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World Tales Volume II

by Armstrong and Aichele

A Mosaic of Stories and Music from Around the World - Randy Armstrong and Genevieve Aichele celebrate the global family and planet earth with tales and music that embrace our world's great cultural and natural diversity with Irish storyteller, Billy Teare
Genre: Kids/Family: Children's Storytelling
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  Song Share Time Download
1. What's In There
7:22 $0.99
2. La Hormiguita's Dance
2:19 $0.99
3. La Hormiguita (The Little Ant)
7:55 $0.99
4. How Fergus Fionnliath Acquired a Dog
9:41 $0.99
5. Ode to Fergus Fionnliath
3:30 $0.99
6. Kpanlogo
1:40 $0.99
7. The Red Bird
4:35 $0.99
8. The Sparrow
15:03 $0.99
9. Song of the Sparrow
4:57 $0.99
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Armstrong & Aichele: World Tales Volume II
A Mosaic of Stories & Music from Around the World

World Tales Volume II is the second in the series of albums of stories and music from around the world by the critically acclaimed partnership of storyteller, Genevieve Aichele and musician, Randy Armstrong. This volume features stories and music from Ireland, Mexico, Japan and West Africa and also features the whimsical and hilarious voice of special guest Irish storyteller, Billy Teare. The Award Winning World Tales Volume I received praise throughout the USA and Canada.

In 1992, Randy Armstrong and Genevieve Aichele began collaborating as Armstrong & Aichele, a performance ensemble that merges music, movement, storytelling and theatre to animate timeless stories that appeal to audiences of all ages. Together they perform "World Tales," with music played on traditional instruments from all over the globe -- the Native American flute, the African djembe drum, North Indian sitar, Japanese Koto, Puerto Rican Cuatro, just to name a few.


The stories include traditional favorites and original retellings of ancient myths.

World Tales Volume I has won rave reviews. Here is what the reviewers say…………

"This stunning collection will take you and your child far from home."
-- Women’s Day Magazine

"The artists’ expressive delivery make this a fine, artistic piece."
-- Billboard

"This album is a winner for the entire family!"
-- Tribune Media Services

These tales are humorous and engaging (with) welcome variations to the typical damsel-in-distress narrative."
-- Toronto Sun

"This collection of multi-cultural tales and music is breathtaking."
-- South Florida Parenting

"Highly recommended... this recording will be enjoyed by children and adults alike."
-- MultiCultural Review

"My eight-year-old sat spellbound through the entire CD!"
-- Parent Council, Ltd.

World Tales, Volume I received Outstanding Awards from the Parent’s Council and the Parents Guide to Children’s Media, and won the 2001 Children’s Music Web Award for Classic Recordings.

Tracks for World Tales Volume II:

1. What’s in There, a traditional Celtic poem (7:20)
2. La Hormiguita’s Dance (2:17)
3. La Hormiguita (The Little Ant), a story from Mexico (7:53)
4. How Fergus Fionnliath Acquired a Dog, a story from Ireland (9:38)
5. Ode to Fergus Fionnliath (3:28)
6. Kpanlogo, a traditional rhythm from Ghana (1:40)
7. The Red Bird, a story from Cameroon (4:33)
8. The Sparrow, a tale from Japan (15:01)
9. Song of the Sparrow (4:57)



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