Links verified 9/5/2018
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- A Guide to Medieval and Renaissance Instruments - [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive.]
- Blank Grand Staff Paper - for music teachers
- Blank Music Worksheet - Provided by Lesson Tutor
- Brass Instruments - A history of brass instruments
- Build your own instruments - (from WannaLearn) - Directions on how to build numerous instruments
- Children's Music Web - Resources for Kids, Parents, and Teachers, and they also have a list of performers who may be available.
- Children's Music Portal - Teacher Resources Classical songs, Early Childhood collections.
- Classics for Kids - Many activities for students
- Classics - At Kunst der Fuge you may listen to 5 files/day for free. resource of Classical music in Midi/Zip
- Counting Music - enter the notes and it counts the music with you
- Creating Music - many activities to choose from
- Dallas Symphony Orchestra - excellent resource
- Dismuke's Virtual Talking Machine - This site is devoted to vintage music from the early decades of the 20th Century. All recordings have been transcribed into streaming Real Audio from the original 78 rpm discs.
- Do-a-rein-deer - Make your own music by using the mouse to squeeze the reindeer nose!
- Drum Machine - make your own rhythm or drum patterns with popular Unifix cubes.
- DrumPad - a downloadable program using Excel; Play the drums on your computer
- Encounter - From Silence to Symphony - Fantastic interactive site that shares information about the creation of a symphony from the instruments, to the conductor to the symphony! Listen to what each instrument sounds like. (This site is designed for broadband users.In order to experience parts of this site you will need both Quicktime and Shockwave plugins) [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive.]
- Finale NotePad 2006 - free music notation software - other software to download, some are free and some are fee-based.
- Finding your Singing Voice - lesson plan online
- Fortissimo - a ThinkQuest site with a music dictionary, composer pictures and biographies, instrument pictures, and instrument sounds[This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive.]
- Fraction Pie Rhythms - connects your knowledge of fractions to musical notes and rhythms
- Glossary of Musical Terms
- Good Ear - free ear training on the net
- Grand Staff Note Speller worksheets
- Guitar Teaching Resources - Download these free music sheets to help guitar instruction.
- Beginner Guitar HQ how to play guitar by ear
- Historic American Sheet Music: 1850-1920 - from the American Memory section of the Library of Congress
- Kididdle's Musical Mouseum - a place where you can find the lyrics to your favorite kids' songs, send out a request for a long lost song, or maybe help somebody else find the one they're looking for. If you know the title of the song you're looking for, the Alpha Index is the place to go.
- Indiana University School of Music Worldwide Internet Music Resources [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive.]
- Instruments - large list of links from the William and Gayle Cook Music Library at Indiana University School of Music. [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive.]
- Instructional Materials in Music - web sites to enhance your lessons
- Jazz Age - Welcome to the Jazz Age Page. Listen to sound clips from the past together with people and historical events in the Jazz Age! [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive.]
- Keyboard to print
- Learn about instruments - click on each instrument and hear what it sounds like
- Marian Anderson: A Life in Song - This exhibition celebrates the artistic development and musical career of Marian Anderson. Renowned throughout the world for her extraordinary contralto voice, she is also remembered for her dignity and grace under pressure.
- Meter - make rhythmic meters by combining two and three syllables words
- Metronimo has educational musical games such as identifying composers, instruments and musical notes.
- Minuetmixer - create your own minuet.
- Mozart's Musikalisches Wurfelspiel - A musical dice game for composing a minuet. This is cool! Give it a try.
- Music4Education - list of classroom resources
- Music Chamber - This site was created so that people could gain an understanding and appreciation for chamber music. (a ThinkQuest site)[This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive.]
- Music Education Online: Music Education Resource Links Page
- Music Education: Worksheets for Children - bass clef and trebel clef, progressive worksheets, #1 is easiest in each group
- Music Hotlist posted by the Franklin Institute [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive.]
