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Contents Introduction Chapter 1 The Science of Sound *1-1 Vibrations: the Cause of Sounds 1-2 A Bull Roarer 1-3 Sound, Frequency, and Pitch *1-4 How Sound Travels 1-5 A Sound Trumpet *1-6 Sound in Solids and Liquids Chapter 2 Science and Music 2-1 The Science of Strings 2-2 Waves. Standing Waves, and Harmonics *2-3 Waves, Octaves, Music, and Math *2-4 A String Telephone and a Bell *2-5 A Vibrating Air Column *2-6 Resonance *2-7 Sounds of the Sea: Resonance with Tubes of Air Chapter 3 Instruments with Strings 3-1 Why a Hollow Box Under the Strings? *3-2 What Is the Purpose of a Mute On a Stringed Instrument? 3-3 A Wide-Stringed Piano *3-4 A Twangy Piano 3-5 A One-String Guitar 3-6 A Two-String Bottle Banjo 3-7 An Eight-String Harp 3-8 A "Washtub" Bass 3-9 A Shoe box Guitar Chapter 4 Wind Instruments 4-1 A Hose Horn 4-2 A Simple Pipe Organ 4-3 A Fluty Horn 4-4 A Bottle Band *4-5 A Panpipe You Can Make *4-6 Reed Horns Chapter 5 Percussion Instruments *5-1 A Mechanic's Xylophone *5-2 Drinking Glass Bells 5-3 The Bell and Woodwind Mystery 5-4 A Mechanic's Chimes 5-5 Bells from Flower Pots *5-6 Wood Chimes and Other Chimes 5-7 Some Inexpensive Percussion Instruments Further Reading Internet Addresses Appendix Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Sound -- Juvenile literature.
Sound -- Experiments -- Juvenile literature.
Science projects -- Juvenile literature.