Vintage Hardcover Indian Music Makers by Robert Hofsinde (Gray-Wolf), 1967
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First edition Indian Music Makers by Robert Hofsinde (Gray-Wolf) printed in 1967. Has stamp inside that it came from the Brooke-Alvinston Central School and has protective plastic on the dust cover.
This detailed description of Indian musical instruments and how they were made is the answer to a Den Mother's dream; she might even be tempted to try a musical play based on the cycle of Cherokee songs provided for every occasion from birth to death. Mr. Hofsinde's usual clear diagrammatic drawings show each step in the construction of a variety of tom-toms, drums (there's a difference) and rattles; some could be approximated. The significance of music in daily life and on ceremonial occasions is indicated throughout.