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Published by Lippincott in Philadelphia .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Trapp Family Singers,
  • Folk singers -- Biography

Book details:

Classifications
LC ClassificationsML421.T7 T7 1949
The Physical Object
Pagination309 p.
Number of Pages309
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6051069M
LC Control Number49011611

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While The Sound of Music was generally based on the first section of Maria's book The Story of the Trapp Family Singers (published in ), there were many alterations and omissions. Maria came to the von Trapp family in as a tutor for one of the children, Maria, who was recovering from scarlet fever, not as governess to all the children. In the early s, the von Trapp family toured the United States as the Trapp Family Singers before eventually settling in Stowe, Vermont on an enchanted farm with sweeping mountain vistas reminiscent of their beloved Austria. In the summer of , they began welcoming guests to .   The Story of the Trapp Family Singers by Maria Augusta Trapp, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(K).   The book has much in it of the complexities of life of a large family, the arduous discipline of musical training, the amusing incidents of travel en masse. But The Story of the Trapp Family Singers is more than a dramatic personal story. It is specifically an American one, since it tells of a transportation from the Old World to the New/5(30).

  The book has much in it of the complexities of life of a large family, the arduous discipline of musical training, the amusing incidents of travel en masse. But The Story of the Trapp Family Singers is more than a dramatic personal story. It is specifically an American one, since it tells of a transportation from the Old World to the New/5(). The story of the Trapp family provides an interesting view of life around the time of WW2 both sides of the Atlantic - and sets in context the musical version. I must admit to finding some of the more religious aspects of the book difficult to stomach - but that is, of course, seeing it through my non religious eyes/5().   The story of the Trapp family provides an interesting view of life around the time of WW2 both sides of the Atlantic - and sets in context the musical version. I must admit to finding some of the more religious aspects of the book difficult to stomach - but that is, /5(). The Story of the Trapp Family Singers, by Maria Augusta Trapp, inspires stage and screen adaptations known to theatergoers as The Sound of Music. In her memoir, Maria is a recent graduate from Teacher's College. She is reviewing fifth grade workbooks when Reverend Mother Abess summons her. Novitiate.