Discover the main instruments of the orchestra accompanied by 10 sound clips of child-friendly famous pieces, including Lark Ascending, Flight of the Bumblebee, Carnival of the Animals, Rhapsody in Blue, and more.
“An instant childhood classic that I have no doubt will be looked back on fondly by musicians of the future.” Alexander Armstrong
Tune up and take your seat – the orchestra is about to begin!
Follow Ava and Jayden on a magical journey, as they discover the instruments of the orchestra, and explore beautiful scenes inspired by the music. Introduce the maestro-in-making in your life to orchestral music. Young readers can discover instruments from the violin to the trumpet, and learn about the composers and their dazzling pieces. The spreads tell the story of the classical tune, while the sound button brings it to life.
Featuring 10 different sound buttons throughout the book that play 10-second clips of famous classical pieces performed by a live orchestra. Parents and carers – save the batteries, and your patience, with an on/off switch for the musical sounds located on the left of the back cover.
Ideal for young fans of classical music and those beginning to learn an instrument, The Very Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra is guaranteed to amaze and inspire.