Music Theory: Learn How To Transpose Music
Many musicians already know how easy it is to transpose Musicnotes sheet music into any key they want with a simple click of a mouse. However, if you're playing from a non-digital file, or as a
I did it! I created my own Musical Jenga game. I got the inspiration from the Sing A New Song blog, who in turn got the idea from someone on the Faber Piano Adventures forums. (To view a list of other favorite games with musical spins, click here.) I found an off-brand version of the Jenga game… Continue reading Musical Jenga!
Printable Musical Dice
Just added to the Printables > Other Resources page: Musical Dice! This is one of the projects I was working on over Christmas break! I’m happy to now have it finished and posted. =) Here’s what the PDF contains: Basic Accidentals (6-sided dice) | This die allows for three possible rolls: sharp, flat, and natural. Basic Intervals Unison-3rd… Continue reading Printable Musical Dice
Shake it Up! Spring Activities for Music Class
Mrs. King's Music Room: Shake it Up! Spring Activities for Music Class Song ideas for shaking eggs, ways to use plastic eggs for centers and movement. LOVE this post. Very practical and lots of fun.
Bucket Drum Routine to "Trepak" from Nutcracker
This is a pretty easy piece to learn; start by teaching the A section ONLY with fingertips on drums. Once successful, add B section, then teach C section by imitation. Once they can play it with fingers, add drumsticks or keep fingers. Use bucket drums OR hand drums. As this piece starts out quickly, we'll wait until the 2nd quarter note to start...