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Author Paker, Jo.
Title Music from strings / by Josephine Paker.
Pub Info Brookfield, Conn. : Millbrook Press, 1992.
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Chilmark Juv Collection  J 787 PAR     WITHDRAWN
Descript 48 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Millbrook arts library
Millbrook arts library.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Traces the development of stringed instruments through various cultures. Includes projects for making different kinds of instruments and exploring how sound is made on strings.
Contents A Vibrating string -- Musical bows -- Folk fiddles -- The Viol and the violin -- The Family of strings -- The Lyre and the harp -- Lutes with frets -- Strumming and plucking -- The Guitar -- Electric guitars -- Music on the page -- The Sitar of India -- The World of zithers -- Playing the keys -- The Versatile piano -- Playing together in an orchestra -- The Human voice -- Singing in groups -- Listening to opera -- What every performer needs -- Glossary of instruments.
Subject Stringed instruments -- Juvenile literature.
Stringed instruments.
Musical instruments.
Genre Literature.
ISBN 1562942832
9781562942830
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