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3MBS Classically Kids (radio show) – Saturday morning 9am

May 3, 2011

For 3MBS FM’s Radiothon, Classically Kids is pulling out all the stops on 7th May, 2011…

FREE LESSON IDEA: RECORD THE RADIO SHOW TO PLAY BACK TO YOUR STUDENTS

Our special guest  in the studio with us – and our new composer of the month – is French composer Hector Berlioz. Find out what he’s been up to for the last 140 odd years…

There’ll be a quiz to keep everyone on their toes…

Celebrate the birthday of Johannes Brahms…

We look at another AFL club and try to work out where their theme song came from…

And lots more…

Join Classically Kids this Saturday morning for our Radiothon Special, and if you like what we do, keep us on air by becoming a 3MBS subscriber – call 03 9416 1035.

Every subscriber gets a $30 CD voucher from Thomas’ Music and everyone goes in the draw to win a Bernstein Baby Grand, thanks to Bernie’s Music land.

Classically Kids, 3MBS 103.5FM, Saturdays 8am – 9am with Jacqui and Adam.

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3MBS education program Saturday morning 8am

January 28, 2011

3MBS education program

Saturday morning 8am

Australia/Melbourne 103.5 FM

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3MBS FM

January 13, 2011

3MBS FM – Program Highlights 3MBS FM is Australia’s leading Community radio station for Fine Music – Classical, Folk and Jazz.

3MBS FM can be streamed live over the internet, making it easy to tune into their “Classically Kids” program from all over the world: Saturday mornings 8-9am (AEST).

3MBS FM 103.5 if you are in Melbourne!

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ABC FM – Music Makers program

January 14, 2013

Past programs of “Music Makers” on ABC Classic FM can be heard here:

www.abc.net.au/classic/program/musicmakers/listen-again.htm

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ABC Keys to Music podcasts

February 15, 2011

ABC Keys to Music – listen to a 4-part series of audio podcasts from May 2009. Richard Gill and Graham Abbott discuss the importance of quality school Music Education for all Australian children.

(Scroll down the webpage to the heading “Music Education Series”)

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ABC Sinfonietta podcast

June 20, 2011

For the last 6 years, conductor Richard Gill has been working with the Sydney Symphony’s Education Dept. to encourage young composers to write for Sinfonia, the training orchestra of the Sydney Symphony. Brooke Green spoke to participants of this year’s project and created this collage.

Listen here

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ArtsMmad.com free resources (Primary)

March 3, 2011

ArtsMmad page – after signing in (free) you will have free access to bundles of free Music posters, song sheets and MP3 recordings

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Aussie rhyme and song singalong with Matthew Perry

February 21, 2010

Go to resource: Aussie rhyme and song sinaglong with Matthew Perry by Matthew Perry, and published by Jane Curry Publishing, 2005, is a volume of Australian songs for students aged 0 to 5. Read more…

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Australian Art Orchestra listening room (free)

January 15, 2012

HERE is the Australian Art Orchestra’s free listening room where you can listening to recordings of their work. Many are fused with indigenous or multi-cultural music.

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BBC Music (UK)

December 15, 2009

Go to resource: BBC Music (UK) provides video performances and information on a range of classical, jazz, world and contemporary music genres. Read more…

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Boomerang Jam

January 24, 2010

Go to resource: Boomerang Jam by Susie Davies-Splitter and Phil Splitter, is published by Two Up Music Education, 2000. Read more…

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Cheeky Possums – Primary musicals

March 18, 2011
A new website for original, Australian primary school musicals, with high quality backing tracks, fun scripts and lyrics and lots of extra resources. www.cheekypossummusicals.com.au
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Classic Kids (various)

February 19, 2010

Go to resource: Classic Kids (various) is a collection of Classical music recordings that are suitable for children. Read more…

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Classics for Kids

March 3, 2010

Go to resource: Classics for Kids is a podcast station that streams classical music suitable for children.

Read more…

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Cool Cats cross arts adventures

February 21, 2010

Go to resource: Cool Cats cross arts adventures, published by Bushfire Press for primary students, is a four level series designed to teach integrated arts courses, including music, dance, drama, media, and visual art. Read more…

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Cool Cats: the red hot recorder course

February 21, 2010

Go to resource: Cool Cats: the red hot recorder course by Jeff Mead and published by Bushfire Press, is a three level recorder course for primary students. Read more…

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Dismuke

January 23, 2011

Dismuke - a website dedicated to music of the early 20th century, including early recordings.

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Fanfare Series

March 11, 2010

Go to resource: The Fanfare Series, written by Tim Cain and published by Cambridge UP, is suitable for primary school students. Read more…

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Fortissimo!

