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  • Item #: 043090
    ISBN: 9781402208256
    Retail: $24.99
    Rainbow Price: $17.50

    Subtitled "Your Guide to the Orchestra through Sounds and Stories," this book walks you through the large family of musical instruments. It covers the little piccolo to the huge bass drum, the common violin to the lesser-known glockenspiel, the unpretentious recorder to the grand piano, and just about any other instrument you might wish to learn about. Although the focus is on the instruments themselves, they are introduced within the context of the orchestra – i.e. the book is divided by family along with diagrams of where the instruments are usually situated within the orchestra, and many of the descriptions/informative blurbs mention situations or facts about playing in an orchestra. The instruments are introduced in the following order: the strings, the woodwinds, the brass, and the percussion as well as additional chapters on the voice, electronic instruments, the conductor, and a dictionary of musical terms. The pages feature an informal but professional layout of pictures, labels, captions, fun facts, short informative paragraphs, and diagrams. A CD-ROM is also included with the book, allowing you to hear the sounds of the instruments as well as providing more information such as the history of the instruments and famous composers and musicians. 176 pgs, hc. – Melissa

  • Item #: 001716
    Retail: $0.00
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  • Item #: 016544
    Retail: $11.99
    Rainbow Price: $11.39

  • Item #: 005562
    ISBN: 9780486287850
    Retail: $3.99
    Rainbow Price: $3.50

    With this book of musical instrument sketches, children will come to recognize all the different music makers. Captions tell what the instrument is, and several illustrations show students playing their instruments. Also in this book, you'll find a beautiful double-page picture of a full orchestra performing in a concert. - Melissa

  • Item #: 036269
    Retail: $12.99
    Rainbow Price: $11.49
  • Item #: 013104
    Retail: $28.95
    Rainbow Price: $25.25

    This 9" x 12" music board is useful for students to practice their music reading abilities. One side features a magnetic dry-erase piano staff (both bass and treble), with a row of keys bordering the keys. The other side is designed for use with string instruments (violin, viola, cello and bass). The board is constructed of sturdy metal, with a plastic frame, and it comes with 10 black magnetic notes, 8 red magnetic notes (for sharps), 8 blue magnetic notes (for flats), a dry-erase marker pen, an eraser, and an illustrated booklet with tips and ideas.

  • Item #: 016831
    ISBN: 9781557089823
    Retail: $9.99
    Rainbow Price: $6.44
  • Item #: 006101
    ISBN: 9780486407395
    Retail: $1.99
    Rainbow Price: $1.75
  • Item #: 033413
    Retail: $33.00
    Rainbow Price: $29.95
    Set includes a slide whistle, jingle stick, finger cymbals, rhythm sticks, recorder, maracas, kazoo, castanet, triangle set, and tone block. Instruments are made of wood, metal, and plastic. Packaged in a reusable cardboard storage box with handle.
  • Item #: 065589
    ISBN: 9781477766804
    Retail: $10.00
    Rainbow Price: $6.02

  • Item #: 044667
    ISBN: 9781495283352
    Retail: $14.99
    Rainbow Price: $14.50
  • Item #: 005993
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $19.95
  • Item #: 065244
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $7.95

  • Item #: 019378
    Retail: $8.00
    Rainbow Price: $4.95

    This quality instrument has a rich and warm tone for beautiful music and easily comes apart into three segments for detailed cleaning. Ivory color, comes in a vinyl bag with finger chart. – Laura

  • Item #: 048816
    Retail: $11.99
    Rainbow Price: $9.95

    Play by color with this note-reading sticker set! Following the same color-coding note-reading scheme as the Boomwhackers line, these removable, reusable stickers can be placed on keyboards, xylophones, choir chimes, and other instruments so you can play along with Boomwhackers. This package contains 300 diatonic with letters, 100 diatonic without letters, 75 chromatics with sharp/flat spelling, and 25 chromatics without sharp/flat spelling. Even if you do not use the Boomwhackers, these colorful labels make great note reminders for beginning music students – simply label the letters C through C (an octave or more) on your keyboard, until the notes are committed to memory! ~ Lisa

