A new iPad app from MakingMusicFun.net just hit the Apple app store – Meet Beethoven. The app is colorful, well planned and looks to be loads of fun for your kids. I’ve included the description below. If you’re interested in downloading the app, just click on the image or the link below to head to the Apple app store.

Get Meet Beethoven iPad App

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Description
“Meet Beethoven” from MakingMusicFun.net, is an elementary music education resource designed to send your child’s excitement about music and learning into overdrive! Right from the beginning, “MB” draws kids in with vibrant images and content that they’ll be excited to share with family and friends. Then, “MB” turns your kids into active learners, starting with an interactive game that drills the keywords they read in the introductory materials. At the core of the app, “MB” provides for a hand-on music making experience, by providing sheet music with interactive music learning tools for a variety of music instruments. In classic MakingMusicFun.net style, “MB” wraps things up with a wacky quiz called, “Pizza for Beethoven”. Answer enough questions correctly, and Beethoven gets a pizza for dinner. Miss too many questions, and Beethoven goes to bed hungry.

APP FEATURES
Biography
Photo Gallery
Timeline
Double Puzzle Word Scramble
Pizza for Beethoven Quiz (Cute, an awesome wrap-up for everything kids learn about in in the app.)

SHEET MUSIC INCLUDED
Ode to Joy (For Easy Piano, Recorder, Band and Orchestra Instruments)
Beethoven’s Fifth (For Easy Piano)
Fur Elise (For Piano)

Free Coloring Page
Learn about one of the greatest composers of all time – Franz Joseph Haydn! Print this free coloring page, grab the crayons, and start the CD. Giving students an activity like this keeps them interested while allowing you to introduce the classics.

Franz Joseph Haydn | Free Coloring Page (MakingMusicFun.net)

Interested in learning more about Franz Joseph Haydn? Here are a few great resources for the elementary or jr. high musician:

Franz Joseph Haydn | Biography (MakingMusicFun.net)
Franz Joseph Haydn | Biography (DSOKids.com)

Free Worksheets

“Surprise” Symphony | Listening Map
Franz Joseph Haydn | Word Search Worksheet
“Meet the Composer” Job Application | Worksheet

Free Lesson Plans

Haydn Surprise Symphony Listening and Activity Lesson Plan | Grade 3-4
Homeschool Music Lesson Plans for Franz Joseph Haydn


Enjoy!

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Free Coloring Page
Learn about one of the greatest composers of all time – Scott Joplin! Print this free coloring page, grab the crayons, and start the CD. Giving students an activity like this keeps them interested while allowing you to introduce the classics.

Scott Joplin | Free Coloring Page (MakingMusicFun.net)

Interested in learning more about Scott Joplin? Here are a few great resources for the elementary or jr. high musician:

Scott Joplin | Biography (MakingMusicFun.net)

Scott Joplin | Biography (DSOKids.com)

Free Worksheets

Scott Joplin | Word Search Worksheet

“Meet the Composer” Job Application | Worksheet

Free Lesson Plans

Homeschool Music Lesson Plans for Scott Joplin

Enjoy!

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Free Coloring Page
Learn about one of the greatest composers of all time – Johannes Brahms! Print this free coloring page, grab the crayons, and start the CD. Giving students an activity like this keeps them interested while allowing you to introduce the classics.

Johannes Brahms | Free Coloring Page (MakingMusicFun.net)

Interested in learning more about Johannes Brahms? Here are a few great resources for the elementary or jr. high musician:

Johannes Brahms | Biography (DSOKids.com)

Johannes Brahms | Biography (MakingMusicFun.net)

Johannes Brahms | Biography (NYPhil.com)

Johannes Brahms | Free Word Search Worksheet (MakingMusicFun.net)

 ‘Meet the Composer’ Job Application Worksheet (MakingMusicFun.net)

Enjoy!

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Print a free Great Composer Scavenger Hunt worksheet from the MakingMusicFun.net website, and then introduce your kids to the great composers. You will need to head to the “Meet the Composer” Biographies to hunt for the facts.

Meet the Composer” Scavenger Hunt Worksheet

Questions include:

Which composer’s music was performed by 50 musicians on one barge as the king 

listened from his royal barge? _________________

and

Which composer sometimes forgot to attach his suspenders, only to have to hold his

pants up while conducting to keep them from falling down? _________________

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Perhaps more than any other music composer, Franz Joseph Haydn is known for his wit. The most popular example is found in his Surprise Symphony when his light simple melody is suddenly interrupted by a loud chord, “surprising” the audience.

