"Quarto knows."--Colophon.Contents: Welcome to The School of Music -- Listen up! Why should we keep our ears wide open? -- Your musical toolbox. What are the principal elements of musical language? -- Make it yourself! How can we enjoy music in practical, active ways?Includes bibliographical references (page ) and index.Summary: Here you will go an a unique and melodious journey, which introduces aspiring musicians to all kinds of music, from classical, to country, to contemporary...and many more! Meet six musicians and learn about different instruments and genres of music, as well as basic theory for beginners, from melodies and harmonies to pitch and rhythm.