Great Music Websites
In this post I will put up links to great music websites that I have found to be useful and of value. I will regularly update this post. Suggestions welcomed (comment below or contact Yiyi)!
How to create your own website – help music teachers create a website on their own so their passion for teaching music is represented professionally and effectively online. There is a free PDF step by step guide made by FirstSiteGuide, together with Video tutorial on how to accomplish the simple task of creating the website.
Scribd – lots of free downloadable goodies! includes lots of sheetmusic
Brahms/Schubert/Schumann Sheetmusic – also other composers, also orchestral works
Chopin Early Editions – The Chopin collection at the University of Chicago Library includes over 400 first and early printed editions of musical compositions by Frédéric Chopin, maintained in the Special Collections Research Center. Because Chopin’s works were often published concurrently in several countries with variant texts, scholars can establish a sequence of publication by comparing a range of printings.
Pandora – free internet radio, great selection of classical music
History of the Piano – must read!
Performing Arts Reading Room (Library of Congress) – great academic resource site
Music Resources – comprehensive list of useful websites
Karadar – interesting classical music site, especially for rare old photographs and recordings, mp3
Classical Music History – concise, easy to understand for students
Classical Music Archive – great listening site
Online Music Dictionary – contains most common terms
Naxos – Classical Music CD label, site includes concise composer bios and educational pages
The Instrumentalist/Piano Explorer – Music Education magazines
Carnegie Hall Education Page – Listener’s Guide to music by the great masters. The Beethoven Sonatas page is particularly well put together.
Public Domain Sheet Music – Thanks to Harmen Warringa, former student of the studio, for suggesting this great website!