• Below is a list of some great books about music, instruments, composers, or songs.  Read and enjoy them together!!

     

    Getting to Know the World’s Greatest Composers series by Mike Venezia

    Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue by Ana Harwell Calenza

    Pictures at an Exhibition by ana Harwell Calenza

    Bach’s Goldberg variations by Ana Harwell Calenza

    The Heroic symphony by Ana Harwell Calenza

    Story of the Orchestra by Robert Levine

    Duke Ellington: The piano prince and his orchestra by Andrea Pinkney

     

    Charlie Parker Played BeBop by Christopher Raschka

    When Louis Armstrong Taught me Scat by Muriel Harris Weinstein

     

    Do re mi if you can read by Susan Roth

     

    I know a shy fellow who swallowed a cello by Barbara Garriel

     

    Those amazing musical instruments Genevieve Helsby

     

    Zin Zin Zin a violin Lloyd Moss

     

    Famous Children series by Ann Rachlin

     

    Mozart finds a melody Stephen Costanza

     

    Strange Mr. Satie by M.T. Anderson

     

    The Fabulous Feud of Gilbert and Sullivan by Jonah Winter

     

    Play Mozart Play by Peter Sis

     

    Two scarlet songbirds: the story of Anton Dvorak by Carole Schaefer

     

    America the Beautiful by Katherine Lee Bates ill. By Chris Gall

    Stories of Our American Patriotic Songs by Dr. john Henry Lyons

    I’m still here in the bathtub by Alan Katz

    Easter parade by Irving Berlin

    Take me out of the Bathtub and other silly songs by Alan Katz

    Today is Monday by Eric Carle

    Tingalayo by Kate Dule

    Farmer in the Dell by John O’Brien

    Animals Lullaby by Tom Paxton

    The seals on the Bus by Lenny Hort

    Down by the Bay Nadine Bernard Westcott

     Ella Fitzgerald The Tale of a Vocal Virtuosa by Andrea Davis Pinkney

    Duke Ellington by Andrea Davis Pinkney

    Sipping Spiders through a straw: Campfire Songs for Monsters by Kelly DiPucchio

    Des Colores: Bright with colors by David Diaz

    Down by the Station by Will Hillenbrand

    Fiddle-I-Fee by Will Hillenbrand

    The Eensy Weensy Spider by Mary Ann Hoberman

    Frog Went A-Courtin’ by Feodor Rojankovsky

    Where did they hide my presents by Alan Katz

    Bill Grogan’s Goat by Mary Ann Hoberman

    Smelly Locker by Alan Katz

    I know and Old Lady who Swallowed a Fly by Mary Ann Hoberman

    Rock a Bye Baby by Danny Alderman

    Ten in the Bed by Jane Cabrera

    Here Comes Santa Claus by Gene Autry and Oakley Haldeman ill Bruce Whatley

    The Twelve Days of Christmas by Gennady Spirin

    Meet the Orchestra by Ann Hayes

    Gabriella’s Song by Candace Fleming

    Take me out to the Ball game by Jack Norworth

    Yankee Doodle by Edward Bangs

    Old MacDonald Had a farm by Tracy Campbell

    The Cat Who Loved Mozart by Patricia Austin