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Musical Instruments

Doney, Meryl (Book - 1995)
Musical Instruments
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Provides step-by-step instructions for making a variety of musical instruments from around the world, including Mexican rhythm sticks, and a paper prayer drum from India.
Authors: Doney, Meryl, 1942-
Title: Musical instruments
Publisher: New York : Franklin Watts, 1995
Characteristics: 32 p. :,col. ill. ;,27 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Meryl Doney
Contents: A Musical history / Your own music-making kit
Sticks and stones - Australia, Zimbabwe, & Mexico / Make your own rhythm sticks
Shake and rattle - Southern Africa & Togo / Weave a basket shaker
Bells on their toes - India & Zimbabwe
Make a cake pan tambourine
Hanging sounds - Mexico & Indonesia / Make tile music
"Tongues" and thumbs - Pakistan & Kenya / Make a thumb piano
Flutes and whistles - Central America, Mozambique & Peru / Make a clay flute
Pipes to blow - Bolivia, Nigeria, & Syria / Make some panpipes
Strings and bows - Mozambique & Jordan / Make a one-string violin
Guitars old and new - China and Zimbabwe / Recycle an oilcan
Mini drums - North America / Make a paper prayer drum
Great drums - Kenya, Gambia, Zimbabwe, & Tunisia / Make a skin drum
Making music
Summary: Provides step-by-step instructions for making a variety of musical instruments from around the world, including Mexican rhythm sticks, and a paper prayer drum from India.
ISBN: 0531143988
Branch Call Number: j 784.192 D681m 1995
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 30) and index
Subject Headings: Musical instruments Construction Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Musical instruments
LCCN: 95018099
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Readers will discover the many ways the world makes music, from the bells of India and Zimbabwe and the flutes of Central America to the great drums of Africa. Projects include weaving a basket shaker, making panpipes, and creating a guitar. For older kids.


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