Fun Music Links
Create a song by clicking on squares in this matrix. Notice how the lower squares give low pitches, and high squares are high pitches. Also notice that you decide how often notes will sound by putting space (left to right) in between the notes you choose.
Science of Music: Exploratorium
The Exploratorium brings music to your ears with online exhibits, films, and questions that explore the science of music. Try mixing, stepping, composing, and drumming and learn about resonance, polyrhythms, timbre, sound environments and more!
Music History Sites
Listen to Music from Past Decades
Enjoy the top 100 songs from the golden years of popular music on this fun site!
An Interactive History of African American Music
Learn all about contributions to the world of music by African American musicians and composers.
San Francisco Symphony Kids
Explore a fantastic website with tons of cool activities and more information about orchestra instruments and music than you can imagine.
Instruments of the Library of Congress
Check out instruments of the large collection of the Library of Congress. They have members of many families-- string, wind, thai folk instruments and early stringed instruments!
The Symphony: An Interactive Guide
Discover the wonders of the modern symphony orchestra music with our comprehensive guide to the instruments and layout of the orchestra.
Young Persons Guide to the Orchestra
Learn all about Benjamin Britten's piece and get to know the instruments of the orchestra even more!
Kennedy Center Arts Edge
Check out this site to see a variety of interesting music based videos. Head over to the musical carnival and test your know-how with all sorts of fun games!