David Bowie lands on the Tonies platform with a 1978 classic music recording from Peter & The Wolf – ToyNews

It happened. David Bowie landed in the toy space thanks to the latest launch of the children’s sound system, Tonies and the cultural icon’s 1978 recording recounting the Peter and The Wolf/Carnival of the Animals double bill.
Intended to take children on a musical adventure, the classic musical Tonie will launch on June 9 this year, taking the form of the wolf from the story, adorned with his own red and blue lightning bolt Aladdin Sane. The launch will introduce children to the sounds of classical music and pop icon David Bowie.
New Peter and the Wolf / Carnival of the Animals Tonie will play a symphonic double-barrel fairy tale as Bowie tells the story of Peter and the Wolf, while the Philadelphia Orchestra brings it to life, followed by Camille Saint’s Carnival -Saens the animals.

Sergei Prokofiev, Russian composer, pianist and conductor, wrote the musical composition of Peter and the Wolf in 1936 to introduce children to the orchestra. Each animal and character in the story is represented by different instruments, with Peter being conveyed in the narrative by the strings while the wolf is represented by the French horn.

As well as encouraging independent play, Tonie’s new classical music will seek to ignite all areas of child development. Research by music charity Apollo Music Projects has found that classical music has a direct impact on children’s listening and concentration skills, while evoking positive feelings. By helping to create a sense of relaxation and calm, classical music can have a positive impact on a child’s emotional well-being.

Tim Schumacher, Director of Sony Classical, said: “We are delighted to see this wonderful music told by David Bowie in 1978, specially composed and recorded to give children easy access to the world of classical music and help them enjoy it. , exit by Tonies.

“For us at Sony, this seems like the perfect fit: a great musical adventure and storytelling created for kids to enjoy on an audio player that’s also been created especially for kids.”

Pinky Laing, UK Partnerships at Tonies, added: “Tonies is committed to helping children through the power and magic of storytelling and music. We are thrilled to release our new classical music Tonie which tells the story of Peter and the Wolf and plays the beautiful symphonies of the Philadelphia Orchestra and Camille Saint-Saëns’ Carnival of the Animals.

“Music has been proven to aid the development of children in their early years. Classical music, in particular, helps foster a sense of calm and relaxation, which is so important for young children today. With the launch of our new Tonie, we continue our commitment to engaging young minds, supporting the well-being of children and helping the next generation learn and develop.

Tonies’ new releases next month don’t stop there, as the company is also gearing up to release its new 33-minute Monster Inc. Tonie aimed at kids three and up, and its Oi Frog and Friends Tonies with a 35 minute run time.

The new Tonies are available from selected toy retailers, bookstores and via the Tonies website www.tonies.com, and will cost £14.99.

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