Home School Commons Welcome to Homeschool Commons! If you're new to the site you might want to subscribe by email at the right or add the RSS feed to your feed reader. Thanks for visiting! The Mutopia Project offers sheet music editions of classical music for free download. Music Theory As of July 1, 2013 ThinkQuest has been discontinued. We would like to thank everyone for being a part of the ThinkQuest global community: Students - For your limitless creativity and innovation, which inspires us all. Teachers - For your passion in guiding students on their quest. Partners - For your unwavering support and evangelism. Parents - For supporting the use of technology not only as an instrument of learning, but as a means of creating knowledge. Free Music Theory Worksheets! Material on this page is free.NEW! you can now consult an index of terms used in these worksheets.Also explore a page of worksheet extras: Worksheet Answers, Test Templates and Flash Presentations. Here are some testimonials from music teachers about these workbook chapters:
Gorillaz, James Murphy, Andre 3000, 'DoYaThing' - Review - NME Blogs Converse always manage to pull it out of the bag with their ‘Three Artists, One Song’ collaborations (remember Casablancas/ Pharrell/Santogold’s ‘My Drive Thru’?). ‘DoYaThing’ is no exception. Damon – in his “2-D” voice that suggests both listless ennui and schoolboy mischief, sings: "I’m a pale imitator of a boy in the sky." Enter, stage left, a falsetto James Murphy singing the hook.
Folktronica Folktronica or electrofolk is a genre of music comprising various elements of folk music and electronica, often featuring samplings of acoustic instruments—especially stringed instruments—and incorporating hip hop or dance rhythms. Typically, computers are used during the recording process. History References The Ultimate List of Online Music Education Games Having a background as a music teacher, I often get the asked what resources are available for homeschoolers to grow in their music studies. As such, today I’d like to share with you an Ultimate List of Online Music Education Games available for FREE to public and homeschoolers alike to have fun while learning more about music. Whether playing via iPad, SmartBoard, or laptop, each resource provides supportive games and activities to reinforce music concepts at home.
Extended Flute techniques for New beginners Extended Flute Techniques for New Beginners We wish to extend an enormous "Thank You!" to Dean Stallard, from Norway, for kicking off the Get Creative " resources with a most thought-provoking article. Dean teaches 'extended' flute techniques to 5 and 6 year olds!! Read all about it, here: A presentation of the use of contemporary flute technique at the beginner level by Dean N. Music theory Music theory considers the practices and possibilities of music. It is generally derived from observation of how musicians and composers actually make music, but includes hypothetical speculation. Most commonly, the term describes the academic study and analysis of fundamental elements of music such as pitch, rhythm, harmony, and form, but also refers to descriptions, concepts, or beliefs related to music.
100 Songs You Can’t Get Out Of Your Head Go ahead and take a handful of Advil now. You’re welcome. Say goodbye to the rest of the afternoon, because you'll either be entertained for hours by these 100 songs, or you will somehow chew off your own ears and go to the hospital. 1. Breakbeat Breakbeat (sometimes breaks or breakbeats) can refer to two distinct but related things: It is both an electronic music genre and the distinct percussive rhythm from which this genre takes its name, usually characterized by the use of a non-straightened (percussion instruments do not play directly on beat) 4/4 drum pattern (as opposed to the steady beat of house, techno and trance). These rhythms may be characterized by their intensive use of syncopation and polyrhythms. Both meanings are closely connected to hip hop and b-boying (breakdance).
30 Habits that Will Change your Life Developing good habits is the basic of personal development and growth. Everything we do is the result of a habit that was previously taught to us. Unfortunately, not all the habits that we have are good, that’s why we are constantly trying to improve.