Story of the Orchestra w/CD

Story of the Orchestra w/CD

by Robert Levine


I'm Orchestra Bob and I'm here to lead you on an exciting journey through the world of classical music. Listen, learn and enjoy as I cue powerful works from the greatest composers in the world. Along the way, I'll tell you wonderful and wacky stories about deaf composers, quirky musicians and the inspirations behind the great works. You'll hear Wagner's powerful "Ride of the Valkyries" and imagine the warrior goddesses on horseback storming through the battlefields. Beethoven will inspire you with selections from his two most famous pieces, the 5th and 9th symphonies, and you'll tap your toes to Bernstein's jazzy dance music from "West Side Story." Then, I'll introduce you to the beautiful instruments of the orchestra from common ones that you have probably seen and heard to rare and weird-looking ones that produce strange sounds. It's my honor to take you on this grand journey, and I think you'll find it as thrilling as I do.

Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
ISBN: 9781579121488
Edition: 2001
Product: WPBD400
Format: Hardback
Size: 10.25" x 10.25"
Pages: 96

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