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Tale Waves – Credits

These are the Music and Sound Credits for each episode of Tale Waves – our storytelling podcast for younger children.  As well as those indicated, we would also like to thank for the sound effects used in each episode of the series.



Opening music: Der fliegende Hollander, WWV 63 – Overture (The Flying Dutchman) by Richard Wagner.  University of Chicago Orchestra.  Via  Licence:

Second piece: 25 Norwegian Folk Songs and Dances, Op. 17 – 1. Spring Dance – Spring Laat (For Recorder Ensemble – Papalin) Via  Licence:


Credit: Music – “College Hornpipe” – by Kildwyke (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons

Credit: Music – “A Sea Shanty” by Chad Andersong, [CC BY 3.0 (] via


Credit: The Planets, Op.32, Gustav Holst, (I. Mars, the Bringer of War) and (IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jolity). Both by Skidmore College Orchestra, under Creative Commons Licence Public Domain Mark 1.0, via


Credit: Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6 in F. Major (Pastoral Symphony), Op.68 – I Allegro non troppo, performed by the Skidmore College Orchestra. Available under Creative Commons. Public Domian Mark 1.0. Via


Music credit: “Joy To The World” (For 2 Trumpets and 2 Trombones), performed by Michel Rondeau; CC BY 3.0via

Music credit: “Deck the Halls” (brass arrangement), performed by Michel Rondeau; CC BY 3.0via


Carol of the Bells: Composed by Mykola Leontovych, performed by Michel Rondeau, made available under Creative Commons Public Domain 1.0 via MusOpen.

Silent Night: Composed by Franz Xaver Gruber, performed by Elizabeth Spencer, Harry Anthony & James F. Harrison, made available under Creative Commons Public Domain Mark 1.0 via MusOpen.

Concerto Grosso no.8, HMV 326 – III. Andante allegro: Composed by George Friedrich Handel, performed from the European Archive, made available under Creative Commons Public Domain Mark 1.0  via MusOpen.


Tales from the Vienna Woods“, Op. 325, Composed by Johan Strauss Jr. Performer: European Archive. Via Creative Commons (CC BY 3.0)  From MusOpen.

Sleigh Ride“, Composed by Leroy Anderson. Performer: Markus Staab. Via Creative Commons (CC BY 3.0). From MusOpen.

Hallelujah” from The Messiah, HMV 56. Composer: George Friedrich Handel. Performer: Orchestra Gli Armonici. Via Creative Commons (Public Domain Mark 1.0). From MusOpen.


Pavane, Op. 50 (flute ensemble arr.), composed by Gabriel Faure, performed by Steven David Tung, available by through CC BY-NC 3.0, via MusOpen.

Piano Concerto No.2 in C Minor, Op. 18 – III. Allegro Scherzando, composed by Rachmaninoff, available by Public Domain Mark 1.0, via MusOpen.

Enigma Variations, Op. 36 – Theme (Andante), composed by Edward Elgar, performed by Skidmore College Orchestra, available by Public Domain Mark 1.0, via MusOpen.


“The Carnival of the Animals – VII – Aquarium,” Composed by Camille Saint-Saens, Performed by the Seattle Youth Symphony, via CC BY-SA 3.0 from MusOpen.

“Gymnopedie No. 1,” Composed by Erik Satie, Performed by Edward Rosser, via Public Domain Mark 1.0 from MusOpen.

“Preludes, Op.28 – No. 15 Raindrop,” Composed by Frederic Chopin, Performed by Jeanette Fang, via Public Domain Mark 1.0 from MusOpen.



Clair de Lune, composed by Claude-Achille Debussy, performed by PMG Projects, and available under Creative Commons/Public Domain.

Prelude a l’Apres Midi d’un Faune, composed by Claude-Achille Debussy, performed by Columbia University Orchestra, available from MusOpen (via CC PD 1.0).

La Boheme (Aria: Che Gelida Manina, Act1, No. 6), composed by Giacomo Puccini, performed by Jacques Potter, available via MusOpen(via CC BY-NC-ND 3.0).

Bullets and Bayonets, composed by John Philip Sousa, performed by the United States Marine Band, available via MusOpen (via CC PD 1.0)

La Mer (De l’Aube a Midi Sur la Mer), composed by Claude Debussy, performed by US Air Force Band, available from MusOpen (via CC PD 1.0).

