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  • Who Was Marco Polo?

  • By: Joan Holub
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
  • Length: 52 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2

Marco Polo was 17 when he set out for China...and 41 when he came back! More than 700 years ago, Marco Polo traveled from the medieval city of Venice to the fabled kingdom of the great Kublai Khan, seeing new sights and riches that no Westerner had ever before witnessed. But did Marco Polo experience the things he wrote about...or was it all made-up?

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Very interesting book!

  • By panka33 on 20-02-18

Very interesting book!

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 20-02-18

i really enjoyed the audio book even, I am 50 years old
i knew so little about Marco Polo. Seeing the film, I was wondering what is true from the film' story.

  • Famous Composers

  • By: Darren Henley
  • Narrated by: Aled Jones
  • Length: 2 hrs and 16 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 4
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 5

Following on the success of The Story of Classical Music, Darren Henley and Aled Jones combine forces again to tell, in more detail, the lives of six key composers: Bach, Vivaldi, Mozart, Beethoven, Dvořák, and Shostakovich. Their colourful lives and their love of music is told against the backdrop of some of their finest works - an ideal combination.

  • 3 out of 5 stars
  • For children

  • By A Lee on 29-08-18

Interesting

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 15-08-17

There is somie interesting information, in the book. The perfomance exellent. i recommend ifor older children or adults.

Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart? cover art
  • Who Was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart?

  • By: Yona Zeldis McDonough
  • Narrated by: Kevin Pariseau
  • Length: 54 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5

Born in Austria in 1756, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart composed his first piece of music, a minuet, when he was just five years old! Soon after, he was performing for kings and emperors. Although he died at the young age of 35, Mozart left a legacy of more than 600 works. This fascinating biography charts the musician's extraordinary career and personal life while painting a vivid cultural history of 18th-century Europe.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • I loved it. Very interesting !

  • By panka33 on 11-08-17

I loved it. Very interesting !

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 11-08-17

I enjoyed it so much!
Great story, informative. It's even interesting for adults! i would recommend it!

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  • Piano Lessons

  • By: Anna Goldsworthy
  • Narrated by: Anna Goldsworthy
  • Length: 2 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 3
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 2
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 2

In this remarkable memoir, Anna Goldsworthy recalls her first steps towards a life in music, from childhood piano lessons with a local jazz muso to international success as a concert pianist. As she discovers passion and ambition and confronts doubt and disappointment, she learns about much more than tone and technique. This is a story of the getting of wisdom, tender and bittersweet.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Enlightening and wonderful.

  • By amazoncustomer on 01-04-18

Magnificient book!

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 05-08-17

i cannot stop listening to it. Over again and again. Addictive. I love it.