Tell Us A Tale Tunes

29 December 2013

Brendan Shea (violin), Avery Waite (cello) and Kim Mai Nguyen (viola) on Tell Us A Tale

Theme: LIVE Classical Music & Listener Favorites


To hear the stories below, visit the Tell Us A Tale Past Stories Page, where they will be available in RealAudio through Saturday, January 4, 2013.

Listener Favorites…

The Little Girl and the Big Bear, a Slavic tale
Author: Joanna Galdone
Illustrator: Paul Galdone
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin; ISBN 0-395-29029-5

Musical Bed: W.A. Mozart’s Andante Grazioso (from Sonata in A Major, K. 331)
Artist: Ric Louchard
CD: G’morning Johann

Song: Ole Slewfoot
Artists: Jan Smith & Tom Proutt (Live on Tell Us A Tale)

How the Ostrich Got a Long Neck, a Kenyan tale
Author: Verna Aardema (retold by)
Illustrator: Marcia Brown
Publisher: Scholastic; ISBN 0-590-48367-6

Song: Trust In Me (The Python’s Song)
CD: Walt Disney’s The Jungle Book

Dragon Feathers, an Austrian tale from the Ziller Valley
Author: Andrey Dugin (retold by)
Illustrator: Olga Dugina
Publisher: Thomasson-Grant; ISBN 1-565-66047-1

Musical Bed: Ric Louchard, G’morning Johann

The Legend of Slappy Hooper, an American Tall Tale
Author: Aaron Shepard (retold by)
Illustrator: Toni Goffe
Publisher: Scribner’s; ISBN 0-684-19535-6

Song: I Got the Sun in the Morning
Artist: Mary Martin (and cast of Annie Get Your Gun)
CD: A Child’s Celebration of Broadway


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