The lives and music of composers from Baroque to modern times is introduced in a fun, educational format all ages can enjoy. Each historical period is described and contains anecdotal sketches of the composers' lives, discussion of their music, and activities to reinforce the reading material. Also included are portraits of the composers, and the CD features excerpts from 32 recommended works to listen to in sequential order. The DVD is peppered with skits, sketches and songs as it tours legendary histories and illuminates the fundamentals of music. This is a thoroughly classroom-tested series.