Each animal is introduced with a poem written by Ogend Nash about the animal. The verses are interesting and fun. Each piece of music describes an animal. Listen to the "hee-haw of violins and "roar' of pianos.
The pairing of the animals' theme music with poetry makes this an outstanding CD performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra. This CD is a treasure to listen to with many teacing moments.
With the CD is an information booklet that contains information
about the composer Camille Saint-Saens and the verses by Ogden Nash. The booklet is brightly colored and a charm to view.
The Good Ms. Padgett Sings The Little Red Hen
and Other Stories
by The Good Ms. Padgett
Mrs Pagett has enriched four classic stories with the addition of music. Enjoy listening to the classic stories The Little Red Hen, Goldilocks, Henny Penny, and The Billy Goats Gruff with the addition of song and acoustic guitar. A fun way to revisit old favorites or introduce old favitores to children. Enjoy the stories and sing along with the characters. What fun.
The beautiful poetry of Robert Louis Stevenson set to acoustic music. The music enhances the poems from "A Child's Garden of Verse" and follows the tone of the poem.
From the waltz-type melody of the poem "The Swing" to the dreamy "Escape at Bedtime." Many of the poems when set to music are very soothing and would be great to listen to when working, napping, or when a quite listen is wanted.
Below is a pdf containing the poems on the "Back To The Garden" CD. The poems can be printed for children to read and illustrate while or after listening to the song. Right click and save gardenof versesPDF
A fabulous fable enjoyed by numerous children, "The Soldier's Tale," is Stravinsky's greatest work about a soldier who tries to beat the Devil. Performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra with narration. The story of Joseph, a war-weary soldier who is on his way home to his mother and fiancée when he encounters a stranger who offers him a magical book (that will make him rich) in trade for his old violin.
The music is jazzy, contains marches, a waltz, tango rhythms, very listenable and crisply played. A story about temptation and the danger of giving into temptation. A lesson for all cultures and times.
Learn about the composer and his music with a section on the CD and 24-page program booklet included with the CD contains a biography of Stravinsky.
A variety of music styles with topics that are important: manners, bullying, attitudes, and being nice. Amazing quality of music with lessons that teach good values. A fun way to start a conversation on social topics important in a child's life.
Catchy fun tunes all about African animals. Wild Child, is the fourth in the award-winning "Celebrate Earth" series of CDs.
Learn about the wonders of our planet in an entertaining and educational manner. The tunes are enjoyable to listen to and educational.
Listening to "Elephant in the Congo" one enjoys the fun beat and learns how the sale of ivory and the shrinking size of the Congo is a threat to Elephants. An enjoyable CD to listen to and one that will be listened to many many times.
Introduce young children to classical music and enjoy listening together to music that is lovely with an alluring story. Learn fascinating information about musical instruments and a glimps into the life of the composer. The CD comes with a small booklet that describes parts of the culture and the period of the composer.
Classical music with zany lyrics that children enjoy!
The Beethoven's Wig CD's are fun with an outstanding combination of silly lyrics and classic music that has won many awards. In the Beethoven's Wigs Sing Along with Piano Classics enjoy the music of Chopin, Debussy and other composers with witty and cleaver words added that brings classical must to life!
A variety of artist with varying musical styles singing songs that are upbeat and positive with a message that promotes self-esteem. No matter how you are feeling you are important. That you are unique and perfect the way you are. An amazing CD full of pop, rock, and some country with a positive message for children.
Enjoy the country and folk sound of Hullabaloo. From traditional folk classics with a new bounce ; "London Bridge", "This Land Is Your Land". To original songs with catchy lyrics and captivating sound. Be delighted by a Princess in bluejeans with a ponytail who plays soccer. Relish a birthday tune of inviting your playgroup, school, everyone to your birthday party and having to make 400 cupcakes. Tunes that will bring a smile and make you want to dance.
The CD is divided into four seasons with an introduction to each season in different parts of the world. Songs to interact with, to march and to move with. Stomp along to "My Brother's a Monster" with growls and roars. Have a dance party with "1,2,3,4"; touch the floor, tickle your knee, and dance. A great action cd!
The release of Recess Monkey's fifth album continues with their imaginative fun songs. Great pop tunes that are witty with silly lyrics and a dash of science. From the start with "Fort" a pop tune to "Sack Lunch" the view of a sack lunch to "New Shoes", and ending with the sweetness of "Firefly Lullaby" creates a masterpiece. An excellent album of toe-tapping fun.
Soothing lyrics and music to help one nap or to lay back and listen to as you watch the clouds. Nancy Falkow, Fran King, and Duncan Maitland team up to create mellow songs with beautiful melodies. Lovely.