From the author of the critically acclaimed Daniel Jacobus mystery series comes Maestro, the Potbellied Pig, the heartwarming tale of Cassandra, a young harpist who forms a perfect friendship with a unique pet. Well, maybe not exactly perfect!
Music performed by Franziska Huhn, harp; and Gerald Elias (aka PJ Pajama), violin. Featured harp excerpts include: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Concerto for Flute and Harp; Nicolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Scheherazade; George Frederic Handel: Harp Concerto in B; Maurice Ravel: Piano Concerto in G; Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Waltz of the Flowers, The Nutcracker Ballet; Gabriel Fauré: Impromptu, Op. 86; and Hector Berlioz: Symphonie Fantastique.
"A thoroughly enjoyable story! The narrator and musicians were wonderful! Congratulations!" (Ann Pilot, former principal harp, Boston Symphony Orchestra)
Alison Larkin is the award-winning narrator of over 200 books including Peter Pan and the Inconsiderate Waiter, Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass, The Complete Novels of Jane Austen, and Agatha Christie's The Secret Adversary.
Franziska Huhn is an internationally renowned harpist and a faculty member of the New England Conservatory of Music and Boston University.
Gerald Elias leads a double life as a world class musician and as the author of the award-winning Daniel Jacobus mystery series, Mister E's Mysteries, and other writings.
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