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Ten of the best music apps for kids From hammering saucepans to bellowing Justin Bieber in the bath, many children love to make a musical racket. Inevitably, there are apps for that too. A range of developers have been finding inventive ways for children to explore creative music-making – or the world of music more generally – on tablets and smartphones. Ten of the best examples for Android and iOS are below. Prices are correct at the time of writing, and if you tap or click on the platform names, you’ll be taken directly to their app store listings. Toca DanceiOS (£2.49) Neil Young’s online music archive is here, and it’s fucking incredible If ever there was a time to listen to Neil Young, it’s today. The musician’s entire catalog is available to stream for free on his newly launched archival website. “We developed [the archive] to provide fans and historians with unprecedented access to all of my music and my entire archive in one convenient location,” writes Young in an open letter introducing the archive. The songs are organized chronologically spanning more than 50 years.

Applying Maker Education to Music Bharti, P. (2014, November 1). Why is the maker movement important? [Web page]. Retrieved from Bransford, J.D., Brown , A.L., & Cocking, R.R. (Eds.). (2000). Tinkertunes This page is currently under construction, but you can see video of all of our instruments on our YouTube Channel . Kinderbells the Musical Flower Garden, was an entry in the 2013 ArtPrize in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The eight brightly colored bells, tuned to a G Major diatonic scale, are made from the tops of condemned oxygen tanks, and are played by shaking rope handles which are attached to golf balls. The Garden Club of Cadillac, Michigan has received a grant to purchase this piece, and it will be installed this spring in that city’s sound garden In 2012, our first ArtPrize entry, The JunkYard Music Box finished in the top 50 of over 1500 art works.

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About Sound Infusion Sound Infusion is a unique learning tool that incorporates music and culture from all over the world. It is a free, online, interactive learning experience that blends music making and cultural awareness. Students can create their own songs from hundreds of different samples, save, share and discuss their work online with their classmates as well as students from other schools. Philharmonia Orchestra Here, the Philharmonia's expert players guide you through the intricacies of the instruments they play. Choose an instrument from one of the sections. The string section is the basis of the orchestra and the one consistent component of orchestras down the ages. The range of expression available and the great stamina of strings makes them a powerful tool.

Glossary of Musical Instruments by Hobgoblin Music This list is based on information originally compiled by ARC music, and has been extensively revised, extended and developed for the internet by Pete McClelland at Hobgoblin Music. Please E-mail me if you know of instruments not listed, so I can add them. There is now a Basque language translation of this page by Jennifer Indurayne. A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z | Back to Top Tools for Teaching A preview of Smithsonian Folkways on iTunes U. Click the image to launch iTunes on your computer. Smithsonian Folkways is committed to offering educational materials to complement the music on our site. Tools for Teaching from Smithsonian Folkways provides ideas and resources for educators to inspire their use of Folkways music from around the world. Information about these sounds and the cultures that create them are a valuable resource to courses in history, geography, language arts, social studies, visual arts-and of course music and dance. Curricular experience, activities, streaming videos, liner notes, music samples, and other features are available for free.