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Turner, Barrie Carson 1951-

Overview
Works: 517 works in 1,100 publications in 1 language and 10,125 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Biography  History  Methods (Music)‡vSelf-instruction 
Roles: Author, Arranger, Editor, Adapter, Creator, Composer, Other
Classifications: ML930, 786.819
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barrie Carson Turner
Strings by Barrie Carson Turner( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes eighteen stringed instruments from all over the world including the violin, mandolin, moon guitar, and koto
Percussion by Barrie Carson Turner( Book )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes nineteen percussion instruments from around the world including the timpani, glockenspiel, claves, and temple blocks
Flutes by Barrie Carson Turner( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes eighteen flutes, which make up a large part of the woodwind family, including the piccolo, fife, suling, and nay
The Usborne first book of the keyboard by Anthony Marks( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dynamic approach to reading music and learning theory with simple tunes to play, including folk songs and Christmas carols
Hark! The herald angels sing : with photographs of paintings from the National Gallery, London( )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eighteen carols have been arranged for easy playing on piano, recorder, and guitar, and are all in traditional singing keys
Woodwinds and brass by Barrie Carson Turner( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes nineteen wind instruments from around the world including the oboe, didjeridu, bassoon, and accordion
I like music by Barrie Carson Turner( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers all aspects of music including instruments of the orchestra; how to read music; play the recorder, keyboard, and guitar; and how to make and play your own instruments
Drums by Barrie Carson Turner( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes different kinds of drums and how they are used, including the snare drum, conga drum, and bass drum
Keyboards by Barrie Carson Turner( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes eighteen keyboard instruments and how they are used, including pianos, harpsichords, and synthesizers
Carnival of the animals by Saint-Saëns by Barrie Carson Turner( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book gives a one-page explanation of each part of this piece by Saint-Saens; the accompanying CD contains the music. The animals are having a carnival, and the guests are arriving. There's the majestic lion, the braying mules, the dancing elephant, and the bouncy kangaroos. Even the fossils join in with a fast and rattly dance. Everyone is invited! Nearly 150 years ago, the composer Camille Saint-Saeuml's was asked by his pupils to write a musical joke for them. He wrote the Carnival of the Animals, a piece people enjoyed so much that it has now become one of Saint-Saeuml's most famous works. This accessible commentary, in a picture-book format, helps children follow each section of Saint-Saeuml's classic piece while they listen to the CD. Whimsical illustrations, a simple text, and evocative melodies create an ideal introduction for young children to the world of classical music
Modern instruments by Barrie Carson Turner( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes various musical instruments from the twentieth century, both ones that have been recently invented and traditional ones that have been improved or redesigned
Sound effects by Barrie Carson Turner( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes instruments from around the world that are sometimes used for sound effects including the anvil, bullroarer, odaiko, and others
The living piano by Barrie Carson Turner( Recording )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Together, the book and CD illustrate the history and variety of the piano for readers who are playing, learning to play, or listening to the instrument
The living violin by Barrie Carson Turner( Recording )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the violin's history and how it is made and played. Profiles famous performers and includes a CD recording of ten great compositions for the violin
The living flute by Barrie Carson Turner( Recording )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how the flute is made, how it works, its geographical and historical origins, and its role in the orchestra, and includes a compact disc of music composed especially for the flute
The living clarinet by Barrie Carson Turner( Recording )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1996 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the clarinet's history and how it is made and played and includes a CD recording of ten great compositions for the clarinet
Woodwind and brass by Barrie Carson Turner( Book )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes nineteen wind instruments, including trumpet, didjeridu, bagpipes
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart by Barrie Carson Turner( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells of the early years of Mozart, one of the world's greatest musical masters. An inspiring look at the childhoods of some of the world's most celebrated composers, Famous Childhoods takes a kid-friendly approach to the world of classical music. From the Austrian prodigy Mozart to Beethoven's passionate genius, this picture-filled series will inform and delight
Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky by Barrie Carson Turner( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discover the amazing childhood of one of the world's greatest musical masters with this colorful and informative book. Stunning illustrations and an engaging text reveal the early years of the genius who was Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Ludwig van Beethoven by Barrie Carson Turner( Book )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beethoven family -- Ludwig is born -- Music lessons -- Playing in public -- Family problems -- Important influence -- End of school -- Published composer -- Visit to the Netherlands -- Professional musician -- Assistant organist -- Meeting with Mozart -- Ludwig's legacy -- Glossary -- Index
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The Usborne first book of the keyboard
Alternative Names
Carson Turner Barrie

Carson Turner, Barrie 1951-

Turner, Barrie 1951-

Turner, Barrie C. 1951-

Turner, Barrie Carson

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Languages
English (70)

Covers
PercussionFlutesThe Usborne first book of the keyboardHark! The herald angels sing : with photographs of paintings from the National Gallery, LondonWoodwinds and brassDrumsKeyboardsCarnival of the animals by Saint-Saëns