Below are links to websites that I recommend visiting!
J.S. Bach Home Page This webpage is dedicated to sharing the biography and music of J.S. Bach. It offers a vast collection of free, downloadable mp3 and midi files of choral, instrumental and piano recordings. People of all ages and occupations would enjoy this website, but it is especially helpful for music educators and music theory teachers who would like to incorporate these recordings into their online resources and webpages.
G Major Music Theory Gilbert deBenedetti is a Music Theory professor, AP Music Theory teacher trainer and piano teacher. His website offers free worksheets, workbooks, test templates and piano music that attracts thousands of visitors daily. This website is extremely valuable resource to beginner music theory teachers who are interested in improving their pedagogy skills in theory fundamentals.
Good Ear This website is designed to help listeners improve their ear training skills. It is extremely simple and user-friendly, with a list of scales, modes, chords, jazz chords and intervals on the left side to listen to and download. To the right are changeable settings so the user can adjust the instrumentation and inversion of each chord.
Musical Intervals Tutor Musical Intervals Tutor is a comprehensive online tutorial for ear training and musical theory. It spefically helps students hear intervals by offering audio recordings of each interval played in three different ways: as a chord, ascending and descending. It also lists various songs and motifs designed to help students identify the interval in a test or performance setting. This website is ideal for both teachers and students who are looking for help teaching and learning how to identify intervals accurately and quickly.
Music Tech Teacher This website features Karen Garrett's work as a music technology and instrumental band teacher. Ms. Garrett has been an educator at Green Acres Middle School in Birmingham, Alabama since 1992. Her website is designed to be an extension of her classrooms and it serves as a valuable resource for both music students and teachers. It also highlights videos of student-centered demonstrations, classes and performances in Ms. Garrett's piano lab setting.
Open Hymnal Project The Open Hymnal Project's mission is to create a free database of Christian hymns, spiritual songs and pre/postlude music in an easily distributable format. It offers scores, lyrics, instrumental accompanying parts in formats that are easily accessed by most people's operating systems and can even be modified to fit each individual's needs. This website is a high quality resource for people who are interested in downloading and collecting hymnals and recordings into their personal collection.
Petrucci Music Library Petrucci Music Library, also known as International Music Score Library, is one of the most well-known virtual libraries of public domain music. Parts, scores and arrangments are available to download and print, free of charge. It is based on the Wikipedia model, meaning anyone can upload and share content as long as it is public domain. In 2010, IMSLP began offering audio examples, making it easier to listen to music while studying the score.
The Sound Exchange The Sound Exchange is the website of Philharmonia Orchestra, a British orchestra based in London. On this site you will find a vast archive of video performances, podcasts and guided listening video recordings. It has extensive education and technology resources including "Re-Rite", an interactive orchestra experience and "Universe of Sound", an installation project that can transform any space into a 9 room virtual concert experience.
Phil Tulga Phil Tulga is a jazz performer and educator based in Sacramento, California, that specializes in arts integration and music education. He has been recognized by the mayor and city council of Sacramento for providing high quality education that links music to reading, math, science and history. On this website you will find a vast collection of free music education and arts integration activities as well as an extensive and up-to-date list of reviews of the latest music education products and instruments.
The Global Jukebox The Global Jukebox is a virtual treasure box of music, dance and customs unique to each region in the world. It's mission is to help preserve the history, culture and customs around the world and foster creativity and the importance of cultural diversity around the world. People of all ages and occupations who are interested in global music and culture will find a lot to love in this website. The free lesson plans are especially valuable to general music, instrumental and world music teachers who are interested in adding authentic songs and dance to their curriculum.