Once Upon a Time: Children's Tales for Piano and Narrator
This collection of wonderful children's stories for piano and narrator, brilliantly rendered by pianist/composer Haskell Small and narrator Robert Aubry Davis (of NPR) should be on every child's bookshelf right next to Prokofiev's classic Peter and the Wolf.
As a father of small children, I wish there were more releases like this collection...high-end kid's music. -- American Record Guide, September/October 2000
a generous amount of vivid music that gives an added dimension to the stories and should stimulate children's fantasy. -- Peter M. Knapp, The Patriot Ledger, August 9, 2000
excellent collection of children's stories...Mr. Small's piano playing is absolutely stunning...(captured in wonderfully lifelike recorded sound) -- Bernard Jacobson, Fanfare Magazine, September/October 2000