Resources & Favorite Links
The Links below are mostly for students in Grades 9-12. However, students in Grades 5-8 may find some of the sites to be beneficial as well. Primary and Elementary students will have specific resource links posted to their curriculum pages.
*NOTE* Some student sites have advertisements. Not every site has been verified by me. Parental guidance is recommended.
This site has recently been converted from the old one, so if you discover any broken links, please email me!
BBC World Archive — World Music archive, recording the life and musical traditions of countries ranging from Brazil to North Korea and Cuba to Turkmenistan.
Historical listening list — Look these artist up in youtube or other listening sites
Naxos - Listening — Will only work if your school has a subscription
Create Music Games — These are a variety of games that allow you to compose and create music
Make Music Games — A series of games for kids to create music
Seaquence — Seaquence is an experiment in musical composition. Adopting a biological metaphor, you can create and combine musical lifeforms resulting in an organic, dynamic composition.
Theory and Composition
Basic Concepts of Music theory U of Wisconsin-Madison — Podcast series in itunes
Harmonic Series — Physics and Music and Math. Oh my!
Melody — What is melody?
Musical Fraction Bars — A bit more about melody
Musician's Guide to Theory and Analysis Files — These go with the second edition of "The Musician's Guide to Theory and Analysis" by Clendinning and Marvin
Unifix Drum Machine — All about Rhythm!
History and Analysis
Learn Listening Online — From the Scottish government - lots of info on time periods and listening logs!
SFO Keeping Score — opportunities to learn about classical music and its connections to the core curriculum,
IB Diploma Set Works
Haydn -Prokofiev connection — Podcast of Prokofiev's Classical Symphony - and the "London" Symphonies of Haydn that inspired it.
Prokofiev playlist — On Youtube
Symphony No. 1 Prokofiev — Wikipedia article
Xian Zip File — From Brad Sharp
Zip File — From Brad Sharp