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Allegro

A Musical Journey Through 11 Musical Masterpieces

David W Miles David W. Miles Anita Barghigiani

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FAMILIUS
01 October 2018
ABBEY'S BOOKSELLER PICK ----- Sound books have come a long way since the annoying and tinny ones of even a few years ago! This one has excerpts from 11 musical masterpieces, which are set within the story of a young boy learning to play piano and discovering where music can take the listener. With paragraphs on each composer, and the piece from which the excerpts are drawn, this is a fine way of introducing very young readers to classic music. Lindy Jones

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Classical music comes to life like never before in this magical journey through 11 timeless compositions. Meet Allegro, an ordinary boy who can't stand practicing the piano. Those black dots on the page drive him crazy - until the music itself whisks him away on a breathtaking journey. Each beautifully illustrated scene on Allegro's journey is accompanied by a famous classical theme that can be played with the press of a button. Hear Grieg's Morning Mood while meandering through a misty meadow, Dvorak's New World Symphony while exploring uncharted lands, Debussy's Claire de Lune while pondering a shimmering night sky, and 7 more!

Beautiful gold foil, lavish illustrations, and high-quality sound make this a musical masterpiece to treasure forever.
By:   David W Miles, David W. Miles
Illustrated by:   Anita Barghigiani
Imprint:   FAMILIUS
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 229mm,  Width: 279mm, 
ISBN:   9781641700382
ISBN 10:   1641700386
Pages:   32
Publication Date:   01 October 2018
Recommended Age:   From 5 to 8 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

David Miles makes books for a living. He also reads books, writes books, sells books, shelves books, thinks about books, drives to books, sleeps to books, and cooks from books, but he doesn't eat books (which is fortunate). He is the author of Book and has illustrated multiple series including the Slide-N-Seek novelty books and the Let's Count regional board books. David graduated from Brigham Young University with a BS in business management. He and his wife and son live in California where they enjoy lots of tacos, donuts, and, well . . . books.

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