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General Resources


On this page you will find lots of links and information that's useful for music and musicians. If you're looking for specific information for an instrument we teach (or voice), please go directly to that instrument's page and look at the resource page there for that instrument. At the time this information was entered, all links worked and products listed were available. For information purposes only; we won't post resources when we know there might be any sort of problem with a product, business, or person listed but please check out the reliability, appropriateness, and reputation of any resources you plan to use. If you have any additional questions, please ask your teacher or email us at And please report broken links to

Acoustic Guitar - go here for resources specifically for Acoustic Guitar.

CD duplication, 972-788-5133,

Classical Guitar - go here for resources specifically for Classical Guitar.

Copyright Discussions - go here

You can register a copyright here.

Downloading videos and converting to mp3s or mp4s (all free):

Download Real Player. Download Quicktime. Once you've done this, any video on the internet will have a box in the corner when you mouse over it that says "download this video". Click it and download the video. Using the accompanying Converter, you can convert the video to whatever format you like. Downloading Quicktime enables Realplayer to download more formats for free. Also you can convert many different files to different formats as needed.

Ear training:,

Electric Guitar - go here for resources specifically for Electric Guitar.


Flute - go here for resources specifically for Flute.


THE AMERICAN HARP SOCIETY, Ellen Ritscher, Denton, TX, 840-565-3739,

The Geoffrey Harp School, 507 Church Street, Grapevine, Texas 76051, 817 / 251-1385,

Humor - go here for our humor posts

Improvising and Play-alongs - Guitar Backing Several thousand songs with various parts missing, entire guitar parts, lead solos, and vocals, in different styles and different combinations.

Indian Music:

The Indian Classical Music Circle of Dallas/Ft.Worth. ICMC, P.O. Box 50603, Dallas TX 75250-0603, (214)-336-3459.



Mandolin - go here for resources specifically for Mandolin.

Media Players:

Real Player Converterfree download. Rip and burn CDs. Copy any video on the internet just by clicking the "download this video" box as you view the video. Using the accompanying Converter, you can pull the video off and leave an audio recording (think youtube). Also you can convert many different files to different formats.

Windows Media Playerfree download. Rip and burn CDs. Right click in the top margin, choose enhancements, select "play speed settings" and you can speed up or slow down .mp3 files.

VLC media playerfree download. Purported to play any type of media file.


Korg Ma-30 (a Promethean Best Buy), Korg TM-40, Planet Waves PW-CT-08, or Boss TU-80 or better.

Music, Sheet

IMSLP – Petrucci Music Library, Free public domain music – Tons of music, All instruments, but entirely classical works.

Music, tabs, and chord charts, use with caution. These 1000s of charts range from good quality to something an eleven year old kid uploaded. Beware the phrase "this is my first tab". Also has powertab and Guitar pro tabs.

Music History

Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers

Music Education, Higher Education

The College Music Society

Music notation software

MuseScore is a free cross-platform WYSIWYG music notation program

Music retailers, Sheet Music, The world's largest music publisher. Look at music here, talk it over with your teacher, and order it in our next music order. With a 8% discount.

Pender's Music Co. (Dallas Location) – Sheet Music, Music novelties. Metroplex's largest classical, jazz music retailer. 2650 Midway Rd, Suite 230, Carrollton, Texas 75006. (972) 818-1333

Music Styles, blues

Music Styles, classical

Music Styles, jazz

Music Theory

Musical knick knacks

Music treasures:

Musicians - The nationwide source of employment for musicians, established over 40 years. New incoming jobs and available musicians are updated daily. Find a gig or a band. Locate musicians.

Oboe - go here for resources specifically for Oboe.

Online lessons

Right here at Promethean Studios. Contact Glenda at

Piano and Keyboard - go here for resources specifically for Piano and Keyboard.

Praise & Worship find hymns - lyrics, lead sheets, piano music, overheads, etc., Free worship guitar chords, tabs & lyrics for christian worship leaders


Recording and editing - Audacity is free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. It is available for Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems. Sound recording software for FREE! REAPER is a fully featured multitrack audio and MIDI recording, editing, processing, mixing, and mastering environment.

Recording Schools

Mediatech Institute. Dallas Campus, (972) 869-1122, 400 E. Royal Lane, Suite 100, Irving, TX 75039,

Reference - music theory definitions. I love this site. info on recorded music, who's tops, etc. - information about every kind of music, composer, group, etc

Songfacts: - purported meanings of songs, not necessarily accurate. Mostly just people talking about what they think the songs mean, or what their second cousin Bill heard it meant.

Saxophone - go here for resources specifically for Saxophone.

Songwriting - go here for resources specifically for Songwriting.

Sound, Live

ACS – A Certain Sound and Stage,, 817.831.0675

Studios, Recording

Crystal Clear, 4902 DON DRIVE DALLAS, TEXAS 75247, 214.630.2957, 888.237.2679.


Maximedia Studios, (972) 488-8814

Nomad Studios,, 214-282-6388

Panhandle House, Denton. 940-349-9229, Mark & Eric Herbst.

Online chromatic tuner.

UIL music and requirements

Venues (Places to perform)

Dallas Public Library -

The Johnnie High's Country Music Revue, 800-540-5127, 817-226-4400, Arlington Music Hall, 224 North Center, Arlington, TX 76011.

Voice - go here for resources specifically for Voice.

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