The Soldier's Tale

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The Soldier's Tale

The Soldier's Tale  story and music CD or MP3 download
Music by Stravinsky
London Philharmonic Orchestra

Stravinsky's greatest work for narrator and orchestra.  It is the story of a soldier, on leave from the army, who trades his old violin for a magic book that can tell the future and make him rich.  He soon discovers, however, that he has made a deal with the devil and that money does not bring happiness.

A 24-page program booklet included with the CD contains a biography of Stravinsky, The Soldier's Tale story and more. MP3 download from Maestro Classics website includes a PDF of the activity bookletAges 8+ and families.

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Time
1. Introduction

An introduction to the story.

0:44
2. The Soldier's Tale

The story begins with a soldier on leave from the army.

36:25
3. About the Composer: Stravinsky

Learn about Igor Stravinsky, the brilliant, avant-guard Russian composer.

6:12
4. The Amazing Baz Dance Remix

The Amazing Baz transforms the music into a dance remix.

3:25
5. About the Music: The Soldier's Tale

Discover how Stravinsky composed the music to include the tango, ragtime and waltz.

9:59

Total Duration: 56:51 Minutes