Once Upon a Tune : Stories from the Orchestra


Author: James Mayhew

Illustrator: James Mayhew

Once Upon a Tune brings you six wonderful stories from many lands, all of which inspired great music.

You can battle trolls with Peer Gynt in The Hall of the Mountain King; grapple with a magic broom in The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, meet the evil Witch of the North in The Swan of Tuonela, sail the seven seas with Sinbad the Sailor in Scheherazade; be a prince disguised as a bee in The Flight of the Bumblebee, and become a fearless hero in William Tell. The stories are excitingly told and stunningly illustrated by James Mayhew. Includes Musical Notes with more information about the stories and music, plus James’s recommended recordings to download and listen to.