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amanfang
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« on: August 15, 2006, 08:53:12 PM »

What websites do you go to for resources/information on teaching (Pianoforum excluded)?

I'll start with a couple of my favorites:

www.pedaplus.com  - I like his teaching resources - flashcard games and whatnot.  There's also a pedagogy forum there, but it can be a lot slower as far as responses go. 

www.practicespot.com  - I enjoy the articles on here especially.  It's easy to read, and he has some different ways of approaching things.  There are also other resources on this page.

What else?
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« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2006, 01:27:58 PM »

Theory and analysis:

http://www.musicteachers.co.uk/resources/
(great site with lots of resources; analysis of famous works)

http://musicweb.koncon.nl/overview/
(excellent learning site on theory and analysis methods)

http://www.musique.umontreal.ca/personnel/Belkin/bk.C/
(Alan Belkin four books on composition: Counterpoint, harmony,. Orchestration and guide to composition).

http://www-student.furman.edu/users/r/rkelley/16thcent.htm
(Study guide to 16th century counterpoint)

http://humanities.uchicago.edu/classes/zbikowski/species.html#cantus
(guidelines to species counterpoint)

http://www.listeningarts.com/music/general_theory/species/menu.htm
(Book : An introduction to species counterpoint- most excellent book with many exercises)

http://www.schenkerguide.com/species1.html
(schenkerian analyis of counterpoint)

http://www.tonalityguide.com/
(Tom Pankhurst excellent site on music theory).

http://www.omifacsimiles.com/silbiger.html
(thought provoking article in defense of facsimiles)

http://www.smu.edu/totw/toc.htm
(very good theory site with midi)

http://www.utexas.edu/courses/mus612b/fmain/fdocs/notes/augsixth.html
(augmented sixth chords – German, Italian. Neapolitan, etc. – excellent article explaining it all).

http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~krr2/musan_linx.html
(excellent site on the several kinds of analysis: melodic, harmonic, motif, etc.)

http://solomonsmusic.net/theory.htm
(Solomon´s site on theory and analysis: most excellent – several examples of analysis, including Invention no. 1)

Best wishes
Bernhard.
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« Reply #2 on: August 27, 2006, 01:32:16 PM »

Teaching

http://www.musicalfossils.com/
(teaching adult students articles)

http://www.unconservatory.org/index.html
(site with lots of articles)

http://www3.telus.net/Garry_McKevitt/nervous.htm
(although primarily a flute site, there are many good articles on practice and so on, and a particularly good article on stage fright).

http://www.pianoforkids.com/PianoInstruction/lessonpage.asp?lessonnumber=1
(Dan Delaney online piano course with videos and articles)

http://www.musicforpianos.com/childrenspage.htm
(midifiles with graded music for children)

http://www.pianopedia.com/index.aspx
(piano related stuff encyclopedia)

http://www.classicsforkids.com/teachers/lessonplans/beethoven/beethoven23O.asp
(amazing site with lesson plans of the highest quality)

Best wishes,
Bernhard.
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« Reply #3 on: September 05, 2006, 08:05:56 AM »

The business of piano teaching:
http://www.serve.com/marbeth/business.html

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« Reply #4 on: December 18, 2006, 10:26:32 PM »

keyboardcompanion.com
\for teaching
They also have a printed magazine.
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« Reply #5 on: March 12, 2007, 06:17:57 AM »

About the body, body movements, and injuries in piano playing:
http://www.pianomap.com
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« Reply #6 on: October 20, 2008, 08:17:58 AM »

A different way to piano music.
Instead of changing the working habbites this site is about changing the notes so it makes reading much easer forpiano student.

www.PrimaVistaNotes.com
 
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« Reply #7 on: October 21, 2008, 04:19:53 AM »

Sheet music:
www.free-scores.com
www.mutopiaproject.org
www.pianostreet.com!
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« Reply #8 on: April 09, 2009, 07:21:30 PM »

Music Teacher's Helper is an excellent resource for music teachers in private practice. Designed just with us in mind it assists in the management of every aspect of studio management from providing you with a studio website to accounting and invoicing facilities.
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