Peter and the Wolf by Serge Prokoviev

March 4, 2010 at 3:17 pm | Posted in Classical Composers, Music Education | Leave a comment
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Adults and children both delight in the musical story of Peter and the Wolf by Serge Prokoviev! This classic piece wraps around a children’s story about a young boy named Peter and his animal friends.

PhotobucketPhoto Thanks to We For Animals

As each character is represented by a theme and an instrument in the orchestra, it is easy to identify who is who. This brilliant work has been performed for family concerts throughout the world innumerable times and has been used as a teaching tool to music educators for tons of children. If you want to learn more about Peter & the Wolf, you will enjoy this wonderful article by Squidoo lensmaster, Ulla Hennig, about the story, composer, and films.

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