Click here for books on hymns and their histories

Click here for a list of hymnals I have recorded

Click here for a links to the sheet music I have recorded

Click here for music educational material for children

Click here for musical gift ideas

These are all affiliate marketing links. I receive a small commission from Amazon if you make a purchase. This costs you nothing and goes a long way to supporting this channel and website.

This is a list compiled by my wife, Diane. She has taught children in many capacities for nearly 40 years.

Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition

When his friend Victor suddenly dies, composer Mussorgsky is deeply saddened. But, with the help of his friends, and through his own music, Modest finds a way to keep Victor’s spirit alive.

https://amzn.to/2Zzwt6I

Year of Wonder: Classical Music to Enjoy Day by Day

A unique celebration of classical music that showcases one inspirational piece each day of the year, written by an award-winning violinist and BBC Radio personality

https://amzn.to/3c17Wdi

88 Instruments By: Chris Barton

A boy who loves to make noise gets to pick only one instrument (at his parents urging) in a music store, but there is too much to choose from! There’s triangles and sousaphones! There’s guitars and harpsichords! Bagpipes and cellos and trombones! How can he find the one that is just right for him out of all those options?

https://amzn.to/2YP7R9R

Because by: Mo Willems

Mo Willems, a number one New York Times best-selling author and illustrator, composes a powerful symphony of chance, discovery, persistence, and magic in this moving tale of a young girl’s journey to center stage. Illustrator Amber Ren brings Willems’ music to life, conducting a stunning picture-book debut.

https://amzn.to/2YP7YSP

Becoming Bach by: Tom Lennard

For Johann Sebastian there was always music. His family had been musicians, or Bachs as they were called in Germany, for 200 years. He always wanted to be a Bach.

As he grew, he saw patterns in everything. Patterns he would turn into melodies and song, eventually growing into one of the most important and celebrated musical composers of all time.

This is the story of Johann Sebastian Bach.

https://amzn.to/2SRCMyq

The Carnival of the Animals (Book & CD)

A great way to introduce children to classical music.

America’s first Children’s Poet Laureate has written all-new verses to accompany the composer Camille Saint-Saëns’s The Carnival of the Animals, and the illustrator of the Harry Potter books has turned these rollicking rhymes into a picture-book fun fest. Included is a CD of the music and of Jack Prelutsky reading the verses.

https://amzn.to/2xSb5OI

A Child’s Introduction to the Orchestra (Revised and Updated): Listen to 37 Selections While You Learn About the Instruments, the Music, and the Composers Who Wrote the Music!

Eye-catching illustrations, engaging text and delightful musical selections on the accompanying 70-minute CD lead children ages 8 to 12 (and parents, too!) on an exciting and educational tour through the instruments and music of the orchestra.

https://amzn.to/2yHfuV3

The Music of Life: Bartolomeo Cristofori & the Invention of the Piano

Bartolomeo Cristofori coaxes just the right sounds from the musical instruments he makes. Some of his keyboards can play piano, light and soft; others make forte notes ring out, strong and loud, but Cristofori longs to create an instrument that can be played both soft and loud.

https://amzn.to/2A6j8Ij

Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin (Aladdin Picture Books)

When this book begins, the trombone is playing all by itself. But soon a trumpet makes a duet, a french horn a trio, and so on until the entire orchestra is assembled on stage. Written in elegant and rhythmic verse and illustrated with playful and flowing artwork, this unique counting book is the perfect introduction to musical groups. Readers of all ages are sure to shout “Encore!” when they reach the final page of this joyous celebration of classical music.

https://amzn.to/2yxCdTz

Bach’s Goldberg Variations (Once Upon a Masterpiece)

Johann Sebastian Bach created some of the most significant music in history, including A Keyboard Practice Consisting of an Aria with Thirty Variations for the Harpsichord – commonly known as the Goldberg Variations. Goldberg is Johann Gottlieb Goldberg, a young musician in the court of Count Keyserlingk, a Russian ambassador living in Dresden. It isn’t known for certain why Bach’s difficult composition was named for the young man, but Anna Harwell Celenza gives us one possible story based on extensive research.

https://amzn.to/2Wj6hLH

Haydn’s Farewell Symphony (Once Upon a Masterpiece)

Anna Harwell Celenza’s engaging fictionalized telling of the story behind Franz Joseph Haydn’s famous symphony is a perfect introduction to classical music and its power. The Farewell Symphony brings to life a long summer spent at Esterháza, the summer palace of Prince Nicholas of Esterházy.

https://amzn.to/2Wh50oh

Beethoven’s Heroic Symphony (Once Upon a Masterpiece)

Discover the little-known story of Beethoven’s beloved masterwork.   

