Visit Amazon.com or your local bookstore to find a large range of music related media, including:
- Apel, Willi. Harvard Dictionary of Music. Harvard University Press, 1967
- Barber, Nocola. The World of Music. Silver Burdett Press, 1995
- Blackwood, Alan. The Orchestra; An Introduction to the World of Classical Music. Millwood Press, 1993
- Cutler, Jane. The Cello of Mr. O. Dutton Children's Books, 1999
- Hayes, Ann. Meet the Orchestra. Gulliver Books, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1991
- Helsby, Genevieve. Those Amazing Musical Instruments!
- Hoffer, Charles. Concise Introduction to Music Listening. Wadsworth Publishing Company, 1984
- Hoffer Charles. The Understanding of Music. Wadsworth Publishing Co., 1981
- Koscielniak, Bruce. The Story of the Orchestra. Houghton Mifflin Co., 2000
- Kruckenberg, Sven. The Symphony Orchestra and its Instruments. Crescent Books, 1993
- Krull, Kathleen. Lives of Musicians. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1993
- LeFrak, Karen. Jake the Philharmonic Dog. Walker Publishing Company, 2006
- Moss, Lloyd. Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin. Simon & Schuster, 1995
- Nye, Robert & Bergethon, B. Basic Music. Prentice Hall, Inc., 1983
- Snicket, Lemony. The Composer is Dead. Harper Collins, 2009
- Tripp, Paul. Tubby the Tuba. Dutton Juvenile, 2006
- Van der Meer & Berkeley, Michael. The Music Pack. Alfred A. Knopf, 1994
- Deborah Lyn Ziolkoski, Fun with Composers Vol. 1-3. Fun with Composers, Inc., 2009
Recordings of much of the repertoire featured on Dallas Symphony Youth Concerts are featured in many music curriculums. Please check with your school's music teacher or media specialist. Also, Borders, Barnes & Noble, Naxos.com and Amazon.com carry a wide selection of orchestral recordings.
The Dallas Symphony Orchestra's television series for children, Amazing Music, features Music Director Andrew Litton as your guide to "Emotions in Music," "Pictures in Music," "Families of the Orchestra," and "Jazz." Available by mail.
Peter & the Wolf Videos
- Peter & the Wolf (2008). Animated. Directed by Suzie Templeton.
- Prokofiev's Peter & the Wolf (1997). Featuring the Royal Ballet School of London.
- Peter & the Wolf (1996). Featuring Kirstie Alley & Lloyd Bridges. Directed by George Daugherty & Jean Flynn.
- Peter & the Wolf: A Prokofiev Fantasy (1994). Featuring Sting.
- Music of the Heart (with Meryl Streep). Miramax, rated PG, 124 minutes
- Small Wonders (documentary). Miramax, rated G, 77 minutes
- Beethoven Lives Upstairs. Children's Group, Inc, rated G, 51 minutes
- Mr. Bach Comes to Call. Children's Group, Inc, rated G, 54 minutes
Sources for pictures of instruments, books, audio and video tapes and other information/music resources are: