Have you ever seen an orchestra perform and wondered about all those different instruments? In this fact-filled, entertaining picture book, Bruce Koscielniak gives us a lively look at the history of the orchestra and the instruments in it. From the #147;tooter, strings, and beaters" of the 1600s to the keyboard synthesizers of today, this playful exploration follows the development and trends of musical instruments over the last four hundred years. A perfect and joyous celebration for anyone who loves music.
The story of the incredible orchestra
Boston, Mass. :, Houghton Mifflin ;, London :, Hi Marketing,, 2003.
40 p. :,chiefly col. ill. ;,25 cm.
Originally published: 2000.
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