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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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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 Legends, Icons & Rebels: Music That Changed the World
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Search Story of the Orchestra : Listen While You Learn About the Instruments, the Music and the Composers Who Wrote the Music!
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Search Great Composers (Dover History Coloring Book)
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Search The Music in George's Head: George Gershwin Creates Rhapsody in Blue
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Search Children's Book of Music
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Search History Pockets: Life in Plymouth Colony, Grades 1-3
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