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Ricci Adams' MusicTheory.net
Interactive tunesmiths' training ground with online music lessons.
Grade Level: Pre-K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, Advanced, Professional

http://www.musictheory.net

CONTENT:
This site is a great place to introduce students to the basics of music theory in an entertaining format.
AESTHETICS:
The site has a simple layout that uses color to define the areas. It is interactive and kid-friendly. Flash Player is required.
ORGANIZATION:
The top navigation bar and drop-down menus make it easy to access the different areas of the site.

REVIEW:
Students will enjoy learning about music at this engaging site. More than thirty lessons teach students about the basics of music including the staff, treble and bass clefs, key signatures, intervals, and much more, in an entertaining way. The interactive Trainers help students to improve their ability to recognize notes, intervals, and triads on the staff, different key signatures, and notes on the keyboard. Keyboard, brass and guitar trainers are also available. Handy utilities for the music teacher include a chord calculator, a staff paper generator, and a matrix generator.

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10/06/2003