David Bowie Narrates Prokofiev’s Peter And The Wolf

July 8, 2013 by · Leave a Comment
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David Bowie Narrates Prokofiev's Peter And The Wolf

I must have had this as a kid, it is super-familiar. There’s a Wikipedia entry for it HERE.

Each character in the story has a particular instrument and a musical theme:

Bird: flute
Duck: oboe
Cat: clarinet
Grandfather: bassoon
Wolf: French horns
Hunters: woodwind theme, with gunshots on timpani and bass drum
Peter: string instruments

[via That’s Swell]

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