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Orpheus - A Children's Musical (CD-ROM)

Music by Marc Forde. Narration by Johnny Morris

Everything you need to explore Orpheus the musical on one CD-ROM, brought to you by musicnow in collaboration with Boosey & Hawkes!

Designed for primary schools (year 3 upwards) and music theatre groups, this CD-ROM contains all the materials needed to stage a production of the enchanting musical, Orpheus.   The songs are fun to sing, easy to learn and simple to stage and the magical story, a modern treatment of an ancient Greek Myth, is narrated by the wonderful Johnny Morris. 

A totally flexible resource that can be used in variety of ways to suit the resources available.  Listen to the CD, sing the songs in the classroom or mount your own production - it's up to you!

Included on the CD-ROM:
  • Teachers Notes
  • The Story
  • The Lyrics
  • A Piano Reduced Score
  • Instrumental Parts + Full Score
  • Narration Script
  • Full CD performance by Balagan Theatre Company & Johnny Morris
  • Backing tracks
  • Organising a Performance
  • Information on the composer, Marc Forde
  • Information on the performers
  • A special feature are lyrics which display syncronised with backing tracks.

  • Animal Magic

    The dulcet tones of the wonderful Johnny Morris, a familiar figure on television and radio, help to bring the story of Orpheus alive.

    Orpheus is produced by musicnow in collaboration with Boosey & Hawkes.

    System requirements:
    Windows Users: Minimum 166 MHz processor, 32MB RAM, 16-bit sound card, CD-ROM drive (CD Extra compatible), running Microsoft Windows 98 or later
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