- Music Education Center - multi links; music appreciation to folk instrument instructions to choral and more
- Music Education at DataDragon - "explore some parts of music with the DataDragon online tutorials and guides"
- Music in Connexions: - A K-12 Teacher's Guide - wide variety of offerings, including multi-disciplinary lessons, lesson plans that can be presented by teachers who are not music specialists
- Music Lesson Plans - Pre K to High School
- Music K-8 Magazine - online magazine
- Music Notes - an interactive online musical experience - (a ThinkQuest site)[This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive.]
- Music Review Worksheet
- Music Teacher Resources - one of the many resources available from the Educational CyberPlayground - look at their index on the left of the page
- Music Theory - great site for learning theory; resources for instruction, trainers, and music utilities.
- Music Theory - tutorials, exercises, questions, references, and many other wonderful selections to choose from
- Music Theory and Educational Resources - a multi link site with many resources
- Music Teachers Chatboard - share your ideas and learn new ones
- Musical Fraction Bars - your fractions will transform into a musical composition you can see and hear
- Music Worksheets - Download these free worksheets for your music students; major and minor chords - great site for learning theory; resources for instruction, trainers, and music utilities.
- New York Philharmonic Kidzone features several interesting areas; Instrument Storage Room , Composition Workshop, Composers Gallery, and the Instrument Lab
- Orchestra Song - Learn about instruments, activity sheet and words to song included on site. [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive.]
- Orff Music Instruments to Make - instruments which can be easily made and used to enhance the Orff music classroom - Some are suitable for student projects, and some are more advanced. [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive.]
- Opera Plots - one hundred opera plots, listed by title [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive.]
- Pattern Block Rock - In this activity, you can compose and play your own rhythmic songs using geometric shapes.
- Performing Arts Digital Library - experience the diversity of American performing arts through the Library of Congress's unsurpassed collections of scores, sheet music, audio recordings, films, photographs, maps, and other materials
- Printable Songs for Teachers - scroll past the Teachnology information to find the list
- Reading Music - introduction to the most important topics in reading music in an easy to understand way
- Renaissance Instruments - Elizabethan instruments [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive.]
- Renaissance Music - a collection of links from the About network
- The Rhythm Trainer - Free program for learning and practicing rhythm.
- Rock and Roll Hall of Fame - Educational Resources from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
- Romantic Music - Romanticism is a more radical kind of expression, it seeks out the new, the curious, and the adventurous.
- San Francisco Symphony KidSite - Go to Instruments of the Orchestra to hear what any of the instruments sound like. Then stop by their Music Lab to see what you can learn.
- Sibelius Academy Music - The Sibelius Academy, a conservatory in Helsinki, provides a list of music sites that would rival a Vienna guidebook. It not only links you to jazz, blues, rock, and pop pages but covers famous composers, gospel, instruments, research, theory, and opera as well.
- Sing-Along Songs - presented by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive.]
- NIEHS Quizzes
- Guess this Children's Tune
- Guess this Patriotic Tune
- Guess this Oldies' Tune[This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive.]
- Songs for Teaching - stick with the links to Lyrics, that's free but everything else is for sale
- Music to Play and Sing Worksheets - songs with .pdf worksheets
- Sphinx Kids - music, videos, and games [requires Shockwave]
- Stearns Collection - one of the largest accumulations of such artifacts housed in a North American university.
- Stars and Catz - a suite of music tools and resources, all of which are entirely free to use and designed to be smart phone, tablet and desktop friendly
- The Symphony - a Thinkquest site - an interactive guide[This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive.]
- Stylistic Timeline Of Music History - from the music of ancient times to 21st Century music
- Teaching with Songs - from Isabel's ESL site
- Texas School Music Project - "This site is intended to help you make music with children by providing ideas and information about specific problems common to all specialists in your discipline. Within these pages you will find teaching tips and "tricks of the trade" for music educators of all levels." [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive.]
- Whack-A-Note - Can you identify the correct note on the staff? Play this game and try your luck!
- Worldwide Internet Music Resources from the William and Gayle Cook Music Library, Indiana University
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