A SCHOOLS' book that helps children demystify the musical instruments of the Indian sub-continent has been unveiled.
The all-you-need-know teaching aide contains illustrations of the instruments, an explanation of their history,lesson plans, ideas for staging a play, and sheet music.
Three hundred copies of the publication, written by the non-for-profit Kala Anjali Arts Circle,will be made available to schools after being unveiled at Harrow Museum and Heritage Centre, Pinner View,Harrow.
At the launch, attended by then-Harrow mayor Councillor Jean Lammiman, the arts circle's chairwoman, Punitha Perinparaja, played a duet on the Indian violin with a member of Harrow Music Service who used a Western violin.
Kala Anjali Arts Circle is a Harrow collective of Asian and non-Asian teachers who create educational books and CDs to foster cultural diversity.