To go on a time travel once in your life is a dream of many children – for Clara and Frederik too. They both love music above all else, and so they undertake an exciting travel through music history: from the Stone Age to the present day.But how does one travel into the Stone Age? A time-travel machine may be helpful – but this is all that is revealed for now…After each time travel the reader gets a lot of valuable and interesting information: Which instruments were played at the gladiator fights in ancient Rome? Was Richard Wagner actually wanted under arrest-warrant? What is the origin of the musical?The answers to these and other questions are given in the narrative text as well as on the attractively designed info pages. In addition to such information, this edition contains a quiz to test your knowledge and amusing stories about great composers.With a foreword by Anne-Sophie MutterFor children aged 8+.
After studying piano, music education and musicology at the Hanover Musikhochschule and composition in New York und New Orleans, Hans-Günter Heumann, both as a music teacher and composer, has focussed primarily on the publication of educational piano literature. His main concern is to teach music in a comprehensible way and make it accessible to a wide audience.