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How to choose an instrument

R. J. Harris

How to choose an instrument

piano and strings.

by R. J. Harris

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Published by Fountain Press in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesFountain music series -- no.3
ContributionsPalmer, Edwina.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14860979M

Selecting the Right Band or Orchestra Instrument. Choosing the right instrument is a very important task. This may be a decision that a young musician will live with for many years to come. There are basically three methods that surface when band directors or music vendors are asked for assistance.


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How to choose an instrument by R. J. Harris Download PDF EPUB FB2

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An updated edition of the definitive guide to choosing the right instrument to unlock a child's musical potential. Offering a simple and practical method of selecting the right instrument for the individual child, this unique book starts with the child's physical and emotional makeup, and uses questionnaires and charts to systematically explain the pros and cons of various by: 5.

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