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Maestro Classics presents the award-winning 9-CD series that combines classic narrated stories with beautiful music performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Free homeschool curriculum guides are available on line for each CD.
“The kind of quality, well-produced, enriching recording a parent dreams
This special collection of 9 Stories and Music CDs includes Peter and
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and the Wolf
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Tchaikovsky’s greatest ballet score! This is the tale of a prince who falls in love with a beautiful princess. The princess, however, has been turned into a swan by an evil magician and only the prince’s love can break the spell. This narrated version of the classic tale for children is sure to delight all who love ballet and enchanting storytelling. A 24-page activity book is included with the CD, which features the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Ages 5+ and families.
Stravinsky’s greatest work for narrator and orchestra. It is the story of a soldier, on leave from the army, who trades his old violin for a magic book that can tell the future and make him rich. He soon discovers, however, that he has made a deal with the devil and that money does not bring happiness. A 24-page program booklet is included with the CD, which features the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Ages 8+ and families.
Virginia Lee Burton’s classic American storybook, a childhood favorite for generations, is brought to life with this beautiful new music for orchestra and Irish bagpipes. In the story, Mike Mulligan refuses to give up his aging steam shovel Mary Anne as they travel to find one last job together. A tale of loyalty and friendship, perseverance and good ideas, this musical CD won a Parents’ Choice GOLD award. A 24-page activity book is included with the CD, which features the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Ages 4+ and families.
When Handel, the brilliant young German composer living in London, needed to get back into the king’s good graces, he had a brilliant idea. He composed a suite of dances, hired a boat and 50 musicians, and headed down the River Thames to surprise King George I. The music became known as “Water Music,” one of Handel’s best-loved compositions. A 24-page activity booklet is included with the CD, which features the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Ages 6+ and families.
Hare, certain that talent and new running shoes will win the race, stops for a little French onion soup at the bistro along the route. All the small animals in the forest cheer poor, slow Tortoise along, while Hare, who is far ahead, decides to take a nap. The charming musical score, complete with “The Pretzel Vendor of Paris” song, won a Parents’ Choice GOLD award. A 24-page activity book is included with the CD, which features the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Ages 5+ and families.
When the Mudville Nine are almost certain to lose the game, Mighty Casey takes his turn at bat, and the fans hold their breath as each pitch is thrown. The upbeat, jazzy music performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra is highlighted by cheering crowds, vendors hawking their wares, the cheers of spectators and the sounds of the ball being hit, which bring the story to life. A 24-page activity booklet is included with the CD, which features the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Ages 6+ and families.
The lazy apprentice, confident that he can use his master’s spell to do his chores, chants the magic spell and takes a nap. As the water swirls around the workshop getting ever higher, the apprentice awakens, only to discover that he does not know the spell to stop the brooms! A thrilling narration accompanies Paul Dukas’ dramatic musical score. A 24-page activity book is included with the CD, which features the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Ages 6+ and families.
This new musical work from England combines flamenco guitar music with bel canto opera, poking fun at both, while telling a delightful story. The music of this tale invites you to not only have fun listening but also to learn and sing along. You’ll get a kick out of the high level of quality music performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the dynamic storytelling and the multifaceted tongue-in-cheek humor. Fun for all! A 24-page activity booklet is included with CD, which features the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Ages 5+ and families.
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