Online Music Tools for EVERYONE
Online Music Creation Tools
- Noteflight. Noteflight is currently the best online music notation platform. Users can get a free account with basic functionality and up to 10 free files. Purchasing an upgrade to Noteflight Crescendo provides unlimited scores and higher functionality. Teachers can sign up for inexpensive class accounts that provides Noteflight Crescendo in a closed, managed community that’s perfect for schools. https://www.noteflight.com/login
- Soundation. Soundation is an online music recording and sequencing program. The free version is limited and all work is public. Schools and individuals can upgrade to keep work private and add more functionality. https://soundation.com/
- Soundtrap. Free, online, powerful DAW. Make music COLLABORATIVELY on the web! https://www.soundtrap.com/
- Groove Pizza. Make music online using math concepts like shapes, angles and patterns. https://musedlab.org/groovepizza
- Splice Beatmaker. This online beat builder comes free with great sound samples and an engaging visual interface. If sounds do not load & play, try a different browser. splice.com/sounds/beatmaker
- Monkey Machine. A free, simple, reliable interface for constructing beats in 4/4 time. Users can download beats as MIDI fro import into virtually any other program. Easy enough for primary grades, and robust enough for high school and beyond! http://www.rinki.net/pekka/monkey/
- aQWERTTYon. This interface works through web MIDI, and allows music control & input into almost every DAW with a standard computer keyboard. It works with software and with other free tools like Soundtrap and Noteflight!
Music Learning Resources
- MusicTheory.net. This is a leading resource for music educators, with built in lessons and practice activities. The site allows 100% customization of exercises and has a companion app (Tenuto) www.musictheory.net/
- Teoria.com. Music theory learning and practice website with even higher-level activities than musictheory.net. www.teoria.com/
- iZotope. Audio skills learning environment/game. http://createdigitalmusic.com/2016/05/learn-audio-skills-as-a-game-free-with-your-ears-as-guide/
- Dolmetsch Music Dictionary. When you need a definition, or info about a musical instrument or topic, this is a great starting place! http://www.dolmetsch.com/musictheorydefs.htm
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