Music Resources

Teaching a student to be proficient musically is sometimes no easy task, but we believe everyone should develop a love for music and work diligently to learn how to glorify God with our voices and with other instruments.

While we don't offer musical instruction books, we do have a small selection of books that give insights into the lives and music of great composers. It is revealing to see how religion has inspired such men, even those who were not Christians!

For those of you in our local area, we are pleased to recommend these sources for instruments, lessons, and more books (including sheet music).

  • Classic Pianos (503.239.9969)
    There are several piano stores in Portland, but this is the one we respect the most.
  • Manselle's Music Shop (503.659.9817)
    Run by a homeschool family! String instruments, lessons.
  • Wally's Music (503.656.5323)
    Bluesy store with brass, woodwinds and assorted other stuff.
  • Harmony Road Music (503.557.5151)
    Three locations in the Portland area offering group music lessons and the best selection of music instruction materials we've seen.
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101 Hymn Stories
by Kenneth Osbeck
from Kregel Publications
for 6th-12th grade
in History of Hymns (Location: XCH-HYMN)
$18.99
101 Hymn Stories
by Kenneth Osbeck
40th Anniversary from Kregel Publications
for 6th-12th grade
in History of Hymns (Location: XCH-HYMN)
$18.99
101 Hymn Stories - audio book on CD
by Kenneth Osbeck, read by Wayne Shepherd
from Oasis Audio
for 6th-12th grade
in Audio Books & Dramas (Location: CD-AUDIO)
$15.00 (1 in stock)
101 More Hymn Stories
by Kenneth Osbeck
from Kregel Publications
for 6th-12th grade
in History of Hymns (Location: XCH-HYMN)
$18.99
12 Staff Manuscript Paper
by Hal Leonard Corp.
for 3rd-12th grade
in Music Theory (Location: ELE-MUSTHE)
700 Years of Classical Treasures
from Reader's Digest
in Music History (Location: ELE-MUSHIS)
$15.00 (1 in stock)
Abide With Me
by John H. Parker, Paul Seawright
from New Leaf Press
for 7th-Adult
in History of Hymns (Location: XCH-HYMN)
Accidental Voyage
Mr. Pipes Series #4
by Doug Bond
from P&R Publishing
for 5th-8th grade
in History of Hymns (Location: XCH-HYMN)
$15.99 $8.00 (1 in stock)
Adventures of Richard Wagner
by Opal Wheeler
from Zeezok Publishing
for 3rd-6th grade
in Opal Wheeler Great Musicians Series (Location: BIO-OPAL)
$13.95
African-American Arts: Music
by written by Angela Shelf Medearis and Michael R. Medearis
from Millbrook Press
for 6th-Adult
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
$4.00 (1 in stock)
Aida
by Robert Lawrence, illustrated by Barry Bart
from Grosset & Dunlap
for 5th-Adult
in Vintage Fiction & Literature (Location: VIN-FIC)
Alice in Orchestralia
by Ernest LaPrade
from Doubleday, Doran & Company Inc.
