Once upon a time, the elephant had no trunk – until a young one had an unfortunate run-in with a crocodile. Find out the long and short of it in the charming tale The Elephant’s Child, the latest episode of YourClassical Storytime – featuring narration by Scott Blankenship, illustrations by E.J. Thompson and traditional classical music from India.
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This episode of YourClassical Storytime includes music from:
Traditional Indian music from the Naxos album Classical Traditions: The Indian Bansuri, featuring excerpts from these rāgas:
Bandish in Rupak Taal
Dhun Mishra Shivaranjini
Performed by Ronu Majumdar, bansuri, and Ajeet Pathak, tabla
Naxos World 76110
Courtesy of Naxos of America
Narrator: Scott Blankenship, with additional voices by Valerie Kahler
Story: Adapted from The Elephant’s Child, by Rudyard Kipling
Producer: Valerie Kahler
Social media producer: Inés Guanchez
Senior digital producer: Randy Salas
Production manager: Valerie Kahler
Program director: Julie Amacher
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