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The orchestra
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The orchestra

Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781474749329

Publication Date: 5 Sep 2019

Subject: Performing arts

Suitable for: Primary

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An introduction to orchestras, and the instruments played in an orchestra.
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Summary

An introduction to orchestras, and the instruments played in an orchestra.

What sort of music does an orchestra play?
What are the main families of instruments?
How are orchestras different around the world?

From string and woodwind to brass and percussion, there is so much to know about orchestras, the instruments used and the musicians who play them!

This book is packed full of facts, covering everything you need to know about the orchestra. You'll learn about the conductors, rehearsals, performances and music. Get to know each of the four main families of instruments and the huge variety of sounds they make. Be inspired by famous composers and find out about traditional orchestras from around the world.

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Contents

Get to know orchestras
The orchestra in action
Performances
String instruments
Woodwind instruments
Brass instruments
Percussion instruments
Keyboard instruments
Different orchestras
Famous composers
Find out more
Glossary
Index

Category
JNF
Subject
Performing arts
Dewey
784.2
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5 Sep 2019
Edition
New in Paperback
ISBN
9781474749329
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Binding
Paperback
Pages
32
Width
235mm
Height
258mm
Weight
162g
Index
Yes
Contents page
Yes
Glossary
Yes
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