Reading Rainbow: Berlioz the Bear (1992)

Genres - Children's/Family, Language & Literature  |   Sub-Genres - Children's Educational, Children's Entertainment, Literary Studies  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Music, and how it has the power to unite people, is the topic for Reading Rainbow: Berlioz the Bear, and James Avery reads the book about a musical bear. Problems arise for Berlioz when his bandwagon gets stuck on the way to a performance. Host LeVar Burton meets street musicians and Dr. Walter Turnbull, director of the Boys Choir of Harlem. Each episode has a segment where kids review books related to the featured story, and this show offers analyses of The Science Book of Sound and Introduction to Musical Instruments about the following instruments: brass, percussion, strings, and woodwinds.

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educational-television, reading, book, reading-skills, field-trip, learning-skills, literature, on-the-road, bear