The Little Song That Wanted to be a Symphony - Audio Book
William Grant Still wrote the musical story, The Little Song That Wanted To Be A Symphony, to demonstrate the need for human understanding. His wife and collaborator, Verna Arvey, wrote the text to the musical story. Join the Little Song as it explores the world in search of its grand dream of becoming a symphony and as it eventually realizes that it is a far greater dream to bring harmony to people everywhere. This softcover book comes with a CD featuring Still's wonderful orchestral work by the same name with story narration. The cultural idioms represented in the story are: Native American, Bayou Locals, Oriental, Latin American, African-American, Italian American, Big City Youth and Mountain Folk. Wonderfully illustrated by Victor Cano.