The MUSIC Page
MUSIC Tools. - This site includes Public Domain music and Sheet Music. You can search by song, lyrics or artist for music. You can create your own music using different instruments. There is even information on Music Theory. National Anthems from around the world can even be found here! This is a MUST SEE!


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Try this Virtual Piano out for fun.

APPS

  • BandBlast follows first year band and orchestra curriculum. It teaches how to play violin, flute, cello, tenor sax, alto sax, viola, clarinet, trumpet, trombone, guitar, and double bass. Includes rhythm and pitch games, real life recording capabilities, and instructional videos from some of the top Philharmonic and studio musicians in the world.
  • Rudiment Tap - app that trains you to play the 40 standard rudiments.

MUSIC DOWNLOADS AND LYRICS

For FREE Music downloads, go to the Graphics and Other Media page.

Sites for finding Music Lyrics include:
A to Z Lyrics - easy to use and comprehensive
Lyrics.com
Lyrics Depot

MUSIC HISTORY AND APPRECIATION

  • Arts Alive is a performing arts educational website developed by the National Arts Centre of Canada. There are sections for students, teachers, and parents to learn more about the performing arts and ways to discover a greater appreciation of music, theater, and dance.
  • Classics for Kids: Introduces elementary and middle school children to classical music in a fun and entertaining way. The site gives you access to famous pieces of classical music online and also related lessons plans and activity sheets.
  • Every Noise at Once - Find and listen to examples of almost any music genre you can think of.
  • National Jukebox- From the Library of Congress, 10,000 rare historic sound recordings.
  • Smithsonian Folkways - provides ideas and resources for educators to inspire their use of Folkways music from around the world. A valuable resource to courses in history, geography, language arts, social studies, visual arts-and of course music and dance. Curricular experience, activities, streaming videos, liner notes, music samples, and other features are available for free.

MUSIC THEORY

  • musictheory.net - Explore the fundamentals of music in animated lessons. Create custom exercises to improve your musical recognition. Use interactive tools to calculate notes, intervals, and chords in a specific key.
  • Online Music Theory Flash Cards--Musicards.net These music flashcards can be used by beginning music students who are becoming acquainted with key music rudiments, all the way up to intermediate and advanced students who wish to fill in gaps here and there or increase fluency with existing knowledge.
  • Wolfram Music Theory Demonstrations - Requires a free download to run.


Resources for Music Instructors:

  • Chrome Music Lab is a collection of experiments that let anyone, at any age, explore how music works.
  • Technology Institute for Music Educators- This is a non-profit organization that provides professional development and technology certification to music educators. Members have access to more than 1,000 lesson plans designed to aid in the application of music technology, grant writing advice, an online discussion, and more.
  • National Association for Music Education- is a professional organization that provides support in all areas of music education, including the integration of technology in the music classroom.
  • OnMusic Dictionary - from Virginia Tech - Includes some audio and video illustrations
  • Ukulele in the Classroom resources