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  • Instruments of the Orchestra - You'rere introduced to four families: Strings, Woodwinds, Brass and Percussion. Each of these families share similar characteristics: how them make their sounds, how they are constructed, and the materials used to make them.
  • It's Fun To Read - Music - This is a great site from Starfall.com where you and your friends have fun learning to read. There's an art gallery, poetry and even fun tongue twisters!
  • Kids and Families Page - Library of Congress - View the collections, stories , webcasts and find out what happened today in history.
  • Latino Center's Kids Corner - Smithsonian - View three major galleries: 1) a Kids Gallery; 2) the Son Clave Lounge featuring Latino music; 3) Meso Time, a virtual visit through Mexico's pre-Columbian past. (Flash required)
  • Musical Instruments - Library of Congress - Gives descriptive information about the instrument collections, as well as photos and audio.
  • Nashville Symphony Orchestra - NSO Kids - Find video clips of musicians talking about their instruments and what they enjoy most about playing them.
  • New York Philharmonic Kids Page - Check out the instrument lab, the composition workshop, and the musicians lounge of the New York Philharmonic.
  • Playmusic.org - A cool site for kids from the American Symphony Orchestra League. Learn all about classical music and the different instruments that make it.
  • Radio Africa - Listen to diverse music of Africa.
  • Sing-Along - Learn about environmental health science through song.
  • Uncommon Instruments - America's Library - You might play the trumpet, the violin, or the flute, but how about the marimba, the oud, or the zurna? Although these may sound like ingredients in an exotic recipe, they are actually musical instruments.

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