Thames & Hudson
A musical journey around the world to meet the composers, musicians and performers who are famous for making the music we love.
A History of Music for Children takes readers on a musical journey around the world to meet a diverse cast of composers, musicians and performers. From Bach to Billie Eilish, Mozart to Miriam Makeba, the music makers in this book are connected by a love of creating and performing music. Tackling big questions including What is music? and Why do we make it?, it looks beyond the Western canon and explores the many exciting ways that music is composed, improvised, listened to, recorded, and passed on from generation to generation.
Includes an online playlist organized by chapter that children can listen to as they read
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27.9 x 21.6 cm 96 pages
Hard back non fiction book
Reading age 7+ years
Being read to is one of the most beautiful and important things we can do for children.
To comfort them, and open their imaginations and teach them the beauty of reading.
In the words of Stephen King 'Books are portable magic'