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Music

Interactive Sites for K-5th grade




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Mood



Activities to show how music can affect/set mood – Primary Level



Reindeer Orchestra



Touch the reindeer noses to play Christmas Carols



Virtual Keyboard



Play a virtual keyboard - Primary/Intermediate Level



Electronic Drum Set



Play a solo or accompany a CD



Early Bird Singers



Click on the birds to make your own tune



Compose Music



Try your composing skills on the interactive musical staff



Name the Composer



Can you guess the composer from the given clues?



San
Francisco Symphony for Kids



Learn all about an orchestra, the music and instruments



ChoralNet



Many podcasts, audio files and video files related to music and music performances



Musical Instruments



Learn about the different families and types of instruments



Continental Harmony Web



From PBS – Includes multimedia lessons including mood & music, world beat, elements of music, music imagery and more (grades 3-8)



Great Performances



Multimedia archives



Music
Theory



Fantastic site that teaches and quizzes music theory from the basics on up!



Fun
With Music



Great site by San Francisco Symphony – music education for kids



From the Top



A radio show that features outstanding young classical musicians ages five to nineteen.



Music
Notes



A fun, educational guide for children to music theory, history, instruments, and composers. Features quizs, forums, and sounds.



Peer Gynt




BBC fun guide to ‘Hall of the Mountain King’ by Edvard Greig. ‘Peer Gynt’ the hero needs your help to knock out the trolls and recognize some of the instruments.



Musical Mysteries



Kids site all about music including activities on sound, rhythm, mood, orchestra, quizzes, etc.



Exploratorium



These exhibits will let you mess around with music in ways you probably haven’t before.



Meet the Mariachi



Music, video, instruments and quiz.

Explore the captivating rhythms and instruments of Mariachi music from Mexico.



Virtual Keyboard



Online keyboard instrument with sounds, drum rhythms and chords.

Can be played with qwerty keys or mouse.



Gourd Tree



Use your qwerty keyboard or mouse to play this invention by Harry Partch.



Sheep Beats



play with rhythm



Sing and Play



Experiment with songs featuring mouth percussion, harmonies, riffs and rhythms: ‘Don’t Worry, Be Happy!’ and ‘Just Enough’.






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