YourClassical Storytime

'Jack and the Beanstalk'

YourClassical Storytime - 'Jack and the Beanstalk'Nancy Carlson for MPR

YourClassical Storytime - 'Jack and the Beanstalk'


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March 01, 2022

What happens when a boy named Jack climbs a towering beanstalk into the sky? Hint: It involves a magical harp, a golden goose and an ornery giant named Basil. Go on a wild musical adventure with Jack and the Beanstalk, featuring storytelling by Scott Blankenship, with illustrations by Nancy Carlson and music by Leos Janacek.  

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Thanks to Reference Recordings for providing the following music for this episode:

Leos Janacek - Lachian Dances

Czech State Philharmonic, Jose Serebrier

Courtesy of Reference Recordings


Narrator: Scott Blankenship

Story: English fairytale, adapted by Scott Blankenship & Valerie Kahler

Producer: Valerie Kahler

Digital producer: Jeffrey Yelverton

Social media producer: Inés Guanchez

Senior digital producer: Randy Salas

Program director: Julie Amacher