The Selfish Giant is an imaginative musical adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s classic fairy tale for symphony orchestra and narrator. Complimented by enchanting artwork, this story will inspire children of all ages for generations to come.
This piece is the perfect programming choice for an educational, community outreach or family matinee concert. The colorful orchestral score can be utilized to educate audiences about a variety of musical concepts including: the instruments of the orchestra, melodic development, harmony, rhythm and many more. The themes of sharing and redemption are powerfully communicated in Wilde’s timeless story.
Orchestration Rentalfor Professional Orchestras
- The Selfish Giant orchestration contains an 11″ x 14″ conductor’s score, full set of parts and a Narrator edition.A rental agreement must be signed by an authorized representative of your organization before your score and parts will be shipped. Additional performances $150 each.
Orchestration Rentalfor Non-Professional Orchestras
- The Selfish Giant orchestration contains an 11″ x 14″ conductor’s score, full set of parts and a Narrator edition.A rental agreement must be signed by an authorized representative of your organization before your score and parts will be shipped. Additional performances $75 each.
Art CD-ROM RentalPowerpoint Presentation
- This CD-ROM includes a Powerpoint presentation of Chris Beatrice’s original illustrations of The Selfish Giant. A Narrator edition is also included in this rental fee which contains clearly marked cues for the technical director to follow during your live performance.
Bulk Picture Book/ Audio CDsfor Resale
- Thirty hardcover children’s picture books, which include an audio CD, are the perfect way to take the magic of The Selfish Giant home after a live performance. These finely-crafted books, normally $20, are available to performing organizations for resale for only $12.
Selfish Giant Picture Bookincluding Audio CD
- This beautiful hardcover edition of Oscar Wilde’s classic fairy tale is sure to be a favorite of children of all ages. The book also includes an audio CD recording of composer Dan Goeller’s imaginative orchestral score.
Bulk Listening CDsfor Orchestra Members
- Discounted listening CDs (without the picture book) are available in packs of 10 ($5 each). These are a wonderful resource for orchestra members.
- Includes 8.5 x 11 conductor’s score and audio CD of the musical score.
Multi-Media Educational Presentation
- This is a multi-media presentation that includes a video version of the Selfish Giant along with a Powerpoint “Introduction to the Orchestra”. It is designed to be used for educational presentations.