Andre Kostelanetz. "Carnival of Marriage". Written and Narrated by Ogden Nash. Theodore Lettvin, Piano Soloist. Music by Strauss, Dohnányi, Saint-Saëns, Satie, Mendelssohn, Prokofiev. / Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Suite, Op. 71a. Narrated by Peter Ustinov. Written by Ogden Nash.

Scope and Content

"Four distinguished gentlemen - a poet, a conductor, an actor-playwright and a pianist - have pooled their talents to create this unique album of words and music."

Conductor: Andre Kostelanetz.

Side 1

Carnival of Marriage, written and narrated by Ogden Nash

Champagne Polka, composed by Johann Strauss II

Wedding Waltz, Op. 18. No 4, composed by Erno Dohnányi [or Dohnányi Erno / Ernst von Dohnányi]

Wedding Cake, Op. 76, composed Camille Saint-Saëns

La Belle Excentrique, composed by Erik Satie

Wedding March, composed by Felix Mendelssohn and Franz Liszt

Romeo and Julliet, Op. 64 by Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev.

Side 2

Nutcracker Suite.

Composer(s): Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky [Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky].

Narrated by Peter Ustinov. Written by Ogden Nash.

Record label: CBS S 72978