Recommended Children’s Books, CDs, DVDs, Musical Instruments - ASL, English and Spanish
Libros, CDs, DVDs, y Instrumentos Musicales Infantiles Recomendados.

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Classical Music

Beethovenís Wig

Beethovenís Wig 2

Beethovenís Wig 3

In the very popular Beethoven’s Wig series, classical works are brought to life and filled with humor thanks to some zany lyrics by Richard Perlmutter.  Fun for young children as well as adult classical music afficionados, these cds are sure to amuse the whole family.

Children’s Classics
Leonard Bernstein

In this must-have cd, Leonard Bernstein narrates and conducts Peter and the Wolf, the Carnival of the Animals, and Benjamin Britten’s Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra!  See our recommended book for Peter and the Wolf by Vladimir Vagin in Children’s Books Ages 4 – 8.

Classics for Kids

This is a lovely selection of classical music for children performed by the Boston Pops Orchestra.  Included are works from the Nutcracker, the Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Bizet’s Children’s Games, music from “Babes in Toyland”, and other great favorites.

The Classical Child
at the Opera

Featuring popular arias that hold special appeal for children with clever English translations, this cd offers a delightful introduction to the world of opera.  Great selections from Carmen, The Magic Flute, Hansel and Gretel, and The Mikado are included!

Classical Kids Series

Listed below is a series of 6 cds that have won too many awards to list.  Each tells a charming story about a different master composer, highlighted by magnificent excerpts of that composer’s most beloved works.  They are great for children age 4 and up who can appreciate all the history and culture of the storytelling, but babies and toddlers enjoy them too!  After listening to these cds over and over again, children recognize the musical styling of the composers.  The cds can be purchased individually or in the boxed sets shown below. 

Mr. Bach Comes To Call

Beethoven Lives Upstairs

Mozart’s Magic Fantasy

Mozart’s Magnificent Voyage

Tchaikovsky Discovers America

Vivaldi’s Ring of Mystery

Classical Kids Collection

Mr. Bach Comes To Call, Beethoven Lives Upstairs, Mozart’s Magic Fantasy, Vivaldi’s Ring of Mystery

Classical Kids – Volume 2

Mr. Bach Comes To Call, Tchaikovsky Discovers America, Mozart’s Magic Fantasy

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