December 02, 2006


from the library’s Winter 2007 Canadian Family:

Mr. Smart, The Educated Monkey

Art Songs: Ten Songs about Artists by Agnes and Aubrey; from the Tate:
Do you know who dripped paint on to large canvases? Or which artist saw angels in the street? Can you explain what Cubism is? These quirky, catchy songs introduce listeners of all ages to fascinating facts about major artists. You will be intrigued by the variety of musical styles and inventive lyrics. A colourful illustrated booklet with full lyrics completes this unique collection.

Featured artists include William Blake, Frida Kahlo, Wassily Kandinsky, Jackson Pollock, Henri Rousseau and J.M.W. Turner.

CD with 24 page booklet, illustrated in colour throughout and packaged in a cardboard case.

Mary Agnes Richards is a musician, writer and editor.

David Aubrey Schweitzer has composed music and songs for numerous films and TV programmes including the Bafta-nominated BBC Series Charlie & Lola.

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