Since the first wind-up music boxes were developed in the late 18th century, music-lovers around the world were captivated by the melodic devices. This week’s App of the Week, Magical Music Box, is a delightful mobile rendition of the popular toy, featuring well-known songs with a backdop of beautiful graphics.
Magic Music Box features 16 original songs ranging from Fur Elise, to Swan Lake, to Brahm’s Lullaby. The app also includes six animated music boxes, and offers both an automatic play and manual wind-up option. Each musical selection also includes a bit of background such as the name of the composer, the year the piece was created, and the country of origin. With Magical Music Box, young listeners can discover popular tunes for the first time, while adults will appreciate revisiting the classics.