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Help your children foster an appreciation for music. Save over 50% off with this bundle that comes with 12 music CDs and 12, 24-page Activity Books! Great for Elementary school grades Kindergarten - 5th, ages 5 - 11 years old.
Stephen Simon directs truly amazing work and with included activity books, your students can get the story behind the music!
Package includes the following music CDs each with their own 24-Page Activity Book
Peter & the Wolf
Merry Pranks of Master Till
Carnival of the Animals
The Tortoise and the Hare
The Story of Swan Lake
Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel
My Name is Handel: The Story of Water Music
The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Casey at the Bat
The Soldier's Tale
Juanita the Spanish Lobster
Maestro Classics music recordings are of the highest audio quality of any children’s music product available. In addition to the title track, each music 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
CDs are great
Apr 05, 2017
My daughter (4 years old) really loves the music and stories. I was a little disappointed with the activity books. They are ok, especially for younger kids, but I guess I was expecting more.
Apr 05, 2017
My 9yo daughter has really enjoyed these CDs. The combination of music, story, explanation, & instruction is a good mix. They are of good quality, enjoyable to listen to, as well as informative. These have been a wonderful tool to learn more about music & instruments as we drive around to the other various events of our day. We pop in a CD and learn while we drive :)! Perfect! I recommend them.
My only complaint was that they did not appear to come with the activity books, as advertised, but upon further inspection, I realized there is a small pamphlet within each CD case, which does contain a few activities related to the CD information. That was a little disappointing, but the CD are wonderful & worth it anyway.
Kellie L - Homeschooler - Member Since March 2017
Mar 12, 2017
In our media driven world it is sometimes difficult to find something that captures the attention with a desire to know more in the minds of my kids. These CD's are wonderful at doing both. My kids enjoy listening (mostly in the car) and knowing more about the music along with the composers. What a treat it is to hear a piece we have just "studied" in a stores piped in music, as a radio or television jingle or as a base to contemporary music.
Kelly H - Homeschooler - Member Since February 2017
Kids love these
Feb 26, 2017
My kids (8 and 7) love these cds! They ask to listen to them over and over. We use them as part of our homeschool curriculum and in the car. All the music and narrations are really great quality and the extra tracks always give great background info and fun little extras. It's a lot to spend at one time but if you look at the price per cd, that makes this set a really great value!
Christie M - Homeschooler, Parent - Member Since June 2016
Jan 21, 2017
This set of CDs is very much worth the small investment. I have used these in the vehicles, in my homeschooling and even at bedtime. They love the incredible variety of stories and the collection of various music. Well made, fantastic little booklet. If a second set comes out, I will be purchasing!
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.
This says that the package was delivered. It was not. I would like some tracking info and how to get my package.
Asked on January 6th, 2017
Hi! Thanks so much for your purchase and I will be happy to assist you with your order. You should have received a tracking number through Educents when your order shipped. I believe your 12 CD Set is still in transit, but if you would like to confirm your tracking number or discuss this matter further, please send an email to [email protected] or call our toll free number: (888) 540-2811.
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Answered by MaestroClassics on January 6th, 2017
I have three kids. Can I order additional activity books?
Asked by a Homeschooler on January 4th, 2017
Hi! Each CD includes one activity book. But if you send your receipt to [email protected], we'll send you high resolution PDFs of each booklet which you may print out in a larger size and use with more than one child. Thanks for the great question!
Answered by MaestroClassics on January 4th, 2017
Does cd includes only tale tracks, or it has only music tracks as well?
Asked on September 10th, 2016
All CDs have the story with the music and some of the CDs contain the music only in addition to the main story in music track.
Please let me know if you have any more questions and thanks for your interest in Maestro Classics!
Answered by MaestroClassics on September 15th, 2016
Hi, what age group would your music program work for?
Asked by a Homeschooler on July 29th, 2016
Hi! Our program works well with children of all ages. Five -year-olds will enjoy The Tortoise and the Hare & Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel CDs while children in their early to mid teens will prefer "The Soldier's Tale" by Igor Stravinsky & "Merry Pranks of Master Till" by Richard Strauss. Our other titles, such as "Peter and the Wolf" & "Carnival of the Animals" are great for children (and adults!) of all ages. We hear routinely from parents that they enjoy the high quality production of our recordings and also learn something from the educational tracks. If you would like additional information please give Maestro Classics a call toll free at (888) 540-2811. Thanks so much for your question and have a great day!
Answered by MaestroClassics on July 29th, 2016
What's in the 24-page activity book?
Asked on July 29th, 2016
Thanks for your question! Each activity book is unique and is illustrated by a different artist. They include musical puzzles and games, educational articles on the music, composer and instruments, sheet music, illustrations that go with the story and more! You can view samples of each activity book by looking up an individual CD in the "12 CD Music Collection" on Educents. For example, search "Peter and the Wolf" by Maestro Classics and click on the product; there are a few pages from the activity book under the main product photo. You can do this for all the CDs in the collection! If you have any more questions about the activity books please give us a call toll free at (888) 540-2811. Have a great day!
Answered by MaestroClassics on July 29th, 2016 (Edited)