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  1. Beethoven Lives Upstairs
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  2. Beethoven Lives Upstairs

    Delivery: 10-20 Working Days
    Customer Ratings (75 reviews)
    Price R442.00

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The award-winning Classical Kids series introduces children -- and adults -- to the joys of classical music. A dramatic story, a little bit of history and the world's best-loved classical music set the scene for these fun-filled musical adventures.

The arrival of an eccentric boarder turns a young boy's life upside down. Ludwig van Beethoven has moved in upstairs! At first Christoph resents their new tenant but slowly he comes to understand the genius of the man, the torment of his deafness and the beauty of his music. In the end he is won over by the music and true incidents from the great composer's life. The music, all originally produced, includes excerpts of more than 35 of Beethoven's best-loved works: Symphonies Nos. 5 to 9, the Moonlight and Pathetique Sonatas, Violin "Spring Sonata," Flute Serenade, G+ Sonatina, Minuet in G+, Fur Elise.

Awards: Juno Award Best Children's Recording (Canada), Parents' Choice Silver Honor, American Library Association Notable Children's Recording Award, Practical Home Schooling Reader Awards Music Curriculum Category, Film Advisory Board Award of Excellence, Parents' Choice Classic Award, Certified Gold Record (Canada), Certified Platinum Record (Canada)

Also available from Classical Kids: Mr. Bach Comes to Call, Mozart's Magic Fantasy, Vivaldi's Ring of Mystery, Daydreams and Lullabies, Tchaikovsky Discovers America, Hallelujah Handel, Mozart's Magnificent Voyage

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Definite classic. I had this on a cassette and just upgraded. Having it marked off in different unit levels for listening is really helpful for my class.
My kids love this! My son is even picking some of the songs to play for his piano lessons! Great way to expose the kids to composer's music.
We love this story! This is a great way to introduce Beethoven to your kids. The story is part fact, part fiction. It really helped us see Beethoven as a real person, helped us understand the times in which he lived, and built interest for a great music study.
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