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Music -- History

Gifted children who are interested in music might be interested in learning a little of its history. These books are full of musical history.

Search M is for Melody: A Music Alphabet (Alphabet Books)
by: Kathy-jo Wargin

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Search The Children's Book of America
from: Simon & Schuster


Search Helen Keller: Courage in the Dark (Step-Into-Reading, Step 4)
by: Johanna Hurwitz

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Search DK Eyewitness Books: Music
by: Neil Ardley

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Search Smart About the Fifty States (Smart About History)
by: Jon Buller, Susan Saunders, Maryann Cocca-Leffler, Joan Holub, True Kelley, Dana Regan

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Search The Long Gone Lonesome History of Country Music
by: Bret Bertholf


Search Who Was Albert Einstein?
by: Jess Brallier

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Where did music come from?  When did it begin?  Scientists don't really know.  But the first stringed instrument appeared in what is now Iraq about 5,000 years ago.  Scientists also have evidence that musical instruments were made as far back as 36,000 years ago!  They found Paleolithic bird bone pipes in what is now France and Germany.*

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