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Playing Musical Instruments

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What Is a Music Staff?
From nextvista.org, produced by nextvista.org
This video defines a music staff, the place where music is written containing five lines and four spaces.  Several examples are shown, and students are taught acronyms for reading music. ( 1:34)
September 24, 2011 at 10:12 AM
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Ages: 8 - 11
An Introduction to the Recorder
From meetmeatthecorner.org, produced by meetmeatthecorner.org
This selection features an interview with a faculty member from Colrado College.  She discusses the benefits of learning to play a musical instrument.  Then she describes different types of recorders and plays them.  ( 4:30)
September 26, 2011 at 07:32 AM
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Ages: 8 - 12
Harpsichord Music
From meetmeatthecorner.org, produced by Meetmeatthecorner.org
This video contains an interview with Alexandra Dunbar, an accomplished harpsichordist at the Julliard School of Music in New York City.  She learns about the harsichord and the life of a musician.  ( 3:51)
October 15, 2011 at 02:28 PM
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Ages: 7 - 13
History of the Harpsichord from Julliard
From meetmeatthecorner.org, produced by Donna Gurthrie
Meet Me at the Corner, Virtual Field Trips for Kids, takes you to New York City to meet Alexandra Dunbar who plays the harpsichord. Learn about the history of the harpsichord and hear it's beautiful sound. Links also to fun websites about early music... [more]
November 20, 2009 at 05:56 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
Hints To Learn Jazz Tunes Faster
From YouTube
This is a narrated PowerPoint presentation that provides step-by-step instructions for learning and practicing jazz tunes on any instrument. There are no pictures, but a written list of hints and suggestions. The instruction is thorough and of high q... [more]
July 10, 2009 at 06:09 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
#11 How to learn a new song for any piano, guitar, bass or drum set.
From YouTube
This lesson teaches you how to learn a new song quickly and efficiently. It's EASY to learn a new song with this method. Remember: 1x slow 2x fast 1x slow 2x fast 1x slow STOP Now repeat the notes in your mind in the order you played them. (30:08)
July 12, 2009 at 07:44 AM
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Ages: 7 - 18
Nathaniel Ayers - Duet with Joanne Pearce-Martin
From awesomestories.com, produced by 60 Minutes
In this video clip, Nathaniel Anthony Ayers plays the trumpet, then the cello, in a duet with Joanne Pearce-Martin, principal keyboardist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra.
April 18, 2010 at 08:52 AM
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Ages: 5 - 18
How to Play a Diatonic Harmonica
From Howcast, produced by HowCast
Learn how to play a diatonic harmonica with this video. Expert: Marcus Milius provides some tips about playing this instrument. It is 3:22 in length and is designed to encourage students to try to master this instrument.
January 26, 2012 at 05:41 PM
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Ages: 3 - 8
What Instrument Does Alvin Play?
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by WGBH Educational Foundation
This video segment from Between the Lions features an original story about instruments, and everyone wants to know what instrument Alvin plays. Kids dance around and play their instruments as the narrator explains how each of the instruments are play... [more]
April 5, 2012 at 11:05 PM
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Ages: 3 - 10
Global Gizmo (Interactive Game)
From pbs.org, produced by PBS Teachers
Search for matching pictures of musical instruments from around the world with this interactive game. Learn the names of the instruments as you listen to the sounds they make.
July 19, 2012 at 03:40 PM
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