My First Classical Music App HD
By Naxos Digital Services Ltd.
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It's the perfect introduction to classical music for children aged 4 and above.
Find out where you hear music, who writes it and what all the instruments sound like. Meet the great composers and be wowed by the orchestra.
Tap any words or pictures and hear the text narrated, extracts of music, and dozens of animations and sound effects. The animals can dance, sing and play!
Ideal for children to enjoy alone or together with a parent, this app is bursting with different pieces of music. It will fire the imagination of children and delight parents.
A full album of music includes Grieg’s Peer Gynt, Mozart’s Magic Flute, Williams’s Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Saint-Saëns’s Carnival of the Animals, Holst’s Planets, Stravinsky’s Petrushka, Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf and many, many more.
“…a venture that gives the project of introducing children to proper music its biggest boost since Peter and the Wolf.”
-The Sunday Times on My First Classical Music Book
* An interactive iPad version of the hugely successful My First Classical Music Book, published by the world’s largest independent classical record company, Naxos.
* Three main sections: When? Where? / People / Instruments.
* Friendly, engaging narration – tap on any piece of text to hear it.
* Questions and ‘Listen For’ tips from the Music Bird: get more from the music.
* Over 40 different pieces of music featured, in excellent recordings.
* Every instrument in the orchestra is demonstrated.
* Lively, characterful illustrations throughout.
What's New in Version 1.0.12
This update disables audio muting - sounds should now play regardless of the iPad’s audio settings.
Really good app
Very interactive, loaded with information in a really fun and easy to use format, excellent introduction to the world of music for my preschooler, I know she'll get even more out of it as time goes by.
A Symphony of Amazingness
This is an amazing fun app for teaching music and classical music. The artwork is great, the layout is great. There is a huge amount of information about instruments and composers and uses of music. There are wonderful pieces for the music selections. This app had a lot of work and thought put into it. AND by people who knew what they were doing. It is very thoughtful and well-constructed. It has three main sections which cover instruments, composers and the when and where of classical music. Each page has loads of places to click to hear sounds, music or facts about music. The user interface is highly child-friendly and engaging. There is a lot of information here that is great for preschoolers. This app has enough information and complexity in it, that it would be great for older children and even adults. It is well researched and has lots of amazing facts and musical selections. It is like an interactive mini encyclopedia of classical music.
- Category: Music
- Updated: Feb 26, 2014
- Version: 1.0.12
- Size: 97.1 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Naxos Global Distribution Ltd
- © Naxos Digital Services Ltd
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPad.