Classical Music For Kids
Category: Family / Live-Action
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A young girl named Michelle living in 1875 Paris receives valuable lessons on playing the piano and bringing her estranged parents back together from her new music teacher, composer Georges Bizet, in this visually stunning family drama. Features music from "Carmen Suites," "L'Arlesienne" and "The Pearl Fishers." 53 min. Soundtrack: ... more
This compelling, music-filled tale follows the life of a young Franz Liszt before he became a famous composer, when, acclaimed as a pianist, he lived a life similar to contemporary rock stars. What Liszt really wanted to do was write his own music, and this film shows how a young Gypsy violinist helped him realize his dream. 53 min. ... more
Bach's Fight For Freedom(1995)
After reluctantly becoming an aide to a struggling composer named Johann Sebastian Bach, a young boy learns a valuable lesson in self-reliance while helping Bach achieve his dreams in this music-filled drama. Includes selections from the Brandenburg Concertos, "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring" and more. 53 min. Soundtrack: English.
Handel's Last Chance(1996)
In 18th-century Dublin, an impoverished young boy who dreams of being a singer befriends the composer George Frideric Handel, who fears his music is falling out of favor. Together they receive a chance to prove themselves, through the premiere of Handel's most beloved work, "The Messiah." 50 min. Soundtrack: English.