Compact Discoveries®
a series of one-hour radio programs produced, written, hosted, and edited by Fred Flaxman
©2009 by Fred Flaxman

Classics for Kids

Recommended DVDs

Leonard Bernstein's Young People's Concerts
with the New York Philharmonic
Special Collector's Edition: 9-DVD Set
25 one-hour CBS TV programs recorded live from 1958 through 1973
from Kultur

Beethoven Lives Upstairs
from Classical Kids
The Children's Group, Inc.

Mr. Bach Comes to Call
nominated for two Emmy Awards
a co-production of Classical Kids, the Bach Choir of Bethlehem, GreenTreks Network and Touchstone Theatre
The Children's Group, Inc.

Recommended CDs

Prokifiev's Music for Children
Peter and the Wolf; Summer Day; Winterbonfire; The Ugly Duckling
The New London Orchestra conducted by Ronald Corp
Oleg and Gabriel Prokofiev, narrators
Penelope Walmsley-Clark, soprano
from Hyperion Recordings

Benjamin Britten's
The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra, Op. 34
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra conducted by Paavo Järvi
from Telarc International

Different Voices
music by Debbie Wiseman
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
conducted by Debbie Wiseman
Stephen Fry, narrator
Hayley Westenra, solo voice
from Naxos

Mozart's Magnificent Voyage
produced by Susan Hammond
written by Douglas Cowling
from Classical Kids
The Children's Group, Inc.

Song of the Unicorn
A Merlin tale featuring Jeremy Irons as narrator
produced by Susan Hammond
written by Susan Hammond and Debra A.S. Olivia
from Classical Kids
The Children's Group, Inc.

The Tortoise and the Hare & Other Tales
Music by Daniel Dorff
performed by the Symphony in C, Rossen Milanov, conductor
narrated by Ann Crumb and Ukee Washington
from Bridge Records

Toon Time
Classical Music from Classic Cartoons
Featuring Flight of the Bumblebee, the Sorcerer's Apprentice, The Barber of Seville and other classic tunes with appeal to children and adults alike on two CDs.
from Naxos


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