As the best pianist in Vienna, Ludwig van Beethoven had everything: talent, money, fame. But he also had a terrible secret. He was slowly going deaf. Though his hearing deserted him, the maestro never lost his music.

https://amzn.to/3blxxxp

Beethoven Lives Upstairs

https://amzn.to/2WAYeZm

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Composers)

A biography of the child prodigy who wrote more than 800 pieces of music before his untimely death at thirty-five.

https://amzn.to/2Wj8aYD

Johann Sebastian Bach (Revised Edition) (Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Composers)

Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Composers series combines a delightful mix of full-color historical reproductions, photos, and hilarious cartoon-style illustrations that bring to life the works of renowned composers, combining poignant anecdotes with important factual information for readers.

https://amzn.to/3cqECy8

Ludwig van Beethoven (Revised Edition) (Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Composers)

Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Composers series combines a delightful mix of full-color historical reproductions, photos, and hilarious cartoon-style illustrations that bring to life the works of renowned composers, combining poignant anecdotes with important factual information for readers.

https://amzn.to/3bn0Wai

And thanks to everybody who supports this effort in any way!

You can also support me on https://www.patreon.com/AndrewRemillard

https://www.gofundme.com/f/new-hammers-for-our-recording-studio-piano&rcid=r01-156648557251-83e6a5422fee4692&pc=ot_co_campmgmt_w

Follow me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AndrewRemillardPianist

You can also find a complete list of all recordings here: https://www.andrewremillard.com/complete-recording-list-links/

Click here for books on hymns and their histories

Click here for a list of hymnals I have recorded

Click here for a links to the sheet music I have recorded

Click here for music educational material for children

Click here for musical gift ideas

These are all affiliate marketing links. I receive a small commission from Amazon if you make a purchase. This costs you nothing and goes a long way to supporting this channel and website.

This is a list compiled by my wife, Diane. She has taught children in many capacities for nearly 40 years.

Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition

When his friend Victor suddenly dies, composer Mussorgsky is deeply saddened. But, with the help of his friends, and through his own music, Modest finds a way to keep Victor’s spirit alive.

https://amzn.to/2Zzwt6I

Year of Wonder: Classical Music to Enjoy Day by Day

A unique celebration of classical music that showcases one inspirational piece each day of the year, written by an award-winning violinist and BBC Radio personality

https://amzn.to/3c17Wdi

88 Instruments By: Chris Barton

A boy who loves to make noise gets to pick only one instrument (at his parents urging) in a music store, but there is too much to choose from! There’s triangles and sousaphones! There’s guitars and harpsichords! Bagpipes and cellos and trombones! How can he find the one that is just right for him out of all those options?

https://amzn.to/2YP7R9R

Because by: Mo Willems

Mo Willems, a number one New York Times best-selling author and illustrator, composes a powerful symphony of chance, discovery, persistence, and magic in this moving tale of a young girl’s journey to center stage. Illustrator Amber Ren brings Willems’ music to life, conducting a stunning picture-book debut.

https://amzn.to/2YP7YSP

Becoming Bach by: Tom Lennard

For Johann Sebastian there was always music. His family had been musicians, or Bachs as they were called in Germany, for 200 years. He always wanted to be a Bach.

As he grew, he saw patterns in everything. Patterns he would turn into melodies and song, eventually growing into one of the most important and celebrated musical composers of all time.

This is the story of Johann Sebastian Bach.

https://amzn.to/2SRCMyq

The Carnival of the Animals (Book & CD)

A great way to introduce children to classical music.

