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  1. Pictures at an Exhibition
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  2. Pictures at an Exhibition

    [1570914923]
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    Customer Ratings (12 reviews)
    Price R1211.00

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When his friend Victor suddenly dies, composer Mussorgsky is deeply saddened. But, with the help of his friends, and through his own music, Modest finds a way to keep Victor's spirit alive.

Readers of all ages will enjoy the inspirational story behind the composition of Pictures at an Exhibition. Bright, colorful illustrations incorporate elements of Russian folk art and traditional symbols. View pages from artist JoAnn Kitchel's notebook for explanations of the symbols and see her pencil-sketch research of the Russian culture.

This handsome book and CD recording provide enrichment for the whole family.

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Specifications

Country
USA
Author
Anna Harwell Celenza
Binding
Hardcover
EAN
9781570914928
Edition
Rei/Com
ISBN
1570914923
Label
Charlesbridge
Manufacturer
Charlesbridge
NumberOfItems
1
NumberOfPages
32
PublicationDate
2003-02-01
Publisher
Charlesbridge
ReleaseDate
2003-02-01
Studio
Charlesbridge
Most Helpful Customer Reviews

This is the second book by Celenza and Kitchel that I have purchased (the first was about Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue). The illustrations are beautiful and the story is well written.

My complaint is that although it was advertised that a CD recording comes with the book, and the book has a star on the front that says "Includes CD recording," there was no CD. I purchased it at the bargain price, and for $8.78 I will keep the book alone, especially since others have said that their replacement books also did not include a CD. I will use YouTube or other free services for recordings of the music.

I recommend the book itself, and I would have been happy to pay $8.78 for a book without a CD if it had been described that way, but I'm annoyed by false advertising. It should not be described as including a CD if, in fact, there won't be one because you purchased a bargain hardcover or a paperback copy.
This book is yet another treasure in this series for children. The vivid illustrations are so beautiful and they complete the story well. The author gives a good accounting of the story here, without going too far into the details that would be unpleasant for young children. This story is full of passion and the music CD that accompanies it is wonderful. My children love this series and beg to listen to the music from each book. What a great gift to give any child; the love of music! I love that my young children know the stories behind great compositions and enjoy listening to them. I have learned a thing or two from reading these books as well! Definitely worth five stars!
Many times what appears to be a children's book is infinitely more valuable. The illustrations are superb and text outstandng.
Look beyond the cover presentation here and find a carefully drawn path to the essence of a wonderful piece of music....regardless of your age.
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