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DSOKids
Lively site about symphonic music, for kids and adults.
Grade Level: Pre-K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12, Advanced, Professional

http://www.dsokids.com

CONTENT:
This site, developed by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, provides a "magical doorway to a world of musical fun and learning for students, teachers, and parents."
AESTHETICS:
DSOKids is a kid-friendly site with bright colors, cute graphics, and sounds. Flash Player is required.
ORGANIZATION:
The site offers a top navigation bar and a variety of links on the homepage.

REVIEW:
This is a great site to introduce students to symphonic music and the orchestra. The "Listen" section offers a wide variety of sound clips, which are organized by composer, instrument, and music theory. This section also provides information on each composer. Games and ideas for activities to do at home are also offered on this site. The section for teachers offers many resources, including book lists, lesson plans, and educational music links.

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