Online Music Resources
ArticlesPearls Before Breakfast
Meditations on a Post-Literate Musical Future by John Halle. NewMusicBox.
How to Enjoy a Live Concert - "This pamphlet focuses on classical music, a tradition which originated before radio and recordings, back when all music was live music. It was played by live human beings for other live human beings, with everybody together in the same room. When heard in this way, classical music can have a special excitement. Hearing classical music in a concert can leave you feeling refreshed and energized. It can be fun. It can be romantic. It can be spiritual. It can also scare you to death."
Online PerformancesA movement from Copland's Clarinet Concerto
John Luther Adams (the "other John Adams")
Music DictionariesMusic Dictionary - http://members.tripod.com/~donlevi/dictionary.html - Somewhat incomplete, but more basic terms for beginners. (Brian Powell)
Music Dictionary - http://musicnet.chandra.ac.th/eng/mus_dic.htm - Incredibly complete, you'll spend a lot of time here finding something simple like "crescendo," but it's got a lot of info. (Brian Powell)
An Incomplete List of Musical Terms - http://www.contracosta.cc.ca.us/music/terms.html - Includes a lot of terms that we use in our music class. (Brian Powell)
Music ReferenceInternet Public Library Music Page - http://www.ipl.org/div/subject/browse/hum20.60.00/
All Classical Guide - http://allclassical.com/
All Music Guide - http://www.allmusic.com/
The Lied and Arts Songs Text Page
Learning ToolsBerklee Shares - http://www.berkleeshares.com/
World MusicBolivian Musical Instruments - a set of models shared by spring 2003 Music 1 student Clory Averenga.
- mp3 recordings of rarely heard music.
WritingResearch and Documentation Online by Diana Hacker. (Seen at De Anza faculty member Rebecca Board's web site.)
Thanks to Brian Powell for starting this page. Click on the discuss link to suggest more resources.