All About Jazz
This is a great resource for learning about jazz. This site can help you learn about the history and origins of jazz, and how jazz has been influenced by gospel, classical, folk and many other kinds of music.
Essentials of Music
This site provides "basic information on classical music." In addition to an chronology of the six main eras of classical music and composer biographies, this site includes a glossary with photographs and sound clips.
Experience Music Project
Located in Seattle, the Experience Music Project is a music museum primarily focusing on rock music. Special exhibits highlight different music styles and artists. This is a highly interactive museum, with sound studios for you to play different instruments and experience being a musician.
Music History: Western Composers
This Internet Public Library page provides an overview of the history of Western music beginning in the Middle Ages. This page links to more complete biographies of composers, many of which contain audio files of the composer's music.
Teoria: Practical Music Theory
Learn about music theory and practice your skills at this website. Exercises are available in English and Spanish.
Copyright © Bellevue College Library Media Center
November 14, 2003