Sound Effects:

Hunting horn: thanks to Benboncan via Freesound (under CC NY 3.0).

Yawning sound (male): thanks to Fortyseven203 via Freesound (under CC0 1.0)


Swan Lake (Op.20 – Act 1 Intro), Composer, Tchaikovsky, Performer, European Archive, via MusOpen (in Public Domain)

The Carnival of the Animals (XIII The Swan), Composer, Camille Saint-Saens, Performer, Seattle Youth Symphony, via MusOpen, (through Creative Commons, CC BY-SA 3.0)

Carmen (Entr’acte, Act III), Composer, Georges Bizet, Performer, European Archive, via MusOpen (in Public Domain)


“O Magnum Mysterium”, Composer, William Byrd, Performer, Ensemble Morales, via MusOpen, under CC BY 3.0

“Greensleeves”, Credit, Michel Rondeau, via IMSLP, under CC BY 3.0

“Breakin’ and Enterin’”, by ‘jonas the plugexpert‘, via FreeMusicArchive, under CC BY-NC-SA 3.0

“Symphony No.2 in Cm, V Conclusion”, Composer, Gustav Mahler, Performer, European Archive, via MusOpen, under Public Domain.

“Intermezzo, Cavalleria Rusticana”, Composer, Pietro Mascagni, Performer, Harid Conservatory Philharmonia, via IMSLP, under Creative Commons-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 4.0


Fantaisie – Impromptu, Op. 66, Composer, Frederic Chopin, Performer, Frank Levy, from MusOpen, under Public Domain 1.0

Four Seasons, Op. 8, Violin Concerto in F Minor, RV 297, ‘Winter’ – II, Largo, Composer,  Antonio Vivaldi, Performer, John Harrison, from MusOpen, under CC BY-SA 3.0

The Nutcracker (suite), Op. 71a, Act II, No. 12, Pas de Deux, Composed by Tchaikovsky, performed by European Archive, from MusOpen, under Public Domain 1.0

Peer Gynt Suite no. 1, Op. 46, III, Anitra’s Dance, Composed by Edward Grieg, Performed by Musopen Sympony, from MusOpen, under Public Domain 1.0


The Planets, Op. 32, II Venus, The Bringer of Peace, Composer, Gustav Holst, Performer, USAF Heritage of America Band, from MusOpenPublic Domain.

Siegfried Idyll, WMV 103, Composer, Richard Wagner, Performer, Steve’s Bedroom Band, from MusOpenCC BY 3.0.

Prince Igor, Polovtsian Dances, Composer, Alexander Borodin, Performer, Davis High School Symphony Orchestra, from MusOpenPublic Domain.

Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op. 16 – I – Allegro molto moderato, Composer, Edward Grieg, Performer, Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, from MusOpenCC BY-NC-ND 3.0.

Meditation (Act III), Composer, Jules Massenet, Performers, Nicola Benedetti (violin) & Julien Quentin (piano), from IMSLPCC BY-NC-ND 4.0 .


Music Credits:

“Eine Kleine Nachtmusik”, Composer, Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus; Performer, A Far Cry; Via IMSLP, under CC BY-NC-ND 4.0.

“Overture to the Marriage of Figaro” K.492, Composer, Mozart, Wofgang Amadeus; Performer, MusOpen Symphony; Via MusOpen, under  Public Domain.

“Symphony No. 6 in F Major ‘Pastoral’, Op. 68 – II. Andante molto mosso”, Composer, Beethoven; Performer, Skidmore College Orchestra; Via MusOpen, under Public Domain.

“Nocturne in D flat major, Op. 27 no. 2”, Composer, Chopin; Performer, Frank Levy; via MusOpen, under Public Domain.

“Wiener Klange Im Walzertakt Mit Johann Strauss – I”, Composer, Johann Strauss; Performer, European Archive; via MusOpen, under Public Domain.

“Violin Concerto in E major, RV 269 ‘Spring’ – I. Allegro”, Composer, Vivaldi; Performer, John Harrison; via MusOpen, under CC BY-SA 3.0.

Sound Effects:

“Woodland Birdsong 3 – Cuckoo”, by mike_stranks, via Freesound, under CC BY-NC 3.0.


