Music Appreciation

Treble clef and notes
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Nonprint Resources:

Websites

Pentatonix

http://pentatonix.org/

http://ptxofficial.com/bio

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pentatonix

http://pentatonix.wikia.com/wiki/Pentatonix_Wiki

 

Keyboard

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Musical_keyboard

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electronic_keyboard

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keyboard_instrument

http://www.balanced-keyboard.com/BuildOne.aspx

http://www.piano-play-it.com/layout-piano-keys.html

http://www.pianoworld.com/keyboard_history.htm

http://www.pianoworld.com/faq.htm

https://www.princeton.edu/~achaney/tmve/wiki100k/docs/Keyboard_instrument.html

http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/315885/keyboard-instrument

http://www.kawai.com.tw/Kawai_Piano_Article.pdf

 

Ipod

http://www.apple.com/ipod/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IPod

http://lowendmac.com/2013/ipod-history-origin-2000-2004/

http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/ipod.htm

http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/ipod-touch.htm

http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/inside-ipod-pictures.htm#page=5

 

Ipad

http://www.apple.com/ipad/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IPad

http://ipad.about.com/od/ipad_details/a/The-History-Of-The-iPad.htm

http://www.imore.com/evolution-ipad

http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/gadgets/high-tech-gadgets/ipad.htm

http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9175083/How_the_iPad_works

 

One Direction

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/One_Direction

http://www.onedirection.com/meet-the-boys/

http://www.onedirectionmusic.com/us/releases/

 

Music Composition

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Musical_composition

http://www.artofcomposing.com/how-to-compose-music-101

http://www.gmajormusictheory.org/

http://www.music-theory-made-easy.com/how-to-write-music.html

 

International Pop Music

http://www.billboard.com/biz/charts/international

 

Vocal Chords

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vocal_folds

http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/music/voice.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_voice

https://www.entnet.org/HealthInformation/howVoiceWorks.cfm

 

Background Music

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Background_music

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Film_score

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soundtrack

 

How sound travels

http://science.howstuffworks.com/humans-hear-in-space1.htm

http://www.knowitall.org/nasa/flash/sound/how_sound_travels.swf

http://www.tellmewhyfacts.com/2007/09/how-does-sound-travel.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speed_of_sound

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sound_wave#Longitudinal_and_transverse_waves

 

Stereo

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hi-fi

http://www.ehow.com/how-does_4743933_stereo-system-work.html

http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/how-to-understand-stereo-speaker-parts.htm

http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/nov10/articles/stereoprocessing.htm

 

Ed Sheeran

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ed_Sheeran

http://www.edsheeran.com/

 

Guitar

How to make a rubberband guitar

How to make a shoebox guitar

Evolution of dance music

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dance_music

http://www.thomson.co.uk/blog/wp-content/uploads/infographic/interactive-music-map/index.html

 

Evolution of music

http://www.theguardian.com/music/interactive/2011/jun/11/history-modern-music-timeline

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_musical_events

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_music

 

Beatles

http://www.thebeatles.com/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Beatles

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Beatles_discography

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Beatles_timeline

http://people.cs.pitt.edu/~mehmud/cs134-2084/projects/Team2/now.html

 

Alternative

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alternative_rock

http://rockmusic.mu/alternative-rock-music.html

http://audials.com/en/genres/alternative_music.html

http://altmusic.about.com/od/top10lists/tp/Top-10-Most-Influential-Figures-In-Alternative-Music-History.htm

http://altmusic.about.com/od/historyofaltindiemusic/a/altmusic101.htm

 

Rap Music

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rapping

http://www.plasticlittleraps.com/history-of-rap-music.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hip_hop_music

 

Video Game Music

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Video_game_music

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soundtrack

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Video_game

http://www.gamespot.com/articles/a-history-of-video-game-music/1100-6092391/

 

Echo

http://science.howstuffworks.com/radar1.htm

http://www.physicsclassroom.com/mmedia/waves/er.cfm

 

Beats headphones

http://www.beatsbydre.com/

http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/news/2013/05/are-beats-by-dr-dre-headphones-worth-the-money/index.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Headphones

http://www.ehow.com/how-does_4896025_headphones-work.html

http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/gadgets/audio-music/noise-canceling-headphone.htm

 

Record Player

http://www.recordcollectorsguild.org/modules.php?op=modload&name=sections&file=index&req=viewarticle&artid=44&page=1

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phonograph

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gramophone_record

http://amale16.weebly.com/1877-1928.html

http://www.infoplease.com/encyclopedia/science/record-player.html

http://www.ehow.com/about_5414706_history-record-player.html

 

Auxiliary Percussion

http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-auxiliary-percussion.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Percussion_section

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auxiliary_percussion#Auxiliary_percussion

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_percussion_instruments_by_type#Auxiliary_percussion_.28Untuned_percussion.29

http://www.music.vt.edu/MUSICDICTIONARY/texta/Auxiliarypercussion.html

 

Bongo

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bongo_drum

http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/73023/bongo-drums

http://www.ehow.com/how_4857224_make-homemade-bongo-drums.html

 

Youtube

http://www.youtube.com/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_YouTube

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/YouTube

 

Clarinet

How to make a clarient and other musical instruments.

 

Speakers

Homemade Speakers

 

Evolution of Musical Media

http://visual.ly/history-music-media

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Music

 

Headphones

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Headphones

http://www.ehow.com/how-does_4896025_headphones-work.html

http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/gadgets/audio-music/noise-canceling-headphone.htm

 

Microphone

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microphone

http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/gadgets/audio-music/question309.htm

http://hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hbase/audio/mic.html

http://www.explainthatstuff.com/microphones.html

 

Music in Pop Culture

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pop_music

 

Djing

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:DJing

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Disc_jockey

 

Ukelele

How to make a cigar ukelele

 

Boombox

http://www.ehow.com/how-does_4599975_boom-box-work.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boombox

http://www.ehow.com/about_5127265_history-boom-box.html

 

Marching Drums

http://www.tarrani.com/marchingperc1900-1950.pdf

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marching_percussion

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marching_band

 

Steel Drum/Regae

http://makingmulticulturalmusic.wordpress.com/2012/06/05/homemade-steel-drum-fun/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steelpan

http://www.toucans.net/pan_history.html

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reggae

 

A Capella

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_cappella

http://www.ehow.com/about_5175510_history-cappella.html

 

 

Zonophone

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zonophone

http://mrgramophone.com/index.cgi?mode=show_gallery&category=Zonophone

 

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