Classical Destinations


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Classical Destinations
Hardcover Book
235 pages

Classical Destinations
is a unique multimedia curriculum that introduces the world of classical music to young people in grades 5-12. This hardcover book takes you to many of Europe's greatest cities and back to the times when they influenced and inspired some of the most important names in classical music. The book combines the history and geography of classical music, examining the lives of great composers as related to their places of birth, education, triumphs and failures. It also describes how the composers came to influence the places where they lived and performed. The photographs are stunning.
Based on the PBS television series of the same name, Classical Destinations is a unique combination fo the past and the present, providing lovers of classical music with the ultimate traveller's guide.
A series of 6 DVDs correlate with the book. A box set of all 6 DVDs is item 852109. Each featured country is also available separately.

For grades 5-12.

Austria - Salzburg, Vienna
Scandinavia - Norway
Finland - Helsinki, rovaniemi
Russia - St. Petersburg
Italy - Tuscany, Venice
Germany - Eisenach, Weimar, Leipzig, Berlin, Bonn
Czech Republic - Prague
Classical Destinations EDU



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