Donna Latham. History of music in America with links to audio, video.
Richard Dasher. Well-written, detailed history for Gr. 8 and up.
Activity Book for Jr./Sr. High
Valeaira Luppens & Greg Foreman. 29 short units to help kids "understand music in relation to history and culture". (Nat;l Standards #9)
History of American Pop Music, featured on PBS. 2 30-min. DVDs and PDF teacher's guide.
An Introduction to 100 Years of American Popular Music by Daniel Glass.
Costumed musicians perform music of the medieval and renaissance eras on period instruments before live student audiences.
Sir James Galway hosts this comprehensive video survey of Western music. 16-part DVD series, 60 minutes each.
Trace the roots and branches of bluegrass in this splendid documentary.
The Music and Rhythms that Started a Cultural Revolution.
Selections from all styles of music from 100-1980 are introduced with educator commentary—a full-semester course for HS and up.
Packs a wealth of material into little space and does it in an attractive, colorful, useful format.
Barber's Music History as it Ought to be Taught, Musician's Dictionary, and Messiah Handel--for laughing out loud!
A reenactment of daily life in colonial America where music was a ritual part. Great for music and history classes!
The riveting story of the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra during the time of Hitler.
A musical odyssey from slave-era spirituals to contemporary rap, conducted by multi-talented "tour guide" Kerrigan Black.
This 2-part DVD traces the history of choral music from its beginnings to the present, with many musical examples.
by Laban Carrick Hill.