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Young listeners will be enchanted by this action-packed adaptation of the story of the mythological Greek hero, Bellerophon, as he and the winged horse Pegasus fight the dangerous Chimera. Narrator Benjamin Soames' delivery is expertly paced, and the musical accompaniment at certain points in this story enhances the suspense and drama that he easily evokes. Soames builds up from a hushed excitement to the tension of the battle, and listeners will be mesmerized by his vivid descriptions. Not simply an adventure story, Bellerophon's tale ends with a moral lesson for young listeners about the pitfalls of arrogance.
This is a story from the More Tales from the Greek Legends collection.
Bellerophon and the winged horse Pegasus launch into the blue sky in search of the dreaded three-headed Chimera, but will success go to the hero's head? Orpheus, devastated by the death of his wife, Eurydice, dares the dangers of the kingdom of the dead in an attempt to bring her back to life. Echo loves Narcissus but he only loves himself: a story that can only end in sadness. These and other colourful legends from Ancient Greece are retold in lively form by Benjamin Soames, with classical music providing further excitement.