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Here is a great list of resources to use at home.


You can learn more about the instruments of the orchestra and band on this interactive website, sponsored by the Nashville Symphony.

http://www.nashvillesymphony.org/nsokids

The Canadian National Arts Centre offers a comprehensive site
that includes a short biography of Tchaikovsky and video of the
National Arts Centre Orchestra playing an excerpt from his
Symphony No. 4 in F Minor, Op. 36.

http://artsalive.ca/en/mus/index.asp

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra helps students identify the
instruments of the orchestra through solo audio clips and
performances with the orchestra.

http://www.dsokids.com

The Kennedy Center ArtsEdge program offers two interactive
modules for budding orchestral experts. Perfect Pitch moves the
orchestra to a baseball field, where students can see and hear
the development of the orchestra from the Baroque period through
today. Xploring Xtremes focuses on dynamics and tempo.

http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/perfectpitch

www.artsedge.kennedy-center.org/exploring/xtremes

For more detailed descriptions of the elements of classical music,
try Essentials of Music from W. W. Norton. 

http://www.essentialsofmusic.com

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