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: The Composer Is Dead (): Lemony Snicket, Carson Ellis, Nathaniel Stookey: Books. Like an extra-large, colorful box containing a thimble, “Lemony Snicket’s The Composer is Dead” is 98% wrapping. Animation, puppetry. It’s Tuesday, and time for Part Two of “The Composer Is Dead Week” on Kids Commute from Interlochen Public Radio. Lemony Snicket and.

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Retrieved from ” https: While technically written for kids, it’s very intelligent and I still find it hilarious. I knew it would be funny; what I wasn’t expecting was this musical masterpiece. If they’ve played in an orchestra, even just in high school, they will be rolling by the time the experience ends. After just a page or two, I was ready to tell my best friend that she MUST get this book, one way or another!

If Lemony Snicket was going to compose a symphony and corresponding plot, it’d be safe to expect orchestral inside jokes, the battle of the instruments, jovial sarcasm, and a little mystery and intrigue. Jun 07, Heather Bolwar rated it it was amazing. Views Read Edit View le,ony. I never wanted it to end!


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She laughed and nodded at all the jokes and one-liners, and then lemon went out to purchase a copy to share with her students. Then, inexplicably, that same pairing reoccurs later when the Inspector is rounding up the alibis. As a proud former band geek, I so enjoyed the personification of the various instruments throughout the Inspector’s interviews. View all 3 comments. I have a lot yhe problems following audio books because I’m easily distracted, so it didn’t really help me.

The book involves the investigation of an orchestra by a detective who is trying to discover why “the composer is dead. I love the entire creation–the words, the illustrations, the music. The first half of the recording is words and music.

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Illustrations by Carson Ellis. But this story is so much better. The CD did make it fun This isn’t just a picture book, nor is it just an au Originally posted at Libri Ago.

Rereading this favourite of mine after quite a few years. Daniel Handler Brett Helquist Seth. I laughed out loud on nearly every page.

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Peter and the Wolf fan? I could have stayed in his world and words for days. It’s a wonderful performance piece.


Mar 05, emma rated it really liked it Shelves: The book comes with a CD lasting just almost 58 minutes. The audio CD that accompanies the book is even better, and I’ve just discovered that the whole thing is on YouTube, so check it out! An inspector arrives on the scene and tries to discover who has killed the composer.

Here goes, a little different this time. So funny and so very cleaver. I played this book for my stepmom, a concert cellist cum cello instructor.

The Composer is Dead

Well, this is the perfect book to introduce children to the musical world. Hardcover36 pages.

The Trumpets held a parade in honor of our great nation, while the French Horns waxed nostalgic about something or other. There’s dreadful news from the symphony hall—the composer is dead! This page was last edited on 20 Juneat The experience, however, doesn’t reach fever pitch until you add in Snicket’s exceptional narration also included on the cd.