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Songs that Teach Music Appreciation,

Music Theory and Musical Instruments

Add some fun to your Music curriculum by supplementing your lesson plans with songs!  Whether you need educational music for teaching the classics, reading sheet music, music theory or music appreciation songs, you'll find a varied selection below. These Music Songs are for children of all ages... and many will also appeal to grown-ups.

These music appreciation songs are available from a variety of albums:

A Little Bit of Elvis – Judy Pancoast
A Place in the Choir – Timmy Abell
Bach: Minuet in G – Sing Your Way to the Classics
C to C – Wendy Rollin
Canon in D – Johann Pachelbel
Choo Choo Ka – Teaching the terms pianissimo and fortissimo to young children.
Click Clack – Listen & Learn
Come, Play That Music – Margie La Bella
Crescendo – Wendy Rollin
Dance the Day Away – Vincent Nunes
Do You Speak Music? – Judy Leonard
Don't Forget To Sing – Gemini
Forty Little Birdies (singin' in the choir) – Donna & Andy
Get Up and Sing! – Amy Michelle & Friends
Good Time – Listen & Learn
Giuseppe Verdi and La Donna é Mobile from "Rigoletto" – Sing Your Way to the Classics
Hear Me Sing; Watch Me Dance – Music With Mar.
Homemade Band – Margie La Bella
House of Cards – Timmy Abell
I am a Fine Musician – Traditional/Andrea Moon
I Can Do It By Myself – Listen & Learn
I Can Sing High Notes, I Can Sing Low Notes – Ella Jenkins
I Like to Clap – Listen & Learn
I'm Singing A Solo – Ella Jenkins
Instrument Friends Suite – Wendy Rollin
The Instrument Song – (The Orchestra Song) Austrian Folk
Judy's Tune Room – Judy Pancoast
Just For Fun – Marilyn M. Linford
Kalico Kat's Jug Band – Marla Lewis
Kaluba, Beat the Drum – Ella Jenkins
Kooky Kangaroo – Bryan McCabe
The La La Song – Listen & Learn
The Little Bee – Veronica Harper
Major - Minor – Marla Lewis
Making Music – Tickle Tune Typhoon
Maracas - I Love That Sound – Dianne Baker
Marching Band – Debbie Clement
Melody & Harmony – Wendy Rollin
Music Time is Over – Margie La Bella
My First Song – Wendy Rollin
Note Name Match – Veronica Harper
The Orchestra is Here to Play – Gemini
Open Your Mouth and Sing "Ah" – Margie La Bella
Play and Do This – Margie La Bella
Play Your Instruments – Stephanie Burton
Rhythm - March & Waltz – Wendy Rollin
Ring and Sing – Listen & Learn
Shakers, Up High! – Listen & Learn
Silly Snake – Bryan McCabe
Sing! Sing! Sing! – Silly Goose & Val
Spooky Band – Steve Blunt
Tap Tap Your Rhythm Sticks – Listen and Learn
Ten Little Skeletons (Rhythm Sticks) – Steve Blunt
Tone Block Time – Listen & Learn
The Ukulele Song – Listen & Learn
Vacation Song –Donna & Andy
Very Best Band – Margie La Bella
Who Is That Polka? – Let's Dance!
You Can Strum Too – Listen & Learn
You've Got to Wait – Margie La Bella

Songs for Learning to Read Sheet Music
CariBBean Cool – Ben Stiefel
I've Got the BBBlues – Ben Stiefel
A BBBarrel of Fun – Ben Stiefel
Stack That Bale of HAAAy – Ben Stiefel
My Hot Rod CCCar – Ben Stiefel
New Orleans CCCool – Ben Stiefel
DDDance, Dance, Dance – Ben Stiefel

Guitar for Beginners: A new series of articles from Aaron Schulman
The Importance of Accurate Guitar Tuning

See also: Biographical Song Lyrics

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