Sound: Shhh…Bang…Pop…BOOM! (Hardcover)

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Sound: Shhh…Bang…Pop…BOOM! (Hardcover)
By Romana Romanyshyn & Andriy Lesiv

Translated into over 20 languages and winner of the Bologna Ragazzi Award for best nonfiction book of the year.

A visual tour of the world of sound, this intriguing, informative, and endlessly fascinating book makes visible that which we otherwise only hear and feel as vibrations: SOUND.

Authors and artists Romana Romanyshyn and Andriy Lesiv achieve a remarkable fusion of the scientific exploration of the phenomenon of sound with a philosophic reflection on its nature that will appeal to inquisitive children looking to learn more about science and nature. A stunning sequence of rich infographics provoke the reader to listen, learn, and think. Whether it’s hearing noise, music, speech, or even silence, no one will come away from these pages without experiencing sound with new ears and a fresh understanding.

  • Hardcover: 64 pages
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books (October 6, 2020)
  • Dimensions: 10.25” W x 11” H
  • Ages: 8 - 12 Years

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Music Notes

Most Western music is based on a system of notation that evolved around 1600 out of earlier practices. The starting point for any opera is the full score, which contains all individual voices and instruments arranged in a specific order on the page. The written music—representing the sounds a composer creates in his head—then comes to life performed by singers onstage and played by the orchestra.



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