America’s first Children’s Poet Laureate has written all-new verses to accompany the composer Camille Saint-Saëns’s The Carnival of the Animals, and the illustrator of the Harry Potter books has turned these rollicking rhymes into a picture-book fun fest. Included is a CD of the music and of Jack Prelutsky reading the verses.

https://amzn.to/2xSb5OI

A Child’s Introduction to the Orchestra (Revised and Updated): Listen to 37 Selections While You Learn About the Instruments, the Music, and the Composers Who Wrote the Music!

Eye-catching illustrations, engaging text and delightful musical selections on the accompanying 70-minute CD lead children ages 8 to 12 (and parents, too!) on an exciting and educational tour through the instruments and music of the orchestra.

https://amzn.to/2yHfuV3

The Music of Life: Bartolomeo Cristofori & the Invention of the Piano

Bartolomeo Cristofori coaxes just the right sounds from the musical instruments he makes. Some of his keyboards can play piano, light and soft; others make forte notes ring out, strong and loud, but Cristofori longs to create an instrument that can be played both soft and loud.

https://amzn.to/2A6j8Ij

Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin (Aladdin Picture Books)

When this book begins, the trombone is playing all by itself. But soon a trumpet makes a duet, a french horn a trio, and so on until the entire orchestra is assembled on stage. Written in elegant and rhythmic verse and illustrated with playful and flowing artwork, this unique counting book is the perfect introduction to musical groups. Readers of all ages are sure to shout “Encore!” when they reach the final page of this joyous celebration of classical music.

https://amzn.to/2yxCdTz

Bach’s Goldberg Variations (Once Upon a Masterpiece)

Johann Sebastian Bach created some of the most significant music in history, including A Keyboard Practice Consisting of an Aria with Thirty Variations for the Harpsichord – commonly known as the Goldberg Variations. Goldberg is Johann Gottlieb Goldberg, a young musician in the court of Count Keyserlingk, a Russian ambassador living in Dresden. It isn’t known for certain why Bach’s difficult composition was named for the young man, but Anna Harwell Celenza gives us one possible story based on extensive research.

https://amzn.to/2Wj6hLH

Haydn’s Farewell Symphony (Once Upon a Masterpiece)

Anna Harwell Celenza’s engaging fictionalized telling of the story behind Franz Joseph Haydn’s famous symphony is a perfect introduction to classical music and its power. The Farewell Symphony brings to life a long summer spent at Esterháza, the summer palace of Prince Nicholas of Esterházy.

https://amzn.to/2Wh50oh

Beethoven’s Heroic Symphony (Once Upon a Masterpiece)

Discover the little-known story of Beethoven’s beloved masterwork.   

As the best pianist in Vienna, Ludwig van Beethoven had everything: talent, money, fame. But he also had a terrible secret. He was slowly going deaf. Though his hearing deserted him, the maestro never lost his music.

https://amzn.to/3blxxxp

Beethoven Lives Upstairs

https://amzn.to/2WAYeZm

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Composers)

A biography of the child prodigy who wrote more than 800 pieces of music before his untimely death at thirty-five.

https://amzn.to/2Wj8aYD

Johann Sebastian Bach (Revised Edition) (Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Composers)

Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Composers series combines a delightful mix of full-color historical reproductions, photos, and hilarious cartoon-style illustrations that bring to life the works of renowned composers, combining poignant anecdotes with important factual information for readers.

https://amzn.to/3cqECy8

Ludwig van Beethoven (Revised Edition) (Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Composers)

Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Composers series combines a delightful mix of full-color historical reproductions, photos, and hilarious cartoon-style illustrations that bring to life the works of renowned composers, combining poignant anecdotes with important factual information for readers.

https://amzn.to/3bn0Wai

And thanks to everybody who supports this effort in any way!

You can also support me on https://www.patreon.com/AndrewRemillard

https://www.gofundme.com/f/new-hammers-for-our-recording-studio-piano&rcid=r01-156648557251-83e6a5422fee4692&pc=ot_co_campmgmt_w

Follow me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AndrewRemillardPianist

You can also find a complete list of all recordings here: https://www.andrewremillard.com/complete-recording-list-links/