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Usborne Story of Music, The

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Product Information
  • Contributor(s): Eileen O'Brien, (Author)
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Page Count: 32 pages
  • Product Dimensions: 0.11" H x 10.8" L x 8.54" W
  • Product Weight: (0.34 lbs)
  • Publisher: Usborne Books
  • Publish Date: June 01, 2006
  • ISBN: 9780794514037
  • Target Age Group: age 9-12

    Product Description
    The Usborne Story of Music is a fascinating introduction to music, from prehistoric times to the present day, from Beijing opera to New Orleans jazz. Detailed information traces the development of instruments, styles and techniques, showing how they have changed over the centuries. Musical forms are clearly explained, while beautiful illustrations and photographs help to set the styles in context. With plenty of suggestions for music to listen to, this book makes an enjoyable introduction to the world of music.

    A fascinating intro. to music, from prehistoric times to the present day. Detailed info. traces the development of instruments, styles & techniques, showing how they have changed over the centuries. Musical forms are clearly explained, while beautiful illustrations & photos help to set the styles in context. Plenty of suggestions for music to listen to, this book makes an enjoyable intro. to the world of music for children. Chapters: music in ancient times, medieval, renaissance, baroque & classical music, the orchestra, romantic music, opera, music & dance, blues, jazz, music in the 20th cent., pop music, music in the Middle East, Africa, & the Far East.


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