Music Resource

Best apps for music resource

The apps included in this category give users access to a variety of information about songs, and it includes song lyrics as well. Teachers can gain ideas about how to integrate these best apps for music by clicking on an app’s logo and reading its review. Within each app review, teachers are provided a detailed description of the app, a comprehensive evaluation of the app, and three or more instructional ideas for how to use the app.

The Pink Trombone

The Pink Trombone: A Tool for the Music Classroom

Free! The Pink Trombone is a voice synthesizer tool that allows users to make sounds by positioning the tongue in different areas of the mouth. After launching the website, users can click on the tongue and drag it to hear how the tongue’s placement affects the sound that is produced. In addition, the synthesizer provides an overview of the nasals, ...

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Lyrics Training

Lyrics Training: A Must-Have for the Language Learning Classroom

Free! Lyrics Training is a website designed to use lyrics in a way that supports second language acquisition. After loading the website, users can locate songs by genre, language, or by searching using the tools at the top of screen. Users can also scroll down the homepage to view songs by Top Lyrics, Now Playing, and New Lyrics. After users ...

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genius song lyrics

Genius: Helping to Interpret Song Lyrics

Free! Genius is a website that provides interpretations for song lyrics and lets users propose their own interpretations as well as reading trending news from the music industry. To view the interpretation of a song’s lyrics, users can type in the name of a song, musician, or keyword in the box on the top left. Next, Genius will report will ...

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Musicality – An Inventory of Musical Abilities

Free! Musicality is an inventory that analyzes users’ musical abilities, including those they have and those they want to develop. To begin, users must first launch the website and click the “Start” button to access the inventory. They are then asked for their name and if they play an instrument. Users then answer 18 questions regarding their musical abilities, specifically ...

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The Tone Deaf Test

Free! The Tone Deaf Test is a website that uses three question types to determine if an individual is tone deaf. To begin, users must launch the website and then click the “Test Sound” button to ensure their computer or device is playing the sound. Next, users must tap the “Start” button. They will then be asked if they play ...

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Tongo Music – for kids and families

$2.99! Tongo Music provides users intuitive, musical experiences. After launching the app, users first have to tap the main character in the center of the screen, and the app load a musical land. Users are able to scroll through the land by swiping sideways, and they can access different musical experiences by tapping on any background animal or plant that ...

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Virtual Drumming – Play Free Online Drum Sets

Free! Virtual Drumming is a website that allows users to play a full drum set. To play the drum set, users will first need to launch the website. At this point, users can play a drum by clicking on it with their mouse or tap the corresponding button on their keyboard to play it. Users can click the “Lined” button ...

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Music Timeline

Free! Music Timeline provides a timeline that spans the 1950s into the 2000s and shows the popularity of musical genres (e.g., Jazz, Rock, Indie, Folk, Country, Rap, R&B, etc.) to each other at different times. Users can then click on the timeline, and the website will zoom into that section of the timeline to show more detailed information about when ...

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BeginBand

Free! BeginBand provides information for novice musicians who are interested in joining a school band or orchestra. From its homepage, BeginBand provides an overview of the website. Users can then click the different options on the left side of the screen to navigate the website’s content. The “Why Join a Band” section offers reasons for users to join a band. ...

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Virtual Musical Instruments

Free! Virtual Musical Instruments is a website that allows users to play a variety of instruments. To begin, users must first launch the website and select the instrument to play, and their choices include a guitar, piano, pan flute, bongo drums, drums, and guitar tuner. Once an instrument is selected, the website loads it. Users can then play the instrument ...

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