8notes.com, Noteworthy Site #4
Noteworthy Music Site #4: 8notes.com
8notes.com is a wonderful site that offers free sheet music, lessons and tools for musicians. From the main page you can access various tabs that link you to their offerings. The Free Sheet Music and Lessons found on this site are availble for almost every instrument including: Trumpet, Trombone, French Horn, Flute, Bassoon Clarinet, Oboe, Tuba, Violin, Cello, Voice, String Groups, Woodwind Groups, Guitar and more!
There are a number of fingering charts available to view and also a music glossary. On the “Extra Page Tab” there are forty-six online music theory lessons that range from clefs to pentatonic scales and also there are links to music biographies. Finally, there are a number of useful tools that include a midi to file sheet converter, Guitar Tab to Midi Converter and a Guitar Tab to Sheet Music Converter.
This site offers a whole host of other features and tools that are useful to musicians and music educators. Almost everything offered and presented by this site is free. I recommend spending a little time browsing the tabs on the main page to the many offerings of this site. I’m sure everyone will find something of interest!
Site Link: http://8notes.com
[tags] midi, midi converter, free sheet music, online lessons, guitar tab [/tags]
Joseph M. Pisano, Ph.D. is the creator of many education websites, a lecturer, clinician, trumpeter, and conductor. He is currently the Associate Chair of Music and Director of Bands in the Calderwood School of Arts at Grove City College in PA. He been named a TI:ME Teacher of the Year, received the JEN Jazz Educator Award and the PA Citation of Excellence. He is a past Vice President of the Technology Institute for Music Educators and the current Vice-President of the PA Intercollegiate Bandmasters Association. He also writes for DCI Magazine, Teaching Music Magazine, and is the Educational Editor for In-Tune Monthly Magazine; he has contributed hundreds of articles to various publications. Find out more at his website jpisano.com.