Radik Tyulush

A big shout out to Radik Tyulush, a truly gifted Tuvanese musician who gave me permission to use his photograph in my A-Z Musical Instruments Poster Pack. (I is for Igil!) He learned throat singing and playing the Igil from his grandfather and since graduating from the Kyzyl School of Arts performed in the folk groups “Tyva”, “Yat-

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Free Music Resources

Matthew Hindson, Composer. Deputy Dean at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and Curator, Australian Music Program has a number of useful free music resources on his blog. Free Manuscript Paper: Five different styles including a compact 18 stave version. Free Music Fonts: There are 14 different fonts including a recorder fingering font, a guitar strings font,

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NASA Audio Files

NASA have greats election of audio files at NASA: Connect > Audi and Ringtones. My Year 7/8 students selected then edited these in Audacity to create loops for a soundscape to accompany the Apollo 11 Moon landing. NASA Videos are available at Apollo 11 HD Videos.

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Okeanos Ocean Explorer

Okeanos Ocean Explorer

The Okeanos Explorer is a US federally funded research ship, assigned to ‘systematically explore our largely unknown ocean for the purpose of discovery and the advancement of knowledge’. There’s a live feed happening between April 27 and May 19, 2017 where the ship will collect information about deepwater areas in the Pacific. During that time the

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New Australian Readers’ Theatre series published.

New Australian Readers’ Theatre series published.

Yay! Blake Education’s new ‘Australian Readers’ Theatre’ series has arrived from the printers! It’s been great fun working as series consultant with editor Vanessa Barker and publisher Lynn Dickinson and to have six plays included alongside those of the talented Sandie Eldridge, Catherine Bauer and Elizabeth Klein. It’s a great series (all photo-copiable) with lots

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