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Top Music Resources Online:


 

 

ALL MUSIC GUIDE
Sarch for songs by artist, album, song, style or label with such features as music maps, music styles and a music glossary

AMERICAN SHEET MUSIC
From the Music Division, Library of Congress, 2200 songs from the post-Civil War era - 2300 more to be added in 1999

ARTS ALIVE
Presented by the the National Arts Centre of Canada, Arts Alive promotes all the performing arts including music

CHILDREN'S MUSIC WEB
Fun site with a simple format for teachers, students, parents and performers

CREATING MUSIC
Morton Subotnick presents this child-centered learning environment for composing music, playing with musical performance, music games and mpuzzles

DALLAS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
A teacher's lounge for educators and a music room for kids; fully interactive and full of learning activities


DATA DRAGON
Online tutorials and guides; learn and hear about different instruments, learn to read music, information on musical genres, this day in music history

EARLY CHILDHOOD SRIG
Great resource for teaching music to the very young

EDUCATION THROUGH OPERA
This site showcase the school outreach programs offered by the Metroplitan Opera Company

ESSENTIALS OF MUSIC
Covers the hisotry of music through its eras and composers, includes a glossary too


HOP POP TOWN
Children create their own sounds, writing and pictures to improvise musical sequences

I HEAR AMERICA SINGING
From PBS; takes a look at the history of American concert song through profiles of composers and a songbook


LIFT EVERY VOICE
University of Virginia presentation of American folk music: ballads, hymns, spirituals, patriotic songs, minstrels & musicals and protest songs

LYRICS.COM
Use the search by artist links across the top, but avoide the directory belkow which actually takes you to product links

LYRICS SEARCH ENGINE
Type in an artist name or song title to search for songs or use the alphabetical directory to find specific songs by artist


MOZART'S MUSIKALISCHES WURFELSPIEL
A musical dice game for composing a minuet; Mozart wrote the instructions for a musical composition dice game - the idea is to cut and paste pre-written measures of music together to create a minuet

MUSEUM OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS
Features the instruments of the past two centuries along with the artists who played them; very extensive!

MUSIC EDUCATION ONLINE
News, links, message board, chat room, online bookstore and Children's Music Workshop

MUSIC OF SOUND
The Why Files offers this intriguing look into the relationship between music and science

MUSIC TEACHER DIRECTORY
Searchable directory of music teachers from around the world.

MUSIC TEACHERS NATIONAL ASSOCIATION
America's oldest professional music association online; requires a $48 annual membership fee

MUSICAL GENRE SAMPLER
Part of the Data Dragon sites: Jazz, Rock, Classical, Reggae, Celtic, Country, Blues

NATIONAL MUSIC MUSEUM
Online exhibits of instruments from all over the world

NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC KIDZONE
Fun interactive learning inlcudes a Musician's Lounge, Composers' Gallery, Instrument Laboratory, a Newsstand, Games and a Composer's Workshop


PIANO NANNY
Lessons, sound files, freebies, links, and searches

PIANO PLAYER
From Funbrain; work with Pianomus Platypus to read music and play the piano

PLAYMUSIC
The American Symphony Orchestra League offers this look at classical music and instruments; fun format


RIVER OF SONG
Smithsonian Institution series that explores the richness and vitality of American music at the close of the twentieth century

ROCK AND ROLL LIBRARY
Dedicated to bringing popular music into the classroom this site helps you integrate popular music in all areas of academic study.

SAN FRANCISCO SYMPHONY FOR KIDS
Fun site that promotes both understanding of symphony and a love of music in general

SILK ROAD PROJECT
Yo-Yo Ma created this project to emphasise the musical traditions begun along the ancient silk road to Asia

THIS DAY IN MUSIC HISTORY
Significant birthdays, performances and events for the current day

VIOLIN MAKING
Hans Johannsson offers this history of the violin and the bow: construction, care and maintenance, sound and pictures

 

 
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