Reflections of My Childhood
Reflections of My Childhood

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Reflections of My Childhood by Houry Yapoujian Schmeizl

This illustrated new children's book and CD of 26 songs, poems, nursery rhymes and prayers captures generations of Armenian musical traditions in an inviting style that brings entire families together in song and spirit. In Reflections Of My Childhood, Armenian-American musician Houry Yapoujian Schmeizl performs modern arrangements of timeless songs that have been passed down through Armenian families for centuries. Poems and prayers from Armenia that teach kids traditional stories and important moral lessons are recited with delight to charm kids of all ages and inspire a passion to explore the heritage of Armenia.

And as an invaluable service to people from Armenia, America and around the world, this book and companion CD for children includes Armenian text, pronunciation track, English translations and transliterations of the Armenian singing so anyone can listen, enjoy and understand these very special children's songs without requiring any Armenian language skills. It also comes with music in lead sheet form for piano, guitar and vocal with every song transcribed into standard musical notation. This insightful, one of a kind collection will become a treasured family songbook for Armenians and Americans alike, for many generations to come.

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