New York Philharmonic Orchestra, directed by Leonard Bernstein, 1962.
Strings (violins, violas, cellos, double basses…) and two pianos
The strings announce the arrival of the lion with a tremolo…
Then the orchestra plays a “royal march”, during which we hear the lion roaring (listen to the piano.)
March : a piece of music with a very regular rhythm, as if you were walking while listening to it. Marches were originally composed for military bands.
A scale : notes, played on any instrument, that go up and / or down, in sequence.
Roar : the sound a lion makes