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Story of the Orchestra: Listen While You Learn About the Instruments, the Music and the Composers Who Wrote the Music! (Hardcover)
- An introduction to each instrument of the orchestra from the cello to the timpani
- The stories of famous composers from Bach to Stravinsky.
- An explanation of different musical styles from Baroque to Modern.
Join Orchestra Bob on this fun and exciting musical journey. Perfect for young students just starting to play an orchestral instrument as well as for parents and teachers looking for a simple introduction to the principles and history of classical music.
About the Author
Meredith Hamilton graduated from Brown University and has an MFA from the School of Visual Arts. Formerly an art director at Newsweek and Time, she illustrated the previous six books in the Child's Introduction series, among other books, and her work can be found in magazines and animations as well. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her husband and three children.