Music

Books & Media

Many excellent books, videos and games that deal with music are currently available for children. Classics for Kids® has compiled a list of some of these resources for you.

Nonfiction
A selection of excellent nonfiction books about music for grades K-12, plus selections for parents.

Fiction
Musical fiction for kids, from young readers through eighth grade.

Adult Fiction
Looking to relax with some musical fiction? Try these books for adults.

Videos
A wide array of classical music choices, ranging from full-length feature films to educational videos.

Video Games
A wide array of video games for kids, ranging from musical instruction to pure entertainment.

If you purchase any of these items from Amazon.com by following the link provided (where available) a portion of your purchase will go to support Classics for Kids®!


Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker: The Musical Game

Published by: Music Games International

Kids will enjoy solving musical puzzles, reading about Tchaikovsky and the Nutcracker Suite and solving puzzles with this entertaining, interactive classical music game. Also included is a dictionary of musical instruments.


Alice in Vivaldi's Four Seasons: The Musical Game

Published by: Music Games International

Alice's magic musical clock is broken. Kids can fix it by winning 12 different musical games. Also included are riddles, brain teasers, a dictionary of musical instruments, biographical information on Vivaldi and a listening room where this composer's music is played.


Mozart's Magic Flute: The Musical Game

Published by: Music Games International

Mozart's music comes alive in this interactive game that includes a biography, riddles, musical trivia, jigsaw puzzles, a dictionary of musical instruments and more.


Making Music: Create! Play! Experience!

Published by: Viva Media

Create and play music with this original game. Add instruments, rhythm, and melody. Hear the piece backwards or learn how it sounds upside down. This game is designed to develop knowledge of all the elements of musical composition.


Music Ace Starter

Published by: Harmonic Vision

12 fun lessons introduce the basics of music theory such as notation, ear training and key signatures. The Music Doodle Pad also allows children to compose their own music.


Music Ace Deluxe

Published by: Harmonic Vision

Designed for beginning music students, this game teaches kids the fundamentals of music, including notation, tempo, instruments, intervals and more. There are 36 interactive lessons, each of which is supported by a game that tests skills learned. Also included are a musical composition component and classical music excerpts from the masters.


Magic of Music

Published by: Fogware Publishing

The Magic of Music is a great 4 CD-Rom collection that lets you learn from many types of music and their culture. You will learn how music has moved us throughout history!


Hearing Music

Published by: Viva Media

Teaches kids how to listen to music and to identify melody, changes in rhythm and other aspects in pieces by famous composers through games that can be adjusted to the skill level of the player.


Music

Books & Media

Many excellent books, videos and games that deal with music are currently available for children. Classics for Kids® has compiled a list of some of these resources for you.

Nonfiction
A selection of excellent nonfiction books about music for grades K-12, plus selections for parents.

Fiction
Musical fiction for kids, from young readers through eighth grade.

Adult Fiction
Looking to relax with some musical fiction? Try these books for adults.

Videos
A wide array of classical music choices, ranging from full-length feature films to educational videos.

Video Games
A wide array of video games for kids, ranging from musical instruction to pure entertainment.

If you purchase any of these items from Amazon.com by following the link provided (where available) a portion of your purchase will go to support Classics for Kids®!


Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker: The Musical Game

Published by: Music Games International

Kids will enjoy solving musical puzzles, reading about Tchaikovsky and the Nutcracker Suite and solving puzzles with this entertaining, interactive classical music game. Also included is a dictionary of musical instruments.


Alice in Vivaldi's Four Seasons: The Musical Game

Published by: Music Games International

Alice's magic musical clock is broken. Kids can fix it by winning 12 different musical games. Also included are riddles, brain teasers, a dictionary of musical instruments, biographical information on Vivaldi and a listening room where this composer's music is played.


Mozart's Magic Flute: The Musical Game

Published by: Music Games International

Mozart's music comes alive in this interactive game that includes a biography, riddles, musical trivia, jigsaw puzzles, a dictionary of musical instruments and more.


Making Music: Create! Play! Experience!

Published by: Viva Media

Create and play music with this original game. Add instruments, rhythm, and melody. Hear the piece backwards or learn how it sounds upside down. This game is designed to develop knowledge of all the elements of musical composition.


Music Ace Starter

Published by: Harmonic Vision

12 fun lessons introduce the basics of music theory such as notation, ear training and key signatures. The Music Doodle Pad also allows children to compose their own music.


Music Ace Deluxe

Published by: Harmonic Vision

Designed for beginning music students, this game teaches kids the fundamentals of music, including notation, tempo, instruments, intervals and more. There are 36 interactive lessons, each of which is supported by a game that tests skills learned. Also included are a musical composition component and classical music excerpts from the masters.


Magic of Music

Published by: Fogware Publishing

The Magic of Music is a great 4 CD-Rom collection that lets you learn from many types of music and their culture. You will learn how music has moved us throughout history!


Hearing Music

Published by: Viva Media

Teaches kids how to listen to music and to identify melody, changes in rhythm and other aspects in pieces by famous composers through games that can be adjusted to the skill level of the player.


 

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