Child’s Own Book of Great Musicians – 10 of them! + Audio too!

screen-shot-2016-10-27-at-11-40-55-amThe CHILD’S OWN BOOK OF GREAT MUSICIANS – ALL 10 VOLUMES! (ebooks & mp3 audios)

Back by popular demand!

Audiobook reader Kara Shallenberg narrated this well done audiobook compilation of 10 volumes of the “Child’s Own Book of Great Musicians” series. These are ten short, entertaining, informative picture-book biographies of famous composers written by Thomas Tapper. Each book tells about the childhood and great achievements of a composer, and includes a short musical example.

Here’s Kara’s mp3 audio reading of the ten books in the series in .zip format. RIGHT CLICK HERE to download it, then “save” to your computer.

Or you can click here and go to the Librivox page that has each 10 minute reading downloadable individually.

…and here are links to the online texts so you can read along and look at the pictures:

Bach: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/34568
Mozart: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/34582
Beethoven: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/34737
Haydn: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/34550
Schubert: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/35070
Handel: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/35157
Chopin: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/35013
Verdi: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/35158
Wagner: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/35128
Grieg: http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/35097

 

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  1. thank you so much for this, i have no musical talent AT ALL! i even sing off key, so i struggle with being able to teach my children music, this will help. my 5 year old disabled child has to learn differently, mostly by audio, so this will also help with her. An enormous thank you.

  2. Thank you for all the freebies. My family loves them all. Thank you for the time that you put in doing this. God bless! 🙂

  3. On each one when you open up the story it lets you listen some where in the middle of the story to something. I seem to open it and it takes me to windows media player so I can listen but I’m not able to. I can listen to the stories but not the other. Can you please help me? Thanks for these websites.

  4. Wonderful, awesome freebies!! Thanks for them Jim. Our kids miss your daughter’s funny videos. They brought a smile to our face.

  5. Thank you so much. Homeschooling can be challenging as we all know and these little freebies are like the ‘pat on the back’ I need! Seriously, I really, really appreciate them!

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