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SOAMES, N.: Famous People in History, Vol. 1 (Unabridged)


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SOAMES, N.: Famous People in History, Vol. 1 (Unabridged)

Alexander the Great, Queen Elizabeth I, Abraham Lincoln, Christopher Columbus, Horatio Nelson, William Shakespeare and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart all changed the world in which they lived. This lively history of fifteen great personalities introduces a new series in the Junior Classics range. Designed for the eight to twelve year olds, it is presented in normal Naxos AudioBooks style with classical music which brings the periods to life.

Disc 1

  Christopher Columbus - The Man Who Found America
1.   'Tierra! Tierra!' The First Voyage 00:06:11
2.   The Second Voyage 00:07:32
3.   The Third Voyage 00:03:19
4.   The Fourth Voyage 00:04:03
  Elizabeth I - Queen of England
5.   1588 - Tilbury 00:07:21
6.   The Young Queen 00:04:03
7.   The Spanish Armada 00:03:41
  William Shakespeare - All the world's stage
8.   All The World's A Stage 00:05:56
9.   A New Breed Of Playwright Was Writing Plays 00:05:55
10.   A New Theatre - The Globe 00:07:19
  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - The Great Composer
11.   A Child Prodigy And A Genius 00:06:34
12.   Mozart As A Teenager 00:05:13
13.   A Composer And Pianist Travelling In Europe 00:02:54
14.   1791 - The Last Year Of His Life 00:02:51

Disc 2

  Lord Nelson - England Expects Every Man Will Do His Duty
1.   The Fatal Musket Ball 00:06:49
2.   Nelson's First Big Sea Battle 00:07:02
3.   The Battle Of Trafalgar - October 21 1805 00:04:11
  Charles Darwin - The Origin of the Species
4.   A Book That Was To ChangeThe World 00:08:08
5.   Life And Views In Victorian England 00:04:20
6.   Publication Of On The Origin Of Species 00:04:57
  Florence Nightingale - The Lady with the Lamp
7.   The Barracks Hospital, Scutari 1854 00:04:11
8.   Florence Nightingale Gets Down To Work 00:04:02
9.   The Lady With The Lamp 00:03:39
  Abraham Lincoln - The American President who freed the slaves
10.   Fountain Hughes Speaks - A Former Slave 00:03:11
11.   Abraham Lincoln - A Kentuckian Lawyer, Six Foot Four Inches 00:04:33
12.   'Honest Abe' Is Elected President Of The USA 00:02:48
13.   The End Of The Civil War 00:02:31
  Anne Frank - A Diary of Hope
14.   Into Hiding 00:05:41
15.   A Diary And New Friend - Kitty 00:03:58
16.   Time Passes Slowly - The Diary Grows 00:05:19
17.   Discovery - The Nazis Arrive 00:03:04

Total Playing Time: 02:31:16

Soames, Nicolas

Nichols, Trevor; Wolf, Katinka

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Junior History

Catalogue No: NA217212

Barcode: 9789626341728

Physical Release: 03/1999

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