Category: Music

Categories Include: Aural Test, Written Test, and Practical Test
  • "And Happily May Forget"
    • An MP3 file to a song titled "And Happily May Forget". 3 minutes and 25 seconds.
  • 17th & 18th century sheet music
    • Modern editions of a lot of music from the 17th and 18th century, many of them not available in any other modern form
  • AmericanMusicPreservation.com
    • This web site provides information about American music from the past to enhance its enjoyment in the present day.
  • Basic Elements of Music
    • Explanations (suitable for any age) of the basic elements of music, with suggested activities for introducing the each concept to children at early elementary school level. The course may be used by instructors not trained in music; all necessary definitions and explanations are included.
  • Canadian Folk Music Bulletin
    • Canadian Folk music and musicology issues.
  • Canadian Journal for Traditional Music
    • All issues of traditional music from around the world.
  • Chord Chart
    • A page full of chords, intervals, and symbols.
  • Demonstration of Arpeggios
    • A brief demonstration on the fingerings and sounds of an arpeggio.
  • Demonstration of Using Computers to Teach Violin
    • A short video of violin teachers using computers to teach their students.
  • Demonstration of Violin Ricochet
    • An .mov file demonstrating the richochet on violin.
  • Detache Demonstration
    • An .mov file demonstrating detache.
  • Glossary of Technical Musical Terms
    • Learn any musical term by referencing this glossary.
  • Hetlzer's Fakebook
    • Hetzler's Fakebooks is a web based audio fakebook of traditional fiddle music. It consists of 563 American Old Time, Celtic, English, Welsh and Klezmer fiddle tunes in MIDI format. Historical information is provided for tunes when available.
  • History of Musicals
    • Musicals101.com features separate histories for musical theatre, film, television and cabaret, with a bibliography and a collection of dates and figures called "The Musicals Index."
  • How Music Makes Sense
    • Music relies primarily on repetition to help it make sense to the listener. In popular music and children's songs, the repetition is often very literal and direct, making the music more immediately accessible. In art-music, the repetition is often varied and transformed. This makes the repetition flexible, capable of assuming of many forms and moods.
  • How to Put On A Musical: A Guide for Schools and Amateur Groups
    • So, you've decided to put on a show! Or perhaps your school or community group has decided to put on a show, and you're the one who has to pull it all together? Either way, these pages are designed for you. They offers some basic guidance, and point you towards books and other resources that can help you to make sense of this challenge.
  • Introduction to Music
    • This course provides an introductory survey of the Western classical tradition, exploring music both as a phenomenon of sound and culture. The focus of this course is the development of aural skills that lead to an understanding and appreciation of music.
  • Music in Perspective
    • Select a composer or composition from the listings to see a table of their major works, and a comparative table of historical occurrences in the same period. Then, choose a category from the colour-coded menu to compare with World Politics, Philosophy, Science, Art, English Novels, English Poetry, and Foreign Literature.
  • Music Notes
    • General principles of music history, developed to aid those studying music history with the UK's Open University.
  • Musical Travels
    • A combination social studies and music course. Some lessons feature music to learn; others introduce interesting aspects of music in other cultures. Individual lessons can be used in any order or left out.
  • Musicals 101
    • History of Broadway Musicals, including production techniques and reference section.
  • Musicianship II
    • Intermediate ear training for both the major and non-major, this course is strongly recommended for students enrolled in theory classes. It provides an aural foundation to the theory presented in those classes.
  • Mutopia Project
    • Over 800 scores of classical music.
  • Piano Nanny
    • Piano tutorials from beginners to advanced.
  • Reference Features for Musicals
    • Includes: Show Rights Index; Finding Scripts, Recordings & Sheet Music; Musicals Calendar; Stage & Film Chronologies; Musicals Who's Who; Script Samples; Photo Galleries; and Musicals as History
  • Requiem
    • An MP3 file of a song titled "Requiem". 3 minutes and 30 seconds long.
  • Reviews and Essays About Musicals
    • Includes: Theatre/Film/TV Reviews; CD Reviews; Book Reviews; Flops on CD; Gays & Musicals: "Our Love is Here to Stay"; Theatre Lover's Journal; The Dean's List; and A Life in Vaudeville.
  • Sautille Demonstration
    • An .mov file demonstrating sautille.
  • Spicatto Demonstration
    • An .mov file demonstrating spicatto.
  • Symphony No. 5 in C Minor Opus 67 by Ludwig Van Beethoven
    • An audio recording of one of Ludwig van Beethoven's most famous works.
  • The African Music Encyclopedia
    • This digest focuses on all aspects of music from Africa and the African Diaspora, including both current popular African music as well as the important cultural drum and dance traditions from the continent.
  • The Violin Site
    • A resource for violinists worldwide, including techniques, free sheet music, violin-making methods and history of the instrument.
  • Tuning Exercise for Violins
    • An .mov file showing tuning exercises for violins.
  • Upper Martelle Demonstration
    • An .mov file demonstrating the upper martelle.
  • Wikipedia Music Portal
    • Explore by topics and subportals. Also has information like birthdays and piece of the day.