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ISBN13: 9780789458285
ISBN10: 0789458284
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Discover the world of musical sound and the amazing variety of instruments that create music. Here is an original and exciting look at the fascinating world of sound and music. Superb real-life photographs of instruments ranging from zithers and panpipes to electric guitars and synthesizers offer a unique "eyewitness" view of ancient and contemporary music. See how strings vibrate to make a note sound, how an invisible "column" of air sounds a pipe, which instrument resembles a peacock, how sousaphone players wear their instruments. Learn who invented an important new key system, how to master the bagpipes, why pipe organs have "ears" and "mouths", and why French horns are "doubled up". Discover how a vegetable gourd charms snakes, why tangled fingers led to the invention of the piano, why spiders add a "buzz" to xylophones, where reindeer toe-bones were used as whistles, and much, much more!

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Bold design and breathtaking photography continue to put Eyewitness Books in a class by themselves. Superb color photos, drawings, and diagrams break up the subject into its essential parts and spread it across the page with clear, lively captions.

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Providing an exciting look at the world of music, this Eyewitness book contains superb color photos and drawings of all kinds of instruments, accompanied by the history of music from ancient to modern times.

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greengirl1024, February 4, 2010 (view all comments by greengirl1024)
My friend and i are going into high school next year. She wants to be a doctor, and reads the Eyewitness books on the Human Body. She knows a lot. I am interested in becoming a band teacher and can't wait to get this book to read it! I the clarinet, tenor sax, and am learning basic drumming technique now, to prepare for drumline. I REALLY want to read this book!
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My friend and i are going into high school next year. She wants to be a doctor, and reads the Eyewitness books on the Human Body. She knows a lot. I am interested in becoming a band teacher and can't wait to get this book to read it! I the clarinet, tenor sax, and am learning basic drumming technique now, to prepare for drumline. I REALLY want to read this book!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780789458285
Author:
King, Dave
Author:
Dowell, Philip
Author:
Ardley, Neil
Author:
Dunning, Michael
Publisher:
DK CHILDREN
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Musical instruments
Subject:
Music - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Music
Subject:
Children's Reference
Subject:
General
Edition Number:
1st
Edition Description:
Hardcover Original Titles
Series:
DK Eyewitness Books
Publication Date:
20000614
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
11.35x8.84x.44 in. 1.19 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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Music (DK Eyewitness Books)
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Product details 64 pages Dorling Kindersley Publishing - English 9780789458285 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Bold design and breathtaking photography continue to put Eyewitness Books in a class by themselves. Superb color photos, drawings, and diagrams break up the subject into its essential parts and spread it across the page with clear, lively captions.
"Synopsis" by , Providing an exciting look at the world of music, this Eyewitness book contains superb color photos and drawings of all kinds of instruments, accompanied by the history of music from ancient to modern times.
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