Grade Range: 5-12Resource Type(s): Interactives & Media, WorksheetsDuration: 14 MinutesDate Posted: 1/22/2010
In this episode of the History Explorer podcast series, learn about the invention of this fascinating instrument as Exhibition Program Manager Monica Smith discusses the history of the guitar and those involved in its creation. The Teacher’s Guide includes links to the podcast in two formats and related images.
Interactives & Media
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Music, invention, history, popular culture, Gibson, Paul, Les, technology, electricity, Frying Pan, innovation, Fender, Leo, electric guitar, blues, Rickenbacker, Adolf, jazz, musical instrument, collection, musician, rock and roll, design
A brief picture book on the career of this jazz musician and composer who, along with his orchest...
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