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Name: Timbre Activities
ID: m14259
Language: English (en)
Summary: Suggestions for introducing the concept of timbre (musical color) to young children.
Subject: Arts
Keywords: color, harmonics, instruments, music, national art standard 6, national music standard 6, national music standard 7, national music standard 8, national music standard 9, timbre
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (
Copyright Holders: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (
Maintainers: Catherine Schmidt-Jones (

Latest version: 1.7 (history)
First publication date: Jan 9, 2007 1:11 pm +0000
Last revision to module: Jan 18, 2013 12:42 pm +0000


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Version History

Version: 1.7 Jan 18, 2013 12:42 pm +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
updated links

Version: 1.6 Mar 11, 2011 7:37 pm +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
removed from survey

Version: 1.5 Apr 12, 2010 8:43 pm +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
linked to survey

Version: 1.4 Jan 2, 2010 3:54 pm +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Added Google analytics code

Version: 1.3 Aug 11, 2008 12:54 pm +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
updated MENC link

Version: 1.2 Nov 28, 2007 11:11 am +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
added goals and objectives lists, adaptation and extension section

Version: 1.1 Jan 9, 2007 1:19 pm +0000 by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
Separated activities from timbre definition module (m11059).

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