ISBN-13: 9780986209840 / Angielski / Miękka / 2016 / 76 str.
Join Mary and Tim as they begin their adventure on a field trip to the Zoo They see Elephants, Exotic Birds and Lions. Hear the beautiful compositions using natural sounds mixed with symphonic instruments in this, Christopher Kaufman's transmedia work which combines story, visual art, music, sound design and voice acting. Follow Mary and Tim's adventure as they meet the Wizard Zitthoona who performs exotic music on his magic flute and ushers them into The Phantastic Zoo. Experience the stories Mary and Tim hear from the fabulous beasts, The Phoenix, The Mermaid and The Dragon... the combination of colorful illustrative art, fully orchestrated symphonic music and professional voice acting is immersive, moving and unique. Ultimately Mary and Tim learn that 'Music Magic is Everywhere'... and when they return to their Aunt Peggy's house at the conclusion, they are filled with hope and joy for the future, as will you be.The Phantastic Zoo is a true 'multi-media work'. It is here in book form with the Audio Album which is filled with cinematographic orchestral music, sound design and voice acting. It is also a live show performed at The Phantastic Theater events. About the Artists:
Christopher Kaufman has had a wide ranging career as an accomplished composer of classical music, an award winning teaching artist and presenter of concert events. He has scored films, worked with challenged youth, conducted orchestras, led workshops and is now focused, in these works, on developing The Phantastic Theater - Fine Arts for the Young (of all ages) as an ongoing organization for the creative presentation of modern music and art. He has worked with world class talent of a wide variety of artistic disciplines and enjoys featuring them on his concerts, while inspiring the imaginations of young people and reminding older ones of the time when they first connected with music and the arts. His works combine entertainment and teaching in a unique and powerful fashion.Dr. Kaufman considers The Phantastic Zoo to be a crowning achievement in his body of work, it is brimming with imaginative imagery, beautiful music and professional voice work from inspired artists and actors.Robert Dick is one of the finest flutists and composers of our time and contributes his vocal talents to this work.Stephanie Erb is an accomplished actor for Television and Stage. Her reading of The Mermaid has garnered much appreciation in the concert events.