Recorded on 10/08/2007, uploaded on 10/08/2009
Musician's or Publisher's Notes
Peggy's Violin: A Butterfly in Time tells the fascinating true story
of the life of Peggy Hills' little Giovanni Grancino violin from its
"birthplace" 300 years ago in Milan, Italy to present day. The journey
of the "little butterfly" violin features music by composers such as
Bach, Vivaldi, Haydn, Brahms, Tchaikovsky and Mozart.
well-paced storytelling by narrator Angela Fusco blended with excellent
chamber music make this recording a fine choice for family listening."
-The Sacramento Bee
"...magical mix of storytelling and classical music." -Los Angeles Times
violin' journey is a compelling tale, not only for budding music
students, but also for adults...an excellent vocabulary builder and
surprisingly educational about the history of music and the process for
making a world-class violin." - York Dispatch
intro to chamber music for little ones ages four through eight (and
interested adults, too)." - Canadian Family Magazine
narration of Angela Fusco blends seamlessly with the lovely evocative
tones of the instrument itself...(a) beautiful story." - Montreal
"The story is accompanied by splendid music..." - AudioFile
intriguing disc is designed for younger children...but parents may also
find 'Peggy's Violin' addictive." - The Seattle Times
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