Gershwin's Magic Key / Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestra

Release Date: 2/26/2021
Catalog Number: 270541
Number of Discs: 1

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The first new release in 20 years from the award winning Platinum selling Classical Kids Series, most famous for Beethoven Lives Upstairs. Extra, extra! Read all about it! Step into the streets of 1920s New York City, where a newspaper boy has a chance encounter with the famous composer George Gershwin, and together they explore the many sights and sounds of the city. Gershwin's Magic Key is the first-ever educationally entertaining musical story introducing children to the extraordinary life and musical masterpieces of one of America's greatest composers! An award-winning series that introduces young listeners to Classical music through storytelling, the Classical Kids series of recordings are respected by parents and educators around the world. The music is magically woven into a 50-minute story as the two actors share their anecdotes and observations based on true incidents from the composer's life. Presenting history, drama, music and fun this engaging album and enhanced audio book is designed to be enjoyed by the entire family. The Children's Group is excited to release the studio recording of the Classical Kids LIVE! Production, Gershwin's Magic Key, featuring the Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras and including the two actors featured in the original theatrical concert, which premiered with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. The Classical Kids series has won an unprecedented 6 JUNO Awards for Best Children's Recording, Billboard International Achievement Award, Parent's Choice Awards, iParenting

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