My First Orchestra Book
MY FIRST ORCHESTRA BOOK
"• A delightfully colourful introduction to theorchestra, aimed to fire the imagination ofchildren aged 4–9 years. There is a special guidein the book: a little green creature calledTormod. He is a troll who has come all the wayfrom the top of a mountain in Norway to discovermusic. As he searches for the music that will helphim to find his way home, readers learn about thedifferent instruments – what they look and soundlike, and how they belong in different families.Throughout the book children are referred to theaccompanying CD so that they can hear examplesas they read. There is a musical quiz at the end,with multiple choice answers. • 37 classical music tracks on the CD include:Sarasate’s Carmen Fantasy, Mozart’s Overture toThe Magic Flute, Tchaikovsky’s ‘Russian Dance’from The Nutcracker, Copland’s ClarinetConcerto, Wagner’s Overture to Tannhäuser,Grieg’s ‘In the Hall of the Mountain King’ fromPeer Gynt – and many more • An original, colourful and lively approach tolearning about music. • Follows the huge success of My First Classical Music Book and Meet the Instruments of the Orchestra! from Naxos. • 37 classical music tracks on the CD. • Every instrument is featured, with clear audioexamples. • 60 beautifully illustrated pages that childrenwill love."