The Musicians of Bremen

  • by Ann Rogers
  • Narrated by Roderick Cook
  • 0 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Four musicians, off to earn their living in Bremen, sing for their supper on the way - with remarkable and hilarious results.

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Audible Editor Reviews

Virtuosic stage presence Roderick Cook found acclaim under the bright lights of London’s West End, establishing himself as a premier lead in Shakespearean productions of the '50s and '60s. Here, however, Cook’s theatrical bellows play host to a frolicsome folktale from the Brothers Grimm. "The Musicians of Bremen" follows four farmyard friends, too old to be of use to their masters, as they set forth for Bremen, intending to start new lives as musicians. On their way, the barnyard band runs across a gang of robbers. Hilarious havoc ensues, as Cook crows, haws, bleats, and barks his way through a rollicking riot between creatures and crooks. The eloquent Englishman Cook serenades listeners with warm, singsong intimacy, his vibrantly voiced characters teeming with old-world enchantment.

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My kids love it

They ask for this story by name . It keeps them happy in the car. :)
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-18-2008
  • Publisher: Weston Woods Studios