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What does the writing on the Music Maker's logo mean?

The writing is Cyrillic, the Russian alphabet. Phonetically pronounced, it sounds like "Pyer-uh-puh-losh-ka." This is the name of a small, sweet-singing bird that lives in Belarus. This little bird only sings its song when it flies high in the sky. People hear its song, but due to the bird's tiny size, cannot see it. To people below it's as if the sky itself were singing.

When factory workers first heard the Music Maker's sound over a hundred years ago, they decided to name their instrument after this little bird.

What is the Music Maker made of?

The Music Maker is made of ash and specially selected hardwoods. Because it is handmade, each Music Maker is unique. There is no other in the world exactly like it.

What songs are included with the Music Maker?

Rock A Bye Baby
Yankee Doodle
Brahm's Lullaby
Eensie Weensie Spider
Minuet, by Johan Sebastian Bach
Clementine
Daisy
My Country T'is of Thee
Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
Baa, Baa, Black Sheep
Row, Row, Row Your Boat
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star

What age is the Music Maker appropriate for?

It is extremely difficult to say what is appropriate for young children as they differ greatly in individual development and progression. We have heard of three year olds who have played the instrument, but this is clearly unusual. Typically, we suggest the Music Maker for children beginning at the age of six, but again, much depends upon the development of the child in question.

Where is the Music Maker used?

In schools, in nursing homes, in hospitals, in rehabilitation centers...and in hundreds of thousands of homes across the world.