The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra

Description

This elegant hardcover book-and-CD package introduces the sights and sounds of the orchestra. After listening to the sounds of each instrument on the CD—from mellow flutes to blazing trumpets—readers may turn to the accompanying book to learn more about the orchestra and its instruments. All are invited to tour each section—string, woodwind, brass, and percussion—to discover what makes classical music so universally expressive. “This is a great book for children of all ages.”—American Bookseller



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