Composers & Instruments-Pathfinder
There is a lot of information available about classical composers and instruments and this pathfinder points towards some of the best. It will help you find websites, books, videos, databases and other resources. If you need more help, be sure to ask at your local library.
CDN Arts Alive-Music
Compose music, name that composer and other ways to learn about orchestral music, musicians and composers.
Search for a composer alphabetically, by timeline, by country or by period
An encyclopaedia of pluck instruments from a variety of lands and cultures.
A place for kids to compose music, play with musical performance, music games and music puzzles.
A world of musical fun and learning for kids.
Take a tour of the orchestra and learn about instruments, musicians,and composers.There's even a games room.
A fun, interactive site where you can hear and create music, and learn about the basics of musical instruments
Click on old or new school version to experiment with virtual turntables, scratching and lighting effects.
Instruments from around the world, some with sound.
Audio, Video, and Interactive
Find More at the Library
- To locate more books, use the suggested call numbers, keywords, and phrases to search the library catalogue.
Call numbers to browse
- 780 Music
- 782 Vocal music
- 783 Music for single voices
- 784 Instruments and their music
Suggested subject headings for catalogue
- Brass instruments
- Music-history and criticism
- Musical instruments
- Percussion instruments
- Stringed instruments
- Woodwind instruments