“O Mio Babbino  Caro” is composed by Giacomo Puccino, and is in the public domain.  This particular recording was made exclusively for Sound Vault, played by Jonathan Covey, in St. Andrew’s Church, Farnham, Surrey. With thanks to Revd. David Uffindell for allowing us to use the piano.

“Ave Maria” D. 389, composed by Franz Schubert, performed by Bradley Chapman, via MusOpen,  CC BY 3.0.

Rusalka, Op. 114 – ‘Song to the Moon’, composed by Antonin Dvorak, performed by Zaira Soria, via MusOpenCC BY 3.0.

“Requiem Op. 48 – 7. In Paradisum”, composed by Gabriel Faure, performed by European Archive, via MusOpen, Public Domain.

“Ride of the Valkyries (Die Walkure) WWV 86B”, composed by Richard Wagner, performed by University of Chicago Orchestra, via MusOpenCC BY-NC-ND 3.0.

“Symphony No. 2 in Cm ‘Resurrection’ – V. Conclusion Quasi Allegro”, composed by Gustav Mahler, performed by European Archive, via MusOpen, Public Domain.

‘Flower Duet’ from “Lakme”, composed by Leo Delibes, performed by Mosaica, via MusOpenCC BY-NC-ND 3.0.


“La Mer”, [1] ‘De l’aube a midi sur la mer’; [2] ‘Jeux de vagues’; [3] ‘Dialogue du vent et de la mer’; Composer, Debussy; Performer, US Air Force Band; via MusOpen, in Public Domain.

“Siegfried, WWV 86C – Funeral March, Finale (band arr.)”; Composer, Wagner; Performer, United States Marine Band; via MusOpen, in Public Domain.

“Bagatelle no. 25 “Fur Elise” (WoO 59)”; Composer, Beethoven; Performer, Anonymous; via MusOpen, in Public Domain.


Estampes, L. 100 – 3. Jardins sous la pluie; Composer, Debussy; Performer, Howard Lam; via MusOpen, in Public Domain;

2 Pieces for Small Orchestra – I. On Hearing the First Cuckoo in Spring; Composer, Delius; Performer, Jeff Manookian; via MusOpen, under CC BY-NC-ND 3.0;

Nocturne in B flat minor, Op. 9 no. 1;  Composer, Chopin; Performer, Olga Gurevich; via MusOpen, in Public Domain;

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice; Composer, Dukas; Performer, European Archive; via MusOpen, in Public Domain;

Symphony No. 5 in Cm, Op. 67 I. Allegro con brio; Composer, Beethoven; Performer, Davis High School Symphony Orchestra; via MusOpen, in Public Domain;

Bagpipes Sound; Recorded by ‘hellcreature‘; via SoundBible, under CC BY-NC 3.0;

Asturias (Leyenda) from Suite Espanola Op. 47 (guitar arr.); Composer, Albeniz; Performer, Gordon Rowland; via MusOpen, in Public Domain;

Swan Lake Op. 20 – Act I Intro; Composer, Tchaikovsky; Performer, European Archive; via MusOpen, in Public Domain;

The Nutcracker Suite – Act I, No. 8, Waltz of the Flowers; Composer, Tchaikovsky; Performer, European Archive; via MusOpen, in Public Domain.


“The Planets, Op. 32 – I. Mars, The Bringer of War”; Composer, Holst; Performer, Skidmore College Orchestra; Via MusOpen; Public Domain;

“Night on Bald Mountain”; Composer: Mussorgsky; Performer; Skidmore College Orchestra; Via MusOpen; Public Domain;

“The Planets, Op.32 – IV. Jupiter, the Bringer of Jolity”; Composer, Holster; Performer, Skidmore College Orchestra; Via MusOpen; Public Domain;

“Parsifal, WWV 111 – Act 1 – 3. Grail Scene”; Composer; Wagner; Performer; European Archive; Via MusOpen; Public Domain;

“Messiah, HWV 56 – Hallelujah”; Composer, Handel; Performer, Orchestra Gli Armonici; Via MusOpen; Public Domain;

“1812 Overture, Op.49”; Composer, Tchaikovsky; Performer, Skidmore College Orchestra; Via MusOpen; Public Domain.

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