Music

GarageBand

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iOS’s GarageBand allows users to play, mix, and record songs. You can share them with just a few taps to others across the world. GarageBand allows you to plug in your own instrument or use one of the Touch Instruments that are built right in. After you record music, you can easily fine-tune and mix your recording to create a finished song. Built songs can combine up to 32 different tracks.  For grades 6 and up.

Music for the Nation: American Sheet Music

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American sheet music from the Library of Congress. Contains over 60,000 pieces of historical sheet music of a wide variety. Searchable by keywords, authors, subjects, and titles. Click the "Collection Connections" link on the bottom left of the page for teacher resources. The collection includes both audio and images.

ArtsEdge

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ArtsEdge is the Kennedy Center's free digital resource for teaching the arts. Includes lessons and standards for teachers as well as sections for family, students, and multimedia resources. Includes resources for dance, theater, music, and visual arts. For all grade levels.

MuseScore

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A free and open source notation program that enables you to create beautiful sheet music. Provides video tutorials and the ability to share and print your score.

nationalanthems.info

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A database with over 400 national anthems. Includes detailed information for each anthem along with a mp3 file, sheet music (when available), and lyrics with an English translation. For all grade levels.

Songsmith

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Sing in your PC's microphone, and Songsmith will generate music to accompany your voice. Creations can be saved and shared. This tool is free for teachers to use in their classrooms.

Tunatic

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A cool way to find titles to unnamed songs in your music library through a free download. Just play your song and your computer will search the database to find the title.

Classic Cat

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A directory of classical performances that are free to download. Over 5,000 performances. Searchable by composers, performers, instruments, and genres. For all grade levels.

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