The Carnival of the Animals
flute, clarinet, glass harmonica (or glockenspiel), xylophone, two pianos, strings
I. Introduction and Lion’s Royal March
II. Hens and Roosters
III. Wild Horses
V. The Elephant
IX. The Cuckoo
XIII. The Swan
Composed February 1886 as Le carnaval des animaux. First performance: March 9, 1886, Paris.
Narration by Chris Myers. First performance: April 6, 2014, Redlands, California.