Alfred's Music Playing Cards: Classical Composers; By Andrew Surmani and Karen Farnum Surmani; 1 52-card deck Alfred's Music Playing Cards: Classical Composers are an exciting and innovative resource to help students become familiar with the great composers. These are real playing cards divided into four suits, each representing a different compositional era of music: Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, and Romantic. Each suit contains 13 composer cards with the composer';s likeness, nationality, birth and death dates, brief facts about his or her musical life, and important compositions. Four jokers are included as well, each containing a brief outline of the corresponding musical style period. The cards can be used to play Crazy 8s, Gin Rummy, Matching, Go Fish—virtually any card game using a 52-card deck! Alfred's Music Playing Cards: Classical Composers are a fun and playful way for your students to learn about the great composers, and are perfect for any studio or classroom!