Mozart's Magic Fantasy CD
A young girl, Sarah, is swept into Mozart's great opera, The Magic Flute. There she meets a talking dragon and Papageno, the colorful bird-man. Together, they find their way from the wicked Queen Of the Night's Realm to Sarastro's castle. With the help of the magic flute and bells, they help Prince Tamino find Princess Pamina and Papageno find his Papagena before Sarah returns home. A fairy-tale set to music, rich in sound effects, drama and music. Music is recorded with child-appropriate verse for Mozart's arias.
Each audio is a unique combination of music, history and dramatic story-telling, designed to both introduce children to the composers and their music. Each story includes at least one child interacting with the composer, helping the younger set to identify with a character and get a better feel for the historical time period. Trials and triumphs of the great composers are experienced. Stories are based on historical fact. Unlike the Music Masters series, which uses a narrator between musical excerpts to tell you about the composer's life, these tapes use actors and dramatization to bring the story alive. Each composer's music is featured throughout the tape, giving children a taste of their best-loved pieces. All have won Parents' choice awards and other musical awards.
Teacher Notes include additional background information, discussion topics, activity ideas and suggestions for exploring the music.
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