Spanish: Teaching with Music I
Here are some online resources that can help you integrate music in your teaching of Spanish as a second language:
Lyrics & Sound Files
Canciones populares de Europa - España — songs listed by regions of Spain. Includes children's songs and popular songs with lyrics, sheet music, and midi files.
Navidad el Columbiano – A selection of Christmas carols in RealAudio format.
MadSpaniard – Villancicos – Lyrics of over 50 carols and audio files in MP3 format of 8 of these.
Villancicos en español de Navidad Digital – Lyrics of over 120 carols. Music videos arealso available for 23 of these and instrumental MIDI files for a large portion of them.
Los Reyes Magos - Villancicos - Musica Navideña – YouTube Music Video.
Musical Spanish – Although this site is for paying subscribers, there are quite a few resources accessible to all: audio song files, animated songs, music videos, tutorials (with sound files).
Children's Spanish Songs from Kids - Children's song lyrics and sound clips.
Canciones españolas - Ejercicios de escucha con canciones españolas
Música de los Andes...y cercano - a large selection of music from the Andes and neighbouring regions, with Realaudio sound files.
(Macromedia Flash format), and yet another with an animation (Macromedia Flash format). Lyrics are provided for some of them or are obtainable via email.
Cancionero.com - lyrics of English and Spanish songs with guitar chords.
Centro Musical de Acordes Guitarra - a searchable site for lyrics and guitar chords.
El Mariachi Songs - there are boleros, corridos, sones, rancheras, and other song lyrics in this searchable database.
The Peruvian Musical Corner - the Spaniards brought and spread in Peru beautiful and original Christmas Carols, with the generic name of "Villancicos”. The list includes 20 songs and for most of these both the lyrics and a midi sound file are provided.
Music from Columbia - a few Midi sound files with lyrics.