Lomax, the Hound of Music

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Lomax, the Hound of Music
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Created byChristopher Cerf
Norman Stiles
Louise Gikow
Written byChristopher Cerf
Norman Stiles
Louise Gikow
Sarah Durkee
Peter K. Hirsch
Brian Meehl
Luis Santeiro
Directed byRichard Fernandes
Hugh Martin
Lisa Simon
StarringLomax (Peter Linz)
Delta (Jennifer Barnhart)
Amy (Amy Miles)
Louise and Clark (Pam Arciero, Jim Kroupa)
Fred the Conductor (Fred Newman)
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of episodes13
Production
Executive producersChristopher Cerf
Norman Stiles
Richard Fernandes
Richard Moore
Running time22 minutes (approx. per episode)
Production companiesSirius Thinking, Ltd.
Eyevox, Inc.
Release
Original networkPBS
Original releaseOctober 6 (2008-10-06) –
December 29, 2008 (2008-12-29)

Lomax, the Hound of Music is a PBS Kids children's TV series that brings together puppets, humans, live music and animation to promote musical education for children ages 3–7, inspired by John Feierabend's "First Steps in Music" [1] curriculum for music educators. Created by Christopher Cerf, Norman Stiles and Louise Gikow, and produced by Sirius Thinking, Ltd., Eyevox, Inc., and Connecticut Public Television, Lomax first aired in October 2008, and immediately gained a reputation as a show that follows in the tradition of acclaimed educational children's TV series like Sesame Street, and Between the Lions. [2] Sirius Thinking announced that the series would premiere in 2007, but instead premiered in 2008. The last new episode aired on December 29, 2008. Upon conclusion, PBS lost the rights to the show, and Sirius Thinking became the primary owner of the series.

Lomax, the Hound of Music follows the adventures of Lomax (named after American ethnomusicologist Alan Lomax), a good-natured, melody-obsessed puppet hound dog, his fluffy cat sidekick, Delta, and their human companion, Amy, on a tune-filled train ride aboard the Melody Hound Express, a steam train, crisscrossing the musical landscape of the United States of America. With the help - and full participation - of real kids on the train, on location, Lomax and his friends track down the wonderful songs in different music genres and music styles that form the heart of the nation’s most diverse musical heritage on the planet earth.[1]

Classic Children's Songs Used On The Show[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Lomax the Hound of Music". pbskids.org.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-03-05. Retrieved 2009-02-27.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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