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The Story: Alter the dramatic send-off of his music into space aboard Voyager ll, Mr, Bach, along with his magic orchestra and choir, drops in on a little girl as she practices the piano.
The Music: More than 28 musical excerpts include Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring, Brandenburg Concerto #5, Air on the G-string, Flute Sonatas and Badinerie, Goldberg Variations, minuets and preludes, organ music and Cantata #78.
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Mr. Bach, a magic orchestra and boys' choir surprise young Elizabeth as she practices at the piano.
The series' premiere recording opens with the launch of Bach's music into space aboard the Voyager II spacecraft. Mr. Bach magically arrives and reminisces about his life and music; his twenty children, his time in jail and his devotion to the church.
Not until the very end does he reveal the reason for his visit, "Every time my music is played... I am alive."
More than 28 musical excerpts include Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring, Brandenburg Concerto #5, Air on the G-string, Flute Sonatas and Badinerie, Goldberg Variations, minuets and preludes, organ music and Cantata #78.
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"...required family listening...an exciting, innovative (recording) certain to fascinate children and adults alike..." - Kids Toronto
"...an invitation to receptive minds of children to enter and explore the world of serious music that is stimulating...and at the same time is just plain fun..." - Full Score
"...(a) masterpiece of ingenuity and sensitivity...this is a first class work that will entertain you as well as your children." - Vancouver Province
"A wonderful adventurous (recording) which captures the spirit of creativity which is at the root of classical music..." - LA Parent