Learn about ballet music in new guide from Sally Agar and Classic FM!
Today marks the publication of The Very Young Person’s Guide to Ballet Music, illustrated by Sally Agar and written by Tim Lihoreau and Philip Noyce in collaboration with Classic FM.
Pull on your pointe shoes and follow our heroes as they explore beautiful scenes inspired by some of ballet’s most loved music, including Swan Lake, Giselle, The Nutcracker, Spartacus, and The Firebird. Young readers can discover iconic moments including Swan Lake’s Dance of the Cygnets, The Clog Dance from La Fille Mal Gardée, and Don Quixote’s Dance of the Matadors. Original illustrations capture the beautiful story of the ballet, while the sound button brings the composer’s dazzling pieces to life. Every spread features fascinating facts about the ballet, performers, the composer, and the music.
Out now in hardback.