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The young person's guide to the orchestra : Benjamin Britten's composition on CD narrated by Ben Kingsley

Author: Anita GaneriBen KingsleyCharles MackerrasBenjamin BrittenPaul DukasAll authors
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD audio : Music : Juvenile audience   Sound Recording : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Provides information about the history of the orchestra since its beginnings in the seventeenth century, instruments of the orchestra, and famous composers of classical music.
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Genre/Form: Compact discs
Books with discs
Nonfiction
Juvenile works
Scherzos
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Music
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Anita Ganeri; Ben Kingsley; Charles Mackerras; Benjamin Britten; Paul Dukas; London Symphony Orchestra.
ISBN: 0152013040 9780152013042 1857937740 9781857937749
OCLC Number: 33162257
Notes: Accompanying CD also includes: The sorcerer's apprentice / Paul Dukas.
Includes index.
Performer(s): London Symphony Orchestra ; Charles Mackerras, conductor.
Description: 56 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 audio disc (digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Introduction --
What is an orchestra? --
How orchestras began --
The golden age --
Take your seats --
The string section --
The woodwind section --
The brass section --
The percussion section --
Music for orchestras --
Famous composers --
Great orchestras --
Orchestras of the world --
Instruments of the world --
Playing in an orchestra --
Running an orchestra. CD.
Medium of Performance: orchestra
Responsibility: book written by Anita Ganeri.
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This book and CD package contains a new recording of Britten's "The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra" by the London Symphony Orchestra, with guidance through the music by Ben Kingsley. To  Read more...

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