for 3rd-6th grade
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
All About the Symphony Orchestra and What it Plays
All About Books #39
by Dorothy Berliner Commins, illustrated by Warren Chappell
from Random House
for 3rd-8th grade
in All About Books (Location: VIN-ALL)
$10.00 (2 in stock)
All Shook Up
Pivotal Moments in American History
by Glenn C. Altschuler
from Oxford University
for Adult
in History for Adults (Location: ADU-HIS)
$4.20 (1 in stock)
Alphabet of Music
by Robert W. Surplus, illustrated by George Overlie
from Lerner Publishing Group
for 3rd-6th grade
in Vintage Nonfiction (Location: VIN-NFIC)
America - with CD
from Diana Waring Presents
for 1st-6th grade
in Diana Waring History Revealed (Location: OHIS-DWHR)
Antonin Dvorak
Julian Messner Shelf of Biographies
by Clair Lee Purdy, illustrated by Edgard Cirlin
from Julian Messner
for 4th-8th grade
in Vintage History & Biographies (Location: VIN-HIS)
Arrow Pointing to Heaven
by James Bryan Smith
Revised from B&H Books
for 10th-Adult
in Biographies (Location: BIO)
$14.99
Bach Book
by Victoria Tierney & Crystal Landucci
from Oregon Coast Music Association
for 2nd-6th grade
in Biographies (Location: BIO)
$5.00 (1 in stock)
Bach's Goldberg Variations
by Anna Harwell Celenza & JoAnn E. Kitchel
from Charlesbridge
Biography for 3rd-6th grade
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
Bach: His Life and Times
by Tim Dowley
1st edition from Hippocrene Books
for 9th-12th grade
in Biographies (Location: BIO)
Band-in-a-Box
from Melissa & Doug Toys
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Games & Toys (Location: FUN-GAME)
Bartered Bride
by Robert Lawrence, illustrated by Howard Arnold
from Grosset & Dunlap
for 5th-Adult
in Vintage Fiction & Literature (Location: VIN-FIC)
Basic Music Theory
by Jonathan Harnum
4th edition from Sol-Ut Press
Basic Music Theory Book for 6th-9th grade
in Music Theory (Location: ELE-MUSTHE)
Beat of the Drum
by Robert W. Surplus, illustrated by George Overlie
from Lerner Publishing Group
for 3rd-6th grade
in Vintage Nonfiction (Location: VIN-NFIC)
Beating the Drum
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
$5.00 (1 in stock)
Beatles vs The Rolling Stones
by Jim Derogatis and Greg Kot
from Voyageur Press
for 9th-Adult
in Music History (Location: ELE-MUSHIS)
$9.00 (1 in stock)
Beethoven
by Reba Paeff Mirsky
from Follett
for 2nd-5th grade
in Biographies (Location: BIO)
Beethoven
by David Jacobs
from Harper & Row
for 4th-8th grade
in Horizon Caravel Books (Location: VIN-HOR)
Beethoven Lives Upstairs - CD
from Classical Kids
for Kindergarten-8th grade
in Music CDs (Location: CD)
Beethoven's Heroic Symphony (Once Upon a Masterpiece)
from Charlesbridge
for Kindergarten-3rd grade
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
Beethoven's Wig 2 - CD
from Rounder Records
for 3rd-8th grade
in Music CDs (Location: CD)
$10.00 (1 in stock)
Beethoven's Wig 3 - CD
from Rounder Records
for 3rd-8th grade
in Music CDs (Location: CD)
$10.00 (1 in stock)
Beethoven's Wig 4 - CD
from Rounder Records
for 3rd-8th grade
in Music CDs (Location: CD)
$10.00 (1 in stock)
Beethoven, His Life and Times
by Ates Orga
2nd edition from Paganiniana Publications
for 7th-12th grade
in Biographies (Location: BIO)
Beethoven/Haydn Lapbook Set
by Opal Wheeler & Sybil Deucher
from Zeezok Publishing
for 3rd-6th grade
in Opal Wheeler Great Musicians Series (Location: BIO-OPAL)
$9.00 $5.00 (1 in stock)
Beginning the Bagpipe
from Croft-Mor Publications
for 4th-Adult
in Musical Instrument Instruction (Location: ELE-MUS)
$9.00 (1 in stock)
Best Known Gilbert & Sullivan Operas and Bab Ballads
by William Gilbert & Arthur Sullivan
for 9th-Adult
in Vintage Fiction & Literature (Location: VIN-FIC)
$10.00 (1 in stock)
Best of Haydn
from My Father's World
Music history CD for 3rd-8th grade
in Music Masters CDs (Location: CD-MUMA)
Best of Schubert - CD
from My Father's World
for 3rd-8th grade
in Music Masters CDs (Location: CD-MUMA)
Best of Tchaikovsky
from My Father's World
for 2nd-3rd grade
in Music CDs (Location: CD)
Boll Weevil
by Glen Rounds
from Golden Gate Junior Books
for Kindergarten-2nd grade
in Vintage Picture Books (Location: VIN-PIC)
$4.80 (1 in stock)
Book of Music
by Gill Rowley
from Bounty Books
for 8th-Adult
in Music History (Location: ELE-MUSHIS)
$6.00 (1 in stock)
Boris Godunoff
by Robert Lawrence, illustrated by Paul Kinnear
from Grosset & Dunlap
for 5th-Adult
in Vintage Fiction & Literature (Location: VIN-FIC)
