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YourClassical Storytime - 'Thumbelina'


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June 01, 2022

Once upon a time, there was a girl who was no bigger than a thumb – which made her just the right size to be kidnapped by a frog! Find out what happens to her in the wild adventures of Thumbelina, the latest episode of YourClassical Storytime, featuring narration by Julie Amacher, music by Maurice Ravel and illustrations by Nancy Carlson.

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Maurice Ravel: Selections from Mother Goose and Le Tombeau de Couperin
Performed by Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, conducted by Neville Marriner
Hanssler Classic

Introduction and Allegro
Performed by the Kodaly Quartet, with Zoltan Gyongyossy, Bela Kovacs and Eva Maros

Courtesy of Naxos of America


Narrator: Julie Amacher

Featured Voices: Julie Amacher, Steve Seel, Jessica Brown

Story: Hans Christian Andersen, adapted by Steve Seel and Julie Amacher

Producer: Steve Seel

Digital producer: Jeffrey Yelverton

Social media producer: Inés Guanchez

Senior digital producer: Randy Salas

Program director: Julie Amacher