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Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, 3rd Grade / Brookhaven, Kreamer, Verne Critz

Music:

Chrome Music lab is a great way to experiment with music sounds and concepts.  Every Grade level can enjoy!  https://musiclab.chromeexperiments.com/

Watch any Disney movie and really listen intently to the music. Ask yourself and others these questions:

  1. Did I hear this song more than once in the movie?
  2. Was it the same, or was it a little bit different?
  3. How does this song set up the mood for this particular scene?

Mindfulness Activity: Listen to music while in a relaxed state, either sitting up or lying down on the floor eyes closed. Listen peacefully and let your mind stay still and welcome in positive thoughts.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JLJqUipWRWk&t=1473s

Any 3rd Grade students looking to practice their recorders can use this youtube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNxm4bD8ulo&list=PLEeNtOSI9c7D07-NuV7WTA3JIjrzwzyXa 

Soundation: Create compositions layering multiple tracks. www.soundation.com

Incredibox is a fun way to create music by layering different beatbox sounds. www.incredibox.com

New York Philharmonic Kidzone is an entertaining way to learn more about music and musical instruments.  Appropriate for all ages but geared toward K-8. www.nyphilkids.org 

Google Arts and Culture-Performing Arts: This section of the site allows you to “step on stage” to get a 360 degree view of performances at different concert halls.  Appropriate for all ages. https://artsandculture.google.com/project/performing-arts 

QuaverMusic is a fun, interactive program which addresses many musical topics. Students can create and respond through simple games. There are two ways to access different activities in this program:

  • Log into www.quavermusic.com 
  • Click on STUDENT INTERACTIVE (yellow box) in the upper right hand corner.
  • Type in Code: 3VMDQ

OR

  • Log into www.quavermusic.com
  • Click on LOGIN (green box)
  • On LOGIN page, click SIGN IN WITH GOOGLE
  • Choose to enable Flash

 

4th, 5th, / Frank P. long Intermediate School

Music:

Ableton - An approach to learn how to make music on your computer through loops, midi, and beat makers. https://learningmusic.ableton.com

Chrome Music Lab- A  great way to experiment with music sounds and concepts.  https://musiclab.chromeexperiments.com/

Classics for Kids- Explore classical music, get to know composers, learn various types of music, create your own music, and play games. https://www.classicsforkids.com/

Daily Listening Journal: Pick a song to listen to and try to identify the instruments, the tempo (speed), and what emotion the song makes you feel (happy, sad, angry, etc.?).

Daria Music- A great resource to experience different music around the globe. https://www.youtube.com/user/DariaMusic/videos 

Incredibox- Create loops in many different styles of music by putting clothing items on the character. https://www.incredibox.com/demo/

The Method Behind the Music- Learn about composers from various time periods. https://method-behind-the-music.com/history/composers/

The Method Behind the Music- Learn how the different instruments work and how sound is produced. https://method-behind-the-music.com/mechanics/

Musictheory.net- Review how to read music, rhythm, notes, AND explore exercises to practice your skills. https://www.musictheory.net 

NY Philharmonic Kids- Learn about different instrument groups, make your own virtual instrument, learn about composers, and have some fun in the game room. https://www.nyphilkids.org/

Music Log: Keep a log of the music you listen to each day. Describe the following:

  • What genre (category) is it (rock, pop, rap, classical, jazz, country, etc.)? 
  • What was the tempo? Was it fast or slow? 
  • Did you like the melody or the rhythm more? 
  • Why did you listen to this song? 
  • How did it make you feel? 

Then listen to one new song each day in a different style (rock, pop, rap, classical, jazz, country, etc.). Write in your log about that song: 

  • Name of the song 
  • Did you like it-why or why not? 
  • Describe the tempo. 
  • Did you like the melody or the rhythm more?
  • Why did you choose this song?
  • How did it make you feel?

             

6th, 7th, 8th / Bellport MIddle School 

Music:

Sousa’s March Mania: Listen to “competing” marches and vote for your favorite! https://www.marineband.marines.mil/Unit-Home/Sousas-March-Mania/

New York Philharmonic: Watch, listen, and enjoy a variety of selections from the New York Philharmonic. https://nyphil.org/watch-listen/more

Kennedy Center Digital Stage: Watch performances from the Kennedy Center's stages and beyond. Performances, Dance, Theater, Classical, Jazz, Pop and more. https://www.kennedy-center.org/digitalstage/

