
$1.10
$1.40
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  • Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Jeneba Kanneh-Mason (piano), Mark Simpson (clarinet)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

The Cuckoo in the Depths of the Woods

Track length2:13
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Aviary

Work length0:53
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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

Work length1:10
$1.10
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  • Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Braimah Kanneh-Mason (violin), Ayla Sahin (violin), Timothy Ridout (viola), Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Toby Hughes (double bass), Adam Walker (flute), Jeneba Kanneh-Mason (piano)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

Aviary

Track length1:10
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Pianists (or Who Sings Best in the Bath)

Work length1:11
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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

Work length1:37
$1.10
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  • Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Braimah Kanneh-Mason (violin), Ayla Sahin (violin), Timothy Ridout (viola), Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Toby Hughes (double bass), Konya Kanneh-Mason (piano)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

Pianists

Track length1:37
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Fossils (or Doing the Brontosaurus)

Work length1:02
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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

Work length1:18
$1.10
$1.40
$2.05
  • Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Braimah Kanneh-Mason (violin), Ayla Sahin (violin), Timothy Ridout (viola), Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Toby Hughes (double bass), Mark Simpson (clarinet), Adrian Spillett (xylophone), Jeneba Kanneh-Mason (piano)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

Fossils

Track length1:18
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The Swan

Work length1:12
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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

Work length2:30
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  • Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Jeneba Kanneh-Mason (piano), Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

The Swan

Track length2:30
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Finale

Work length0:48
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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

Work length1:57
$1.10
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  • Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Braimah Kanneh-Mason (violin), Ayla Sahin (violin), Timothy Ridout (viola), Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Toby Hughes (double bass), Adam Walker (piccolo), Mark Simpson (clarinet), Adrian Spillett (xylophone), Alasdair Malloy (glass harmonica), Konya Kanneh-Mason (piano)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

Finale

Track length1:57
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 Excerpt, Tchaikovsky: The Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a

Work length1:53
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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)

Track length1:53
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Grandpa Christmas: Every Year at Christmas...

Work length1:21
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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

Work length0:44
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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

Track length0:44
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Grandpa Christmas: To My Little Granddaughter Mia…

Work length1:11
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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

Work length0:36
$1.10
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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

Track length0:36
$1.10
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Grandpa Christmas: I Sat There Watching You...

Work length1:07
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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

Work length1:26
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  • Konya Kanneh-Mason (piano)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

4. Little Bird

Track length1:26
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Grandpa Christmas: Just to See You Digging There...

Work length1:08
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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)

Work length1:08
$1.10
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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...

Work length2:26
$1.10
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  • Michael Morpurgo (narrator)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Sea Murmurs

Work length1:49
$1.10
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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...

Work length1:22
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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

Work length0:42
$1.10
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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

Track length0:42
$1.10
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Grandpa Christmas: When the Reading Is Over...

Work length0:29
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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)

Work length3:38
$1.10
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  • Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Braimah Kanneh-Mason (violin), Konya Kanneh-Mason (violin), Aminata Kanneh-Mason (violin), Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Mariatu Kanneh-Mason (cello), Jeneba Kanneh-Mason (piano), Simon Parkin (work arranger)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London

Marley: Redemption Song (Arr. Kanneh-Mason)

Work length3:53
$1.10
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  • Isata Kanneh-Mason (piano), Braimah Kanneh-Mason (violin), Konya Kanneh-Mason (violin), Aminata Kanneh-Mason (violin), Sheku Kanneh-Mason (cello), Mariatu Kanneh-Mason (cello), Jeneba Kanneh-Mason (piano), The Kanneh-Masons (work arranger)
  • Recorded: 2020-08-04
  • Recording Venue: Abbey Road, Studio 2, London