Boy Who Loved Music
by David Lasker
1st edition from Viking Press
for Kindergarten-4th grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
Boyhoods of Great Composers
Young Readers Guides to Music
by Catherine Gough, illustrated by Edward Ardizzone
1961 Reprint from Henry Z. Walck, Inc.
for 3rd-6th grade
in Vintage History & Biographies (Location: VIN-HIS)
Brahms/Schubert Lapbook Set
by Opal Wheeler & Sybil Deucher
from Zeezok Publishing
for 3rd-6th grade
in Opal Wheeler Great Musicians Series (Location: BIO-OPAL)
$9.00 $5.00 (1 in stock)
Bravo! Brava!
by Anne Siberell
from Oxford University
for 3rd-8th grade
in Opera & Choral Music (Location: ELE-MUSOP)
$24.00 $12.00 (1 in stock)
Brit. Lit. Volume 7
by Oscar Wilde, George Sullivan
from Logos School
for 10th-12th grade
in Logos Brit. Lit. (Location: LITCUR-LOG)
$10.00
Carmen
by Robert Lawrence, illustrated by Alexandre Serebriakoff
from Grosset & Dunlap
for 5th-Adult
in Vintage Fiction & Literature (Location: VIN-FIC)
Carmenda Music History
by Carla Courtney
from Logos School
for 4th-7th grade
in Music History (Location: ELE-MUSHIS)
$15.00 $10.00 (1 in stock)
Carols for Choirs 1: Fifty Christmas Carols
by Reginald Jacques and David Willcocks, edited and arranged by
from Oxford University
for Adult
in Christmas & Advent (Location: HOLIDAY)
$10.00 (1 in stock)
Celebration Series - Piano Repertoire 1
by RCM Examinations
from Frederick Harris Music Co
for 8th-Adult
in Clearance: Art & Music (Location: ZCLE-ART)
$12.00
Celebration Series - Piano Repertoire 2
from Frederick Harris Music Co
Piano literature for ages 10-15
in Clearance: Art & Music (Location: ZCLE-ART)
$9.00
Celebration Series - Piano Repertoire 3
from Frederick Harris Music Co
Piano literature for ages 11-16
in Clearance: Art & Music (Location: ZCLE-ART)
$10.00
Celebration Series - Preparatory Piano Repertoire A
from Frederick Harris Music Co
Piano literature for ages 8-12
in Clearance: Art & Music (Location: ZCLE-ART)
$10.00
Celebration Series - Preparatory Piano Repertoire B
from Frederick Harris Music Co
Piano literature for ages 8-12
in Piano Literature (Location: ELE-MUSPI)
Celebration Series Perspectives - Piano level 3 Repertoire
from Frederick Harris Music Co
Piano literature for ages 11-16
in Clearance: Art & Music (Location: ZCLE-ART)
$11.00
Celebration Series Perspectives - Piano Repertoire 4
Piano literature for ages 12-18
in Piano Literature (Location: ELE-MUSPI)
$8.00
Celebration Series Perspectives - Piano Repertoire 5
from Frederick Harris Music Co
Piano literature for ages 13-18
in Piano Literature (Location: ELE-MUSPI)
$9.00
Child's Introduction to the Orchestra
by Robert Levine
First Revised Edition from Black Dog & Leventhal
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
$19.99
Chopin
by George Ruttkay
from Hyperion Press
for 3rd-6th grade
in Music History (Location: ELE-MUSHIS)
$3.50 (1 in stock)
Chopin Lapbook
by Opal Wheeler & Sybil Deucher
from Zeezok Publishing
for 3rd-6th grade
in Opal Wheeler Great Musicians Series (Location: BIO-OPAL)
$7.00
Chopin, His Life and Times
by Ates Orga
from Paganiniana Publications
for 7th-12th grade
in Biographies (Location: BIO)
Christmas Carols
by Compiled by Frank Edwin Peat, Illustrated by Fern Bisel Peat
from Saalfield Publishing Co.
