YourClassical Storytime

'The Gingerbread Man'

The gingerbread man runs as fast as he can through the forest.Nancy Carlson for MPR

YourClassical Storytime: The Gingerbread Man


April 01, 2021

"Run, run as fast as you can! You can't catch me. I'm the Gingerbread Man!" Who can catch this speedy pastry? Find out in The Gingerbread Man. It's the latest episode of YourClassical Storytime, with music by Johannes Brahms and illustrations by Nancy Carlson. (See more of her illustrations in the gallery.)

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Our telling of The Gingerbread Man includes excerpts from the following recordings:

Johannes Brahms: 21 Hungarian Dances
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Marin Alsop

Symphony No. 1
Belgian Radio and Television Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Alexander Rahbari

Courtesy of Naxos of America Inc.


Storyteller: Steve Seel
Producer: Steve Seel
Illustrations: Nancy Carlson
Digital producer: Jeffrey Yelverton
Social media producer: Brooke Knoll
Senior digital producer: Randy Salas
Program director: Julie Amacher