  • Item #: 034420
    Retail: $23.95
    Rainbow Price: $19.95

    This starter set contains everything you need to get started learning the recorder. It includes a Canto soprano recorder, the Hands on Recorder Book, and the Hands on Recorder accompaniment CD. The book provides beginning instruction and forty-six songs, and the CD features instrumental accompaniment for twenty-six of those songs. ~ Lisa

  • Item #: 011324
    ISBN: 9780739015575
    Retail: $5.99
    Rainbow Price: $5.25

    This set of 89 flash cards can be used by any music student for any instrument. Cards help teach and quiz notes, symbols, and terms for the first two years of music study.

  • Item #: 012535
    Retail: $24.99
    Rainbow Price: $19.99

    There must be a universal desire in all children to create music with rhythm instruments. If they don't have real instruments, kids will make their own from boxes, rubber bands, cardboard tubes, wooden spoons, pan lids, or whatever they can find! More substantial than homemade instruments, Band in a Box is guaranteed to bring hours of entertainment to your aspiring musician. A great value, this set includes a small tambourine, rhythm sticks, ÿtriangle & striker, "clacker," mini cymbals, and a pair of brightly striped maracas. All this comes neatly packaged in a hand crafted wooden carrying case. Pieces are constructed of metal and solid wood to withstand years of "music." ~ Rachel

  • Item #: 053286
    Retail: $10.00
    Rainbow Price: $7.95

    This simple instrument come on a pretty 8x10” wooden frame and comes with 4.5” striker that fits in a slot in the base. Use this for music time and learning rhythm, or use it as a dinner bell or other signal in your home. – Laura

  • Item #: 034381
    ISBN: 9780739036099
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $15.75
    You don't have to go out and buy a drum set to learn to play the drums – many items around the house can be a "sound source", or drum, according to this book. This introductory drum course covers instruments, drumsticks, beats, music notation, rhythm, 4/4, 2/4, 6/8 time signatures, coordination, and syncopation too. Before you pick up those sticks, however, the first several pages of the book discuss other rhythm objects and instruments that can be used in place of a traditional drum set. These include: Boomwhackers, bowls, pots and pans, empty cardboard boxes, maracas, tambourines, and other household items and traditional instruments. Once you've found an instrument that will work for you, it's time to start developing your skills in counting beats, and learning musical notation. Along the way, simple practice songs and easy traditional songs are included, offering kids practice making real music. Most practice songs are included on the accompanying CD, so students can hear what the drum music should sound like and follow along if they want to. If your child wants to learn how to play the drums, this is a great introduction that won't cost you a bundle. – Jess
  • Item #: 060678
    ISBN: 9780739095744
    Retail: $19.99
    Rainbow Price: $15.95

    In all my years of playing music, I have yet to pick up drums. However, after examining this course, I feel fairly certain that someone who sticks with this program would definitely be able to teach themselves (I learned a few things myself!). The modern drum kit is a rather daunting instrument, from the different sizes and shapes to tuning methods, to even how to hold a drumstick. However, if a student is willing to face that steep learning curve, this would be a great way to learn.

    A CD and a DVD accompany the book. The DVD is extremely detailed and walks you through almost every step of the book, making it a great visual education for the “learn-by-seeing” types. It’s like having a drum teacher right there with you! The book will teach you how to read all the included drum sheet music, starting with the most basic beats on one drum, all the way until you can play the entire kit in a variety of styles including rock, jazz, funk, country, metal, Latin, and more. I really enjoyed that the practice songs in the latter half of the book which sounded like some of the rock classics you might hear on the oldies station. These songs are beneficial because students can see how the techniques they have learned are actually music rather than just endless drills in a book. A fact which can be very frustrating for an older student or avid music fan. While younger students may need parent assistance, this surprisingly complete program is great for older students and adults alike. 92 softcover pages. – Laura

