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Roxanna Panufnik: Beastly Tales (words by Vikram Seth)

14 songs (1 hour and 5 minutes)
1
Beastly Tales, The Crocodile and the Monkey: On the Ganga's greenest isle lived Kuroop the crocodile (Narrator, Monkey, Mr Crocodile)
Patricia Rozario/Yvonne Howard/Roderick Williams/City Of London Sinfonia/Sian Edwards
4:56
2
Beastly Tales, The Crocodile and the Monkey: One day, Mrs Crocodile, gorged on mangoes, with a smile (Narrator, Mrs Crocodile, Mr Crocodile)
Patricia Rozario/Yvonne Howard/Roderick Williams/City Of London Sinfonia/Sian Edwards
4:03
3
Beastly Tales, The Crocodile and the Monkey: When the monkey saw Kuroop he let out a joyful whoop (Narrator, Monkey, Mr Crocodile)
Patricia Rozario/Yvonne Howard/Roderick Williams/City Of London Sinfonia/Sian Edwards
6:03
4
Beastly Tales, The Crocodile and the Monkey: Death by drowning, death by slaughter - death by land or death by water (Monkey, Narrator, Mr Crocodile)
Patricia Rozario/Yvonne Howard/Roderick Williams/City Of London Sinfonia/Sian Edwards
5:38
5
Beastly Tales, The Frog and the Nightingale: Brekek, ko-ash/Once upon a time a frog croaked away in Bingle Bog (Frog, Narrator, Nightingale, Creatures of the Bog)
Patricia Rozario/Yvonne Howard/Roderick Williams/City Of London Sinfonia/Sian Edwards
4:34
6
Beastly Tales, The Frog and the Nightingale: Next night when the nightingale shook her head and twitched her tail (Narrator, Nightingale, Frog)
Patricia Rozario/Yvonne Howard/Roderick Williams/City Of London Sinfonia/Sian Edwards
3:45
7
Beastly Tales, The Frog and the Nightingale: Though next morning it was raining, he began her vocal training (Narrator, Nightingale, Frog)
Patricia Rozario/Yvonne Howard/Roderick Williams/City Of London Sinfonia/Sian Edwards
2:04
8
Beastly Tales, The Frog and the Nightingale: Every day the frog who'd sold her songs for silver tried to scold her (Narrator, Frog, Nightingale)
Patricia Rozario/Yvonne Howard/Roderick Williams/City Of London Sinfonia/Sian Edwards
6:14
9
Beastly Tales, The Hare and the Tortoise: Once or twice upon a time in the land of Runnyrhyme (Narrator, Hare, Mouse, Vole, Tortoise)
Patricia Rozario/Yvonne Howard/Roderick Williams/City Of London Sinfonia/Sian Edwards
5:22
10
Beastly Tales, The Hare and the Tortoise: One day by the Fauna Fountain near the noble Mammal Mountain (Narrator, Hare, Mouse, Tortoise)
Patricia Rozario/Yvonne Howard/Roderick Williams/City Of London Sinfonia/Sian Edwards
3:31
11
Beastly Tales, The Hare and the Tortoise: 'Here!' the hare said: 'Sunday noon'...So, at the appointed time all the beasts of Runnyrhyme (Hare, Narrator, General Public, Reporters, Secretary Bird, Tortoise)
Patricia Rozario/Yvonne Howard/Roderick Williams/City Of London Sinfonia/Sian Edwards
6:24
12
Beastly Tales, The Hare and the Tortoise: Suddenly the dizzy hare saw a field of mushrooms where (Narrator, Hare)
Patricia Rozario/Yvonne Howard/Roderick Williams/City Of London Sinfonia/Sian Edwards
2:42
13
Beastly Tales, The Hare and the Tortoise: Off the hare went, fancy-free. One hour passed, then two, then three (Narrator, Tortoise)
Patricia Rozario/Yvonne Howard/Roderick Williams/City Of London Sinfonia/Sian Edwards
5:42
14
Beastly Tales, The Hare and the Tortoise: But it was in fact the hare, with a calm insouciant air (Narrator, Pressmen, Will Wolf, Hare, Mole, Mouse)
Patricia Rozario/Yvonne Howard/Roderick Williams/City Of London Sinfonia/Sian Edwards
4:38