Baker & Taylor Introduces the early life of the German composer, offers a brief guide to listening to his works in different musical forms, and suggests related activities.
Gardners Uses pictures, music and words to tell the story of Bach's life. Accompanying CD includes a narrated version of the story, and recordings of Bach's music. This book, written in 'child-friendly' language, is attractively presented with entertaining illustrations. It is for young children who can read the story themselves or listen to it on the CD.
Independent Publishing Group
Bach was born into a family of many musicians—composers, singers, and instrumentalists. At the age of 12, he could play the harpsichord, the organ, the violin, and the viola. Children who are curious about how musical instruments are crafted, and who may have wondered how pieces of wood is needed to make a violin, will find that they may have much in common with Bach.
Baker & Taylor A journey through the music and lives of the most influential classical musicians, these illustrated biographies focus on their musical childhoods and include a CD with a reading of the book and fragments of each featured musician's iconic compositions.