Useful Music Links

Hint: If you right click any link, you will have the choice of opening the new website in a new tab or window which means you can keep this webpage open while looking at the others!


https://learningmusic.ableton.com/

This site has a menu on the left with different topics for learning and experimenting. It covers


noteflight.com

An online site where you can write scores. This is a good site of you don’t have Sibelius and want to write your music down and share it. Those in Computer music and Theory club have automatic access to this.
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https://flat.io/ Music Writing 

https://chisnallwood.flat.io Join Chisnallwood Google Classroom.


GROOVE SCRIBE https://goo.gl/u9Bfil


CHROME MUSIC APPS (Open in CHROME)

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INCREDIBOX version 3

http://www.incredibox.com/v3/

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Patatap.com

THE PATATAP Challenge:

Can you compose a short piece using Patatap?

  1. Put the mouse in the square
  2. Choose a colour background/sound library
  3. Compose a cool sequence by typing letters
  4. Notate it so someone else can play it. How will you write the rhythm? How will you write 2 letter/sounds at once? How fast is does it go (What is the tempo?). Don’t forget to tell us what colour /sound library you chose.

Students can also use it to create a live light show on the data projectors for the school disco.


apps.musedlab.org/groovepizza


superlooper.universlabs.co.uk


www.drumbot.com/projects/sequence/

Create your own sequence of drum beats. Each letter is a different rhythm.

Drumbot sequencer


 

www.drumbot.com/projects/key_chords/ 

Create your own chord sequence and hear it on guitar!

http://www.quavermusic.com/

A fun interactive and educational music website. You have to create a login and password. Then you can explore and do some really fun ear tests, add sound effects to movies and more!
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thetamusic.com

Lots of great games. You need to join, but it’s free and that gives you access to the first three levels of the fantastic music and sound tech games! Members of the Chisnallwood Theory Club now have full access to all levels. Suggestion: Start on the top menu with either “fundamentals” or go to “Courses” and choose “music theory”.
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MusicTheory.net

This site contains lots of music theory lessons as well as theory exercises and ear training exercises! Customize your own excercises. Note recognition, key signatures, chords, scales, keyboard, guitar, aural… Also has great apps for iPhone/iPad “Tenuto” and “Theory”
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http://www.teoria.com/

Teoria has interactive tutorials, exercises and ear training.

tmmtheory.com/study-guide/part-i-units-1-7/

The “Techniques, Materials, Music” page covers note names, intervals, key signatures, time signatures, triads….. You can hear all the examples

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/music/ has a range of great music topics including elements of music, Music in the 20 century, Music for dance, Performing, Popular music, World music and the Western Classical Tradition to learn and then test. Audio examples.

 www.emusictheory.com/practice

Note reading practice


soundfeelings.com/namethatnote ‘Name that Note’ game. This game require flashplayer and music starts playing as soon as the web page opens.
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http://www.8notes.com/theory/ 46 music theory lessons
Intervals This is part of an online theory book by Catherine Schmidt-Jones
 http://www.dolmetsch.com/musictheory1.htm – A very detailed and thorough International music theory resource.

Basic intervals from Philharmonia.co.uk



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Click here for more online metronomes
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StarsAndCatz

If you are looking for information about composers, bands this site has an excellent search function connecting YouTube with Wikipedia! Great for projects or researching background for your pieces you are playing.

It also has a metronome, interactive ukulele, guitar and piano chord finders, backing tracks and downloadable music staves and templates.


blank sheet music
manuscript paper

Fun, interactive, educational music sites
http://soundation.com Online recording, midi and loops
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www.chordbuff.com/


44th-anniversary-of-the-birth-of-hip-hop Google Doodle


Oskar Fischinger Google Doodle

TypeDrummer.com

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Play a piano duet

Piano duet

Play a piano duet with a video by typing on your computer. Click the picture above.


PhilTulga.com/resouces

Lots of music activities linked to reading, maths and science and making instruments. Also includes an intro to “Peter and the Wolf”
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Listen to Composers -Dallas Symphony Orchestra
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Listen to instruments – Dallas Symphony

NewYorkPhilharmonicKidsZone 
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Philharmonia orchestra

 

http://www.classicsforkids.com

Classics for kids

Odd Music The most unusual instrument inventions…
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Make up a Blues Song here:
http://www.knowitall.org/gullahmusic/blues/index.html
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INCREDIBOX V1
http://www.incredibox.com
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Remix Bobby McFerrin’s “Don’t Worry, Be Happy”
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https://www.audiotool.com/tonematrix

 
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Hook Theory
Some great free Music Tech sites here posted by Midnight Music (Katie Wardrobe):

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iPad/iPhone apps we use for theory games at school:

Staffwars and ReadRhythm and chords and Rhythm Cat

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FILM SCORING RESOURCES
http://pinterest.com/katiewardrobe/film-scoring-resources/
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ABRSM
ABRSMTools for slowing down music, recording yourself, aural training, listening to demos.
ABRSM tips for practice and exams
http://www.hofnote.co.uk/courses.asp has ABRSM and Trinity aural training practice. Students need to pay for each course. Teachers can keep track.

Music software
http://www.abrsm.org/students/speedshifter
Audacity This is free downloadable recording software
Acid Xpress Recording and looping software. Wav and midi and video.
MixCraftRecording and looping software. Wav, midi, video.
Free Music writing software – musescore.org
http://www.noteflight.com free online music notation
songsmith make backings for songs you sing in

Learn the recorder
http://www.joytunes.com/play/ interactive, fun website to learn recorder. You need headphones and mic and a recorder.
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More ear training sites:
Intervals (from HumanBenchmark.com. Click your answer on the piano keyboard)
good-ear.com (intervals, chords, scales, cadences, jazz chords, note location, perfect pitch)

USE THE FOLLOWING SITES TO PRACTICE FOR SPECIAL CHOIR VOCAL AUDITIONS
http://www.flashmusicgames.com/music_type.html Also good if you want to practice ‘pitch matching’ with your voice
http://www.musictheory.net/exercises You can also use this to practice singing triads! (Choose ‘Chord ear training’ and customize)
http://www.petersax.com/ short melodies to copy (the notes written at the bottom of the page to choose from are the SAX notes, not the piano notes). Click on Eng in top right to get English.

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WEB LINKS for MUSIC TEACHERS