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  • Published: New York : Black Dog & Leventhal : Distributed by Workman Pub. Co., c2001.
  • Year Published: 2001
  • Description: 96 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm. +
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • Lexile: 1220

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  • 1579121489 :

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The story of the orchestra : listen while you learn about the instruments, the music, and the composers who wrote the music

by Levine, Robert, 1944-

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Call number: J 784.2 Le

Available Copies: Malletts Youth

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Youth level.

CD contents: Ride of the Valkyries / Wagner -- Four seasons / Vivaldi -- Well-tempered clavier / Bach --- Sumphony no. 101 "Clock" / Haydn -- Eine kleine Nachtmusik / Mozart -- 5th symphony ; 9th symphony / Beethoven --- Sleeping beauty / Beethoven -- Hungarian dance / Brahms -- Symphony no. 5 / Mahler -- Arabesque no. 1 / Debussy -- Rite of spring / Stravinsky -- Piano piece op. 33A / Schoenberg -- American in Paris / gershwin -- Fanfare for the common man / Copland -- West side story / Bernstein -- Symphony no. 4 / Tchaikovsky -- Sonata for violin and piano in A major / Franck -- Concerto for violin and orchestra / Bartok -- William Tell overture / Rossini -- Carnival of animals / Saint-Saens -- Dance of the blessed spirits / Gluck -- Suite no. 2 for flute, strings and basso continuo / Bach -- Sinfonia in G major for 2 oboes and orchestra / Mozart -- Bolero / Ravel -- Sorcerer's apprentice / Dukas -- Mother Goose suite / Ravel -- Concerto fir trumpet in E flat / Haydn -- Horn concerto no. 1 / Mozart -- Pictures at an exhibition / Mussorgsky -- Carmen suite . Schedrin -- Symphony no. 7 / Mahler -- Peer Gynt / Grieg -- Nutcracker / Tchaikovsky -- Toccata and fugue in D minor / Bach --Moonlight sonata / Beethoven -- Concerto champetre / Poulenc.

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Fantastic book for kids

This is a terrific book for kids interested in musical instruments. The illustrations are great.
My kids listen to the CD tracks and figure out which instrument they are hearing.

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