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.*


History of Music

General Music
Classical Music
Music Instruction

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 L21 - Standard of Excellence Book 1 Theory & History Workbook's Price: $6.50
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Search Great Composers (Dover History Coloring Book)'s Price: $3.99
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Search On History
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Search Texas Jailhouse Music
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Search World History Biographies: Mozart: The Boy Who Changed the World with His Music (National Geographic World History Biographies)
Search History of Music (Essentiallibrary of Cultural History)
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