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Music: general interest (Children's / Teenage)

See below for a selection of the latest books from Music: general interest (Children's / Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the Music: general interest (Children's / Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Music: general interest (Children's / Teenage) books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Play It! Children's Songs

Play It! Children's Songs

Author: Jennifer Kemmeter, Antimo Marrone Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/11/2019

A fun and easy way to learn to play the piano or keyboard, with helpful instruction on classic and favorite songs. Written by the author of the best-selling Build It! series in collaboration with an experienced piano teacher, the Play It! books teach how to play the piano or keyboard in a simple, effective way. Using color-coded notes and character icons, the books include piano sheets of popular and favorite songs as well as a primer on how to read sheet music and some basic techniques. For beginners ages 5 and up, Play It! is the perfect companion on your musical journey. Features these classic songs and includes color labels inside the book: Mary Had a Little Lamb Oh When the Saints Go Marching In The Itsy Bitsy Spider Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star Clock Chimes Row, Row, Row Your Boat Yankee Doodle Dandy Skip to My Lou This Land is Your Land London Bridge is Falling Down Are You Sleeping? Old MacDonald Had a Farm It's Raining, It's Pouring For He's a Jolly Good Fellow Oh! Susanna If You're Happy and You Know It Three Blind Mice Baa Baa Black Sheep Hickory Dickory Dock The Wheels on the Bus I'm a Little Teapot B-I-N-G-O The Muffin Man Pop Goes the Weasel Happy Birthday To You Five Little Ducks Home on the Range When Johnny Comes Marching Home

Orchestra

Orchestra

Author: Avalon Nuovo Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/11/2019

Before there were DJs, rock stars, pop groups and jazz trios... there was the orchestra. Whether it takes centre stage or brings performances and motion pictures to life, the orchestra is the magificent original musical voice of the west. Learn about all of the ingenious instruments that make up the orchestra and the luminary composers whose work has endured for centuries. Travel from the Wiener Musikverein in Vienna to the world's greatest recording studios to see stunning orchestras in action, all illuminated by David Doran's stylish and immersive illustrations.

James Rhodes' Playlist

James Rhodes' Playlist

Author: James Rhodes Format: Hardback Release Date: 03/10/2019

A visually stunning introduction to classical music from piano maestro and bestselling author James Rhodes. Rhodes makes classical music accessible, relatable, and exciting. It is hard not to be swept up - Rhodes writes with such enthusiasm and thoughtfulness that readers will be dying to listen to the Spotify playlist he shares ... Rhodes makes history and music come alive. Surreal, psychedelic collages ... make the book an eye-popping visual experience as well. A dynamic and infectious introduction to classical music. - Kirkus Bach. Mozart. Beethoven. Old guys with curly wigs, right? But trust me: those composers were the original rock stars. Let me introduce you to some of the most breathtaking and magnificent pieces of music ever created. We'll meet the rebels and revolutionaries who wrote them - did you know Beethoven peed into a chamber pot he kept under his piano? - and find out why they're responsible for every track on your phone today. The world of classical music is going to blow your mind. So take some time out to listen to the online playlist I've curated for you as you read. Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Schubert, Rachmaninoff and Ravel: the perfect introduction to classical music. With jaw-dropping artwork and avant-garde design, this visually exquisite celebration of classical music is encased in a stunning slipcase and features a large fold-out poster as well as an accompanying online playlist of the pieces being discussed. It's the perfect gift for older children and adults alike who want to explore classical music, but aren't quite sure where to begin.

Nursery Rhymes Keyboard Book

Nursery Rhymes Keyboard Book

Author: Sam Taplin Format: Spiral bound Release Date: 03/10/2019

Little children can discover the magic of making music with the keyboard built into this beautifully illustrated book. There are ten beloved nursery rhymes to play, including Row, row, row your boat, Twinkle twinkle little star and Jack and Jill, plus simple instructions and links to hear all the tunes online.

