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A fun introduction to the classics for younger listeners, using musical illustration and story.

Mini Maestros is Australia's leading music education program for children 6 months to 5 years of age and provides the highest quality lesson content, developed by early childhood music education experts.
Mini Maestros creates self-reliant, confident and well-rounded learners.


15th June

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  • Sutherland, Margaret: Rhythmically from Six Profiles. David Lockett, pno.
  • Meredith Connie-In the Wild_I. Lion (2.03)
  • Meredith Connie - In the Wild_II. Elephant (1.20)
  • Meredith Connie - IntheWild_III. Giraffe (1.22)
  • Meredith Connie - In the Wild_IV. Zebra (1.30)
  • Sutherland, Margaret: Expressively, from Six Profiles. David Lockett, pno.

  • 8th June

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  • Sutherland, Margaret: Nocturne for Violin and Piano. Caroline Almonte, pno., Elizabeth Sellars, vln.
  • Pleading with the developer - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, composer Debbie Wiseman, Narrator Stephen Fry
  • Ellie doesn’t arrive - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, composer Debbie Wiseman, Narrator Stephen Fry
  • Next Morning - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, composer Debbie Wiseman, Narrator Stephen Fry
  • Saving The Park - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, composer Debbie Wiseman, Narrator Stephen Fry
  • Different Voices - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, composer Debbie Wiseman, Narrator Stephen Fry
  • Giant Squids - Buzzniks Jamie Saxe Razz - Vocals

  • 1st June

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    25th May

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  • Grainger: Arrival Platform Humlet (viola). Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
  • The Building Work Starts - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, composer Debbie Wiseman, Narrator Stephen Fry
  • Ellie Loses her new Friend - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, composer Debbie Wiseman, Narrator Stephen Fry
  • Ellie finds the developers plans - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, composer Debbie Wiseman, Narrator Stephen
  • Stopping The Builders - Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, composer Debbie Wiseman, Narrator Stephen Fry
  • Grainger: Dalvisa. Danish National Radio Choir/Richard Hickox.

  • 18th May

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  • Grainger: Blithe Bells. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.

  • 11th May

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  • Grainger: Youthful Suite. BBC PO/Richard Hickox. 2nd Movement RUSTIC DANCE
  • Ellie's Theme Different Voices By Debbie Wiseman Narrated Stephen Fry, Vocalist Hayley Westernra
  • Jo's Theme Different Voices By Debbie Wiseman Narrated Stephen Fry, Vocalist Hayley Westernra
  • The Mayor's Theme Different Voices By Debbie Wiseman Narrated Stephen Fry, Vocalist Hayley Westernra
  • Ellie's Mother Different Voices By Debbie Wiseman Narrated Stephen Fry, Vocalist Hayley Westernra

  • 4th May

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  • Grainger: In a Nutshell: The Gumsucker's March. Royal Northern College of Music Wind Orc/Clark Rundell.
  • Holst: The Planets, Op.32. Royal Liverpool PO, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Wagner R: Mastersingers of Nuremberg, Overture. Solti Orchl Project/Sir Georg Solti.
  • Star Wars Main Theme LSO / John Williams
  • Star Wars Theme - Vitamin String Quartet
  • Star Wars Medley Lindsey Stirling and Peter Hollens
  • Star Wars Theme - Consouls (jazz)
  • Mozart: 1st Movement Symphony No.40 in G minor, K.550. Australian CO/Richard Tognetti.

  • 27th April

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  • Beath: Golden Hours. Betty Beath, pno.

  • 20th April

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  • Beath: Dreams and Visions. Queensland SO/Mark Summerbell. 2nd Movement: Birds the Colour of the Moon
  • Sebastian The Fox: The Jinker Ride._[Wind Quartet (1988) Diane Ridell - Flute. Geoffrey Dodd - Oboe. Maria Swift - Clarinet. George Dreyfus - Bassoon. Jochen Schubert - Guitar. Bruce Knappett - Narrator.] (1:18)
  • Sebastian The Fox: The Jinker Ride. Bassoon Quartet (1991) The Melbourne Bassoon Quartet: Max Neil, Heather Steel, Joanne Russell-Clarke, George Dreyfus. Narrated by Adrian Rawlins. Recorded live in concert at Montsalvat. (1:15)
  • Dreyfus: Adventures of Sebastian Fox. Justine Clarke, spkr., Tasmanian SO, The Birralee Blokes/Kenneth Young. TheJinker Ride
  • Sebastian The Fox: TheLullaby. [Wind Quartet(1988) (1:02)
  • Sebastian The Fox: TheLullaby. Bassoon Quartet (1991) (0:54)
  • Dreyfus: Adventures of Sebastian Fox. Justine Clarke, spkr., Tasmanian SO, The Birralee Blokes/Kenneth Young. The Lullaby
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Traditional (arr. McAlley): Calvary. Ormond College Choir/Douglas Lawrence.
  • Amar (arr. Coupat): I Am Dying in the Wind of my Plains. Levon Minassian, duduk and vocal, Bulgarian SO/Deyan Pavlov.
  • Parry (arr. Elgar): Jerusalem. London PO, London Philharmonic Choir/Sir Roger Norrington.
  • Beath: Dreams and Visions. Queensland SO/Mark Summerbell. 5th Movement
  • Beath: Dreams and Visions. Queensland SO/Mark Summerbell. 6th Movement