"A helpful note on the composer and his piece rounds out a fine package— it's an irresistible poetic and musical experience for youngsters. (Picture book/poetry. 6-12)"
A distinguished trio combine for a fresh, accessible and wonderfully appealing reimagining of a classic 19th-century "program music" favorite ("program music" being music specifically created to describe or depict a visual image): Camille Saint-Saëns's evocative 1886 favorite.
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