Google Doodles about Music

If you don’t know about Google Doodles, you should! Every day, Google offers us a celebration of something or someone in the world. Many times, these nuggets are interactive – mini playable games and experiences. Here are some of our favorites:  

Celebrating Ludwig van Beethoven's 245th Year

Help Beethoven's unfortunate journey to the symphony hall by arranging his masterpieces in time for the big crescendo!

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This Doodle is an interactive experience encouraging players to compose a two measure melody of their choice.

44th Anniversary of the Birth of Hip Hop

Make your own hip-hop mix, and learn about the history of the genre.

Bedřich Smetana’s 195th Birthday

Lovely animated video of Vltava (The Moldau) by Smetana

44th Anniversary of the Birth of Hip Hop

Today’s interactive Doodle celebrates Zimbabwe’s national instrument, the mbira, as Zimbabwe’s Culture Week begins.

Clara Rockmore’s 105th Birthday

Have fun playing the theremin! Your playing commemorates Rockmore's 105th birthday.

Oskar Fischinger’s 117th Birthday

Compose your own visual music, inspired by the works of FIschinger.

Robert Moog's 78th Birthday

Play the synthesizer (invented by Moog), mix and share your compositions online.