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The game “Orchestra Puzzle” features excerpts of compositions performed by:

 

Bass clarinet - David Lang, excerpt Press Release, from the CD Evan Ziporyn, This Is Not a Clarinet, Cantaloupe Records 2001, CA21002; performed by Evan Ziporyn 

Bass drum - source: www.audiomicro.com/bass-drum-kick-single-kick-bass-drum-royalty-free-stock-music-26515, Paul Stokes, Emerald City Productions

Bassoon - Dymitr Szostakowicz, Symphony No. 9 in E-flat major Op. 70, excerpt of part 5 Allegretto, from the CD Shostakovich: The Complete Symphonies, Mstislav Rostropovich, 1998, Teldec 17046; performed by the London Symphony Orchestra 

Celesta - Wojciech Kilar, Music for the film ”Pan Tadeusz” dir. Andrzej Wajda excerpt of the part 5 Mrówki, from the CD Pan Tadeusz, muzyka Wojciecha Kilara do filmu Andrzeja Wajdy, Pomaton EMI 7243 4 99949 2 8; performed by the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Antoni Wit – conductor 

Cellos - Piotr Czajkowski, Symphony No. 6 in B minor Op. 74 ”Pathetic”, excerpt of part 2 Allegro con Grazia, from the CD Tchaikovsky, Symphonies Nos. 4, 5 & 6 Pathétique, Deutsche Grammophon 453 090-2; performed by Berliner Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan - conductor 

Clarinet - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Clarinet Concerto in A major KV 622, excerpt of part 3 Rondo (Allegro), from the CD Complete Mozart Edition, Wind Concertos Volume 9, Polygram Records 2000; performed by Karl Leister, Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Neville Marriner – conductor 

Contrabassoon - Maurice Ravel, excerpt of the Piano Concerto for the left hand in D major, from the CD Ravel, de Falla, Naxos 8.550753; performed by François-Joël Thiollier – piano, the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Antoni Wit – conductor 

Cor anglais - Antonín Dvořák, Symphony No. 9 “From the New World”, excerpt of part 2 Largo; from the CD Antonín Dvořák Symphonie No. 9 “Aus der Neuen Welt From the New World”, Deutsche Grammophon 000289 439 0092 8; performed by Wiener Philharmoniker, Herbert von Karajan – conductor 

Cymbals - Gustav Mahler, Symphony No 1 in D major “Titan”, excerpt of part 4 Stürmisch bewegt, from the CD Mahler, Symphony No. 1 Titan (including Blumine movement), NAXOS 8.550522; performed by the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Michael Halász – conductor 

Double Basses - Camille Saint-Saëns, The Carnival of the Animals, excerpt of part 5 The Elephant, from the CD Camille Saint- Saëns Symphonie No.3. op. 78 (Orgelsinfonie); Der Karneval Der Tiere, AmCo Tonträger 506.2226-2N; performed by Alberto Lizzio, Süddeutsche Philharmonie 

Flutes - Camille Saint-Saëns, The Carnival of the Animals, excerpt of part 10 Aviary, from the CD Camille Saint- Saëns Symphonie No.3. op.78 (Orgelsinfonie); Der Karneval Der Tiere, AmCo Tonträger 506.2226-2N; performed by Alberto Lizzio, Süddeutsche Philharmonie 

Gong – internet source: simplythebest.net/sounds/WAV/sound_effects_WAV/instruments_wavs.html

Harp - Bedřich Smetana, Symphonic Poem “My Fatherland”, excerpt of part 1 Vyšehrad, from the CD Smetana, Má Vlast, NAXOS 8.550931; performed by the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Antoni Wit – conductor 

Horns - Wojciech Kilar, Music for the film ”Pan Tadeusz” dir. Andrzej Wajda, excerpt of part 2 Hunting, from the CD Pan Tadeusz, muzyka Wojciecha Kilara do filmu Andrzeja Wajdy, Pomaton EMI 7243 4 99949 2 8; performed by the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Antoni Wit – conductor 

Oboes - Piotr Czajkowski, excerpt of the ballet Swan Lake, from the CD Thaikovsky Swan Lake, Der Schwanensee; Le Lac des cygnes, Deutsche Grammophon 453 055-2; performed by Boston Symphony Orchestra, Seiji Ozawa – conductor 

Piano – Fryderyk Chopin, Piano Concerto in E minor Op. 11, excerpt of part 1 Allegro maestoso, from the CD Complete Chopin Edition, Krystian Zimerman, Kiril. P. Kondrashin & Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam, Deutsche Grammophon 1999|A|D|D|000289 463 0482 2 |G|CE 2|; performed by Krystian Zimerman, Kiril P. Kondrashin, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam 

Piccolo - George Bizet, Suite No. 2 Carmen, excerpt of part 5 La Garde Montante, from the CD Classical Masterworks, Georges Bizet, Carmen Suites Nos.1 & 2, L’Aresienne, CD 506.2159-2; performed by the London Festival Orchestra, Alfred Scholz – conductor 

