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Musical Instruments
Find various musical instruments in the MP3 / CD The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra: Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Purcell, Op. 34.   Including: Full Orchestra, Woodwinds Family, Brass Family, Strings Family, Percussion Family, Piccolo & Flutes, Oboes, Clarinets, Bassoons, Violins, Violas, Cellos, Double Basses, Harp, French Horns, Trumpets, Trombones & Tuba, and Full Orchestra.

Coloring Pages
Bay Area Little Symphony Including instrument coloring pages

Virtual Tours
A to Z Online Virtual Tours: Musical Instruments - my web site
Google Instrument Image Search
National Music Museum

Audio Recordings & Pictures of Instruments
DSO Kids:Learn + Listen: Instruments or search at DSO (Dallas Symphony Orchestra) Kids (if the link is expired).

A to Z Instruments

Musical Dictionary

A
Accordion
Accordion-Online.de Including composers, sheet music, MP3, and links.
Bay Area Little Symphony Including an accordion coloring page.
PBS: Accordian Dreams

Alphorn / Alpenhorn

Anklung

B
Bagpipe
Bagpipe Music Scores

Balalaika
Bass Clarinet
Bass Drum
Bassoon

C
Castanets
Cello
Chimes
Clarinet
Contrabassoon
Cymbals

D
Double Bass

E
English Horn

F
Flute
The Flute Player by Lacapa Michael

French Horn

G
Gamelan
Balinese Gamelan Rhythms
Indonesian Gamelan Main Page

Glockenspiel
Guiro

Guitars
Go to: Virtual Tours.

H
Harmonica
Harp

M
Maracas
Make maracas.  Shake them.

Mexican Maracas (using a balloon) @ DLTK-Kids

Melodeon

O
Oboe
Bears Coloring Page - Oboe

Organs
Allen Organs Factory Tour

P
Piano
Music: Pretend to play the piano while music plays or play a real piano.

Links
Free On-Line Piano Lessons@ gopiano

Piccolo

S
Saxophone
Go to: Virtual Tours.

Snare Drum

T
Tambourine
Timpani
Triangle
Trombone

Trumpet

Tuba

U
Ukulele
History @ Koolau Guitar & Ukulele Company
Go to: Go to: Virtual Tours.

Book:
Abiyoyo Book by Pete Seeger

V
Viola

Violin

Listen to violin music.
Play music with different string instruments and have the child pick out the violin when it is playing.

Violin Online - Interactive Fingerboard
Violin Online Violin Basics, Sheet Music & MP3, Online Violin Class, Exercises, and Free Violin Christmas Music (Violin Sheet Music & Violin MP3)

Go to Composers of Classical Music: Vivaldi to hear some of his pieces.

Alphabet Teddy Bear Coloring Pictures: Bear playing a Violin
Mom's Network Alphabet Coloring Pages: Letter V and a Violin
Bry-Back Manor: Musical Clipart: Violin

X
Xylophone
You will need to explain that the letter "x" sounds like a "z".
Glass Xylophone @ ZOOM You can do it on your computer if you download Tunes & Spoons.

Z
Zither


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