Jean de Brunhoff, original watercolors, Collection Bibliothèque nationale de France, used with permission

Jean de Brunhoff, original watercolors, Collection Bibliothèque nationale de France, used with permission

Raphael Mostel’s Travels of Babar

based on the classic book & art of Jean de Brunhoff

available • in new versions for full orchestra and also • in the original version for 8 musicians

 

“Charms hard to resist!” - The New York Times

“Shouts of joy…greeted Raphael Mostel’s imaginative setting…extremely three-dimensional music” - Musik Heute (Music Today, Germany)

 
ORIGINAL VERSION FOR MINIATURE ORCHESTRA OF 8 MUSICIANS: Alan R Kay conducting. Photo: Jay Muhlin, courtesy of  Source Music, Inc.

ORIGINAL VERSION FOR MINIATURE ORCHESTRA OF 8 MUSICIANS: Alan R Kay conducting. Photo: Jay Muhlin, courtesy of Source Music, Inc.

ORCHESTRAL VERSION: First U.S. performance,   Babar’s Return to the Land of the Elephants   National Symphony Orchestra, Steven Reineke, conductor, Regina Aquino, narrator, John F Kennedy Center for the Arts, Washington, D.C., April 7, 2019  Photo: Erica Bruce (full size photo available). Multimedia image: original Jean de Brunhoff watercolor, Kendra & Allan Daniel Collection. Used with permissions

ORCHESTRAL VERSION: First U.S. performance, Babar’s Return to the Land of the Elephants National Symphony Orchestra, Steven Reineke, conductor, Regina Aquino, narrator, John F Kennedy Center for the Arts, Washington, D.C., April 7, 2019

Photo: Erica Bruce (full size photo available). Multimedia image: original Jean de Brunhoff watercolor, Kendra & Allan Daniel Collection. Used with permissions

Berliner Philharmoniker, applause after  their sold-out world premiere performances of the new full production of the complete work , using the original scoring for miniature orchestra of 8 musicians. Photo: Cecilia Oomes

Berliner Philharmoniker, applause after their sold-out world premiere performances of the new full production of the complete work, using the original scoring for miniature orchestra of 8 musicians. Photo: Cecilia Oomes

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