Italian: Teaching with Music
Il viaggio di Marco Polo - Easy board game in Italian with English instructions. Also on the same Web site: Sing along in Italian! Listen to a music video of Stella Stellina an Italian lullaby and print and colour the accompanying lyrics sheet.
Italian videos and songs – 9 music videos with gap-fill exercises using the lyrics.
Songs for Teaching: Using Children's Music to Promote Learning - a Web site providing resources for teachers who wish to integrate music in their teaching.
Dov'eri -Ivana Spagna - cloze exercise focussing on the imperfect tense and includes the text and audio file in .wav format.
Songs for Children
YouTube Video: La bella tartaruga Bruno Lauzi per bambini cartoni zecchino – The Lyrics of this song can be found here.
Manuelita la tartaruga - Maria Elena Walsh - Canzone per bambini in Italiano video.
Testi di canzoni italiane - Lyrics of a large number of Italian songs.
Canzoni per bambini - lyrics of songs for children and a section with nursery rhymes.
Mauro Music - music score and full .mp3 version of 46 songs for children.
Lyrics and Melodies
Lesson Plan: I Love You in Italian - This lesson for teaching "I Love You" in Italian includes different phrases to show affection, and exercises with music and writing.
YouTube Music Videos for San Valentino
- Massimo Priviero - San Valentino. The lyrics of this song can be found here.
- Dio come ti amo – Lyrics
Neapolitan Music of Yesterday and of Today - sound files and texts for over 30 songs.
California Gold: Northern California Folk Music from the Thirties - audio files of 39 Italian songs.
Italian songs at ingeb.org - Lyrics of songs listed alphabetically.
TuttoTesti - Testi Italiani - La Musica Nelle Parole - listing of Italian artists with the lyrics of songs for many of them.
Other Useful Music Resources
YouTube - apbeat's Channel - Italian pop, rock and dance music videos.
Galleria della canzone by Sugar - lyrics of texts are provided in alphabetical listings and by decades as well as biographies of artists and composers, photographs and historical background articles.
MUSICA - L' arte della musica - Strumenti e compositori - Images and short historical background and descriptions of some musical instruments.
MusicaItaliana.com - Music entertainment news, artist biographies and discographies, concert listings...