Primary music

Music Theory

Blob chorus: ear training
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Train your musical ear! This delightful activity will test your ability to pick out a note from a sequence. If you're finding it too easy increase the size of the choir.

Tempo: moonlander game
Tempo: moonlander game Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

Use your knowledge of the musical terms for tempo to gently land your spaceship on the pads in the correct order.

Dynamics
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Complete the table by dragging the terms and symbols to the correct position.

Describing mood: glossary games
Describing mood: glossary games Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

A compendium of games and activities to ensure you know the key-terms and their definitions: jigsaw puzzle, cloud-click quiz, hangman, anagrams and our ever popular froggy-spelling challenge.

Notes and rests
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Complete the table by dragging the notes and rests to the correct position.

Note symbols and names: pairs game
Note symbols and names: pairs game Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

Match the note symbol to its name. This game requires a good memory as well as knowledge of this subject area.

Rests: pairs game
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Match the rest symbol to the note name with the same duration. This game requires a good memory as well as knowledge of this subject area.

Rhythm patterns: easy
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Click on the rhythm pattern that matches the beat you hear! (scoresheet)

Rhythm patterns: medium
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Click on the rhythm pattern that matches the beat you hear! (scoresheet)

Rhythm patterns: hard
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Things are starting to get tricky now so listen carefully and then click on the rhythm pattern that matches what you hear! (scoresheet)

Time signatures
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In this activity you must identify the correct time signature by looking at the sample of sheet music.

Circle of fifths
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This interactive diagram shows the relationships between the major and minor keys and their key signatures.

Degrees of the scale
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Complete the table by dragging the technical names for the notes of the scale to the correct position.

Metronome
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This giant metronome will help keep your students in time. Set up your tempo and select which beats you want to accent. You can even choose whether you want a mechanical or digital metronome. Probably the best metronome on the web!

Musical Instruments

The human voice
The human voice Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

Get to grips with the range of the human voice and hear what a bass, tenor, contralto, soprano and treble singer sounds like.

Instrument families: bucket sort game
Instrument families: bucket sort game Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

Strings, woodwind, brass or percussion? Guide the falling instrument into the bucket of the correct instrument family!

Recognising instruments by sight

Strings, woodwind, keyboard and brass: Which instrument am I?
Strings, woodwind, keyboard and brass: Which instrument am I? Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

A quiz game where you must identify the musical instrument from a sequence of extreme close-up photographs.

Percussion: Which instrument am I?
Percussion: Which instrument am I? Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

A quiz game where you must identify the musical instrument from a sequence of extreme close-up photographs.

Composers

Composers: Quiz 2
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When you hear a piece of classical music do you know what it's called and who composed it? Here's your chance to find out!

Composers: Quiz 1
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In these games you must listen to a musical extract and match it up with the correct title of the piece, the composer's name, the composer's portrait and when the composer lived.

Composers: Quiz 3
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How well do you know your composers? Here's a game that tests your knowledge of famous composers and their music.

General resources

Metronome
Metronome Tablet enabled - iPad | Android | more...

This giant metronome will help keep your students in time. Set up your tempo and select which beats you want to accent. You can even choose whether you want a mechanical or digital metronome. Probably the best metronome on the web!

Timer
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A new improved timer that now includes a countdown timer as well as a standard timer. Some of the alarm sounds are not for those of sensitive disposition. The time is given in Hours, minutes, seconds and hundredths of a second. Handy for timed tests, exams and activities.

Class minder
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A digital assistant that keeps an eye on your class on those rare occasions when you have to pop out.