A Fairy Tale Suite (+ Narrator)
Märchen-Variationen (+ Erzähler)
Kees Vlak created a cute little musical fairytale, the theme and variations are based on the magical story of "Cinderella". After her father's death, the lovely girl is tormented by her stepmother and stepsisters. Thanks to the magical help of a fairy godmother and because of a lost shoe that only fits Cinderella, she finds her happy ending with the prince.
A narrator may read the fairytale to the audience. The German and English text is part of the full set.
eXplora Grade 2
eXplora disc 02
Chords of fifths and the gong open the "Land of the Pharaohs" in an impressive way. A soft and mysterious theme follows the introduction. Twelve measures later chords of fifths are added and the mysterious theme changes its nature. It is now played ...
Everybody knows the canon „Bruder Jakob“. A canon is one of the oldest musical forms and good for singing. Everybody sings the same melody in certain bar intervals. Kees Vlak made the Kanon a little more complicated and diversified by starting the ...
The "Little Magyar" begins passionately with a melancholy motif in the minor mode: a campfire is burning; the violins weep and tell stories of the fatherland and the family. This joyless mood does not prevail for long, as the Hungarian is no sad ...
The „Irish Dream“ begins with a soft and dreamy melody depicting the natural and beautiful landscape of Ireland. That theme reapears throughout the whole piece. As a contrast we hear a distinctive theme symbolizing the rutted cliffs and the rough ...