This fantastic radio station is free to listen to online and via your normal radio. Enjoy the great sounds of the orchestra and many other instruments from different eras. Enhance your music understanding from class by listening to key words in action….. Tempo is…… Pitch is…..
Free Metronome to keep you in time – For Teachers & Pupils
A very handy metronome wherever you have the internet available! Just select the tempo marking and click on and it will beat the pulse, click off to stop it playing. You can play it straight off the website or download it to have on your computer.
New York Philharmonic Orchestra – For Teachers & Pupils
This site is fabulously fun and also instructional. It is sponsored by the New York Philharmonic. It can be used individually or as a class. It includes a game room, musician’s lounge, composer’s gallery, instrument storage room and laboratory, conductor/soloist dressing rooms, news stand, and composition workshop. Your child should love exploring this site and building on learning from the classroom.
This site is sponsored by the Dallas Symphony and has a terrific room for kids. In the kids room, pupils view the orchestra seating chart (of different musical periods of history!), the instrument encyclopedia, DSOkids news, practice chair, make your own instruments, composers and much more.
A Great way for children to make their own piece of music using set sample sounds- good fun! The link is safe but do not use if you feel uncomfortable doing so. The site may open in a new browser window.
Great game to get your child really listening! Three blobs sing different notes then the King blob sings- click on which blob sang the same note as the King blob. Fun disaster will strike if you get the answer wrong! If your child finds the initial level too easy then they can increase the number of blobs in the chorus.
Very cool interactive music tool! Make your own mix using readymade samples. Just choose the sample you like from the category and drag it to a section on the lines. Each block represents 2 ‘bars’ (8 beats).
Chord Progression/Sequence Genreator – For Teachers & Pupils
Ever wanted to write a song but don’t know which chords to use? Then this link is the starting point you need! Choose the mood/style of the piece you want to create and the key (stick with C or G to start with) and the webpage will tell you which chords to use to create your song. Great if you are using the ‘Jamstudio’ website!
Similar to the Virtual keyboard but without the different instrument sounds. There is an option to add a sustained effect as if you had the sustain pedal pushed down on a real piano. Click one note at a time to play your piece.
Ever wanted to write a song but don’t know which chords to use? Choose the style and key of the piece you want to create and the generator will tell you which chords to use to create your song. Great if you are using the ‘Jamstudio’ website!