There’s nothing like music to relieve the soul and uplift it, Mickey Hart.
We all love music. Music is everywhere and surrounds us every day. For instance, parents comfort their children with lullabies and people sing Carols at Christmas, hymns in churches every Sunday, and their favourite songs at concerts.
Read our free e-book Music for a gentle introduction to this topic.
If you want to play a video or listen to music, read our article Audio and Video from our Free Software section.
Best websites to find royalty-free music: ccMixter, incompetech, YouTube Audio Library, Free Music Archive, Soundcloud and FreePD; and sounds: Freesound, SoundBible.com, and PDSounds. YouTube Channels: NoCopyrightSounds and Goblins From Mars,
Learning Music (Beta) allows students to explore the fundamentals of music, experiment and learn about beats, melody, chords, basslines and song structure. Students can work through their lessons, then create their own songs using ‘the playground’.
On LearningSynths, you’ll learn the basics of using synthesizers in an easy, intuitive way. No prior experience or equipment is required; you’ll do everything in your browser.
Groove Pizza is a playful tool for creating grooves using maths concepts like shapes, angles, and patterns. Incredibox is a music app that lets you create your own music with the help of a merry crew of beatboxers.
AQWERTYON transforms any computer keyboard into a musical instrument. It allows students to play-along with YouTube videos using their QWERTY keyboard.
World Music Network is a UK-based record label specializing in world music. Its Music guides section provides an insight and knowledge into music from all around the world.