Should I Play the Flute? (Learning Musical Instruments; Infosearch) by Nicola Barber

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Published by Heinemann .

Written in English

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  • Music - Instruction & Study,
  • General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Flute,
  • Juvenile literature

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatSchool & Library Binding
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8398202M
ISBN 101403481873
ISBN 109781403481870

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Karen Evans Moratz is Principal Flutist with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, and Artist in Residence and Associate Professor of Flute at the School of Music/Jordan College of Fine Arts at Butler University. She is a founding member of the Greater Indianapolis Flute Club and of the Indianapolis Baroque Orchestra.

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