Books About Music

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The works of Vivaldi, Beethoven, Debussy and others are introduced to children by demonstrating how water - from the sea, rivers, fountains, rainfall and so forth - has inspired the composers.
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Similar to Abrams best-selling series, Can You Find It?, in this book, young readers are introduced to great music through great works of art. From “The Flight of the Bumblee” to “The Four Seasons” to “Night on Bald Mountain,” beloved music is illustrated by great works of art, and the text and accompanying CD urge young readers to listen for certain instruments. Can you hear the car horns honking, played by clarinets? Can you hear the horses' hooves, played by castanets? When each CD track i...
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The animals are having a carnival, and the guests are arriving. There's the majestic lion, the braying mules, the dancing elephant, and the bouncy kangaroos. Even the fossils join in with a fast and rattly dance. Everyone is invited!Nearly 150 years ago, the composer Camille Saint-Saëns was asked by his pupils to write a musical joke for them. He wrote the Carnival of the Animals, a piece people enjoyed so much that it has now become one of Saint-Saëns's most famous works.This accessible comm...
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The first title in the series, Broadway Baby: The Sound of Music, Do Re Mi pairs the famous lyrics with beautiful and sweet illustrations that help bring the classic songs to life. Children will find it super easy to read or sing along to this classic Broadway hit.
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Do Re Mi: If You Can Read Music Thank Guido D'Arezzo Hard Cover If you can read musical notes, you can sing any song or play any piece. But musical notes have not always been here. Long ago, songs were memorized. If songs were forgotten, they were lost forever.Thanks to one man, Guido d’Arezzo, music now can last forever.
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Hardcover book with bright and cheerful illustrations tell the story of Duke Ellington's remake of Tchaikovsky's 'Nutcracker Suite' and the enclosed CD has nine tracks with his full jazz version.
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Hardcover Ella Fitzgerald began her life as a singer on the stage of the Apollo Theater when she was just seventeen years old. Her rich voice and vocal innovations brought her fame and a remarkable career than spanned half a century and won her generations of fans around the world. Acclaimed author Andrea Davis Pinkney has told Ella's inspiring story in the voice of Scat Cat Monroe, a feline fan whose imagined narrative sings with the infectious rhythms of scat. Two-time Caldecott Honor winne...
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Softcover Bumble has no sense of direction. How is he going to learn to fly without bumping into branches? Take the journey with Bumble as he finds his wings. The Music Box Series brings classical music to life through captivating stories.
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Charlie and his dog Louis are a musical team. Charlie plays the trumpet and Louis sings his ooh ooh song. But when Charlie falls ill, Louis is left on his own. nLouis no longer sings. He no longer wags his tail. Until, one day, Louis hears the familiar notes from a trumpet...nHardcover
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I am the Music Man - Softcover Peer through the die-cut windows in each page of this interactive book to find out who is playing what. Anyone can be the Music Man in this joyful adaptation of the classic nursery song, and everyone can join in making music together! All children love this traditional rhyme and singing along will help to develop number skills. Bouncy illustrations, innovative die cutting and popular rhymes make Books with Holes a must for every child. Available in three formats...
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I Know a Shy Fellow Who Swallowed a Cello - Hardcover This shy fellow, a wallflower, swallows a cello, followed by many more musical instruments, until at last he burps, belches, and bellows. Imagine how the instruments make music this way. Using her love of words and music, Barbara S. Garriel has created a zany and wild new look at an old favorite, There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly, and added a surprise ending. John O'Brien's wacky and imaginative illustrations bring the read-aloud b...
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A fun story about musical insects celebrating language and the inventive spirit of jazz. Hardcover book includes narration set to a jazz quartet on audio CD.
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The sequel to a fun story about musical insects celebrating language and the inventive spirit of jazz. Hardcover book includes narration set to a jazz quartet on audio CD.
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This selection of works by Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Vivaldi, and more introduces children to classical music through the discovery of the melodious similarities between notes produced by instruments and the birds’ songs.
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Marvin loves to play the piano and compose his own songs. But performing music over and over that's composed by some old guys name Ludwig and Wolfgang just gives him knots in his stomach. When his father tells Marvin he has an audition with the most prestigious music school, how can Marvin overcome his nerves and get swept away by the music? This endearing book is based on the true life story of composer Marvin Hamlisch, who, at the age of six, was the youngest person ever accepted into the J...
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Prokofiev’s musical fairy tale of the little boy who outsmarted the big, bad wolf. With this book & CD package, children can look & listen at the same time.
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Hardcover: Legendary African-American tap dancer Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, one of the most popular entertainers of the 1920s-30s, is the subject of this Coretta Scott King Honor book. With the Dillons' striking paintings of old New York setting the stage, the man people said "talked with his feet" dances across the pages to the tune of a toe-tapping rhyme in this exuberant tribute.
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Soft Cover Reedle-ee Rootle-ee Vroom-pety BANG! Young Farkle McBride is a musical genius: He plays the violin, the flute, the trombone, and the drums with incredible skill. But he's never satisfied: Something is missing. In his first book, actor and musician John Lithgow introduces a memorable character, a fickle yet lovable child prodigy who brings the sounds and rhythms of an orchestra to sprawling visual life. With a double gatefold showing the entire orchestra, this is the ultimate book f...
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He rocks in the tree top all day long!
Tweedle-lee-deedle-lee-dee, tweedle-lee-deedle-lee-dee, tweet, tweet, tweet tweet!

A fabulous hard cover book with vibrant, colourful pictures which comes with a bonus CD so you can bop along to this classic hit, sung by Jay Laga'aia.
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A children's guidebook to the fantastical characters and creatures found in classical music. The works of Mozart, Tchaikovsky, Verdi, and others are introduced to children through the magical beings from legends and classic tales--including gnomes, fairies, witches, goblins, elves, and wizards--that inspired the composers. An original and interesting way for younger listeners to discover classical music, this book pairs three centuries of music history with stunning and evocative illustration...
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SNAP! BOMP! BEEDLE-DI-BOP! In this toe-tapping jazz tribute, the traditional "This Old Man" gets a swinging makeover, and some of the era's best musicians take center stage. The tuneful text and vibrant illustrations bop, slide, and shimmy across the page as Satchmo plays one, Bojangles plays two . . . right on down the line to Charles Mingus, who plays nine, plucking strings that sound "divine."
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Featuring a ragtag group of cowboys from author Tamara Will Wissinger, and colourful, upbeat illustrations by Matt Loveridge, 'This Old Band' is sure to delight children and adults alike (and teach kids a few things about counting and noises) with a fun take on a popular nursery song!
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For sixty years audiences have been charmed by the adventures of a tuba named Tubby. All day long, Tubby plays oompah, oompah with his orchestra, but what he really wants is to "dance with the pretty little tune." A resourceful bullfrog shows Tubby that everyone has the right to play his own melody. When the recording of Tubby the Tuba was first released, it met with instant success, and it went on to sell 13 million copies. Now these classic characters have been reimagined by Henry Cole in t...
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With mournful moan and silken tone,nitself alone comes ONE TROMBONE...nThen a trumpet joins in to become a duet; add a French horn and voila! you have a trio -- and on it goes until an entire orchestra is assembled on stage. Lloyd Moss's iresistible rhymes and Marjorie Pricemans's energetic illustrations make beautiful music together -- a masterpiece that is the perfect introduction to musical instruments and musical groups, and a counting book that redefines the genre.
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