Klassics 4 Kids
4 captivating and enchanting pieces that introduce children to the different families of the classical instruments. THE DAY IT SNOWED TORTILLAS by Alice Gomez is the retelling of a Mexican folktale with brass, percussion and narrator bringing to life an unusual event in the day of a small village south of the border. THE THREE BILLY GOATS GRUFF by James Scott Balentine is a string quintet that through narrator Timothy Jones tells anew this favorite tale of children. Our third story is based on Aesop's fable THE GOLDEN AX. With Timothy Jones singing the part of an honest woodsman and also his not so honest brother, and Susan Lorette Dunn as the water nymph who will get at the truth from her watery home, The Golden Ax is a classic of storytelling with music by David Heuser and a libretto by Gary Albright. The CD finishes with the lyrical A LULLABY FOR TWO based on Johannes Brahms beautiful and emotional slow movement of his Double Concerto for Violin and Cello. It is sung with a mother's poignant love by soprano CPMF favorite Mary Bonhag. These original compositions will enchant your children and grandchildren with stories and music that take them to the glorious worlds of imagination, music instruments and melody. CD length: 64:35.