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ACDA--American Choral Directors
The American Spiritual
Ensemble--The American Spiritual Ensemble is composed of some of
the finest singers in the United States. The vocalists have thrilled
audiences around the world with their dynamic renditions of classic spirituals
and Broadway numbers.
Audiotools--The Internet's premier source of dubious information,
suspect advise and Uncle Technology on all kinds of hi-fi and audio
Aviary Online Music Tools--Aviary
is a free suite of powerful online creation tools.
BMI--Broadcast Music, Inc., a U.S. music
performing rights organization
of Education--“Content Standards & Frameworks” for
public schools in California
Center Theater Group--Housed at
the Music Center in Downtown Los Angeles, Center Theatre Group is recognized
as one of the nation’s leading regional theatre companies with
ahistory of theatrical excellence.
Cerritos Performing Arts Center--Cerritos
Center for the Performing Arts hosts local and touring theatre, music,
and other events by performing artists.
Children's Music Web--a
non-profit resource for kids, families, and children's performers worldwide.
Choral Public Domain Library--Founded
in December 1998, CPDL was ported to ChoralWiki in August 2005.
You will find free choral/vocal scores, texts, translations, and
other useful information.
ultomate classical music destination on the web, with 14-day free trial.
music foundation to promote performing arts in all schools
Harry Fox--A site about music
licensing, copyright protection, and music management.
IMSLP/Petrucci Music Library--The
free public domain sheet music library. Online since February 16, 2006, 43,261
scores, 3,177 recordings, 6,290 composers, and 100
University School of Music--The William and Gayle Cook Music Library
hosts categories in Individual Musicians and Popular Groups, Composers
and Composition, Other Groups and Ensembles, Genres and Types of Music,
Research and Study, Journals and Magazines, and, The Commercial World
International Foundation for Music
Research--The International Foundation for Music Research (IFMR)
was founded in 1997 to support scientific research to explore the relationship
between music and physical and emotional wellness, with particular attention
to the elderly population, the impact of music making on at-risk youth,
and music education and the effect of music and music making.
International Society for
Music Education--The International Society for Music Education was
formed at a conference convened by UNESCO in 1953 'to stimulate music
education as an integral part of general education'.
JamStudio--With over 300,000
members, JamStudio has become the favorite place to create music online.
Jazz at Lincoln Center--Jazz
concerts perform at the Lincoln Center
Korg--Since 1963, Korg uses the latest
technologies to create the finest electronic musical instruments, and
their very best.
Los Angeles Master Chorale--The The Los
Angeles Master Chorale, led by Music Director Paul Salamunovich, maintains
a unique and distinguished position as the largest independent choral
organization in the United States.
Los Angeles Philharmonic Association--For
school children and teachers, the Los Angeles Philharmonic offers programs
that not only help music teachers enrich their offerings, but assist
classroom teachers in integrating music into the curriculum.
MENC--Music Educators National Conference's
mission is to advance music education by encouraging the study and
Mixcraft--A list of music recording
websites, including home recording, sound-proof materials, and other
acoustic recording equipment.
MTAC--Music Teachers Association of California
serves teachers and students of all musical disciplines.
The Music Publishers Association--The Music
Publishers Association was formed to support and advance compliance
with the copyright law, combat copyright
infringement, and explore the need for further reform.
MusicTech--A site devoted to general
education, music advocacy, music education, and music technology.
Music Theory--A free online
music theory site with lessons, exercises and tools for music study.
NAMM--The National Association of Music Merchants/The International
Music Products Association represents the industry through trade shows,
seminars, and lobbying.
National Endowment for the Arts--The
National Endowment for the Arts is a public agency dedicated to supporting
excellence in the arts, both new and established; bringing the arts
to all Americans; and providing leadership in arts education.
Classical Music on Dvorak--Classical Music under the Naxos
label is arranged by composers' names.
Negro Spirituals-- This
site is devoted to traditional African American spirituals, and some
information is given about the early Gospel songs. The six parts of
this site are Songs (the tunes and the lyrics of spirituals at various
History (how the spirituals change is linked to the History of African
American), Singers at various periods, Composers during and after the
slavery period, Search gives the lyrics of over 200 traditional spirituals and
Shop to acquire books and records of spirituals.
an online music writing application that lets you create, view, print
and hear music notation with professional quality, right in your web
Opera for Everyone--Opera
for Everyone enables music educators to access and download FREE digital
versions of the "Opera
for Everyone" series of CDs and the Teaching Manual.
Pacific Chorale--Based in Orange
County, California, Pacific Chorale is recognized internationally as
one of America’s premier choral arts organizations.
Pacific Symphony Orchestra--Orange
County's Pacific Symphony is the nationally recognized, resident orchestra
of Orange County and, as such, provides symphonic performances of the
highest quality through innovative programming and ever increasing
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra--
Established in 1896, with Victor Herbert as the music director from
1898 on, the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra continued with directors
Fritz Reiner, William Steinberg, Andre Previn, and Lorin Maazel, just
to name a few. Their performance was given in the legendary Carnegie
Music Hall for almost 80 years until the audience numbers had grown
so much that a new hall was built for the orchestra at downtonw Pittsburgh.
The new Heinz Hall was dedicated on September 10, 1971 with Henry J.
Heinz II, joined the Orchestra during the inaugral concert
for Heinz Hall for the Performing Arts.
Popular Songs in
American History-- American Folk and Traditional Music with Lyrics,
Midi Files, Tune Information and History behind the folksongs and ballads.
With folksongs arranged by time period. This website was created on January
Reverso--Free online translation service in French, Spanish, German, Italian, Russian, Portuguese, Chinese, Arabic, Hebrew, and Japanese.
Segerstrom Center for the Arts--The
former Orange County Performing Arts Center, located in Costa Mesa,
presents a balance of quality international and regional perfromances
of symphony and other musical styles, dance, musical theatre, and opera.
Home for the Pacific Symphony Orchestra and the Pacific Chorale.
Street Music Works--A non-profit organization that believes all
children deserve a chance to learn and grow, mostly gears toward
pre-school age children.
South Coast Repertory--South Coast Repertory,
located in Laguna Beach, features classics and works by new playwrights.
middle school and elementary school lesson plans and classroom management
Technology Institute for Music Educators--The
Technology Institute for Music Educators (TI:ME) is a non-profit corporation
registered in the State of Pennsylvania whose mission
is to assist music educators in applying technology to improve teaching
and learning in music.
The U.S. Copyright Office--U.S. Copyright
Office is an office of public record for copyright registration and
deposit of copyright material, located at 101 Independence Ave. S.E.,
Washington, D.C. 20559-6000, (202) 707-3000.
U.S. Department of Education Publications
and Products--The U.S. Congress established the U.S. Department of
Education (ED) on May 4, 1980, in the Department of Education Organization
(Public Law 96-88 of October 1979)....
Virginia Tech Multimedia Music Dictionary-- The Virginia Tech Department of Music website, which offers pages of musical terms, musical elements, translation of foreign language words used in music, samples of sounds and many more.
Voices Across Time--
American History Through Music: a project of the Center for American
Music, part of the University of Pittsburgh Library System, in partnership
with the Society for American Music. It was created to help teachers
harness the power of song as primary source to supplement
and Music curriculum. The project has three components: Teacher’s
Guide, Summer Institute for Teachers, and Lesson Plans/other
Zamzar--A British company offers a one stop-solution for all
your file conversion.