Poster Goldilocks and the Three Bears enjoyed their day together.
Goldilocks and the Three Bears enjoyed their day together, getting along, in perfect, friendly, harmony.
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YourClassical Storytime

'Goldilocks and the Three Bears'

YourClassical Storytime: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

What happens when an adventurous girl discovers a house in the woods owned by bears and filled with classical recordings?

Find out how her musical adventure unfolds in Goldilocks and the Three Bears, the latest installment of YourClassical Storytime, featuring illustrations by acclaimed children's author Nancy Carlson. Along the way, we'll hear some wonderful melodies by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Erik Satie, Giacchino Rossini and more. It's our classical twist on the classic tale.

Share the power of classical music with your little ones today! And be sure to explore the gallery below for more illustrations by Carlson.

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Maurice Ravel: Mother Goose Suite (excerpts)
Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Kenneth Jean

Joseph Haydn: Symphony No. 82 (The Bear) (excerpts)
Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, Jans Muller-Kray

Giacchino Rossini: William Tell Overture (excerpts)
Zagreb Festival Orchestra, Michael Halasz

Erik Satie: Gymnopedie No. 1 (excerpt)
Klara Kormendi, piano

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Serenade No. 10 (Gran Partita)
Octopus Wind Ensemble

Courtesy of Naxos of America Inc.


Storyteller: Steve Seel
Writer: Steve Seel
Illustrations: Nancy Carlson
Producer: Valerie Kahler
Digital producer: Seiji Cataldo
Senior digital producer: Randy Salas
Program director: Julie Amacher

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