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Alfred's Music Playing Cards: Classical Composers Released by Alfred Music Publishing

LOS ANGELES, CA  -  Tuesday, December 04, 2012
The world leader in educational music publishing releases Alfred's Music Playing Cards: Classical Composers, an exciting and fun resource to help students learn about some of history’s most famous and influential composers. Available as a single deck or 12-pack, these cards are ideal for classical music enthusiasts, homeschoolers, music studios, and classrooms.

The cards are divided into four suits, each representing a different compositional era of music: Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, and Romantic. Each suit contains 13 composer cards with the composer’s likeness, nationality, birth and death dates, brief facts about his or her musical life, and important compositions. Four jokers are included as well, each containing a brief outline of the corresponding musical style period. In addition to their educational value, the cards can be used to play virtually any card game using a 52-card deck.

Alfred's Music Playing Cards: Classical Composers single and 12-pack decks are now available for $6.99-$79.99 at music retail stores and at alfred.com.