Instrument Studies for Eyes and Ears – Jacobs School of Music

  • a great website for understanding ranges and tendencies of instruments
  • useful for general orchestration techniques
  • can hear instruments tone color in ranges and with different articulation.

MuseScore | Free music composition and notation software


  • massive resource for score study
  • contains scores written before 1923.

  • theory practice and ear training

Oxford Music Online

  • contains Grove Music Online
  • dictionary/encyclopedia