Famous Composers

Narrated by: Aled Jones
Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
Categories: Kids, Ages 8-10
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Following on the success of The Story of Classical Music, Darren Henley and Aled Jones combine forces again to tell, in more detail, the lives of six key composers: Bach, Vivaldi, Mozart, Beethoven, Dvořák, and Shostakovich. Their colourful lives and their love of music is told against the backdrop of some of their finest works - an ideal combination.

©2005 Naxos AudioBooks (P)2005 Naxos AudioBooks

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  • A Lee
  • 08-29-18

For children

A pleasant listen, and with a good helping of music, but definitely aimed at children, lacking much depth.

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  • panka33
  • 08-15-17

Interesting

There is somie interesting information, in the book. The perfomance exellent. i recommend ifor older children or adults.

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  • Ms D.
  • 07-23-17

Brilliant!

Interesting and accessible introduction to these great composers, for all ages. We especially loved how pieces were broken down with explanation.