What happens when four musical animals set off an adventure together and stumble upon a gang of thieves? Find out in the hilarious tale The Bremen Town Musicians. It's the latest episode of Classical Kids Storytime, with music by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov, Felix Mendelssohn and Gioachino Rossini, and illustrations by Nancy Carlson.
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PlaylistOur telling of The Bremen Town Musicians includes excerpts from the following recordings:
Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: The Golden Cockerel
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Donald Johanos
Felix Mendelssohn: Overture from A Midsummer Night's Dream
Razumovsky Symphony Orchestra, Christian Pollack
Attributed to Gioachino Rossini: "The Cats' Duet"
Elisabeth Soderstrom & Kerstin Meyer, sopranos Jan Eyron, piano
Courtesy of Naxos of America Inc.
Cedric King Palmer: "Pioneer Country"
Narrator: Scott Blankenship, with Valerie Kahler
Producer: Valerie Kahler
Digital producer: Jeffrey Yelverton
Social media producer: Brooke Knoll
Senior digital producer: Randy Salas
Program director: Julie Amacher