Helen Slater | The Myths of Ancient Greece

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The Myths of Ancient Greece

by Helen Slater

A joyful, rollicking album of the classic Greek myths adapted for children. Original songs are interspersed with engaging storytelling. If you are a fan of "Free to Be You and Me", you will love this record,
Genre: Kids/Family: Children's Storytelling
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1. Opening: The Myths of Ancient Greece
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2. Demeter and Persephone-Part I-Persephone's Song (Demeter's Song)
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3. Demeter and Persephone, Pt. 2 (Meadowlark)
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4. Perseus and Medusa
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5. Orpheus and Eurydice
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6. Interlude
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7. Echo and Narcissusm, Pt. I (Echo's Song)
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8. Echo and Narcissus, Pt. 2: It's Not Nice to Be Mean (Get a Little Closer to You)
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9. Cupid and Psyche, Pt. I: Psyche's Song (Strike Before You Fall)
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10. Cupid and Psyche. Pt. 2: Venus' Song (Cupid's Song)
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Album Notes
This record came about because I have loved the Greek myths since I was a child, and wanted a way to express those stories using music. My producer, Phil Swann, had the idea of combining narration with musical compositions and present it like a troubadour. Kind of like how Homer told the story of the "Odyssey" way back when. I was reluctant at first (why not write a musical?) but it really did come together so much better than I ever could have imagined. It was an absolute joy to create and record. Although it is meant for children, I am sure adults will also get a lot from hearing these myths told again. When I was raising my daughter , Hannah, I would have LOVED to have had something like this to listen to with her. As with my first two records, all songs were recorded live with the band in Nashville. Hope you enjoy and please spread the word about "Myths of Ancient Greece". Peace, Helen


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