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Archive for May, 2012

Celtic Music For Kids

Music is synonymous with the Celtic tradition. Storytelling and song have been the traditional ways that tales and history were passed down through generations. The music and stories from the Celt nations – Ireland, Wales, Scotland, Isle of Man, Brittany and Cornwall – have so many benefits for children.

Jim Weiss Celtic Treasures is a collection of original and traditional tales on CD. Weiss is an award-winning American storyteller whose voice has been described as “liquid gold’’ and who reels families into the magic of his retellings of ancient tales. When Weiss performs for children he strives to give them a link between classical literature and their own personal life experiences. On this collection ancient stories of bards and warriors are accompanied enhanced with music from acclaimed US pianist Paul Machlis who has an Irish and Scottish background. Read more