for Adult
in Christmas & Advent (Location: HOLIDAY)
Classical Music for Dummies
by David Pogue, Scott Speck
from For Dummies
for 3rd-7th grade
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
$14.00 (1 in stock)
Classical Music for Dummies
by David Pogue, Scott Speck
2nd edition from For Dummies
for 3rd-7th grade
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
Classical Music for Dummies
by David Pogue, Scott Speck
3rd edition from For Dummies
for 3rd-7th grade
in Music Appreciation (Location: ELE-MUSAP)
$24.99
Coloring Book of American Composers
by Eric Tomb, Paul Rail & Nancy Conkle
from Bellerophon Books
for 3rd-6th grade
in Music History (Location: ELE-MUSHIS)
Coloring Book of Early Composers
by Eric Tomb & Nancy Conkle
from Bellerophon Books
for 3rd-6th grade
in Music History (Location: ELE-MUSHIS)
$4.95 $3.50 (1 in stock)
Coloring Book of Great Composers Book 1
by David Brownell & Nancy Conkle
from Bellerophon Books
for 3rd-6th grade
in Music History (Location: ELE-MUSHIS)
Coloring Book of Great Composers Book 2
by David Brownell & Nancy Conkle
from Bellerophon Books
for 3rd-6th grade
in Music History (Location: ELE-MUSHIS)
$3.50 (1 in stock)
Coloring Book of Great Composers Book 3
by David Brownell & Nancy Conkle
from Bellerophon Books
for 3rd-6th grade
in Music History (Location: ELE-MUSHIS)
$3.50 (1 in stock)
Complete Plays of Gilbert and Sullivan
by William Gilbert & Arthur Sullivan
from W. W. Norton and Co.
Drama for 9th-Adult
in 19th Century Literature (Location: LIT6-19)
$29.95
Composers Activity-Pak
by Amy Pak
from Home School in the Woods
for 3rd-8th grade
in Hands-On History Activity-Paks (Location: HISRF-HOH)
$12.00 $8.00 (1 in stock)
Concepts of Piano Theory - Advanced Supplement
by Ron Sadler
from ReSa Publications
Piano theory book for ages 10 and up
in Music Theory (Location: ELE-MUSTHE)
Concepts of Piano Theory - Level 2
from ReSa Publications
Piano theory book for ages 10 and up
in Clearance: Art & Music (Location: ZCLE-ART)
$4.50 (2 in stock)
Concepts of Piano Theory - Level 4
by Ron Sadler
from ReSa Publications
Piano theory book for ages 10 and up
in Music Theory (Location: ELE-MUSTHE)
Concepts of Piano Theory - Level 5
by Ron Sadler
from ReSa Publications
Piano theory book for ages 10 and up
in Clearance: Art & Music (Location: ZCLE-ART)
$5.60
Concepts of Piano Theory - Level 6
by Ron Sadler
from ReSa Publications
Piano theory book for ages 10 and up
in Clearance: Art & Music (Location: ZCLE-ART)
$5.60
Concepts of Piano Theory - Older Beginner
by Ron Sadler
from ReSa Publications
Piano theory book for ages 10 and up
in Clearance: Art & Music (Location: ZCLE-ART)
$4.90
Concepts of Piano Theory - Preparatory Level
by Ron Sadler
from ReSa Publications
Piano theory book for ages 8-15
in Music Theory (Location: ELE-MUSTHE)
Concepts of Piano Theory - Teacher's Key
