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David Bowie - Peter & The Wolf

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Facts 180 gram audiophile vinyl + insert
Classical Music On Vinyl release: packed in sturdy PVC bag
First pressing of 1500 numbered copies on red/gold mixed vinyl
David Bowie Narrates Prokofiev’s Peter And The Wolf (1978) is a classical music album containing David Bowie’s narration of Sergei Prokofiev’s 1936 composition Peter And The Wolf. The music is performed by the Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Eugene Ormandy. The album reached number 136 on the US Pop Albums chart.

Side One contains the narration by David Bowie of public domain material originally written by Prokofiev. The second side of this LP features Eugene Ormandy conducting Benjamin Britten’s Young Person’s Guide To The Orchestra with the Philadelphia Orchestra. Ormandy and the aforementioned musicians from Philly also back up Bowie on side one.

Critics lauded the album, saying Bowie ‘found his most charming guise since Hunky Dory.’ He tells the well-known fable with his usual eloquence and style, and gives instructions at the beginning
Article number: MOVCL011
Artist: David Bowie
Barcode: 8718469536900
Distributor: Bertus
Label: Music On Vinyl
Media: LP
Release date: 2014-10-27
Units in packaging: 1
Year: 2014