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The listed web addresses will provide some exciting musical experiences for children. All sites listed on this page have interactive musical games that enhance and support the general music program of the Fargo Public Schools
American Symphony Orchestra
American Symphony Orchestra Site contains Meet the Composers, Meet the Musicians, a Mars Millennium Project, Ask a Mentor, Send a Card and Hear all the instruments of the orchestra individually.
Grades 6-12 This web site provides access to plot summaries and synopses of more than 40 operas. Opera terms, composer biographies, and delightful audio and video clips round out the learning section.
British Broadcasting Company site
Another great interactive music web site you will want to visit.
Dallas Symphony Orchestra
Dallas Symphony Orchestra Site contains a composers corner, Orchestra Seating Chart for various periods of music, Musical Encyclopedia (hear each orchestral instrument played and see a full size picture), I Am A Musician (stories of Dallas Symphony Musicians), Time Machine (A series of wonderful musical games), Home Activities, Make Your Own Instrument, Listen to Music ( a great library of music) and technical support which guides you to free plug-in downloads needed to participate fully in the web site.
Essentials of Music)
Grade 5-9 Offerings "basic information about ", this site allows students to access music history, 70 composer biographies, and a glossary of 200 definitions. Numerous audio clips are another bonus.
grade 6-12 Visit this PBS site to access information on dance, music, classic films and artistic perfomances. Learners will find video clips, interviews with famous performers, excellent still photos, and assorted student activities.
Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
Grade 7-12 View "today's performance" or search through the performance archives at this Kennedy Center site. This fine-arts showcase offers performance options ranging from music and dance numbers to dramatic stage presentations.
New York Philharmonic Orchestra
New York Philharmonic Orchestra site contains a Game Room, a Musician's Lounge, Composer's Gallery, Instrument Storage Room, Instrument Laboratory (hear sample sounds of many unusual instruments). Composition workshop contains many ways of composing music-very easy. In the Composition workshop there is an orchestra Station, Mozart Minuet, Musical Sketch Pad, Rhythm Band, Cartoon Conductor, Playing with Music, Musical Puzzles and Musical Conductors, all fun educational games.
San Francisco Symphony
The San Francisco Symphony site contains a number of wonderful interactive experiences for children and adults. Topics such as "Instruments of the Orchestra", "The Music Lab" and "Make Music" provide exceptional experiences for children. The Music Lab covers such topics as "Basics", "Tempo", "Rhythm", "Pitch", "Harmony", "Symbols", "Instrumentation", "Performalator" and "Composerizer"
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