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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 Children of the Dust Bowl: The True Story of the School at Weedpatch Camp
by: Jerry Stanley

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Search My First Classical Music Book
by: Genevieve Helsby

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Search A Child's Introduction to Ballet: The Stories, Music, and Magic of Classical Dance
by: Laura Lee

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


Search DK Eyewitness Books: Music
by: Neil Ardley

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Search Time For Kids: Thomas Edison: A Brilliant Inventor (Time for Kids Biographies)
by: Editors of TIME For Kids

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Search The Story Of Ruby Bridges: Special Anniversary Edition
by: Robert Coles

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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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