of Music - Whether you're a casual listener or a serious music student, here's
the site for basic information about classical music. Created in cooperation with
W.W. Norton & Company, it's built around Essential Classics, the series
specially designed to introduce you to the best music of every period. All through
the site you'll find almost 200 excerpts from Essential Classics.
of Early Recorded Sound - Students can learn about the early
technology used to record sound and hear bands, singers and statesmen of the
day. The Cylinder of the Month Archive links to a variety of sounds, both in WAV
and Real format.
Songs for Teaching
- creative teachers can use music to teach content across the curriculum to
students of all ages; this site brings you some ideas for using the magic
of music in your lesson plans.
- An Interactive Guide - Visitors can enjoy the music and learn from
the listener's guide.