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Author: M J Knight
Publisher: London : Franklin Watts, 2005.
Series: Musical instruments of the world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Music has been a part of the human experience for thousands of years, and it has taken a staggering number of forms. Musical Instruments of the World introduces readers to a wonderful variety of instruments from many different cultures. Vivid photos and illustrations help to explain how different families of instruments are made, played, and help make our world ring out with music. This title covers the many  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: M J Knight
ISBN: 0749658436 9780749658434
OCLC Number: 57380891
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: Introducing stringed instruments --
Violin --
Viola --
Cello --
Double bass --
The violin family in an orchestra --
Harp --
Lute --
Balalaika --
Mandolin --
Bouzouki --
Banjo --
Ukulele --
Sitar --
Zithers --
Dulcimer --
Cimbalom --
Koto --
Bandura --
Guitar --
Dobro --
Electric guitar --
Electric guitars in bands --
Hawaiian guitar --
Words to remember.
Series Title: Musical instruments of the world.
Responsibility: M.J. Knight.

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An introduction to the instruments and music of cultures acrss the world. Explains how each instrument works and where it is played. Clear text with vivid photographs and illustrations. Age 7-9  Read more...

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