Snare drum - Maurice Ravel, excerpt of Bolero, from the CD Maurice Ravel, Manuel De Falla, Bolero, El Sombrero de Tres Picos, AmCo Tonträger, CD 516.2113-2, performed by Radio Symphony Orchestra Ljubljana, Anton Nanut - conductor 

Timpani - Benjamin Britten, excerpt of The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra op. 34, from the CD Britten The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra, The Decca Record Company Limited 1964, London 417 509-2 LH; performed by London Symphony Orchestra, Benjamin Britten - conductor

Triangle - Internet source: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9FRRS49W2Ng 

Trombones - Wojciech Kilar, Music for the film ”Pan Tadeusz” dir. Andrzej Wajda, excerpt of part 7 Year 1812, from the CD Pan Tadeusz, muzyka Wojciecha Kilara do filmu Andrzeja Wajdy, Pomaton EMI 7243 4 99949 2 8; performed by the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Antoni Wit - conductor do filmu Andrzeja Wajdy, Pomaton EMI 7243 4 99949 2 8; performed by the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Antoni Wit – conductor 

Trumpet - Johann Nepomuk Hummel, Concerto in E-flat major for the trumpet, excerpt of part 3 Allegro, from the CD Portrait of Wynton Marsalis, Sony Classical SK 44726; performed by Wynton Marsalis 

Tuba - Vaughan William, Tuba Concerto in F minor, excerpt of part 1 - Allegro Moderato perleau, from the CD Vaughan Williams: Symphony Number 5, RCA Gold Seal Jl GL43576-83, performed by John Fletcher – tuba, London Symphony Orchestra

Violas - Wojciech Kilar, Music for the film “Pan Tadeusz” dir. Andrzej Wajda, excerpt of part 14 Kochajmy się, from the CD Pan Tadeusz, muzyka Wojciecha Kilara 

Violin - Hector Berlioz, Symphony “Fantastic” Op. 14a, excerpt of part 2 Ball, Waltz (Allegro non troppo), from the CD Classical Masterworks, Hector Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique op.14a Rakoczy-Marsch, AmCo Tonträger CD 506.2197-2; performed by the Radio Symphony Orchestra Ljubljana, Anton Nanut - conductor

Xylophone - Camille Saint-Saëns, The Carnival of the Animals, excerpt of part 12 Fossils, from the CD Camille Saint- Saëns Symphonie No. 3. op.78 (Orgelsinfonie); Der Karneval Der Tiere, AmCo Tonträger 506.2226-2N; performed by Alberto Lizzio, Süddeutsche Philharmonie 


Compositions offered in the player on the website “Chopin for Kids” come from the series “The Real Chopin. Complete Works on Period Instruments” edited by Stanisław Leszczyński, NIFCCD 000-020:

  1. Fantasy-Impromptu in C-sharp minor Op. posth. 66, Kevin Kenner
  2. Polonaise in A major Op. 40 No. 1, Janusz Olejniczak
  3. Rondo a la Krakowiak in F major for the piano and orchestra, Op. 14. Part 2, Nelson Goerner, Orchestra of the 18th Century Frans Brüggen
  4. Prelude in C-sharp minor Op. 28 No. 10 (Moth), Wojciech Świtała
  5. Prelude in D-flat major Op. 28 No. 15 (Raindrop), Ka Ling Colleen Lee
  6. Mazurka in C major Op. 24 No. 2, Janusz Olejniczak
  7. Mazurka in D major Op. 33 No. 3, Ka Ling Colleen Lee
  8. Mazurka in F major Op. 68 No. 3, Janusz Olejniczak
  9. Sonata in B-flat major Op. 35, Finale: Presto, Janusz Olejniczak
  10. Waltz in E-flat major Op. 18 (Grande Valse Brillante pour le Piano), Tatiana Shebanova
  11. Waltz in C-sharp minor Op. 64 No. 2, Marek Drewnowski
  12. Waltz in D-flat major Op. 64 No. 1, Marek Drewnowski
  13. Waltz in D-flat major Op. 70 No. 3, Tatiana Shebanova
  14. Waltz in A-flat major  Op. 34 No. 1, Tatiana Shebanova
  15. Etude in C minor Op. 10 No. 12, Tatiana Shebanova
  16. Etude in C major Op. 10 No. 1, Tatiana Shebanova
  17. Etude in E major Op. 10 No. 3, Tatiana Shebanova
  18. Nocturne in E-flat major Op. 9 No. 2, Dang Thai Son  
  19. Piano Concerto in E minor Op. 11 Part 1 - Allegro maestoso, Dang Thai Son, Orchestra of the 18th Century, Frans Brüggen 
  20. Piano Concerto in F minor Op. 21 Part 2, Dang Thai Son, Orchestra of the 18th Century, Frans Brüggen

Polonaise in A-flat major Op. 53 by Rafał Blechacz and Andante spianato and Grande Polonaise in E-flat major, Op. 22, by Krystian Zimerman comes from CD "Moments of Glory in Warsaw. Steinway Artists Winning The Chopin Competition."