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Let's Play! Have fun with Chrome Music Lab 🎢🎹🎡

This is a great set of free online tools (or 'experiments') made by Google, allowing kids - and adults - to explore music in a fun way. There are 14 experiments to play with ...

Some are simple and very easy to explore with younger children (eg: the Rhythm experiment and Kandinsky experiment). Others are more complex and can be used by music pupils and teachers for remote music teaching and collaboration (eg: the Shared Piano).

For example, the Song Maker experiment lets you make and share your own songs.

The Kandinsky experiment turns anything you draw – lines, circles, triangles, or scribbles – into sound. Try experimenting with lots of circles!

The Shared Piano is a simple tool that lets you play music together live on the web.

The Rhythm experiment allows you to build patterns on the grid to build your own rhythms.

The Spectrogram experiment turns the instrument or sound into a picture. With this experiment you can compare spectrograms of different sounds, or use the mic to see what your own sounds look like.

All you need to do is open an 'experiment' and play ... 

Chrome Music Lab is a website that makes learning music more accessible through fun, hands-on experiments.


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