United States Coast Guard Band Virtual Concert Hall: Check out the United States Coast Guard Band’s website and explore their virtual concert hall. A direct link to this can be found on their homepage on the left hand side. https://www.uscg.mil/community/band/

New York Philharmonic Kidzone: Explore this website and learn about the different musical instruments and composers. https://www.nyphilkids.org/

Chrome Music lab: A great way to experiment with music sounds and concepts.  You can keep up with your piano skills or compose a song!  https://musiclab.chromeexperiments.com/

Incredibox: Incredibox is a music app that lets you create your own music using different beatbox sounds.  https://incredibox.com

Ableton: A great way to experiment with music sounds and concepts. You can make music on your computer through loops, midi, and beat makers. https://learningmusic.ableton.com

Musictheory.net: Review how to read music, rhythm, notes, and explore exercises to practice your skills. https://musictheory.net/lessons

Classical Connect: Explore music by various instruments, composers and performers. https://www.classicalconnect.com/#/

LSO Play: LSO Play allows you to experience the London Symphony Orchestra from multiple points of view.  Explore instruments, biographies and masterclasses from musicians in the London Symphony Orchestra.  https://play.lso.co.uk/performances

Music Log: Keep a log of the music you listen to each day. Describe the following:

  • What genre (category) is it (rock, pop, rap, classical, jazz, country, etc.)? 
  • What was the tempo? Was it fast or slow? 
  • Did you like the melody or the rhythm more? 
  • Why did you listen to this song? 
  • How did it make you feel? 

Then listen to one new song each day in a different style (rock, pop, rap, classical, jazz, country, etc.). Write in your log about that song: 

  • Name of the song 
  • Did you like it-why or why not? 
  • Describe the tempo. 
  • Did you like the melody or the rhythm more?
  • Why did you choose this song?
  • How did it make you feel?

 

9th, 10th, 11th, 12th / Bellport High School

Music:

Virtual Piano: This free to use platform enables you to play the piano through your computer keyboard, without the need to download or install an app. https://virtualpiano.net/about-virtual-piano-2/

Musictheory.net: Review how to read music, rhythm, notes, and explore exercises to practice your skills. https://musictheory.net/lesson

Pianu: Learn piano online interactively. https://pianu.com/

Vivaldi Gloria: This playlist is the entire Vivaldi Gloria for High School Chorus and Concert Orchestra to continue listening. https://open.spotify.com/playlist/7vsN7GEMxzAIFhRGBKq5Ju?si=AS_rxBz6QYW-hq0ghzCysQ 

Jazz at Lincoln Center: Watch a variety of videos from the Jazz at Lincoln Center archives. https://www.jazz.org/media/videos/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMImMToqeux6AIVDFYMCh3LognkEAAYASAAEgLPEPD_BwE

Berliner Philharmoniker’s Digital Concert Hall: Listen and watch archived performances by the Berliner Philharmoniker. https://www.digitalconcerthall.com/en/home?utm_source=www.berliner-philharmoniker.de&utm_medium=website&utm_campaign=dropnav&a=bph_webseite&c=true

Musictheory.net: Review how to read music, rhythm, notes, and explore exercises to practice your skills. https://musictheory.net/lessons

Classical Connect: Explore music by various instruments, composers and performers. https://www.classicalconnect.com/#/

LSO Play: LSO Play allows you to experience the London Symphony Orchestra from multiple points of view.  Explore instruments, biographies and masterclasses from musicians in the London Symphony Orchestra.  https://play.lso.co.uk/performances

Metropolitan Opera: The Metropolitan Opera is providing free HD streams of opera performances from their archives. Each day is a different opera! www.metopera.org

Breezin’ Thru Theory: All music students can access this music theory program. It includes review material as well as games to help reinforce the material. https://breezinthru.com/login/

  • Username: btfun_251
  • Password: wind958 

Chrome Music lab is a great way to experiment with music sounds and concepts.  Every Grade level can enjoy!  https://musiclab.chromeexperiments.com/

Music Log: Keep a log of the music you listen to each day. Describe the following:

  • What genre (category) is it (rock, pop, rap, classical, jazz, country, etc.)? 
  • What was the tempo? Was it fast or slow? 
  • Did you like the melody or the rhythm more? 
  • Why did you listen to this song? 
  • How did it make you feel? 

Then listen to one new song each day in a different style (rock, pop, rap, classical, jazz, country, etc.). Write in your log about that song: 

  • Name of the song 
  • Did you like it-why or why not? 
  • Describe the tempo. 
  • Did you like the melody or the rhythm more?
  • Why did you choose this song?
  • How did it make you feel?
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