- Steven Isserlis has four great games on his website: a cello jigsaw game, two word puzzles and a quiz:
- Try the Berlin Philharmonic's Cello Challenge: move the cellist's bow using your mouse in time with Camille Saint-SaŽns' 'The Swan' from the Carnival of the Animals. You'll know if you get it wrong because it will sound dreadful!
This is how it is supposed to sound (played here by Julian Lloyd Webber):
General music games
- Games from the Dallas Symphony Orchestra:
There's a memory game, a word scramble, hangman, 'Beethoven's Baseball' and a Time Machine game.
- Games from the New York Philharmonic:
We've just found a whole new room of games! How did we miss it?
- Hola Maestro!:
Test your conducting skills with Gustavo Dudamel. Use your keyboard to cue the different sections of the LA Philharmonic as they play Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique.
- Games from the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra:
We've had fun experimenting with the composerizer, the harmonizer and the instrumentizer!!
- A virtual keyboard:
- Comparing Game
We really like this comparing game. Click on the balloons in turn to hear the tunes and then click on the buttons beneath to say whether you think they are the same or different.
- Name the Instrument, Name the Composer and Matching Pairs games:
- Guess What!
In this game from the Philharmonia Orchestra, you have to guess the instruments first from a photo, then from a description and thirdly by listening to some music.
- Bass clef note quiz:
- Name that Note:
- Hansel and Gretel
Stage your own performance of Humperdinck's opera Hansel and Gretel with this game from Classical KUSC radio station.
Another game from those nice people at KUSC - this time telling the story of Rimsky-Korsakov's Sheherezade with illustrations based on Persian art.There are four golden keys to win along the way in order to unlock the gate to the royal garden.