DK Eyewitness Books: Music

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2004-08-02
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
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Be an eyewitness to the creation of music in all its forms and the amazing variety of instruments -- from zithers and pan pipes to electric guitars and synthesizers. See why most violin players require frogs. Find out about the ripples of sound created using a drum. Discover what an oboe and a snake charmer's vegetable gourd have in common. Book jacket.

Table of Contents

Seeing soundp. 6
Wind tunnelsp. 8
Pipes and flutesp. 10
Vibrating reedsp. 12
Long-lasting hybridsp. 14
Bags of soundp. 16
Piped musicp. 18
Beginning of brassp. 20
Blazing brassp. 22
Curly horns and big tubasp. 24
Breaking the silencep. 26
Early and unusual stringsp. 28
The violin familyp. 30
Making a violinp. 32
Harps and lyresp. 34
From pears to whole fishesp. 36
From gourd to boardp. 38
Indian stringp. 40
Creating a guitarp. 42
Keynotesp. 44
Grand and uprightp. 46
Musical impactp. 48
Rhythm and ritualp. 50
On the beatp. 52
Appeal of percussionp. 54
Clang, crash, bangp. 56
Electrifying musicp. 58
Rock guitarsp. 60
Machine musicp. 62
Did you know?p. 64
Who's whop. 66
Find out morep. 68
Glossaryp. 70
Indexp. 72
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