Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf, Lieutenant Kijé - Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Antal Doráti, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra & Sean Connery
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I *have* heard this album, and it's one of my favorites. Sean Connery is wonderful (especially when he pushes the wolf into the pool of piranhas and then blows up his secret spaceport). This stands as one of the definitive versions of "Peter" along with David Bowie's. Connery also narrates "The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra," which is good, but the weakest of the three pieces. The "Lieutenant Kijé Suite" does not feature Connery, but is one of the best versions I've heard. Obviously, the sounds is not up to today's standards, but if you like Connery and Prokofiev, you can't miss.
Born: April 9, 1906 in Budapest, Hungary
Years Active: '20s, '30s, '40s, '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s