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Cool Rock Music: Create and Appreciate What Makes Music Great!

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Children's Literature - Jennifer Mitchell
This book is all about rock and roll music. The book lists the highlights from the history of rock from blues and R & B to "The King," Elvis Presley; readers can also see the progression of rock music from electric guitars to grunge and punk. It also explains what rock music is, the instruments involved in making rock music, and the various parts of a rock song. Additionally, this book gives readers an introduction to the production of rock and roll music and helps readers learn how to write their own song. This book offers readers a hands-on activity: a step by step guide to building a milk carton guitar. After building your guitar, and writing your song, turn it into a music video; the book will tell you how. This book is highly engaging with its short chapters and colorful graphics. It is a must have for any music teacher's library. Reviewer: Jennifer Mitchell
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781599289748
  • Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 4/28/2008
  • Series: Cool Music Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 32
  • Age range: 8 - 11 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 7.80 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Table of Contents

The Music Around You     4
The Rock Story     6
What Is Rock Music?     8
Rock Instruments     10
Rock Greats     12
Music Production and Collection     14
Experience Rock Music     16
Milk Carton Guitar     18
Rock to the Beat     21
Write a Rock Song     23
Cool Rock Dances     27
Make a Rock Video     29
Conclusion     30
Web Sites     31
Glossary     31
Index     32
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