The Opus Pocus: 1001 Arabian Nights – Double Album MP3

£9.99

 

This double album contains the 50 minute musical audiobook of 1001 Arabian Nights starring Brian Blessed & Rory Bremner (sample above) plus the orchestral music without the narrated story: Scheherazade by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov (sample below).

Aimed at ages 7-11, it’s ideal for long journeys, for bedtime, or generally for some screen downtime.

 

INCLUDES BONUS ITEM: 1001 Arabian Nights Comic Chapter 1!  This 12 page PDF is a teaser for the whole comic which will be released next year, illustrated by the spectacular Faye Simms.

The Opus Pocus: 1001 Arabian Nights - Double Album MP3

Starring Brian Blessed as the Great Sultan Shakriar, Rory Bremner as Sinbad the Hairy Pirate, with Jess Murphy as Princess Sheherazade and Sam Morris as the narrator, Grandma Dingley.  Other pirates, wizards, and various characters were performed by Nigel Garton, backed by The Opus Pocus Orchestra conducted by Greg Arrowsmith with a violin solo by Sarah Sexton and the audio mastered by Andrew Smillie.  It was written and directed by Matt Parry with cover illustration by Faye Simms and design by Mandy Norman.

On the second album is the unadulterated classical music to which the 1001 Arabian Nights story is set: Scheherazade by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov.  Track listing as follows:

Album 1 - 1001 Arabian Nights starring Brian Blessed & Rory Bremner

  • Track 1 - Introduction & Credits - 2'56
  • Track 2 - Chapter I: The Sea & Sinbad's Ship - 13'21
  • Track 3 - Chapter II: The Tale of The Kalendar Baboon - 16'51
  • Track 4 - Chapter III: The Young Prince & Princess; the City, the Sea, the Shipwreck & the Bronzed Warrior - 17'10

Album 2 - Scheherazade by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

  • Track 5 - Excerpts from Movement III - 0'58
  • Track 6 - Movement I - 10'45
  • Track 7 - Excerpts from Movement III; All of Movement II - 13'54
  • Track 8 - Excerpt from Movement III; All of Movement IV - 13'56

BONUS ITEM: 1001 Arabian Nights Comic - Chapter 1!  This 12 page PDF is a teaser for the whole comic which will be released next year, illustrated by the spectacular Faye Simms.