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Music Websites

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Some interesting new websites for music instruction




Preamble Constitution



High vs. Low


















Technology Links for Music Teachers



















Music Composing Website : NoteFlight www.noteflight.com





Good Website for diagrams of instruments















composers and their music





Classroom Discipline


www.zentz.org/downloads   Music Teacher's free downloads for bulletin boards/objectives

















































 Check out this websites from of Patricia Oeste. 

Dallas Symphony Kids Site:



New York Philharmonic Kids Site:



On-line Guide to the Best Kids Music Sites:



First Gov for Kids - Music Sites:



A List of recommended Kids' music websites:



Some websites we will be visiting in class:


The Color Test: an exercise in right brain/left brain activity:



Paul Van Coeverden's site "Can you see music?"



Musical Hangman game; a study of instruments:



Always a favorite: The Alien Song



Singing Horses!  A study in harmony:



Animator vs. Animation; the power of technology:



The Joy of singing:  A remarkable Honda commercial:



Music for one apartment and six drummers:



Singing Mount Rushmore:



Musical Games:



Tap A Song!:



A site with stories read by actors:












          A site that contains a very comprehensive list of music books.


http://www.tucsonsymphony.org/kids/index.html - kids orchestral info site


http://www.montereysymphony.org/Eduindex.htm - kids orchestral info site


http://www.laco.org/kids - kids orchestral info site


http://opera.stanford.edu/op4all/ - OPERA site where recordings are available for download along with discussion guides/lesson plans.


http://www.philharmonia.co.uk/thesoundexchange/home_page/ - instrument sound sources and many other delightful activities.


http://www.music.vt.edu/musicdictionary/ - good pronunciation of words and definitions of musical terms.


http://usinfo.state.gov/journals/itps/0905/ijpe/hasse.htm - a musical tour through the US; many styles and time periods are included.


http://www.clermontyellow.accountsupport.com/flash/UntilThen.swf  - a patriotic presentation of pictures and a song about our fighting military in Iraq.


http://www.enchantedlearning.com - wonderful site for creative ideas.  Requires a membership of $20.00 per year.


http://humanpingpongball.com/improv_games.html - theater improvisation game site.


http://www.wdav.org/nav1024.cfm?cat=14&subeat=43&subsub=65 - a site with 15 creative listening adventures.


http://www.helander.se/stefan/pachelbel/ - site dedicated to Pachelbel's Canon


http://www.songsforteaching.com/ - songs you can download to teach educational concepts.








In addition to the resources listed at the beginning of this handout, add the following:


http://www.classical-composers.org - resource for composer information








http://reverent.org/mozart_or_salieri.html - a quiz to know if you can tell the difference between Mozart and Salieri.


http://svt.se/hogafflahage/hogafflaHage_site/Kor/hestekor.swf - singing horses


http://www.philtulga.com - Great activities including science of sound experiments, drumming, morse code music.


http://www.quia.com/hm/20381.html - online musical hangman









http://www.recorderhomepage.net/ - this site is so comprehensive, it is hard to imagine needing another site about recorders.  Many music sound clips and detailed history.


http://www.hants.gov.uk/hrs/finger/cfinger.html - interactive recorder fingering chart








http://www.thirteen.org/publicarts/orchestra/orchestra03.swf - instruments game


http://www.oddmusic.com/gallery - bizarre instruments - extremely interesting!




World Music




http://www.nationalgeographic.com/worldmusic - very comprehensive site about world music.


http://afropop.org - guide to African music and World Music on the radio


http://globalrhythm.net - world music information, downloads, store


http://www.calabashmusic.com - listen to world music


http://www.smithsonianglobalsound.org/sgs_live.aspx - video performance and interviews of World musicians.  Must register




Jazz and Pop Music




http://www.jazzinamerica.org - lesson plans, information


http://www.emplive.org/education/index.asp?categoryID=24&ccID=69 - great web site including lesson plans and a detailed archive.  Many ideas for bringing jazz into the classroom.


http://www.pbskids.org/jazz - awesome kids jazz site including interactive games, timeline, and much more.


http://www.rockhall.com - Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame site




