“At last, two of my loves - baseball and classical music - united at last. This is a wonderful piece that the entire family will enjoy. Besides, they've got Casey wearing pinstripes.”
– George M. Steinbrenner III, New York Yankees
Casey at the Bat
Casey at the Bat story and music CD or MP3 download
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Music by Stephen Simon
When the Mudville Nine are almost certain to lose the game, Mighty Casey takes his turn at bat, and the fans hold their breath as each pitch is thrown.
The upbeat, jazzy music performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra is highlighted by cheering crowds, vendors hawking their wares, the cheers of spectators and the sounds of the ball being hit, which bring the story to life.
A 24-page activity book, included with the CD, contains the complete Ernst Lawrence Thayer poem, amazing facts about baseball, sheeet music, as well as games and puzzles. MP3 download from Maestro Classics website includes a PDF of the activity booklet.
Album also includes a Suzuki tango play-along, “In a Cabin in a Wood” song, and Flight of the Rabbit, as story in music in less than 3 minutes.
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For all ages.
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NOTE: iPad and iPod users, please download the digital file using iTunes
2. About the Poem
Learn about the poet, a young, unknown journalist, and how the poem became famous.
6. Casey à la Suzuki
The march is transformed into a Suzuki-style piece performed by young violinists.
Total Duration: 35:00 Minutes