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 Maria Newman's Musical Stories: Volume 1 

Artist: Maria Newman, Randy Newman, George Thatcher, Viklarbo Chamber Ensemble

Release: 1992

Label: Raptoria Caam

Purchase: Amazon Music

Listen: Preview Available  on All Music

Maria Newman's Musical Stories: Volume I couples classic fairytales by master storytellers Oscar Wilde and Mary de Morgan with Newman's original score to create an album full of childlike magic and wonder. 

The album features On a Pincushion, A Guide to Chamber Music, for Narrator and Chamber Ensemble, based on the works of Mary de Morgan featured in her book of fairytales, On a Pincushion & Other Fairytales (1877). The ten movement piece features the narration of Oscar-winning composer, singer, and songwriter Randy Newman alongside the musical stylings of the Viklarbo Chamber Ensemble

Also featured on the album is The Happy Prince, for Narrator and Violin. A setting of Oscar Wilde's The Happy Prince & Other Talesthis piece features narration by actor George Thatcher in collaboration with Ms. Newman on the violin. 

To read The Happy Prince & Other Tales, visit Project Gutenberg.

For more information on Randy Newman, visit www.randynewman.com

Works On This Album

On a Pincushion, A Guide to Chamber Music
for Narration and Chamber Ensemble  

Introduction


Prologue


The Seeds of Love


The Story of a Cat


The Toy Princess


The Wanderings of Arasman


The Necklace of Princess Fioremunder


The Windfairies


Through The Fire


Epilogue

Maria Newman, Randy Newman, Viklarbo Chamber Ensemble

Maria Newman, Randy Newman, Viklarbo Chamber Ensemble

Maria Newman, Randy Newman, Viklarbo Chamber Ensemble

Maria Newman, Randy Newman, Viklarbo Chamber Ensemble

Maria Newman, Randy Newman, Viklarbo Chamber Ensemble

Maria Newman, Randy Newman, Viklarbo Chamber Ensemble

Maria Newman, Randy Newman, Viklarbo Chamber Ensemble

Maria Newman, Randy Newman, Viklarbo Chamber Ensemble

Maria Newman, Randy Newman, Viklarbo Chamber Ensemble

Maria Newman, Randy Newman, Viklarbo Chamber Ensemble

03:35


01:32


06:51


04:01


02:26


04:29


05:38


01:29


02:44


0:33

The Happy Prince
for Narration & Violin

Introduction

Prologue

The Swallow

The Happy Prince

Sacrifice 1

Interlude

Sacrifice 11

Intermezzo: At The Harbour

Sacrifice 111

Interlude

The Ultimate Gift

Epilogue

Maria Newman & George Thatcher

Maria Newman & George Thatcher

Maria Newman & George Thatcher

Maria Newman & George Thatcher

Maria Newman & George Thatcher

Maria Newman & George Thatcher

Maria Newman & George Thatcher

Maria Newman & George Thatcher

Maria Newman & George Thatcher

Maria Newman & George Thatcher

Maria Newman & George Thatcher

Maria Newman & George Thatcher

01:05

02:16

01:34

05:51

04:59

01:18

02:48

01:10

02:51

00:51

06:21

03:26