Chapter 2 Bells and Beats

Create instruments that will make people want to get up and dance!


As you already know, music is more than just a stream of pretty sounds, such as the tinkling of chimes in the wind. And one of the things that makes it different is that music follows repeating patterns. The melody is the pattern of changes in pitch—how the notes go up and down. The string and wind instruments you made in Chapter 1 are great for playing melodies. But that is only part of what makes up a piece of music.

Music also has to have a repeating ...

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