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#1. January 18,
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On the other hand, I’ve also been known to buy a few items of clothing at Costco….
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Musical Instruments Printable (** for premium members only)
The instruments of an orchestra are divided into four different families: brass, woodwind, string
and percussion. Members of the families are constructed out of similar materials, and produce
sound in similar ways. Ready to learn more? The multimedia capabilities of the Internet make it
the perfect first stop for an introduction to musical instruments. Just remember to turn on your
speakers for today’s musical tour.
Classics for Kids: Musical Dictionary
>From “accordion” to “xylophone,” Classics for Kids (companion website to the weekly radio
show) describes more than fifty orchestra instruments. Each instrument is defined, illustrated,
pronounced and most entries include audio samples in RealAudio format. Exploring the rest of
the site, my favorite clicks are Games, Activity Sheets, and Hear the Music.
Dallas Symphony Orchestra Kids: Musical Instrument Chart
Best reason to visit the Dallas Symphony Orchestra Kids site is the terrific assortment of audio
snippets for each instrument: a short solo riff; Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star; and a few seconds
of the instrument playing with an orchestra. Some of the audio files were missing, and a few
were mislabeled, but DSO Kids is still a worthwhile stop on today’s tour.
New York Philharmonic Kids: Instrument Storage Room
Take a virtual, animated visit to the instrument storage room of the New York Philharmonic.
Highlights are the interesting histories of each instrument family and individual instruments.
When browsing the instrument popup boxes, be sure to click on the binoculars, ear and friend
icons for more detail. “Trumpets and horns have a very, very ancient history. Two trumpets
were found in the tomb of the Egyptian King Tutankhamun: one was made of silver, the other of
… to continue reading, visit Surfnetkids: Musical Instruments.
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Musical Instruments Word Search
Printable Musical Instruments Word Search
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