Those Amazing Musical Instruments!: Your Guide to the Orchestra Through Sounds and Stories

Those Amazing Musical Instruments!: Your Guide to the Orchestra Through Sounds and Stories
Artist/Author/Cast: 
Helsby, Genevieve; Alsop, Marin (As told to)
ISBN: 
9781402208256

From the cello to the clarinet to the trumpet to the drums, Those Amazing Musical Instruments! takes readers on a musical tour, with notes on the history, construction and sounds of the instruments from each of the major instrument "families." They can see the parts of the violin working together, read about the flute in Mozart's "The Marriage of Figaro," or hear the different sounds of the tuba on the included CD-ROM. This interactive CD-ROM includes individual musical samples giving readers an audible taste of each instrument, as well as full orchestra pieces showing how they play together.Those Amazing Musical Instruments! features noted conductor Marin Alsop as kids' guide to the instruments, offering helpful comments and tips throughout the book.

Description: 

A guide to the orchestra, from the cello to the clarinet to the tuba to the timpani, through sounds and stories.

Call Number: 
J784.19 H4844t 2007

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