Graphics and Tools




http://www.musicards.net - great cards for drilling music theory


http://wizard.4teachers.org/ - web poster wizard


http://puzzlemaker.school.discovery.com/ - create puzzles on line


http://www.atozteacherstuff.com/Printables/index.shtml - printable worksheeets


http://www.Make-Your-Own-Karaoke.com - downloadable program for removing vocals from CDs


http://www.bingocardcreator.com - make your own bingo cards on your PC


http://www.learner.org/resources/series105.html - for older students, downloadable videos from the Annenburg Foundation.


http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ - free program for recording and editing songs.


http://www.teachertube.com - educational You tube!


http://www.montessorimaterials.org - free, downloadable music cards




Science and Music




http://www.exploratorium.edu/ - incredible science site!


http://www.zipped.org/index2.php?&file=cool.salt.wmv&sort=Date&skip=0&show=5 - salt experiment where the salt moves into different positions due to fluctuations in pitch.  Be careful about showing in school - questionable language on page.


http://www.engagingscience.org/games/ - online science activities


http://www.galaxy.net/~k12/sound/index.shtml - several experiments about sound and music








http://www.contemplator.com/america/ - popular songs in American history.


http://mw.mcmaster.ca/home.html - site about medieval life including information on music, religion, etc.


http://www.hyperhistory.com/online_n2/History_n2/a.html - extensive site on historical events and figures.


http://www.carolinaclassical.com - index of classical music websites.  Very detailed


http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi - history of America.  Interactive









http://www.lyrics.com - go here to see what your students are listening to.  Complete index of lyrics to popular songs.


http://www.indianchild.com/nursery%20rhymes.htm - musical nursery rhymes.


http://www.lyon.edu/wolfcollection/songs/songs.html - Ozark folk song collection









This page was created as a means of sharing files and documents with other music educators.  Feel free to use all of the great material that is here, but remember...GIVE CREDIT WHERE CREDIT IS DUE!!  If you would like to submit something to be included here send an e-mail with the file attached.

PowerPoints-Song Lyrics
(listed alphabetically)


