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THE MAGIC MAKER A Portrait of John Langstaff and His Revels

by | Read by Susan Duerden

Young Adult Young Adult • 6 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2011

John (Jack) Langstaff was born into music—his parents’ home was often filled with performers. Being musically trained at boy choir schools, and subsequently educated at other fine schools, ignited a passion that resulted in a career as a recording artist, playwright, teacher, children’s book author, and the founder and musical director of the renowned Christmas Revels, which began in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and have now spread all over the world. Susan Duerden is a magnificent entertainer who provides a sincere and multidimensional performance. She traces Jack’s enriched childhood, with its famed Christmas gatherings; applies heightened emotions to his horrific experiences during WWII; and enthusiastically recounts his magical accomplishments in weaving medieval music with dance and drama, traditional English songs, and children’s theater. B.J.P. © AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine [Published: DECEMBER 2011]

Trade Ed. • Brilliance Audio/ Candlewick • 2011

CD ISBN 978-1-4558-2930-9 $24.99 • Five CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4558-2932-3 $19.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 978-1-4558-2934-7 $19.99


Library Ed. • Brilliance Audio/ Candlewick • 2011

CD ISBN 978-1-4558-2931-6 $59.97 • Five CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4558-2933-0 $39.97 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 978-1-4558-2935-4 $49.97

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