Reflections of My Childhood, by Houry Yapoujian Schmeizl

Reflections of my Childhood, traditional Armenian children's songs This illustrated 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.

Sample page from Reflections of my ChildhoodAnd 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.

Reflections of My Childhood is now in its second printing and includes six accompaniment tracks for singing, performing and teaching.

Reflections of My Childhood sells for $29.95 and is shipped via USPS First Class mail or Priority mail. Your shipment will be sent in a stay-flat protective shipping envelope which will ensure safe delivery of your items. Shipping and handling costs are as follows.

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"THANK YOU - we received your new book and CD. It is absolutely fantastic! It's such an impressive project. There is so much detail and love that went into it. It's very obvious. Bravo to you! The illustrations are adorable and so touching that the Sunday School drew the pics. We wish you tremendous success with your book and CD! We can't wait to start playing the music and singing the songs with Jake."
-- Julie A.

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