A Time for Love PPT by Nancy Jolley
All Around the Kitchen PPT by Camille Page
Alligator Pie  PPT by Becky Luce
America the Beautiful PPT by Kristin Lukow
Animal Crackers in My Soup  PPT by Camille Page
Animal Fair PPT by Camille Page
Are You Sleeping? by Camille Page
The Armed Forces Medley PPT by Camille Page
Armed Forces Medley PPT by Becky Melhus (use with "Hero" CD)
Auld Lang Syne PPT by Meredith Inserra
Bare Necessities by Camille Page
Beautiful Nebraska PPT by Kristin Lukow
Beautiful Star of Bethlehem PPT by Tracy King
Best Years of Our Lives PPT by Tracy King
Big Rock Candy Mountain PPT by Camille Page
Blueberry Hill PPT by Camille Page
The Boogie Woogie Ghost PPT by Nancy Jolley
Brown Girl in the Ring PPT by Camille Page
Brush Your Teeth PPT by Camille Page
Candle on the Water PPT by Camille Page
Canoe Song PPT by Camille Page
The Cat Came Back PPT by Becky Luce
Catch a Falling Star PPT by Camille Page
Chanukah Is Here PPT by Meredith Inserra
Chanukah Games PPT by Amy Dagenhart
Chatter with the Angels pps by Cynthia Sibitzky
Chicken on a Fencepost PPT by Camille Page
Children, Go Where I Send Thee PPT by Camille Page
Chocolate Cookie  PPT by Becky Luce
Coventry Carol PPT by Meredith Inserra
Christmas Sing Along (6 favorites!) PPT by June Home
Christmas Sing-Along (21 favorites!  PPT by Laura Bryant
The Christmas Sock Rock PPT by Anne Lyon
Come Ye Thankful People Come PPT by Camille Page
Court of King Carraticus  pps by Cynthia Sibitzky
Deck the Halls PPT by Camille Page
Deck the Halls  PPT by Meredith Inserra
Do You Hear  PPT by Meredith Inserra
Dog Breath PPT by Regina Bell
Don't Worry Be Happy PPT by Camille Page
Dr. Seuss, We Love You! PPT by Sherry Stahl
Feelin' Groovy PPT by Camille Page
Fifty Nifty United States PPT by Linda Barnhart
Five Green Apples PPT by Camille Page
Five Little Frogs PPT by Camille Page
Five Little Monkeys PPT by Regina Bell
For the Beauty of the Earth PPT by Camille Page
Forever Young PPT by Camille Page
Found a Peanut PPT by Camille Page
Frosty PPT by Camille Page
Ghost of John PPT by Meredith Inserra
Ghosts Go Flying  PPT by Becky Luce
God Bless the USA by Patty Oeste
Going Over the Sea PPT by Camille Page
Grasshopper PPT by Camille Page
Halloween Scale Song  PPT by Susan Will
Happy Days PPT by Camille Page
Harvest Time PPT by Camille Page
Here Comes Santa Claus PPT by Camille Page
Hey You! PPT by Anne Lyon
Holly Jolly Christmas PPT by Camille Page
Holly Jolly Christmas by Emily Kelchner Lee
Hometown Holiday PPT by Tracy King
I Can See Clearly Now PPT by Camille Page
I Know an Old Lady  PPT by Kelly Fothergill
I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas  PPT by Leslie Merryman
In the Snow  ppt by Terese Dayton
Jingle Bell Rock PPT by Camille Page
Jingle Bells PPT by Camille Page
Jingle Bells  PPT by Meredith Inserra
John Brown's Baby PPT by Camille Page
Johnny B. Goode PPT by Camille Page
Jolly Jingle Bells PPT by Anne Lyon (a medley of "Up on the Housetop", "Jolly Old St. Nick" and "Jingle Bells")
Joy to the World PPT by Meredith Inserra
Jump To the Rhythm  PPT by Lisa Rai Trewin
Kookaburra PPT by Camille Page
Kwanzaa (by Nancy Stewart)  PPT by Terese Dayton
Las Posadas PPT by Anne Lyon
Landslide PPT by Regina Bell 
Life is a Highway  PPT by Regina Bell
Little Bunny Foo Foo PPT by Camille Page
Jingle Bell Rock   PPT by Tracy King
Jingle Bells   PPT by Tracy King
Jingle Bells  PPT by Meredith Inserra
Jolly Old Saint Nicholas PPT by Camille Page
Let It Snow Let It Snow Let It Snow  PPT by Meredith Inserra
Mail Myself to You PPT by Nancy Jolley
Mama Paquita  PPT by Susan Will
Must Be Santa PPT by Camille Page
Must Be Santa  PPT by Meredith Inserra
My Hand on My Head PPT by Camille Page
Nobody Likes Me PPT by Camille Page
Nuttin' For Christmas PPT by Camille Page
Old Mrs. Witch  PPT by Becky Luce
O Christmas Tree PPT by Camille Page
O Come All Ye Faithful  PPT by Meredith Inserra
O Hanukkah PPT by Becky Luce
On a Christmas Morning (tune of Old Brass Wagon) PPT by Tracy King
Once an Austrian Went Yodeling PPT by Camille Page
The Orchestra Song PPT by Linda Abbott
Pass the Pumpkin (score)  PPT by Martha Stanley
Rudolph PPT by Camille Page
Run Run Rudolph   PPT by Tracy King
Santa Claus is Comin' to Town PPT by Camille Page
She Waded in the Water  PPT by Camille Page
Skin & Bones pps by Cynthia Sibitzky
Skin and Bones  PPT by Nancy Jolley
Silver Bells PPT by Camille Page
Snow Songs for Christmas  PPT by Nancy Jolley
Super Turkey  PPT by Anne Lyon
Swinging on a Star PPT by Camille Page
Ten in a Bed PPT by Camille Page
That’s The American Way PPT by Lisa Rai Trewin
This Land is Your Land PPT by Camille Page
There's a Hole in the Bucket PPT by Camille Page
Typewriter  PPT by Linda Abbott
Up on the Housetop PPT by Camille Page
Up On The Housetop PPT by Meredith Inserra
Valentine Rock! by Lisa Rai Trewin
We Gather Together PPT by Camille Page
Waltzing Matilda pps by Cynthia Sibitzky
What a Wonderful World PPT by Regina Bell
What a Wonderful World by Patty Oeste
We Give Thanks  PPT by Jason Skanes
We Wish You a Merry Christmas PPT by Camille Page
We Wish You a Merry Christmas PPT by Camille Page, adapted by Anne Lyon
We Wish You a Merry Christmas (country version) PPT by Tracy King
Welcome Home PPT by Lisa Rai Trewin
When I First Came to This Land pps by Cynthia Sibitzky
Where Are You Christmas?   PPT by Tracy King
Who Did Swallow Jonah? PPT by Camille Page
The World's Greatest ppt by Regina Bell
Bach   created by a UGF student in Methods of Music class and contributed by Diane Volkman
Body Percussion (gotta try this one!) PPT by Linda Abbott, illustrations by Laurie Zentz
Boomwhacker Notation (use to notate boomwhacker melodies) PPT template by RaeAnna Goss
Cloudburst Listening Guide PPT by Linda Abbott
Drum Circles  ppt by Raeanne Goss
Diagrams PPT by Rick Abbott
Ensemble PowerPoint  PPT by Regina Bell (Great to use after reading Zin Zin Zin a Violin!)
The Foot Book by Dr. Suess  PPT by Jeanne Hoffman
Instrument Families PPT by Tracy King 
Opera PPT by Patty Oeste
Plants:  How they Grow  Song and PowerPoint by Linda Abbott
One, Two Buckle My Shoe PPT of poem by Tracy King
Orchestra Test PPT by Susan Simandle
Peas Porridge Hot  PPT of poem by Tracy King
Pitch Identification BAG by Tracy King 
Pitch Identification CDE by Tracy King 
Poison Melody GAB  by Martha Stanley
Recorders by Patty Oeste
Recorder Articulation PPT by Linda Abbott
Recorder Fun (patterns for beginners) PPT by Linda Abbott
SATB Introduction to Voices  PPT by Linda Barnhart.  This is a zip file that contains the ppt and the accompanying sound files..
Sleigh Ride (by Leroy Anderson)  PPT by Linda Abbott
State Flags by Iris Ingram


