Little Creatures: An Introduction to Classical Music, Gerhard
Author: Ana Gerhard
Illustrator: Mauricio Gómez Morin
Format: Hardcover, 62 pages
Publisher: The Secret Mountain (2019)
This book pairs five centuries of music history with stunning illustrations of fascinating little creatures — insects, arachnids and amphibians; wasps, butterflies, frogs and snakes. A glossary of musical terms and a short biography of each composer are included along with a CD (plus a unique code for the digital download) of recordings performed by the likes of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Liverpool Philharmonic and the Nashville Symphony.
About Ana Gerhard:
Ana Gerhard studied as a concert pianist at the Mexican National Conservatory. She has taught piano for several years and has hosted numerous radio programs dedicated to the promotion of classical music.