Making Musical Instruments from Junk by Nick Penny


Making Musical Instruments from Junk by Nick Penny

This book offers a wealth of ideas for making satisfying musical instruments from everyday materials. It is aimed at children aged eight and upwards who can work on their own with occasional adult help. The book will include 12 practical projects, with step by step instructions and photographs. There are also sections on choosing appropriate materials, and design and decoration techniques. The book encourages children to develop their own ideas, as well as offering tried and tested design and technology techniques which are guaranteed to work.

About the Author

Nick Penny has had a varied career as a musician, composer, instrument-maker and educator. He has visited more than 1,500 schools with his workshops and performances, reaching half a million children. The instruments in the book were developed from these workshops and the book includes many ideas from children.

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Publication date

1st March 2006



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