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Classics For Children

Various Composers Audio CD
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  • Audio CD (1 Sep 2008)
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Label: Gift of Music
  • ASIN: B000H80LKO
  • Average Customer Review: 3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 61,496 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

1. Minuet in G major - Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
2. Minuet in G minor - Johann Sebastian Bach
3. Variations on Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star K300e (265) - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
4. Allegro - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Sonata in C major K545
5. Andante - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Sonata in C major K545
6. Rondo - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Sonata in C major K545
7. Für Elise - Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
8. The Cuckoo - Louis-Claude Daquin (1694-1772)
9. The Bird Chorus - Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764)
10. Venetian Gondola Song - Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)11. The Entreating Child - Robert Schumann (1810-1856)
11. Catch Me if You Can - Robert Schumann
12. The Lake William - Sterndale Bennett (1816-1875)
13. Musical Moment in F minor - Franz Schubert
14. Jimbo's Lullaby - Claude Debussy (1862-1918) Children's Corner (extract)
15. Serenade of the Doll - Claude Debussy, Children's Corner (extract)
16. The Little Shepherd - Claude Debussy, Children's Corner (extract)
17. Claude Debussy The Dance of Puck - Claude Debussy, Children's Corner (extract)
18. Claude Debussy Minstrels - Claude Debussy, Children's Corner (extract)

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Classics for Children

A charming collection of piano music for children. Music with a straightforward appeal from the three great classical composers Bach, Mozart and Beethoven plus music by Schubert, Schumann, Mendelssohn, Debussy and others. The booklet text will help children - and even adults! - understand a little about the music they are hearing. A minuet, a sonata, and a set of variations (on 'Twinkle, twinkle, little star') are all explained along with help in enjoying character pieces in a variety of styles which capture the many different moods of classical music, from stately dances to songs without words, sleigh rides and music for fairies and nursery toys.

From the Artist

Beautiful piano music to excite, inspire and encourage, composed with children in mind, from Mozart's variations on 'Twinkle, twinkle little star' and evocative children's pieces by Debussy, Schumann and others, to minuets and other simple pieces which children often learn to play.

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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Piano music selection for children 20 Oct 2010
By Dr. H. A. Jones TOP 500 REVIEWER
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
This is a delightful inexpensive double CD (catalogue number CD 504) of piano music played by Martin Souter. It includes many of the standard children's favourites, including works by Mozart, Beethoven, Mendelssohn, Schumann, Debussy and others. It comes with a helpful explanatory booklet that introduces the works to the young listeners.

Britten: The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
Prokofiev: Peter and the Wolf / Saint-Saens: Carnival of the Animals
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4.0 out of 5 stars Love Music 6 April 2011
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My 5 year old loves music and this was a really nice way to introduce her to classical music which she has found soothing
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1.0 out of 5 stars Classics for Children 22 Nov 2011
By MrsJ
Format:Audio CD
This was a real disappointment to me and my 7 year old daughter who loves classical music. It is basic plinkety plonk piano tunes which frankly I can play better myself. It really wasn't what was on the tin or maybe I didnt read the small print well enough. We've had it six weeks and only listened the once!
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