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Welcome to the MERLOT Music Portal, an educational resource for teaching and learning. You are invited to join MERLOT - it's free - and contribute to this growing Music community of instructors. As a MERLOT member, you can contribute learning materials and assignments, submit your own learning materials for evaluation, and get access to great ideas to help you teach online and in the classroom. Browse the MERLOT Music Collection to find the high quality online learning materials for music studies on college and graduate levels.


A TED video of Evelyn Glennie presenting her ideas on listening.  This video is an excellent point of departure for student discussions on listening and the nature and purpose of music and music making.  It is also an excellent model for students preparing outreach programs.

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