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“All You Need is a Story, a Wonderful Story…”

Leah Reisman

How is a story CD produced? There are so many components involved. There’s the voices, the music, the singing, those scary sound effects, and we can’t forget the cover design and graphics either. So what’s it like to put all these pieces together and create a suspenseful story tape that has kids sitting on the edge of their seats?

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

Back in 1989, an incredible story tape was put out in Toronto. The famous composer and writer Abie Rotenberg and his friend, master mechanech and writer Rabbi Shmuel Klein, had just finished producing the first three albums of the Marvelous Midos Machine series. But this time they decided on a different kind of children’s tape, a suspenseful story set in the past. The plot involved an evil count and a plan to steal the sifrei Torah from the Jewish community’s shul. The story was called The Golden Crown



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