The Cranbury Music
Musical Resource Page

Welcome to the Musical Resource Page of Cranbury Music.
We hope both students, and teachers, as well as other musicians, will find many interesting and useful links here.
Some of the items listed on this page we have built ourselves, and we hope they will be of value to you.
Most are organizations, web sites, or pages of others who are making their own contributions to our wonderful world of music.

This page provides links to many kinds of musical resources:

Reference / Diagrams / Tables
The Musical Clefs
Notes on the Treble Clef
Notes on the Bass Clef
Notes on the Alto Clef
The Circle of Fifths
Classics for Kids: Musical Dictionary
Classics for Kids: Rhythm Symbols and Names

Electronic "Flash Cards"
Staff Positions and Note Names

Musical Games
Games at DSO Kids
Activities & Games at

Learn the Sounds of Instruments

Games from
A Kids' Piano
Concentration (Match Pairs) Major Scale
Concentration (Match Pairs) Whole Tone Scale
Find the Piano Key
Note Shooter Game
Type the Note Name

Musical Tools
Audacity: Sound Recorder and Editor
Metronome from
Noteworthy Software
Finale Software

Educational Sites
San Francisco Symphony's SFS KIDS
Classics For Kids
Naxos Online Music Glossary

Great Performances
Isaac Stern: Mozart Rondo in C, K 373
Itzhak Perlman: Theme from Schindler's List
Jascha Heifetz: Hora Staccato
David Oistrakh: Tchaikavsky Violin Concerto
Part 1  Part 2  Part 3  Part 4
Anne-Sophie Mutter: Beethoven Violin Concerto
Part 1  Part 2  Part 3  Part 4
Vladimir Horowitz: Piano
Moonlight Sonata (Beethoven)  Stars & Stripes Forever
Pugh/Taylor Trombone Quartet: Bach Air
Pablo Casals-Cello: Bach Suite
Van Cliburn-Piano: Tchaikovsky Concerto No. 1
Joyce Yang: Piano
Franz Liszt: Réminiscences de Don Juan, Part 1  Part 2  Part 3
Sabine Meyer - Clarinet
Mozart Clarinet Quintet, K581 I  III
Mauro Pedron - Clarinet
Mozart Clarinet Quintet, K581 II  IV
Juan Gregorio Baquero - Double Bass
Dragonetti Concerto I  II  III
Sylvia Woods, Harp: Canon in D (Pachelbel)
Paolo Brunello: Oboe; Roberto Loreggian: Organ
Bach: Concerto for Oboe and Organ, I  II & III
Andres Segovia: Asturias
Wynton Marsalis: Trumpet
Trumpeter's Lullaby  Carnival of Venice
Giora Feidman - Clarinet
Klezmer Wedding  Tsfat  Tsfat  Yad Vashem
Pete Fountain: When the Saints Go Marching In
Benny Goodman, Gene Krupa, Harry James, Lionel Hampton:
Sing Sing Sing

Canadian Brass: Saints Hallelujah
Flatt & Scruggs: Foggy Mountain Breakdown
Clarinet Polka
Clarinet  Fiddle  Accordion  Dulcimer  Tuba  Yodler
Seventy-six Trombones
Movie Finale  Korean Trombone Festival  Boston Pops
Boston Pops: March Mash
Trombone: Magic Slide

Classical Disney Corner
Toot, Whistle, Plunk, & Boom
Green With Envy Blues
Benny Goodman: After you've gone
Serge Prokofiev - Peter and the Wolf
Walt's Introduction  Part 1  Part 2

Looney Tunes
Pigs in a Polka - Music by Johannes Brahms
MGM Cartoons
The Blue Danube - Music by Johann Strauss

Amazing Performances
Stars & Stripes Forever-Trombone Quartet
David Garrett: Flight of the Bumble Bee (1:5.26)
Giles Apap: Violin
Mozart Concerto in G, K216, Finale  Cadenza  Encore
Ethan Winer: Rondo for 37 Cellos
Adagio in Cm for Glass Harmonica, K617a (Mozart)
Jamey Turner: Water and Wine Glasses
Beethoven: Ode to Joy  Patriotic Tunes
Randy Eppelsheim: Contrabass Saxophone Blues
Gisele MacKenzie & Jack Benny: Getting to Know You
Itzhak Perlman and Peter Schickele
Conzertshtick for Two Violins & Orchestra, I  II
Victor Borge: Piano
The Page Turner  History of the Piano
Buddy Green: Harmonica
Buddy at Carnegie Hall
Yu Chuan: Erhu
Camille Saint-Saens: Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso 

Online Instruction

Violin Masterclass - Kurt Sassmanshaus

Easy Sheet Music
Easy Piano Music from
Free Sheet Piano Music
Today there are a number of good ways to get sheet music
in addition to browsing the racks at your local music store.
You can order traditional, printed music online, both from
music stores like J. W. Pepper and general booksellers like Barnes & Noble.
You can order it online from many publishers, like Hal Leonard.
Today you can also buy sheet music in electronic form
which you can immediately download and send to your own printer.
You can find many sources of free sheet music to download and print,
both in this easy category as well as classical.

Classical Sheet Music
International Music Scores Library Project (IMSLP)
The Mutopia Project
Mozart: The Digital Edition

Music Stores and Instruments, Central New Jersey
Farrington's Music
Russo Music Center
Ron Forrester, Bowmaker
Sam Ash Music

Music Stores and Instruments, Online
Johnson String Instrument
Shar Music
Woodwind & Brasswind
J. W. Pepper
Sheet Music Plus

You can also find many instruments on eBay and Craigs List.
You do have to be careful with sources like these.
I suggest you get advice if you're not an expert.

Performances, Central New Jersey
The Pros
The Cranbury Jazz
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

Good Music Stations
Radio Station WWFM
Radio Station WRTI
Radio Station WQXR
Radio Station WFMT
Radio Station WGBH
Cranbury Coffee House
Music @ Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton University
Princeton University Summer Concerts
Monroe Township Cultural Arts Comission
State Theater, New Brunswick
McCarter Theater, Princeton
Rutgers School of the Arts
Patriots Theater at Trenton War Memorial
NJPAC, Newark
Kimmel Center, Philadelphia
Carnegie Hall, New York
Lincoln Center, New York

Musical Participation Events
Flute Choir Day, Drew University
Tuba Christmas
Westminster Choir College Summer Camps
Farrington's Music Summer Camps

Bands / Orchestras / Organizations
Youth Orchestra of Central Jersey
Greater Princeton Youth Orchestra
New Jersey Intergenerational Orchestra

Central Jersey Symphony Orchestra
Manalapan Symphony Orchestra
Metropolitan Orchestra of New Jersey
Westminster Conservatory Community Orchestra

The Chamber Music Network (ACMP)

Directory at Discover Jersey Arts

Sites / Forums on Instruments
Clarinet-Tips - Mainly Clarinet
Be A Fifer

Sites / Forums on Composers
Mozart Forum
John Philip Sousa
Ludwig van Beethoven's Website
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Last update 03 May 2011

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