Added 5-26-2020

Stayin' Alive


MEGAMAN – uses D, E, F#, G, A, B, & C# - Has 3 levels of difficulty – See if you can level up!

ODE TO JOY


Crossword Puzzle Game:  Go To
Files and Documents :)

Another short video: Chandelier, by Sia, performed by the Vitamin String Quartet - Notice how much they enjoying making music together - and also notice their straight left wrists and excellent bow holds!



Added 5-20-2020
Try this new song if you are able!
Use the notes you already know!
Pluck it first then try bowing slow!
Use the sound track in Files and Documents!
It is a fun Jazz piece to play!

Take A Swing at This- Violin

Take A Swing at This- Viola

Take A Swing at This- Cello


Go to Files and Documents for the Audio Backing Track for Take A Swing at This :)

Here is another song you may like to try!
Click Below!

STAR WARS – note letter names!


Jeopardy Game!
You can choose how many teams you want and keep track of your points!
Just Click Below!

 

STRINGS JEOPARDY




Video to watch for Fun:
Click Below:

NSO at home virtual orchestra Beethoven Symphony no-7





Added 5-12-2020

fun YouTube songs with note letters!

just click on song name!


The Best Day of My Life


Jurassic Park


Games! Just Click Below:


Strings Word Search (Part 1)

Strings Word Search (Part 2)



Video to watch for Fun:
Click Below:

The Remarkable Farkle McBride by John Lithgow



Violin and viola Statue of Liberty


How to hold a Violin or Viola

Itzhak-Perlman-bow-hold

How to set with the cello




Added 5-4-2020
fun YouTube songs with note letters!
just click on song name!



500 miles (play-along)


I Love Rock and Roll-(play-along)




Games! Just Click Below:

Instrument Parts Game!



http://musicteachersgames.com/ 
Terrific !! the Lines and Spaces game has notes for Treble, Alto, and Bass clef ! Enjoy!
There are lots of  other games at this website!


Video to watch for Fun:
Click Below:

John Legend and Lindsey Stirling “ All of Me”


Star Wars






Added 4-23-2020-
fun YouTube songs with note letters!
just click on song name!


GHOST BUSTERS!
(play-along)


MONSTER MASH
(EASIER FUN ARRANGEMENT TO TRY!) (play along)
Try bowing also!


http://musicteachersgames.com/ 
Terrific !! the Lines and Spaces game has notes for Treble, Alto, and Bass clef ! Enjoy!
There are lots of  other games at this website!


Video to watch for Fun:
Click Below:


Star Wars








Added:
4-13-2020-
THE BOW WARM-UP videos that review bow hold and bow technique for fun!!!

Here are links to the bow warm-ups!.  Now you can enjoy them at home!

1.  PINKY ZUMBA:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZtIrGuzxAZY

2.  BYE, BYE, BYE:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OemiXguTLUM

3.  SINGING IN THE RAIN:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwYyCz9ymHg

4.  SPIDERMAN:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1q-ublU1cRA

5.  ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA (the epic, space movie sounding one):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aeNDzSpWzS4

SOMETIMES IT'S FUN TO WATCH Videos!

    < Itzhak Perlman - Bow grip >

 In this short video, a famous violinist explains the best way to hold the bow.  Remember, cellists and bassists:  your pinky doesn't sit on top of the bow.  That's really the only difference; everything else he says is for you, too!





FUN SONGS TO PLAY NOW!!!


A.  OPEN STRING SONGS (You don't need to put any fingers down for these songs):

These songs are played with your open strings.  Just watch the screen and it will tell you when to play the notes!

1.  OPEN STRING FIDDLING - This song uses your open D string and your open A string.  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mzxzI5hHeX8

2.  OPEN STRING BLUES - This song uses your D string, your A string, and your G string.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFtCshMoQX0

3.  OPEN STRING ROCK - This song uses your D, A, and G strings.  Violas & cellos get to use their C (thickest) strings and violins and basses get to use your E strings.  Basses, the E string is your thickest string.  Violins, the E string is your thinnest string.  Rock out!!!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Hw-FI14P34

4.  OPEN STRING HIP HOP - This song uses your D, A, and G strings.
https://youtu.be/cSsdVRD8mHY


B.  YOU'LL NEED TO PUT FINGERS DOWN - BUT YOU'VE GOT THIS!

1.  EYE OF THE TIGER -
This song has one tricky part, but most of it is not hard and it's a fun rock song.  It uses these notes:  D, E, F#, G, A, & B.  (Remember, to play a B, put one finger on the A string.)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XzVP0SdVXO8

  FUN LISTENING!

Vitamin String Quartet
I thought you might enjoy listening to this group of talented musicians playing recent and current hits.