Links verified 9/5/2018
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Guide to Medieval and Renaissance Instruments - [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive.]
Grand Staff Paper - for music teachers
Music Worksheet - Provided by Lesson Tutor
Instruments - A history of brass instruments
your own instruments - (from WannaLearn) - Directions on how to build numerous
Music Web - Resources for Kids, Parents, and Teachers, and they also have
a list of performers who may be available.
Music Portal - Teacher Resources Classical
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
Music - enter the notes and it counts the music with you
- Creating Music
- many activities to choose from
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.
- Make your own music by using the mouse to squeeze the reindeer nose!
Machine - make your own rhythm or drum patterns with popular Unifix cubes.
- a downloadable program using Excel; Play the drums on your computer
- 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.]
NotePad 2006 - free music notation software - other
software to download, some are free and some are fee-based.
your Singing Voice - lesson plan online
- 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.]
Pie Rhythms - connects your knowledge of fractions to musical notes and rhythms
of Musical Terms
Ear - free ear training on the net
Staff Note Speller worksheets
- Guitar Teaching Resources - Download these free music sheets to help guitar instruction.
American Sheet Music: 1850-1920 - from the American Memory section of the
Library of Congress
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.
University School of Music Worldwide Internet Music Resources [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive.]
- 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.]
Materials in Music - web sites to enhance your lessons
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.]
about instruments - click on each instrument and hear what it sounds like
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.
- make rhythmic meters by combining two and three syllables words
has educational musical games such as identifying composers, instruments and musical
- create your own minuet.
Musikalisches Wurfelspiel - A musical dice game for composing a minuet.
This is cool! Give it a try.
- list of classroom resources
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.]
Education Online: Music Education Resource Links Page
Education: Worksheets for Children - bass clef and trebel clef, progressive
worksheets, #1 is easiest in each group
Hotlist posted by the Franklin Institute [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive.]
Education Center - multi links; music appreciation to folk instrument instructions
to choral and more
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
Lesson Plans - Pre K to High School
K-8 Magazine - online magazine
Notes - an interactive online musical experience - (a ThinkQuest site)[This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive.]
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
- Music Theory
- tutorials, exercises, questions, references, and many other wonderful selections
to choose from
Theory and Educational Resources - a multi link site with many resources
Teachers Chatboard - share your ideas and learn new ones
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
- New York Philharmonic Kidzone features several interesting areas; Instrument
Storage Room ,
Gallery, and the Instrument
Song - Learn about instruments, activity sheet and words to song included
on site. [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive.]
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.]
Plots - one hundred opera plots, listed by title [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive.]
Block Rock - In this activity, you can compose and play your own rhythmic
songs using geometric shapes.
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
Songs for Teachers - scroll past the Teachnology information to find the list
Music - introduction to the most important topics in reading music in an easy
to understand way
Instruments - Elizabethan instruments [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive.]
Music - a collection of links from the About network
Rhythm Trainer - Free program for learning and practicing rhythm.
and Roll Hall of Fame - Educational Resources from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Music - Romanticism is a more radical kind of expression, it seeks out the
new, the curious, and the adventurous.
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.
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.
Songs - presented by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
(NIEHS) [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive.]
- Guess this Children's Tune
- Guess this Patriotic Tune
- Guess this Oldies' Tune[This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive.]
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
Kids - music, videos, and games [requires Shockwave]
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
Symphony - a Thinkquest site - an interactive guide[This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive.]
Timeline Of Music History - from the music of ancient times to 21st Century
with Songs - from Isabel's ESL site
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!
Internet Music Resources from the William and Gayle Cook Music Library, Indiana
site for teachers |
PowerPoint show |
Acrobat document |
Word document |
whiteboard resource |
video format |
interactive lesson |
a quiz |
lesson plan |