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Rubber-Band Banjos and a Java Jive Bass: Projects and Activities on the Science of Music and Sound

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Tune up and tune in to the wonderful world of music and sound!

Make a hip-hoppin' java jive bass out of an old coffee can. Put on your homemade tuxedo and conduct your own orchestra. Those are just some of the fun projects and activities you'll enjoy as you discover the mysteries and melodies behind the science of music and sound.

Learn how sounds are made, and how we hear them. Find out how your favorite instruments actually make music. You can even create your own electronic music studio.

Step-by-step instructions and illustrations guide you through dozens of projects and experiments. From a French horn made from a shower hose to a xylophone made from an egg carton and some household wrenches, Rubber-Band Banjos and a Java Jive Bass makes you part of the coolest band in town!

Synopsis:

Presents the science of sound and music, including how sound is made, how the ear hears sounds, and how different musical instruments are made.

About the Author

ALEX SABBETH studied science and music at Yale. After playing violin in several symphony orchestras, he moved to Oregon with his wife, Carol. There, they present programs that help teachers and children use computers creatively.

Table of Contents

Sound and Hearing.

Stringed Instruments.

Wind Instruments.

Percussion Instruments.

Electronic Music.

Recording Music.

Reading Music.

Conducting Your Orchestra.

Glossary.

Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780471156758
Subtitle:
Projects and Activities on the Science of Music and Sound
ill.:
Aiello, Laurel,
Author:
Sabbeth, Alex
Author:
Aiello, Laurel
Publisher:
Jossey-Bass
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Music
Subject:
Science & Technology - Experiments & Projects
Subject:
Musical instruments
Subject:
Science & Technology
Subject:
Juveniles
Subject:
Performing Arts - Music
Subject:
Sound
Subject:
Music theory
Subject:
Science & Nature - Experiments & Projects
Subject:
Music - General
Subject:
Science & Nature - Physics
Subject:
Children s-Science Experiments
Subject:
General & Introductory Children s
Copyright:
Series Volume:
92200.7-02D
Publication Date:
February 1997
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
7.56x9.20x.25 in. .45 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

Related Subjects

Children's » Activities » Music
Children's » Music » General
Children's » Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Experiments
Children's » Nonfiction » Science and Nature » General
Children's » Science and Nature » General
Children's » Science and Nature » Science Experiments » Experiments
Engineering » Communications » Radio
Science and Mathematics » Mathematics » Applied

Rubber-Band Banjos and a Java Jive Bass: Projects and Activities on the Science of Music and Sound
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