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Wheeler, Opal

Overview
Works: 88 works in 390 publications in 4 languages and 9,611 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fiction  Biography  Biographies  Carols 
Roles: Author, Arranger, Adapter
Classifications: ML3930.M9, 927.8
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Publications about Opal Wheeler
Publications by Opal Wheeler
Most widely held works by Opal Wheeler
Sebastian Bach : the boy from Thuringia by Opal Wheeler( Book )
20 editions published between 1937 and 2006 in English and held by 665 libraries worldwide
A fictional life of Bach for children, with excerpts from his music arranged for the piano
Ludwig Beethoven and the chiming tower bells by Opal Wheeler( Book )
31 editions published between 1942 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 645 libraries worldwide
A fictional life of Beethoven for children, with excerpts from his music arranged for piano
Mozart, the wonder boy by Opal Wheeler( Book )
34 editions published between 1934 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 549 libraries worldwide
A life of Mozart for children, with excerpts from his music arranged for the piano
Sing for Christmas : a round of Christmas carols and stories of the carols by Opal Wheeler( score )
5 editions published between 1943 and 1961 in English and held by 521 libraries worldwide
Joseph Haydn : the merry little peasant by Opal Wheeler( Book )
22 editions published between 1936 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 505 libraries worldwide
Biography
Franz Schubert and his merry friends by Opal Wheeler( Book )
18 editions published between 1939 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 502 libraries worldwide
As a boy, Franz surprised his teachers with the beautiful music he himself composed. Includes excerpts from his music arranged for the piano
Handel at the court of kings by Opal Wheeler( Book )
13 editions published between 1943 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 460 libraries worldwide
A fictional life of Handel for children, with excerpts from his music arranged for the piano
Stephen Foster and his little dog Tray by Opal Wheeler( Book )
17 editions published between 1941 and 1970 in English and held by 447 libraries worldwide
The story of one of America's best loved folksong writers, with the music of thirteen of his songs
Peter Tschaikowsky and the Nutcracker Ballet by Opal Wheeler( Book )
10 editions published between 1959 and 1967 in English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
The composer teaches in Moscow, and after a long hard struggle becomes world-famous by writing ballets. Sequel to: The story of Peter Tschaikowsky
Frederic Chopin, son of Poland : early years by Opal Wheeler( Book )
26 editions published between 1948 and 2000 in English and Dutch and held by 340 libraries worldwide
Discusses the early life of Frédéric Chopin
Paganini : master of strings by Opal Wheeler( Book )
7 editions published between 1950 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 317 libraries worldwide
The story of one of the world's great violinists. Includes some of his simpler compositions. Grades 4-6
Edward MacDowell and his cabin in the pines by Opal Wheeler( Book )
4 editions published between 1940 and 2008 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
A life of MacDowell for children, with excerpts from his music arranged for the piano
Robert Schumann and mascot Ziff by Opal Wheeler( Book )
12 editions published between 1947 and 2006 in English and German and held by 291 libraries worldwide
Grades 4-6
Sing Mother Goose by Opal Wheeler( score )
2 editions published in 1945 in English and held by 271 libraries worldwide
Hans Andersen : son of Denmark by Opal Wheeler( Book )
4 editions published between 1951 and 1952 in English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
Adventures of Richard Wagner by Opal Wheeler( Book )
10 editions published between 1960 and 2011 in English and German and held by 238 libraries worldwide
As Opal Wheeler's light-hearted and lively biography reveals, Richard Wagner is an amazing example in music history--one of the few composers of stature who learned his art from the untutored study of the masterpieces of his day. --from publisher description
New, enlarged edition of Mozart, the wonder boy by Opal Wheeler( Book )
2 editions published between 1934 and 1941 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
A life of Mozart for children, with excerpts from his music arranged for the piano
Sing for America by Opal Wheeler( score )
3 editions published in 1944 in English and Undetermined and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Stories of songs and the music (close score) with words
Frederic Chopin, son of Poland by Opal Wheeler( Book )
8 editions published between 1949 and 1960 in English and held by 232 libraries worldwide
A fictional life of Chopin for children, with excerpts from his music arr. for the piano
Sing in praise; a collection of the best loved hymns by Opal Wheeler( score )
2 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 216 libraries worldwide
 
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Languages
English (213)
Dutch (22)
German (13)
Chinese (1)
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