Personal Resource Listing Sample


Music Writing Tools


- Finale - Can print to PDF

- Sibelius – - - Print to PDF and scorch for free: you can view, play, transpose and print scores from the internet (only Sibelius scores)

- Noteflight - - Free account (up to 25 scores per account and 10 basic instrument sounds no printing) or premium ($49/year) for up to 250 scores and 50+ sounds, templates, printing etc.) online music application where you can create music online for viewing, hearing and printing.


Music Listening/Libraries

- Naxos –; - Classical Music Library with paid access for institutions

- iTunes –

- Sheet music library:

- Audio Collections - Naxos Music library -

- Dissertation Abstracts -

- Articles/Journals - Grove Music -;  Jstor -; Music Index Online -; WorldCat (location of library materials) -;  ERIC; Education Full Text -

- Music Ed articles -

- eJournals and eBooks - Library of Congress Digital Library -; Digital book Index -; free electronic books - Project Gutenberg -; Encyclopedia of Music in Canada


Daily Script (collection of movie scripts and screenplays that can assist with soundtrack classes)


Internet Music Resources

·  Archive of Contemporary Music: archive, library and research center collecting popular music of all cultures and races from 1950 to the present

·  Blackgrooves: music reviews (Archives of African American Music and Culture, Indiana University)

·  Ethnomusicology - World Music: research guide and links (University of Washington Libraries)

·  Global Popular Music Research Guide (Harvard College Libraries)

·  Jazz Research Guide (Harvard College Libraries)

· MetOpera Database: information on all performances since 1883 (Metropolitan Archives Database)

·  Smithsonian Jazz Portal: oral histories, research collections, jazz education resources

·  University of North Texas Libraries Music Resources: guides and links

·  Wesleyan Virtual Instrument Museum: descriptions, photos, audio, video (Music Department, Wesleyan University)


Resources on Composers


Song Indexes


Music Newsletters and online magazines


Instrument Specific Listening and Masterclass Resources

Listening Resources

JC rampal and Claude Bolling play Suite for Flute: Baroque and Blue


W.A.Mozart Flute Concerto no 1 in G, ll. Adagio ma non troppo

( performed by Emmanuel Pahud -Flute)


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart - Flute Concerto No.2 In D Major, K 314 Allegro


Flute Concerto No.2 In D Major Mozart K.314 First Movement (performed by flutist James Galway, 1983)


J.S. BACH - Badinerie (performed by James Galway)


J.S. Bach - Minuet & Badinerie from Bach's Suite BWV 1067 (performed by EMMANUEL PAHUD)


J.S. Bach - Bwv1067 Orchestral Suite - 07 - Badinerie

(performed by Ton Koopman, Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra)


Rimsky Korsakov - The Flight of the Bumble Bee

(Performed by James Galway, flute)


Master Class Seminar/Resources


Sir James Galway masterclass, Dallas Texas, Feb 24/07. Embouchure


Sir James Galway masterclass, Dallas Texas, Feb 24/07, Playing A Tone Exercise


Sir James Galway masterclass, Dallas Texas, Feb 24/07, Breathing


Sir James Galway teaching a master class at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California. For more of the teaching of Sir James Galway visit


A teaching segment on daily practice taken from the 2007 Weggis, Switzerland Galway Master Class.


Music production (basic tools)

-       Cake Walk (Mac)

-       Music Creator 5 (Windows)

-       Garage Band

-       Pro Tools (more advanced)

-       Logic (more advanced)


Screen Captures/Presenter Tools


- - A for-purchase desktop application that allow you to create flash-based presentations (Presenter 09), encode videos (Video Encoder 09), create quizzes and assessments (Quizmaker 09), and interactive content (Engage 09)

-       Camtasia  - www.camtasia .com – A screen editor and recorder (PC) by Tech Smith

-       DimDim (Mac/PC) - Free web conferencing tool with presentation area available.

-       Edutopia – - Funded by the George Lucas Educational Foundation. Information for new technologies to use in the classroom but geared more to K-12 levels.

-       Jing - - Free screen capture tool for presentations under 5 minutes

-       Screencast-o-matic  - - Free and $9 Pro edition online recorder and host. Sample:

-       Slidecast - - Online product that is a podcast with integrated presentation slides. Can be syndicated via RSS feeds.

-       Slideshare - Free and Pro editions to upload public and private powerpoint presentations

-       Voicethread - - Free, web-based presentations where group members can add their comments via text, audio and video.

Video Conferencing Tools (synchronous and possible recording for asynchronous)

-       Blackboard Collaborate –

-       Dim - collaborative web conferencing tool

-       Skype – free video conferencing tool

o   Skype recorders: and has skype recorder for Mac

-       WebEx –

-       Adobe Presenter -

-       Your LMS Conference tool

Podcasting tools (simple audio captures)

-       Garage Band (Mac)

-       Audacity (PC/Mac) -

-       Blogging websites:;;

-       RSS -

Music Education Resources

-       MERLOT  - (Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching)

-       The Technology Institute for Music Educators (TI:ME)

-       MENC Music Resources -

-       NPR Music - Audio, lectures, diverse styles and special series

- Smithsonian Projects – i.e. Folkways -; Smithsonian Institution America's Jazz Heritage:

-       Edutopia –

-   music - includes lessons, exercises, and tools for extending class learner and review of basic and intermediate music theory.

-       Aria Database - - collection of opera and operatic aria information (i.e. translations, texts, MIDI files etc)

-   MusTech - Highlights music technology, music education, music advocacy and software/hardware etc.

-   Texas Music Educators Association -  - Highlights music education resources, bands, industry items and current music education news items

- - music theory and analysis site with tutorials, exercises and references.

-       Big Ears (Basic Ear Training)

-       MiraCosta College - Samples of Drop the Needle, Music Theory skill tests, four-part voice leading (



-       Media Converter -

-       SMART Board applications for blended classroom

-       Quizlet - web-based flash cards

-       iTunesU - creation of a university's own area for professors to showcase lectures, student performance/lectures and marketing of college activities. More details:  Sample:

Compiled by Carol Johnson © 2014