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The Story of the Incredible Orchestra: An Introduction to Musical Instruments and the Symphony Orchestra

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Synopsis:

Have you ever seen an orchestra perform and wondered about all those different instruments? In this fact-filled, entertaining picture book, Bruce Koscielniak gives us a lively look at the history of the orchestra and the instruments in it. From the “tooter, strings, and beaters” of the 1600s to the keyboard synthesizers of today, this playful exploration follows the development and trends of musical instruments over the last four hundred years. A perfect and joyous celebration for anyone who loves music.

About the Author

Bruce Koscielniak is the author and illustrator of several books for children; he is also a musician who has played the violin and jazz guitar for many years. He lives in the Berkshires region of Massachusetts.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780618311125
Subtitle:
An Introduction to Musical Instruments and the Symphony Orchestra
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Author:
Koscielniak, Bruce
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Classical
Subject:
Musical instruments
Subject:
Music - Classical
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Music
Subject:
Orchestra
Subject:
Children s Music-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper, Picture
Publication Date:
June 2003
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from K up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Full-color illustrations
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
9.5 x 11 x 0.13 in 0.45 lb
Age Level:
04-08

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Have you ever seen an orchestra perform and wondered about all those different instruments? In this fact-filled, entertaining picture book, Bruce Koscielniak gives us a lively look at the history of the orchestra and the instruments in it. From the “tooter, strings, and beaters” of the 1600s to the keyboard synthesizers of today, this playful exploration follows the development and trends of musical instruments over the last four hundred years. A perfect and joyous celebration for anyone who loves music.
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