The Story of the Incredible Orchestra (Paperback)

An Introduction to Musical Instruments and the Symphony Orchestra

By Bruce Koscielniak

Sandpiper, 9780618311125, 40pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 2003

List Price: 7.99*
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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 “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.