March 11, 2010

Go to resource: Fortissimo!, written by Roy Bennett and published by Cambridge UP, covers musical concepts such as performing, composing, listening, analysing music. Read more…

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free online Music curriculum Feb-April 2012

January 20, 2012

jozzbeatinteractive.com/jellymusic-pilot

Jozzbeat is offering FREE access to its new online Music education software (for 5-13 year olds) from February to April 2012. Click on the above link to find out more information. The program suits classroom teachers without ANY musical background, as well as being fun for music specialists. It requires having a digital projector or interactive whiteboard in the classroom, and giving brief feedback after lessons.

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free podcasts and activity sheets on Music fundamentals

March 8, 2011

Dr Watson’s podcasts – a MASSIVE and free resource from an American lecturer in music, which has dozens of podcasts, many of which have free lesson guides and activity sheets attached. Topics include “what music means to me”, “repetition in music”, “bad boys in classical music”, “modality” …

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free Rhythm Clock lesson & resources

February 9, 2012

www.funmusicco.com/rhythmclock/

FunMusicCo has prepared a video tutorial on how to prepare and use a rhythm clock (suits primary and perhaps Year 7). All the files you might need are also free on the website.

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Greasy Kid Stuff

February 4, 2010

Greasy Kid Stuff is a children’s music radio program which has also released albums of music. Read more…

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GrooveShark – free online music listening

May 25, 2011

http://grooveshark.com/

A free service (blocked to many students, but usually available to teachers) whereby you can listen to and playlist thousands of songs for free, while you are online.

Download is not possible (nor would it be ethical!).

Not a complete repertoire as yet – for instance you won’t find music of the recent Royal Wedding, or anything from the “Black Arm Band”.

You WILL find many indigenous / Aboriginal artists on GrooveShark: Gurrumul Yunupingu, Archie Roach, Ruby Hunter, didgeridoo music, “Rough Guide to Australia Aboriginal Music”, Saltwater Band, Yothu Yindi …

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How do you get people to pay for music?

May 29, 2013

Listen to Amanda Palmer’s TED talk here: www.npr.org/2013/05/17/181868750/how-do-you-get-people-to-pay-for-music

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Illegal Harmonies (Andrew Ford) podcasts Jan 2012

January 1, 2012

ABC Classic FM is re-broadcasting Andres Ford’s series on 20th century music (Illegal Harmonies) at 9.05am on January mornings …. or you can listen to podcasts HERE.

If you use a Mac computer, download a program (free) called Flip4Mac, then download the podcasts from the “Windows Media” links (which are .asx files).

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Instrument Bingo

March 11, 2010

Go to resource: Instrument Bingo, written by Cheryl Lavender and published by Jenson Publications, combines musical knowledge with the game of bingo. Read more…

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interactive map of music styles

April 23, 2012

THIS is a new, free resource from ‘music machinery’. Zoom in & out to explore dozens of musical styles. Click on a style to hear an example!! Spend part of a lesson letting students discover different styles of music.

Next, explore this AUDIO DOT TO DOT. Why do students think each artist is connected??

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Italian beginner language CD of songs

March 13, 2011

Cavallo Capers – a newly released  CD BUONGIORNO SIGNORA, containing 13 original songs, a song book, lyric charts and an activity book for beginner Italian language (LOTE).

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Jozzbeat

December 28, 2010

Go to resource: Jozzbeat produces classroom Music, ensemble and percussion resources. Their ‘JellyBeans’ series features large format notation books for 4 part percussion (or IWB resource) with CD accompaniment tracks and lesson suggestions. Jozzbeat also offers Professional Development school workshops.

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Make Music by TVO Kids

March 7, 2010

Go to resource: Make Music by TVO Kids is an online game about combining and editing musical instruments.

Read more…

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Melody Bingo

March 11, 2010

Go to resource: Melody Bingo, written by Cheryl Lavender and published by Jenson Publications, combines aural skills with the game of bingo. Read more…

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Multicultural Perspectives in Music

February 22, 2010

Go to resource: Multicultural Perspectives in Music is a NSW Department of Education and Training site, and a collaboration between the NSW Creative Arts Unit, Musica Viva Australia, and Sirocco. Read more…

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Music Australia website resource

March 5, 2011

free resource site – Music Australia website presents free information, old-style sheet music, and recordings on archived Australian topics such as “Beach and Bush” & “Waltzing Matilda”.

