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By: Thomas Tapper

Stories of Great Composers for Children by Thomas Tapper Stories of Great Composers for Children

This is a collection of ten short, entertaining, informative picture-book biographies of famous composers. Each book tells about the childhood and great achievements of a composer, and includes a short musical example.

Johann Sebastian Bach : The story of the boy who sang in the streets by Thomas Tapper Johann Sebastian Bach : The story of the boy who sang in the streets
Beethoven : The story of a little boy who was forced to practice by Thomas Tapper Beethoven : The story of a little boy who was forced to practice
Mozart : The story of a little boy and his sister who gave concerts by Thomas Tapper Mozart : The story of a little boy and his sister who gave concerts
Book cover Music Talks With Children

"A book of this kind, though addressed to children, must necessarily reach them through an older person. The purpose is to suggest a few of the many aspects which music may have even to the mind of a child. If these chapters, or whatever may be logically suggested by them, be actually used as the basis of simple Talks with children, music may become to them more than drill and study. They should know it as an art, full of beauty and of dignity; full of pure thought and abounding in joy. Music with these characteristics is the true music of the heart...

Chopin : The Story of the Boy Who Made Beautiful Melodies by Thomas Tapper Chopin : The Story of the Boy Who Made Beautiful Melodies
Franz Joseph Haydn : The Story of the Choir Boy who became a Great Composer by Thomas Tapper Franz Joseph Haydn : The Story of the Choir Boy who became a Great Composer
Franz Schubert : The Story of the Boy Who Wrote Beautiful Songs by Thomas Tapper Franz Schubert : The Story of the Boy Who Wrote Beautiful Songs
Edvard Grieg : The Story of the Boy Who Made Music in the Land of the Midnight Sun by Thomas Tapper Edvard Grieg : The Story of the Boy Who Made Music in the Land of the Midnight Sun
Liszt : The Story of a Boy Who Became a Great Pianist and Teacher by Thomas Tapper Liszt : The Story of a Boy Who Became a Great Pianist and Teacher
Handel : The Story of a Little Boy who Practiced in an Attic by Thomas Tapper Handel : The Story of a Little Boy who Practiced in an Attic
Verdi : The Story of the Little Boy who Loved the Hand Organ by Thomas Tapper Verdi : The Story of the Little Boy who Loved the Hand Organ
Wagner : The Story of the Boy Who Wrote Little Plays by Thomas Tapper Wagner : The Story of the Boy Who Wrote Little Plays
Schumann : The Story of the Boy Who Made Pictures in Music by Thomas Tapper Schumann : The Story of the Boy Who Made Pictures in Music

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