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THE SIGHT READING FACTORYwww.sightreadingfactory.com: Free sight reading generator of short excerpts.  For a fee, you can generate longer versions.

MUSIC THEORY WEBQUEST – CLICK HERE to enter: This assignment may be used in the first quarter of both 9th Grade band classes and Concert Band:

MUSIC THEORY.NET – www.musictheory.net: Welcome to Ricci Adams’ Musictheory.net. To begin your journey into the realm of music, please select a lesson, trainer, or utility from the lists below:

G MAJOR MUSIC THEORY – www.gmajormusictheory.org/: This site consolidates GILBERT DEBENEDETTI’S work in Music Theory. Each set of pages grew out of a need in his own teaching. When he first started at the Pittsburgh High School for the Creative and Perfoming Arts (CAPA), Mr. Debenedetti could not find a workbook appropriate for his high school students. His idea, which developed into a series of workbooks which he calls, “Pathways to Harmony,” was to write a transition, in small step by step increments, from music fundamentals to first year, Schenkerian-influenced, college theory.

EMUSICTHEORY.COM – www.emusictheory.com: Learning music is like learning a new language. You need a good teacher to show you the ropes, but you also need to practice what you’re learning — a lot — before it will feel natural and easy. The games on this website are more fun than writing in answers on paper, or doing problems in a book. Plus, you know right away if you get one wrong (and sometimes the game can give you a hint).

MUSICARDS.NET – www.musicards.net: Welcome to Musicards, an ever-growing collection of highly-customizable online music theory flash cards. These music flashcards can be used by beginning music students who are becoming acquainted with key music rudiments, all the way up to intermediate and advanced students who wish to fill in gaps here and there or increase fluency with existing knowledge.

TEORIA MUSIC THEORY WEB – www.teoria.com: A variety of tutorials and exercises; some quite advanced.

VIRTUAL PIANO – www.hearandplay.com/virtualpiano.htmlLearn any chord or sclae in seconds! Use this tool to look up any chord or scale. Simply pick the root (whether “C” “F” or “G”), then the type of chord or scale and watch it appear immediately on the screen. Check it out…