by Ron Sadler
from ReSa Publications
Piano theory book for ages 10 and up
in Music Theory (Location: ELE-MUSTHE)
Cry from the Earth
by John Bierhorst
from Four Winds Press
for 6th-Adult
in Native Americans (Location: HISA-19NAT)
$6.00 (1 in stock)
Dance Me a Story
by Jane Rosenberg
from Thames and Hudson
for 3rd-8th grade
in Dance (Location: ELE-DANCE)
$12.00 (3 in stock)
Dionysus Rising
by E. Michael Jones
from Ignatius Press
for Adult
in Culture & Discernment (Location: XCU-DIS)
$18.00 (1 in stock)
Double Bass Blues
by Andrea J. Loney
First Edition from Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Picture Books (Location: PICTURE)
Drum Dream Girl
by Margarita Engle, illustrated by Rafael Lopez
from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
for Preschool-2nd grade
in Biographies (Location: BIO)
$3.00 (1 in stock)
Duke Ellington
by Andrea Davis Pinkney, illustrated by Brian Pinkney
from Scholastic Inc.
for 3rd-6th grade
in Biographies (Location: BIO)
$2.50 (1 in stock)
Duke Ellington
by Andrea Davis Pinkney
1st edition from Hyperion/Madison Press
for 3rd-6th grade
1999 Caldecott Honor Book
in Biographies (Location: BIO)
$6.99
Duke Ellington
by Andrea Davis Pinkney
1st edition from Hyperion/Madison Press
for 3rd-6th grade
1999 Caldecott Honor Book
in Biographies (Location: BIO)
$8.00 (1 in stock)
Edward MacDowell and His Cabin in the Pines
by Opal Wheeler and Sybil Deucher
from Zeezok Publishing
for 1st-6th grade
in Opal Wheeler Great Musicians Series (Location: BIO-OPAL)
$13.95
Edward MacDowell and His Cabin in the Pines - MP3 Audio Book
by Opal Wheeler and Sybil Deucher
from Zeezok Publishing
for 3rd-6th grade
in Opal Wheeler Great Musicians Series (Location: BIO-OPAL)
$11.17
Enjoy Your Recorder
by Trapp Family
from Magnamusic Distributors
for 3rd-Adult
in Vintage Nonfiction (Location: VIN-NFIC)
$6.40 (2 in stock)
Enrichment Studies Volume 1: Lesson Plans for Grades 1-12
by Sonya Schafer
from Simply Charlotte Mason
for 1st-12th grade
in Simply Charlotte Mason (Location: CUR-SCM)
Essential Dictionary of Music
by Lindsey C. Harnsberger
2nd edition from Alfred Publishing
for 4th-Adult
in Music Education & Reference (Location: ELE-MUSREF)
$3.50 (1 in stock)
Essential Jazz
by Henry Martin
1st edition from Schirmer
for 9th-Adult
in Clearance: Art & Music (Location: ZCLE-ART)
$6.00 (1 in stock)
Family Worship Hymnal - Standard Edition
by Edward Shewan & Michael McHugh
from Christian Liberty Press
for Adult
in Hymnals & Psalters (Location: XWO-HYMN)
$11.00
Famous Children: Haydn
by Ann Rachlin
from Barron's
for 1st-3rd grade
in Music History (Location: ELE-MUSHIS)
$3.50 (1 in stock)
Famous Children: Mozart
by Ann Rachlin
from Barron's
for 1st-3rd grade
in Music History (Location: ELE-MUSHIS)
$4.50 (2 in stock)
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