WorldCat Identities

Babiak, Walter

Overview
Works: 53 works in 280 publications in 3 languages and 6,488 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's sound recordings  Drama  Children's audiobooks  Fiction  Music  History  Children's films  Instrumental music  Musical settings 
Roles: Conductor, Performer, Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Walter Babiak
Beethoven lives upstairs by Ludwig van Beethoven( Recording )

37 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Christoph, in a series of letters to his uncle, tells of the chaotic state of affairs due to the arrival of Mr. Beethoven who has come to stay in his house. Musical illustrations are performed by the Studio Arts Orchestra, Walter Babiak, conductor
Mr. Bach comes to call by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

41 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells how Mr. Bach dropped in on a little girl at the piano, along with his magic orchestra and choir. Includes more than two dozen excerpts from Bach's music
Mozart's magic fantasy : a journey through The magic flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

30 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and German and held by 1,083 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With magic bells and flute, Sarah and the dragon find their way from the Queen of the Night's realm to Sarastro's castle. Together they help Prince Tamino find Princess Pamina, and the bird-man find his Papagena
Vivaldi's ring of mystery by Douglas Cowling( Recording )

35 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young violinist, Katarina, arrives at the orphanage where Vivaldi was music director. Aided by Giovanni the gondolier, she searches throughout Venice for clues to her mysterious past
Hallelujah Handel! by Douglas Cowling( Recording )

13 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In eighteenth-century London, a young orphan who sings like an angel but is unable to speak is healed with help from the great composer, George Frideric Handel, and the music of the "Messiah."
Daydreams and lullabies by Classical Kids( Recording )

19 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This CD is a celebration of poetry, song and classical music. It follows a family from playtime to dreamtime in the streets of Olde London. Excerpts include Bach, Beethoven, Mozart, Vivaldi and more
Tchaikovsky discovers America by Douglas Cowling( )

19 editions published between 1990 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The music of Tchaikovsky is presented using a dramatized story of Tchaikovsky arriving in New York in 1891 for the grand opening of Carnegie Hall
Peter Ustinov reads The orchestra by Mark Rubin( Recording )

11 editions published between 1987 and 1993 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using 28 excerpts from the symphonic repertory, illustrates the instruments of the orchestra singly and in groups
Daydreams and lullabies : a celebration of poetry, song and classical music( Recording )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presented is a rich variety of classical music, lullabies, rounds, poetry, and traditional English songs
Peter Ustinov reads the orchestra( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This video explains the process of composition and the basic musical concepts of melody, harmony, rhythm, tempo, dynamics and tone colour. The four main families of orchestral instruments and each of their individual members are described. The role of the conductor is also examined
The best of Mozart by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Recording )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Classic Kids installment features some of the best-loved Mozart compositions chosen especially for children
Classical kids music box( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines the music of classical composers with narrated stories designed to familiarize students with both the composers and their music
Beethoven lives upstairs : fun, drama, music & history by Barbara Nichol( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Christoph exchanges letters with his uncle about the chaotic arrival of Mr. Beethoven into his house. In the end, he is won over by the music and true incidents from the great composer's life
The best of Bach by Johann Sebastian Bach( Recording )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of classical music to encourage brain development in young children
Classical kids music box( Recording )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines the music of classical composers with narration designed to familiarize students with both the composers and their music
Vivaldi, la clef du mystère by Antonio Vivaldi( Recording )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in French and No Linguistic content and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une jeune violoniste pleine de promesses vient étudier la musique à Venise, à l'orphelinat de Pietà dirigé par Antonio Vivaldi. C'est l'époque du carnaval, il y a de la magie dans l'air et le mystère de son origine se dénoue tandis que Katarina exploite les canaux de Venise à la recherche de son passé. L'enregistrement comporte des extraits des oeuvres de Vivaldi, notamment Les quatre saisons, Le concerto pour piccolo, Le concerto pour guitare, Le concerto pour deux trompettes, La notte, Il gardellino, Le concerto pour violon en la mineur, RV 356
The Classical kids collection : tales of enchantment and classical music( Recording )

4 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains dramas for children with musical excerpts and movements written by the highlighted composer
The Orchestra by Mark Rubin( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using 28 excerpts from the symphonic repertory, illustrates the instruments of the orchestra singly and in groups
Mozart's magic fantasy : a journey through "the Magic Flute" by Douglas Cowling( Recording )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With magic bells and flute, Sarah and the dragon find their way from the Queen of the Night's realm to Sarastro's castle. Together they help Prince Tamino find Princess Pamina, and the bird-man find his Papagena
 
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Mr. Bach comes to callClassical kids music box
Alternative Names
Babiak, W. (Walter)

Languages
English (218)

French (4)

German (1)

Covers
Mr. Bach comes to callMozart's magic fantasy : a journey through The magic fluteVivaldi's ring of mysteryHallelujah Handel!Daydreams and lullabiesTchaikovsky discovers AmericaPeter Ustinov reads The orchestraDaydreams and lullabies : a celebration of poetry, song and classical music