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Title:
The instruments of music
Author:
Kallen, Stuart A., 1955-
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Publication Information:
San Diego : Lucent Books, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
112 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction : The sounds of music -- Percussion -- Woodwinds -- Brass -- Strings -- Keyboards.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 9.5 5.0 64786.
ISBN:
9781590181270
Format :
Book

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Central Library ML460 .K25 2003 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

Summary

Drums, guitars, flutes, trumpets, and pianos have been bringing joy to people for centuries. Lucent's The Instruments of Music is an enjoyable and comprehensive exploration of percussion, woodwinds, brass, strings, and keyboards that includes history, cultural background, and the place of individual instrument in music from classical orchestra to rock and roll.


Author Notes

Stuart A. Kallen has written more than 250 nonfiction books for children and young adults. His books have covered countless aspects of human history, culture, and science from the building of the pyramids to the music of the twenty-first century.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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