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Music Express

February 4, 2010

Go to resource: Music Express: lesson plans, recordings, activities, photocopiables and videoclips, is compiled by Patricia Scott, Sheena Roberts, Maureen Hanke, Sue Nicholls, Alison Dexter, Helen MacGregor, and Emily Haward, and published by Blake Education, NSW, 2005. Read more…

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Music Room

February 21, 2010

Go to resource: Music Room, by Rob Fairbairn, Mark Leehy, and Kevin O’Mara, and published by Bushfire Press, consists of six levels for primary students. Read more…

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Music: Count Us In – wikispace

June 14, 2011

This year’s wiki site for ‘Music Count Us In’ is up and running. So far there are lyrics, scores, mp3’s, a sing-along movie and  a karaoke movie. Keep looking because more resources will be added over the next weeks. Just follow this free link:

http://musiccountusin2011.wikispaces.com

Hope you enjoy it, Sally

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Music: Count Us In 2012 has been launched

July 27, 2012

www.musiccountusin.org.au

CHECK  IT OUT! Listen to the new song on the website … sign up for all the great free resources (for both primary generalist teachers AND secondary music specialists) … let us know what you think :-)

FREE teaching kit and lesson plans are coming VERY soon.

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Musica Viva Forum podcasts

March 8, 2011

free podcasts – Musica Viva held a discussion forum in February 2011 on the topic of Arts Education in Australia. They recorded the sessions and have made them available online as a 4-part podcast. Click on the arrow on the far right of each clip to download it (for later listening) OR listen online to each podcast.

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MusicTime too!

February 19, 2010

Go to resource: MusicTime too! by Ros McMillan, was published by Macmillan Education Australia, Melbourne, in 2001.  Read more…

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MusicTime!

February 19, 2010

Go to resource: MusicTime! by Ros McMillan, was published by Macmillan Education Australia, Melbourne, in 1998.   Read more…

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MusicTime! : discover things!

February 19, 2010

Go to resource: MusicTime! : discover things! by Ros McMillan, was published by Hal Leonard Australia, Melbourne, in 2008.   Read more…

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National Folk Festival – free education resources

April 19, 2011

The National Folk Festival (Australia) is developing educational resources. These include a free CD of 2009 festival highlights & IWB resources about the fiddle.

http://forteachersforstudents.com.au/NFF/

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Peter Leyden’s Australian percussion band and recorder series

February 4, 2010

Go to resource: Peter Leyden’s Australian percussion band and recorder series is published by Peter Leyden Publishing House, NSW, 1981, and is a series of charts for playing Australian songs. Read more…

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PLEASE play this to every class at school

June 28, 2012

www.composerhome.com/piano/menu/

The Goulburn Conservatorium has commissioned an electronic book and piano music to encourage students to learn piano, enjoy music, and compose. This link is free. ENJOY it with your students! Afterwards, ask them for their personal responses.

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Pure Drop ABC video and lessons

February 15, 2011

Pure Drop – high quality audio and video footage (free) from the ABC & AFC & Federal Government, complete with free lesson plans and worksheets. Topics include Indigenous Music and World Music

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Razzamajazz

January 24, 2010

Go to resource: Razzamajazz by Susie Davies-Splitter, with Phil Splitter, is published by Two Up Music Education, 1996. The publication contains songs in contemporary styles suitable for primary school students, and comes in a kit form that includes a teacher’s manual and CD.

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Rhythm Bingo

March 11, 2010

Go to resource: Rhythm Bingo, written by Cheryl Lavender and published by Jenson Publications, combines aural skills with the game of bingo. Read more…

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Sing Along Midis and Lyrics from children’s movies

February 9, 2010

Go to resource: Sing Along Midis and Lyrics is a site hosted by the National Institute of Environmental Health Services (USA) and features songs from well-known children’s movies. Read more…

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Sony – Essentials of Music

January 23, 2011

Essentials of Music – Sony Music has set up a music resource website which provides free information on 60 Classical composers, including 200+ free samples of their music.

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The Great Australian Songbook – celebrating 100 years of classic songs for Aussie kids

February 19, 2010

Go to resource: The Great Australian Songbook – celebrating 100 years of classic songs for Aussie kids, published 2000 by ABC Music, is a CD of Australian songs suitable for children. Read more…

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Vocal Ease

February 22, 2010

Go to resource: Vocal Ease is a NSW Department of Education and Training publication that focuses on singing and choral activities in schools, and supports the music strand of the Creative Arts syllabus. Read more…

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Waltzing Matilda – lesson idea

March 5, 2011

Waltzing Matilda free historical resources – LESSON IDEA: explore the content on the Music Australia webpage (old sheet music and old jazz recordings of “Waltzing Matilda”) … listen to and discuss the differences between the old recordings (found at the bottom of the webpage) and the way “Waltzing Matilda” is performed/sung today

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