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Music from strings

Author: Jo Paker
Publisher: Brookfield, Conn. : Millbrook Press, 1992.
Series: Millbrook arts library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the development of stringed instruments through various cultures. Includes projects for making different kinds of instruments and exploring how sound is made on strings.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jo Paker
ISBN: 1562942832 9781562942830
OCLC Number: 25410751
Description: 48 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: A Vibrating string --
Musical bows --
Folk fiddles --
The Viol and the violin --
The Family of strings --
The Lyre and the harp --
Lutes with frets --
Strumming and plucking --
The Guitar --
Electric guitars --
Music on the page --
The Sitar of India --
The World of zithers --
Playing the keys --
The Versatile piano --
Playing together in an orchestra --
The Human voice --
Singing in groups --
Listening to opera --
What every performer needs --
Glossary of instruments.
Series Title: Millbrook arts library.
Responsibility: by Josephine Paker.

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Traces the development of stringed instruments through various cultures. Includes projects for making different kinds of instruments and exploring how sound is made on strings.

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