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Musical Instruments

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Virtuoso musicians demonstrate a range of distinctive styles in Chinese music
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Join the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra for a demonstration explaining each of the sections of the Chinese orchestra
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Members of Full Circle Soul demonstrate different types of hip hop dance and music.
Grades 3-4 Lesson
Explore traditional western and Chinese instruments and create a Chinese instrument
Grades 3-4 Lesson
This lesson introduces students to the instruments of the brass family
Grades 3-4 Lesson
This lesson introduces students to the instruments of the percussion family
Grades 3-4 Lesson
In this lesson, students explore how pitch is altered based on the width and length of the string
Grades 3-4 Lesson
This lesson introduces students to the instruments of the woodwind family
This Day in the Arts
February 03, 1904: Ron McNair plays the saxophone in space
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April 24, 1934: The pipeless organ is released to the public
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May 17, 1846: Adolphe Sax patents the saxophone
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June 14, 1881: John McTammany, Jr. patents the player piano
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August 31, 1945: Itzhak Perlman is born in Tel Aviv, Israel
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October 07, 1955: Yo-Yo Ma is born in Paris, France
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Novmeber 20, 2007: Rock Band is released
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