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Author Gerhard, Ana, author.
Title Little creatures : an introduction to classical music / music selection and explanatory notes, Ana Gerhard ; illustrations, Mauricio Gómez Morin ; [translation from Spanish to English, Les Services d'édition Guy Connolly].
Pub Info [Montréal, Québec] : The Secret Mountain, 2019.
book jacket
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J 781.68 Ger     AVAILABLE
Descript 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 21 cm + 1 CD (35 min : digital, CD audio ; 4 3/4 in)
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Note Text in English, translated from the Spanish.
Translation of: Bichos - Introducción a la música de concierto.
Includes listening guide, composer biographies, and a glossary of musical terms.
Summary "This book pairs five centuries of music history with stunning illustrations of fascinating little creatures--insects, arachnids, and amphibians; wasps, butterflies, frogs, and snakes. A glossary of musical terms and a short biography of each composer are included along with a CD (plus a unique code for the digital download) of recordings performed by the likes of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, the Liverpool Philharmonic, and the Nashville Symphony."--Provided by publisher.
Contents The tale of Tsar Saltan / Flight of the Bumblebee -- He spake the word, and there came all manner of flies... / Israel in Egypt -- From the diary of a fly / Mikrokosmos -- Overture / The wasps -- The night's music / Out of doors -- Music of insects, frogs and toads / The child and the spells -- The frogs -- The wandering tadpole -- String quartet opus 50, no. 6 / The frog -- The cricket -- March of the grasshoppers / Music for children -- The grasshopper -- Song of the flea / Goethe's Faust -- The flea -- Tarantella / Bardic sounds -- The spider in its web / The spider's feast -- Entrance of the ants / The spider's feast -- The butterflies -- Seven butterflies, VI -- Sensemayá.
Subject Music -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Music appreciation -- Juvenile literature.
Spiders -- Juvenile literature.
Insects -- Juvenile literature.
Frogs -- Juvenile literature.
Toads -- Juvenile literature.
Music -- History.
Music appreciation.
Add Author Gómez Morin, Mauricio, illustrator.
Add Title Bichos. English
ISBN 2924774551
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