How the Tortoise Cracked His Shell: An African Folktale with Music

How the Tortoise Cracked His Shell is a retelling of an African Folktale with piano duets and narration for early elementary players. The duets have been arranged from traditional Mandinka tunes as taught by Balla Kouyaté on balafon at the Global Musician Workshop in 2021.

The book is available on Amazon. Sheet music is also available as a digital download.

About miriamtroxler

Miriam Troxler resides in Beaver, Pa, where she runs a private music studio. After graduation from Chatham University, she toured in Europe with the Continental Singers Orchestra as principal cellist. A long time member of Greenville Symphony Orchestra, she is also the founder and musical director of CelloBrationS. Miriam enjoys composing and arranging with several published pieces to date.
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