Get 25% OFF Merry Pranks of Master Till CD & 24-Page Activity Booklet by Maestro Classics. The Merry Pranks of Master Till is a tone poem by Richard Strauss (the same composer who wrote the theme music for 2001: A Space Odyssey) and joins Maestro Classics delightful Stories in Music™ series as the London Philharmonic, conductor Stephen Simon and narrator Yadu, create a magical listening experience.
Merry Pranks of Master Till CD & 24-Page Activity Booklet
The medieval tales about a boy named Till are set to Richard Strauss' classical tone poem, Till Eulenspiegel. Till plays tricks on people to show them that they may not be as high and mighty as the think! Twisting the words of professors and bakers, tailors and priests, Till travels the countryside. In the end, however, he discovers that the world has little patience for his antics. The enclosed 24-page activity book includes the stories of Till illustrated by Giles Laroche, a biography of Richard Strauss, information on the French horn, a crossword puzzle and more!
Maestro Classics recordings are of the highest audio quality of any children’s music product available. In addition to the title track, each CD contains tons of extras including guest artists performing in different musical genres, the title track with and without narration and educational tracks with information on the composer, piece and musical score designed to increase listening skills in children and also adults. Free curriculum guides in math, science, music, art, language arts, history and geography accompany each CD and are available at: www.MaestroClassics.com/curriculum-guides
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Stories in Music™ is the new classical music series for children and families. Produced by Maestro Classics™ (formerly Magic Maestro Music ®), this series of works for narrator and symphony orchestra features new, sophisticated performances with the London Philharmonic Orchestra and child-friendly, fun-filled stories and musical explanations. Educational for adults and children alike, this series grew out of family concerts created by conductor Stephen Simon and his wife, music educator/executive producer Bonnie Ward Simon, and premiered at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. Rave reviews nationwide and numerous top awards have greeted this unique series of classical music CDs for kids with its signature format.