Science has proven that just listening to classical music can greatly improve your child’s intelligence; this fact has been used more than ever to sell countless books, recording compilations and visual aids. Taking the time to learn to play an instrument can help develop discipline, concentration, and study skills. Without question these facts alone would be enough to introduce your child to classical music, but this is just the icing on the cake! An appreciation for classical music is a gift without limits, a gift that will grow for a lifetime.
The items in this guide just scratch the surface of the wide variety of available materials. We hope that these suggestions will help as a starting point in introducing your child to classical music.

Classical Music

In the Children's DepartmentDVDs & Videos (Music & Media)Scores for Instruction and Performance (Music & Media)

compiled by Laurence Ross, Music & Media
Morris County (NJ) Library
6 January 2002