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CDs and DVDs: Introduction to Classical Music

Beethoven Lives Upstairs by Classical Kids, Mr. Bach Comes to Call by Classical Kids and Susan Hammond, Mozart's Magic Fantasy by Classical Kids, The Best of Vivaldi by Classical Kids
These recordings by Classical Kids provide a nice introduction to classical music. Children enjoy the stories and the music.

Fantasia (60th Anniversary Special Edition) (1940)
Leopold Stokowski conducting great works of classical music animated by Walt Disney

The following two CDs contain the same three Children's Classics: Prokofiev: Peter & The Wolf , Saint-Saens: Carnival of the Animals, Britten: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra. These classics can be found on many different recordings.

Children's Classics - Prokofiev: Peter & The Wolf/ Saint-Saens: Carnival of the Animals/ Britten: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
New York Philharmonic Conducted and Narrated by Leonard Bernstein (also includes children)

Prokofiev: Peter & The Wolf
Boston Symphony Orchestra , Conducted by Seiji Ozawa, Narrated by Melissa Joan Hart

CDs and DVDs: MUSIC FOR SINGING  | lULLABIES  | introduction to classical music

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