From the Publisher:
Written by Chris Smith and Marci McGrath.
Electronic Time for Learning: Music is an interactive sound book that explores the world of music in fascinating text, color photographs, and more than 120 songs and musical instruments from around the world. To hear songs and instruments, readers enter three-digit codes found on the book's pages into the attached keypad. The book, recommended for readers ages 7 and older, contains 125 audio clips.
Electronic Time for Learning: Music offers interesting information about music, from forgotten musical instruments of the ancient world to the history of music genres like jazz and rock 'n' roll. The book discusses music basics, such as rhythm, pitch, notes, scales, and melody. Additional sections feature a particular instrument or type of music, from classical music to the music of China, and violins to saxophones. Each of the more than 100 sections invites readers to hear how various instruments sound, listen to famous composers, and learn music concepts and definitions. Colorful photos, illustrations, and diagrams support the words and sounds.
Here is a sampling of the audio clips in Electronic Time for Learning: Music:
A C major guitar chord arpeggio.
Sounds from an ancient shofar.
A 1920s radio program.
Mozart's Serenade No. 13 for strings in G major.
Benny Goodman playing the "licorice stick" (also known as the clarinet) with his big band.
Filmi, or the upbeat music used in Indian movies.
Publications International Ltd.
A: Amazing book!
This book provides an encyclopedia of musical instruments. Each spread includes one or more 3-digit audio codes. The reader touches a 3-digit code, then Enter, To hear a musical instrument play. This is interactive book covering the basics of how sound is produced and heard, the history of music, and types of music and instruments from the U.S. and worldwide. A sound module and codes throughout the text let readers of all ages hear audio samples on every spread in the book.
Recommended for ages 8 years and older.
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