YourClassical Storytime

'The Merry Prankster'

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YourClassical Storytime - 'The Merry Prankster'


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April 01, 2022

What happens when a happy-go-lucky wanderer takes over a village bakery? Find out in the hilarious tale The Merry Prankster, the latest episode of YourClassical Storytime – featuring music by Richard Strauss, illustrations by Mia Jennings and narration by Valerie Kahler.

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

Till Eulenspiegels lustige Streiche, by Richard Strauss, arranged by Franz Hasenöhrl
©1954 by

Performed by Chicago Pro Musica
From The Medinah Sessions (RR-2102)

Courtesy of Reference Recordings


Narrator: Valerie Kahler

Story: German fairytale, adapted by Valerie Kahler

Producer: Valerie Kahler

Digital producer: Jeffrey Yelverton

Social media producer: Inés Guanchez

Senior digital producer: Randy Salas

Program director: Julie Amacher