Great Folk Instruments To Make & Play

Great Folk Instruments To Make & Play

by Dennis Waring
     
 

Have a hankering for an Appalachian dulcimer? A Celtic harp? Anyone can make—and play—these great musical instruments. Make sophisticated versions out of wood, or fun and easy shoebox zithers and bleach bottle banjos. It’s simple to craft recorders, slide whistles, or percussive claves (rhythm sticks.) Here are instructions for, and color

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Have a hankering for an Appalachian dulcimer? A Celtic harp? Anyone can make—and play—these great musical instruments. Make sophisticated versions out of wood, or fun and easy shoebox zithers and bleach bottle banjos. It’s simple to craft recorders, slide whistles, or percussive claves (rhythm sticks.) Here are instructions for, and color photographs of, more than 50 instruments that range from board xylophones to thumb pianos to hoop drums. Includes instructions for tuning, and advice on wood, tools, and glue.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781895569438
Publisher:
Sterling Publishing
Publication date:
12/31/1999
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.52(w) x 10.02(h) x 0.47(d)

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