Posted by: David French | October 30, 2011

Orchestra

Here are some of the latest additions for study of ‘The Orchestra’:

DUKE ELLINGTON

Duke Ellington and his orchestra perform Satin Doll. 

EXTRACT FROM RAVEL PIANO CONCERTO IN G MAJOR

The orchestral video for November 2011 features the French pianist David Fray with L’ Orchestre de Paris, conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen.

YOUNG PERSON’S GUIDE TO THE ORCHESTRA

Interactive guide to Benjamin Britten’s masterpiece.  This resource from McCraw Hill can be used in conjunction with the one from Animated Science – see ‘Orchestra 1’ on the Listen 1 page.  

LISTEN BY INSTRUMENT

Learn about the instruments of the orchestra and listen to their sounds.

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Posted by: David French | October 17, 2011

Songs with scrolling lyrics

The British Council - Connecting Classrooms 'Umoja' - 'Togetherness'. The flags of Scotland and Tanzania on display in Tanzanian classroom.

Songs with scrolling lyrics are a feature of TANBUR MUSIC EDUCATION LINKS. You can discover several that are unique to the website, together with related links.

NATIONAL ANTHEM OF TANZANIA

A scrolling lyrics presentation in Swahili, with English translation.

BBC SONGS FOR EARLY YEARS

A variety of songs for young children, with animation and scrolling lyrics, selected from the BBC.

BBC CLIP SELECTIONS

A variety of song projects, performances and tutorials featuring Jimmy Cliff, a cappella singing, traditional songs from Sierra Leone, Nigeria, South Africa, Jamaica and Hip Hop artist Akala.

QUAND JE VAIS À L’ÉCOLE

Learn your French vocabulary the fun way, with lyrics on screen!

Do you have a good quality song recording that could be displayed with scrolling lyrics on TANBUR SONGS? Please leave a message, but note that songs with copyright controls cannot be included.

 

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Posted by: David French | March 1, 2009

Music Education Blog Carnival, 1st March 2009

Welcome to the March 2009 edition of Music Education Blog Carnival.
There are some compelling and varied articles for you this month and I am delighted to be your host.  
                                                                 

Music Performance

What better way to begin than with some music! I look forward to the reaction of my 12 year old school students to these inspirational performances by Sungha Jung!!  Tony Huynh presents A Real Guitar Hero – Sungha Jung 12 Year Old Prodigy Fingerstyle Guitarist posted at LimitlessUnits.com.

Continuing the theme of guitar performance, Lorna Findlay presents Play the Guitar-Fast, Easy and Efficiently | Learn Guitar    …it may take all of your endearing overflowing patience and precious, precious time to create one piece of melody and make it whole. This is one predicament most beginners have when learning to play something. Posted at Learn Guitar.

Music Pedagogy

Steve Engel includes one post in a series related to his action plans following a disappointing Winter Concert.  Steve Engel presents Rethinking My Approach, Part 2: Rhythm/Pulse posted at Music Ed Lounge.

Discover five tried and true music games that students love!  Natalie Wickham presents Large Group Games for the Music Class posted at Music Matters Blog.

Twenty Questions for Educators, with lots of highlights and lowlights from a career as a music teacher.  Nancy Flanagan presents Twenty Questions (about Education Me) posted at Teacher in a Strange Land.

Explore the endless possibilities of sound and music students can create with their voices when supported with various music tech devices. Evan Tobias presents Expanding the voice… From T-Pain to Tuvan Throat Singing posted at Catalysts & Connections.

Music Technology

How do you as a music educator determine whether or not utilizing a “technology” in a classroom setting will be both a good-fit and worthwhile endeavor?  J. Pisano presents Should We Utilize Technology in the Music Classrooms? Questions to Ask First. posted at Music, Technology and Education: Mustech.net.

If you’re creating some MIDI drum tracks  “…drums matter. They matter a lot. Spend as much time fussing over your drum tracks as you do your solos. Maybe more.”  Spence presents Find Your Inner Vinnie Colaiuta: 12 Ways to Make Better MIDI Drum Tracks posted at Guitarbalooga.

Claire Burns absolutely loves folk dancing!  With direct links to an MP3 download of Sasha and other resources for dance and singing, Claire presents Using Audacity to Have Fun With Folk Dances posted at Learn Me Music.

Other

Tupac uses the arts to explain his views on society. He also presents us with ideas on how we can better ourselves and our society. Through music Tupac lives on. Ryan Taft presents Tupac: Changes for Society posted at Society is Deaf.   

Mountain Battles is “…experimental, interesting, and strangely cool. Highly recommended for all you nostalgic hipsters.” Jason Hennings presents The Breeders – Mountain Battles [4AD 2008] posted at Dynamic CDs.

Read all about Barrie Lapins, Memorabilia Acquisitions Manager for the Hard Rock Cafe. Khan presents Making a Career on Rock n’ roll Memorabilia posted at Higher Education and Career Blog.

Gary Mullen presents An Introduction to Various African Instruments posted at African Instruments.  The article covers various African instruments, their uses and origins.

Chris Foley presents Classical Music’s Encounter with Twitter posted at The Collaborative Piano Blog.

To conclude this edition, don’t forget to bookmark this interactive links music education website…..

tanbur-website-iconTanbur Music Education Links

Internet links for Primary and Secondary Music.
Click on LISTEN, PLAY, SONGS and QUIZ to discover a wide range of Internet sites with instruments, composers and musical styles from around the world.

Next Month

Be sure to submit your blog article to the April 2009 Music Education Blog Carnival using the Carnival Submission Form. Past and future hosts can be found at Dr Joseph Pisano’s Music Education Carnival Homepage. Thanks for visiting!

Posted by: David French | February 12, 2009

Musical Instruments Research Task

Design a MUSICAL INSTRUMENT TRAIL that could be published on Tanbur Music Education Links

Whose been here?

Example format for the trail

             Tanbur Page Title                                        Link Title
  1. Quiz                                          INSTRUMENTS OF THE ORCHESTRA
  2. Listen 1
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  5.                       
  6.                         
  7.                           
  8.                                    
  9.                                    
  10.                                                       

As an example, refer to the ‘Mozart trail’

Now add a sentence or two about your musical instrument trail.

Post your MUSICAL INSTRUMENT TRAIL  here!

 

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Posted by: David French | February 8, 2009

Orchestra and Opera

THE ORCHESTRA is a new Listen 1 link featuring the ‘Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra’ by Benjamin Britten. The Animated Science website provides this interactive resource, beginning with a screen shot of the orchestra that is designed to lead you on a voyage of discovery…

 

Over on Listen 3 the PHILHARMONIA ORCHESTRA have updated their site. They provide lots more about the orchestra, with excellent listening tracks, pictures and information for all the instruments.    

 

FAMOUS OPERA COMPOSERS from Dallas Opera is another addition to Listen 3, with information and listening excerpts for twelve famous composers of opera.

 

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