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General Information about Composers

  • Dallas Symphony Orchestra Kids
    Composers, instruments, and music theory from the Dallas Symphony Orchestra
  • Classics for Kids from Cincinnati Public Radio
    Listen to music by many different composers and hear biographies that include listening to the compositions. There are games, and you can even compose your own music.
  • New York Philharmonic Kidzone
    Information about composers as well as instruments and even some games to play!
  • Arts Alive
    Information about composers, an instrument lab, and games and activities. From the National Arts Centre in Canada.
  • Keeping Score
    Listen to compositions and follow the score. From the San Francisco Symphony.
  • Composer Time Machine
    Click on the Composer Time Machine. Find your composer by their era. Look for the play buttons at the bottom right when you click on these "shows" a narrator will give you important information on your composer.
  • National Public Radio
    Use this link to find and listen to examples of your composers music. It also provides information on many composers most famous works. Type your composer's name into the search field and see what comes up.
  • Timeline from MusicEd Magic
    This timeline shows the life of composers and their historical era. Click on a composer's name for more information.
  • San Francisco Symphony Kids
    Explore different musical instruments and experiment with the different sounds.

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