The following collection of resources which focus Haydn and his Surprise Symphony are available on the MakingMusicFun.net website.  Check out the biography first and then branch out from there.  Every one of these lesson ideas and printable resources are sure fire winners!

Hey Kids, Meet Franz Joseph Haydn | Biography

Free Printable Composer Biography
Franz Joseph Haydn Printable Biography

Free Printable Sheet Music
“Surprise” Symphony for Easy/Level 2 Piano Solo

Free Printable Worksheets
“Surprise” Symphony Listening Map
Franz Joseph Haydn Word Search
Franz Joseph Haydn Coloring Page

Music Lesson Plans
Haydn Surprise Symphony Listening and Activity Lesson Plan | Grade 3-4
Franz Joseph Haydn | Homeschool Lesson Plans

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Learn about the life and music of celebrated composer Anton Dvorak. Start with the biography, and then click and print these fun curriculum resources.

Biography
Anton Dvorak was born on September 8, 1841 in a small village in Bohemia which is now part of the Czech Republic. He was one of seven children. Anton’s parents recognized his talent and began his musical training at the age of six.  Read more…

Free Word Search Worksheet

Anton Dvorak Word Search Worksheet

Homeschool Music Curriculum

Music Lesson Plans

Free Printable Piano Sheet Music

Largo from the New World Symphony for Intermediate/Level 3 Piano Solo

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Learn about Johann Pachelbel, and his celebrated Canon in D. Start with the biography, and then click and print these fun curriculum resources.

Biography
Johann Pachelbel composed a large body of sacred and secular music during his lifetime as a successful composer, organist and teacher. He is best remembered for his Canon in D. Read more…

Free Printable Resources

Johann Pachelbel Free Printable Word Search Worksheet

Canon in D Intermediate Piano Sheet Music

Lesson Plans for the Homeschooled Student

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Learn about Ludwig van Beethoven, one of the most celebrated composers of all time. Start with the biography, and then click and print these fun curriculum resources.

Biography
Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany in 1770, to Johann van Beethoven and Maria Magdalena Keverich. Although Beethoven’s exact birth date is not known, his family celebrated it on December 16.  Read more…

Free Printable Worksheets

Beethoven Word Search
Beethoven Multiplication-Connect-the-Dot
Beethoven Coloring Page

Music Lesson Plans

Homeschool Music Lesson Plans

Free Printable Sheet Music

Ode to Joy Easy Piano Sheet Music
Ode to Joy Intermediate Piano Sheet Music
Beethoven’s Fifth Easy Piano Sheet Music
Ecossaise Intermediate Piano Sheet Music
Für Elise Intermediate Piano Sheet Music
Moonlight Sonata Intermediate Piano Sheet Music
Ode to Joy for Easy Flute Solo
Ode to Joy for Easy Clarinet Solo
Ode to Joy for Easy Trumpet Solo
Ode to Joy for Easy Trombone Solo
Ode to Joy for Easy Violin Solo
Ode to Joy for Easy Viola Solo
Ode to Joy for Easy Cello Solo

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Learn about Johann Sebastian Bach, one of the most celebrated composers of all time. Start with the biography, and then click and print these fun curriculum resources.
Biography

Johann Sebastian Bach was born in Eisenach, Germany in 1685. As a child Bach’s father taught him to play violin and harpsichord. His uncles were all musicians, serving as church organists and court chamber musicians. One of his uncles, Johann Christoph Bach, introduced him to the art of organ playing.Read more…

Free Printable Worksheets

Johann Sebastian Bach Word Search Worksheet
Johann Sebastian Bach Multiplication Connect-the-Dot Worksheet
Johann Sebastian Bach Coloring Page

Free Printable Piano Sheet Music

Minuet in G for Easy Piano Sheet Music
Musette in D for Easy Sheet Music
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring for Intermediate Sheet Music
Minuet in G for Intermediate Sheet Music
Minuet in G Minor for Intermediate Sheet Music
Musette in D for Intermediate Sheet Music

Free Music Lesson Plans

Bach Homeschool Lesson Plans

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