Story of the Orchestra Listen While You Learn About the Instruments, the Music and the Composers Who Wrote the Music! by Robert Levine

Cover of: Story of the Orchestra  | Robert Levine

Published by Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Orchestras,
  • Western "classical" music,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Orchestra,
  • Musical instruments,
  • Music - General,
  • Music - History,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / Music / History,
  • Composers

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8756450M
ISBN 101579121489
ISBN 109781579121488
OCLC/WorldCa44413771

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It's our second Story Orchestra book, and I prefer this to Four Seasons, as the story faithfully narrates the ballet. Illustrations are beautiful, creative, and detailed. A particularly nice touch is the inclusive range of skin tones in the characters, and the king and queen are a mixed-race couple, so the princess is not the stereotypical /5().

The Story of the Orchestra. 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 /5(). Synopsis Eye-catching illustrations, an engaging text and delightful musical selections on an accompanying minute CD lead children aged 8 to 12 (and parents too!) on an exciting and educational listen-while-you-learn tour through the instruments and music of the orchestra.

- The Composers Reviews:   The Story of the Orchestra by Robert Levine is an excellent resource for anyone who wants to introduce their children to classical music. First, let me back up a bit and share how I came across this wonderful book.

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It includes a 70 minute CD, and explains each instrument, musical style, and highlights important composers. The Story of the Orchestra introduces readers to composers, musical periods, and the orchestra. It's all narrated by Orchestra Bob.

The book is written in snippets which made it great for using as a music class in our homeschool. It also includes a CD and Orchestra Bob tells readers when to play the CD.

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Watch the Nutcracker battle the Mouse King, meet the Sugar Plum Fairy and journey to the Land of Reviews: "The Story Orchestra: Carnival of the Animals" is a gorgeous, nicely done book. I see there are other "Story Orchestra" books in this series, and I have them all on my wishlist now.

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Manufacturer's note: please pull the white tab out of the back of the book before use. Sound buttons. Book 1 in the series is The Story Orchestra: Four Seasons in One Day: Press the note to hear Vivaldi's music. This website uses cookies. By using this website you agree with our cookie policy which you can review or amend at any time.

The Story Orchestra series brings classical music to life for children through gorgeously illustrated retellings of classic ballet stories paired with second sound clips of orchestras playing from their musical scores.

About the Author Katy Flint is a childrens book author and editor, based in London.5/5(2). Eye-catching illustrations and an accompanying minute CD make this an exciting and educational introduction to the world of classical music-from composers and music history to the instruments of the orchestra-for elementary age children (and parents, too!).Illustrated in exquisite and colorful detail with over original drawings and photographs, the engaging text is broken into three.

The Story Orchestra series brings classical music to life for children through gorgeously illustrated retellings of classic ballet and program music stories paired with second sound clips of orchestras playing from their musical scores.

Manufacturer's note: please pull the white tab out of the back of the book before use.5/5(1). This is our fourth “The Story Orchestra” book. My 7 year old loves the illustrations, the music, and the story. I have introduced her to classical music through these books. It has made her more curious and she loves to learn about the composer at the end of the story.

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