Christmas Carol Whatzit!  PPT by Linda Barnhart
Nutcracker Jeopardy PPT by Tricia Henderson based on template by Becky Melhus
Star Spangled Banner  Jeopardy by Becky Melhus This is a zip file.  You will need to extract these files.  If you can't right click on the file once it is downloaded and choose "extract all" see these links:  Winzip for Windows or MacZip for Apple.


PowerPoints-Concert Shorts 
(short, informational show to show while groups transistion at a concert)
American Flag History PPT by Tracy King
Christmas Lights Trivia PPT by Tracy King
Hanukkah PPT by Tracy King
Las Posadas PPT by Tracy King
Old Dan Tucker PPT by Tracy King
Reindeer Names PPT by Tracy King


32 Student Seating/Scoring Chart by Karen Stafford (Microsoft Word Doc)
Happy Birthday Johann Sebastian Bach Worksheet by Lynn (Microsoft Word Doc) It goes along with the audio clip about Bach's life on the www.classicsforkids.com website
Blank Seating Chart by Larry Nystrom (Microsoft Excel Doc)
Composer Card Games  (MS Word files) instructions, and templates by Ann Berman
Glossary of Words for Word Wall (Microsoft Word Doc)  This file contains words and space for you to add your own.
Lesson Plans Sheet by Larry Nystrom (Microsoft Word Doc)
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers Viewing Guide by Tracy King (Microsoft Word Doc)
Standards Based Unit Lesson Plan Sheet by Larry Nystrom (Microsoft Word Doc)


Music K-8 Downloads (contains material for subscribers of Music K-8 Magazine from Plank Road Publishing).  To access this page you will need to use the user name "musick8" and the password is that somewhat odd, 9 lettered word, that titles a section where many different ideas are shared.  If you get the magazine, you'll get the password.  This section contains materials based on music from Music K-8 Magazine and is intended for subscribers of this magazine only. 




















































































































































































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