The Oxford First Companion to Music

The Oxford First Companion to Music

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The Oxford First Companion to Music is the first comprehensive music book for children under thirteen. Some of its special features are:
* Content arranged by topic so that is can be read for interest as well as used for reference
* "More about" boxes, referring to pages on related topics, to help with looking up facts
* Numerous photographs and line drawings in full color, especially chosen to be informative rather than merely decorative
* Over 50 short music examples, many easy enough to be picked out on a recorder or piano
* Covers all kinds of music including music of the Far East and Africa as well as pop and jazz
* Suggestions for music to listen to, a reminder that music is not just facts but an aural experience
This is a book for all children who want to find out more about the music they enjoy through records, radio, television, or playing instruments.
Publisher: London ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1982.
ISBN: 9780193143036
Characteristics: 192 p. in various pagings :,ill. (some col.) ;,32 cm.
Additional Contributors: McLeish, Valerie


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