  • Item #: 034195
    Retail: $24.99
    Rainbow Price: $19.99

    This adorable set from Melissa & Doug includes the following six instruments in a wooden storage tray: a colorful mini-xylophone and mallet, a tambourine-like shaker, a harmonica, a whistle, and two red and blue castanets. These instruments are just the right size for little hands, and they're made with wood and metal (in the shaker and harmonica) so they're sturdy enough for even the most enthusiastic young musicians. This set would be a helpful tool in teaching listening skills and auditory discernment, as well as fostering fine motor skill development, creativity, and memory. A list of extension activities on the back of the packaging offers a few great ways to enrich your child's musical learning. Have fun making joyful noise with this set! ~ Rachel D.

  • Item #: 006037
    Retail: $19.95
    Rainbow Price: $13.88
  • Item #: 005994
    Retail: $19.95
    Rainbow Price: $16.16
  • Item #: 006035
    Retail: $19.95
    Rainbow Price: $16.16
  • Item #: 059481
    ISBN: 9780786690367
    Retail: $14.99
    Rainbow Price: $13.75

    Learn all that is needed to start playing the Ukulele. The book describes the parts of the ukulele, and how to tune and hold the instrument. Then develop new skills such as how to strum and play chords. Each chord is introduced followed by practice strumming along to a simple song. Over 20 songs are learned throughout the book including favorites like Brother John, London Bridge, and When the Saints Go Marching In. Large easy-to-follow pictures are included for every new skill. The online audio has 68 tracks for tuning, playing along with songs, and practice exercises.

  • Item #: 060681
    ISBN: 9780739096253
    Retail: $16.99
    Rainbow Price: $13.95

    Let’s face it: the songs in instrument-learning books, while valuable, are not very fun to play. What IS fun to play is a song that everyone knows and can play or sing along to. That’s where this book comes in! If your student wishes to learn some songs that are a little more fun or wants to take a step towards “real” songs after some of their lesson books, these are the perfect fit. For each song, there are tabs (a notation method that shows which fret to play on which string: highly popular for learning to play more popular songs), chords, and even sheet music for your more classically trained student. Your student will be able to play old standards like The Farmer in the Dell, Jesus Loves Me, The Bear Went Over the Mountain, and 56 other songs. In addition, we also carry the guitar version of this book (#060680), so if one child plays the guitar and one plays ukulele, they will be able to play duets together, making for some great family fun and bonding time! Parents, the music for the song Ninety-Nine Bottles of Beer is included, so you may want to do a little creative editing and change the lyrics to “pop” before handing the book over to your child. Includes a chord dictionary for quick reference. 83 softcover pages. – Laura

  • Item #: 004259
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $10.25

    *Accurate intonation

    *Built-in thumb rest places right hand in correct, relaxed position

    *Carrying bag and fingering chart included

    *Curved Windway

    *Dark brown with ivory-colored trim

    *One piece construction

    *Single holes for low C and D provide ease of playing in lower register

  • Item #: 059480
    ISBN: 9780786677108
    Retail: $14.99
    Rainbow Price: $13.75
    The most rewarding part of learning an instrument is finally getting to play songs. Start off learning just 3 chords (G, C, & D7) and a whole world of songs opens up. Strum and sing along to songs such as Itsy-Bitsy Spider, The Muffin Man, and Old McDonald Had a Farm. With 101 songs included, you are sure to find favorite classics and new songs to share your musical talent.
  • Item #: 048766
    ISBN: 9780976142539
    Retail: $9.95
    Rainbow Price: $7.95

    This handy electronic bookmark is really a versatile tool! Measuring 5 ½" h x 2 ¾" w, this slim timer easily clips onto your music stand or music book. It has a digital display and easy-to-use buttons to set the timer or metronome. The metronome sound "clicks" like a traditional metronome and features 0-4 to 4-4 adjustable rhythm settings with accent note, A440 tuning note, a tempo range of 40/210 bpm, and flashing indicators that show the beat. Other features include a clock, a programmable countdown timer with alarm, and a cumulative timer to record multiple practice sessions. Battery included. ~ Lisa