Grade 5
A Closer Look
  Musical Instruments
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Explore the history of musical instruments from around the world on the Internet.

America's Shrine to Music Museum
Have you ever played a serpent or a crocodile-shaped zither? Check out these exotic musical instruments and other historic pieces from around the world.
http://www.usd.edu/smm/

Edinburgh University Collection of Historic Musical Instruments
Find catalogs of recent instrument exhibits and hundreds of photographs of historic musical instruments in the Electronic Catalogue.

You can print the photographs to make a historic musical instrument scrapbook.
http://www.music.ed.ac.uk/euchmi/

 


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