BrainPOP

Strings

Thinking about learning a stringed instrument? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby will teach you about a whole slew of them, from the piano to the guitar to the hurdy gurdy. Discover how the sound of a stringed instrument is produced and why a string vibrating on its own doesn’t usually do the trick. You’ll find out about some of the oldest stringed instruments, as well as which ones are most popular today. You’ll also find out which four types of stringed instruments are popularly used in orchestras and other types of performance groups. Finally, you’ll learn about some of the variations on strings found around the world. Still want to play? Practice, practice, practice!

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