Don't Invite this guy to dinner.
"Plant a radish, get a radish not a brussel sprout. That's why I like vegetables you know what there about (from "The Fanstastics") But this guy turns that statement inside out.
An instant percussion section
you can have lots of fun with.
Can you imagine...a link for people who love to create musical instruments?
Here it is.
Virtual Museum of Music Inventions Invented by Elementary Students
This former public school music teacher designed and maintains this
awesome web site for photos of instruments made by elementary students.
Instrument Info & Store
This place is incredible. They have instruments from all over the world.
Generally with descriptions, pictures and purchasing information
World Music Store
Whether or not you are a teacher or lover of world music this is an
incredibly user friendly search engine to provide you with all the music
examples you need. They have the Smithsonian library plus much else.
This is it. More than everything you want to know about Didjeridu's
and a great step into Aborigine Australia. Explore this and you will
be in the outback among the Aborigines in no-time.
More good stuff about Australia
American Song Flute
If you are in love with the sound of this ingenious instrument then
wander through this site. This organization is a special interest group
for many of the foremost performers and makers of Native American flutes.
You will find many examples of exceptional flutes, sound clips, and
The Japanese shakuhachi
A wonderfully comprehensive site on this historically intriguing and
beautifully sounding instrument.
Indonesia is to Australia what Mexico is to the U.S. Russ Darnley and
Tina Pentas are my good friends from Australia who provide tons of information
to the Australian education community about Indonesia. They are great
educators, writers, and guides to Indonesia. Their page provides links
which are worth a visit if you have interests in Indonesia.
The Music of Tibetan Buddhism
The lamas, the high priests of Tibetan Buddhism, say religion is sound.
And when the religion in question is Buddhism, the sounds often are
mantras - chants sometimes accompanied by percussion and wind instruments.
This site provides an explanation of the significance of music to Tibetan
culutre, with a few samples, too.
Zimbabwean music & culture worldwide
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