A Child's Introduction to the Orchestra (Revised and Updated)

A Child's Introduction to the Orchestra (Revised and Updated)

Author: Robert Levine Format: Hardback Release Date: 17/09/2019

A Child's Introduction to the Orchestra is a fun and exciting musical journey. With cheery narrator Orchestra Bob as their guide, kids are encouraged to listen, learn, and enjoy as they are introduced to the most powerful works from the greatest composers throughout history. He tells wacky stories about deaf composers and quirky musicians, and explores the inspirations behind monumental pieces. Kids will also learn about each instrument of the orchestra from the cello to the timpani, as well as different musical styles from Baroque to Modern. Each step of the way, children can listen to musical examples of what they are learning about by downloading audio tracks from an exclusive website. Young readers will hear the sound of an actual violin as they study the instrument and enjoy the playful tune of a Mozart minuet as they read about the composer's precocious exploits as a child. Also included is a removable a poster of instruments and their location in the orchestra. Illustrated in exquisite and colorful detail with over 100 original drawings and photographs, this is the perfect introduction to the magical world of classical music.

The Orchestra

The Orchestra

Author: Richard Spilsbury Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/09/2019

What instruments make up an orchestra? What does the conductor do? How are orchestras different around the world? Discover all the answers, along with famous composers, in this engaging and easy-to-access book. The lively text is illustrated by lots of photographs, showing all the components of the orchestra and more.

Activities We Do: We Make Music

Activities We Do: We Make Music

Author: ,Connor Stratton Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/08/2019

This book offers a simple overview of how children can make music. Easy-to-read text, labeled photos, and a picture glossary make this book the perfect introduction to the topic.

Activities We Do: We Make Music

Activities We Do: We Make Music

Author: ,Connor Stratton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2019

This book offers a simple overview of how children can make music. Easy-to-read text, labeled photos, and a picture glossary make this book the perfect introduction to the topic.

The Ultimate Guide to Music

The Ultimate Guide to Music

Author: Joe Fullman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/07/2019

A fascinating introduction to music and the orchestra for children. Music to accompany the free interactive app is provided by the Britten-Pears Foundation and includes a recording of Benjamin Britten's piece 'The Young Person's Guide To The Orchestra', performed by The Royal Northern College of Music Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sir Mark Elder. The first interactive sequence profiles one instrument from each section of the orchestra - the violin, clarinet, trumpet and timpani. Users will be able to view each instrument in 360 degrees and listen to a short recording of it playing a tune. The second interactive sequence profiles the orchestra as a whole and users will be able to listen to Britten's piece 'The Young Person's Guide To The Orchestra'. Users will be able to interact with the conductor and isolate, examine and listen to the four sections of the orchestra.

Recorder From The Beginning Books 1, 2 & 3

Recorder From The Beginning Books 1, 2 & 3

Author: John Pitts Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/06/2019

Struggle Against

Struggle Against

Author: Gary Llama Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/05/2019

Make Music!: A Kid's Guide to Creating Rhythm, Playing with Sound and Conducting and Composing Music

Make Music!: A Kid's Guide to Creating Rhythm, Playing with Sound and Conducting and Composing Music

Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/05/2019

Music is for everyone - no prior experience required! Make Music! invites kids and families to celebrate the joy of sound with a variety of inventive activities, including playing dandelion trumpets, conducting percussion conversations, and composing their own pieces. Musician and educator Norma Jean Haynes brings the pioneering work of Ann Sayre Wiseman and John Langstaff to a new generation of kids ages 5 and up, focusing on the playfulness, spontaneity, and creativity of music. Kids explore rhythm with clapping, body drumming, and intonations. They learn to create found sound with kitchen pots and pans, the Sunday paper, or even the Velcro on their shoes. And step-by-step instructions show how to make 35 different instruments, from chimes and bucket drums to a comb kazoo and a milk-carton guitar.