The Aural Skills Guru Ear Training Channel! This YouTube Channel run by James Woodward includes ear training exercises in harmonic, melodic, rhythmic dictation, music theory and more! To find exercises appropriate for your level, please use the playlists. Remember, if you have difficulty with an exercise, try an easier one to become more secure in your abilities before adventuring forward.
Things to know:
- The answer can usually be found in the video description by clicking on 'show more' or the answer is in the last 30 seconds of the video.
- The excerpt will play a number of times before the end of the video, but feel free to rewind or pause as necessary.
- Other exercises include intervals, find the mistake, music theory analysis, popular chord progressions, and modes.
We spend hours searching the Internet for great jazz videos so you don't have to. Jazz on the Tube provides three free services:(1) A searchable database of thousands of carefully hand picked and annotated jazz videos; (2) A free Video-of-the-Day service. Love jazz? We deliver a great jazz video to your mailbox every day; and (3) An up-to-date directory of jazz clubs, jazz festivals, and jazz organizations world-wide.
smARThistory.org is a free multi-media web-book designed as a dynamic enhancement (or even substitute) for the traditional and static art history textbook. The combination of video lessons, text articles, and audio lessons about eras and themes in art history is what makes Smarthistory a valuable resource.
Rock Music Timeline - 50 years of rock & roll history with photos.
This modest but interesting site traces the history of rock music by decade, from its roots in the African American Rhythm and Blues to the grunge craze of the 1990s. Along the way, readers can glean interesting tidbits (did you know that the term “rock and roll” was coined by Cleveland disc jockey Alan Freed?) from well-constructed essays, and view classic photos of rockers across the generations.
The University of Washington Ethnomusicology Division houses over 400 musical instruments from around the world. Each year since the founding of the Ethnomusicology program in 1962, one or more international artists have been invited to the campus to share their musical traditions through teaching and performance. Includes images, audio, and video.
This page includes links to each of the individual Music Theory pages I've created in PDF form. This is a work in progress; I am writing new ones regularly and fixing errors and omissions on existing ones as I find them. If you find them useful for your theory studies, you are welcome to use them, and if you find errors or have suggestions, I invite you to contact me. Enjoy! These pages are available for free under a Creative Commons BY-NC-ND license.
The Infinite Jukebox may come as somewhat of a revelation. For an introduction, readers may go to the site and click on a few of the popular tunes listed on the homepage. For instance, selecting Superstition by Stevie Wonder kicks off the 1972 hit in the way you've always heard it. But then The Infinite Jukebox takes over, matching beats and rhythmic patterns to create intelligent patterns for where the song can go next. No simple loop here. Instead the song plays for as long as the listener would like, but with seemingly infinite variety. Once users understand the basic principle, they can...
The project radio aporee maps was started in 2006. it is a global soundmap dedicated to phonography, field recording (and related practices) and the art of listening. it connects sound recordings and places, in order to create a sonic cartography, open to the public as a collaborative project. It contains recordings from numerous urban, rural and natural environments, showing their audible complexity, as well as the different perceptions, practices and artistic perspectives of its many contributors, related to sound, public and private spaces, listening and sense of place.
Book titles with full text online | MetPublications | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Metropolitan Museum of Art hosts 372 art history books online. All of the books can be read online or downloaded as PDFs (warning, some of them are massive files). You can search through the catalog of books by thematic category, format, and publication type. And, of course, you can search through the books by title, author, and keyword.
Hansel & Gretel: Design your own Opera! | Creative Kids Education Foundation
Hansel and Gretel: Learning about Opera! is an online educational experience featuring Humperdinck's Opera Hansel and Gretel. Players can control interactive elements in every scene and watch the play unfold. Design your OWN opera!Parents and children or student groups can experience and enjoy these activities together and learn about opera music and theatre. Music listening guides and music games assist with exploration of the elements of orchestral and opera music. At the end of the story, additional information and resources can be found Backstage at the Opera.
The Keeping Score web site is designed to give people of all musical backgrounds an opportunity to explore the music and life of the composers featured in the Keeping Score television series in depth, and at their own pace.