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Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 8 - AR Pts: 1
Lexile measure:
IG: Illustrated Guide 1100L
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Here is an original and exciting look at the fascinating world of sound and music. Superb real-life photographs of instruments ranging from zithers and panpipes to electric guitars and synthesizers offer a unique "eyewitness" view of ancient and contemporary music. See how strings vibrate to make a note sound, how an invisible "column" of air sounds a pipe, which instrument resembles a peacock, how sousaphone players wear their instruments. Learn who invented an important new key system, how to master the bagpipes, why pipe organs have "ears" and "mouths", and why French horns are "doubled up". Discover how a vegetable gourd charms snakes, why tangled fingers led to the invention of the piano, why spiders add a "buzz" to xylophones, where reindeer toe-bones were used as whistles, and much, much more!
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Lexile measure:
IG: Illustrated Guide 1100L
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Grouped Work ID d7094731-70ea-29ea-145a-95bca25fefe1
Grouping Title music
Grouping Author ardley neil
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-06-04 04:37:49AM
Last Indexed 2019-06-25 04:40:53AM

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accelerated_reader_point_value 1
accelerated_reader_reading_level 8
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display_description Text and pictures introduce musical instruments from early times to the present--from pipes and flutes to electronic synthesizers.
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isbn 039492259, 9780394822594, 9780756667917, 9780789458285, 9780789465610
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owning_library_aacpl Anne Arundel County Public Library
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primary_isbn 9780789458285
publishDate 1989, 2004
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series Eyewitness books
series_with_volume Eyewitness books|
subject_facet Music, Musical instruments, Musical instruments -- Juvenile literature
title_display Music
title_full Music / written by Neil Ardley ; [special photography, Dave King, Philip Dowell, Mike Dunning], Music [electronic resource] / written by Neil Ardley
title_short Music
topic_facet Music, Musical instruments