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A database of recordings offered on-demand through streaming. The basis for the collection is the diverse catalogue of New World Records, from folk to opera, Native American to jazz, 19th century classical to early rock, musical theater, contemporary, electronic and beyond. DRAM is expanding its contents to include other major and independent record labels and archival sources. Complete liner notes, scholarly essays, bibliographies and discographies are available for viewing.
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Music recording
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American Song is an aural history of America, providing coverage in breadth and depth for American music, and is essential for the study of music history and the social, cultural, and political history of North America. The collection includes songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys. There are songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, and anti-war protests. Also included are recordings originally released in Alexander Street's African American Song.
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Music recording
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Classical Music Library is a streaming audio collection of classical music covering major genres and time periods from medieval to contemporary, from choral works to symphonies, operas and the avant-garde. Works can be browsed by discipline, release date, language, label, and performer. The collection is relevant to a broad range of studies, including music history, music appreciation, music performance, analysis, and theory.
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Music recording
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Provides streaming access to world music, with a focus on contemporary genres such as reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing, and jazz. Traditional world music is also included--Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, and gagaku. This is an essential resource for musicology, ethnomusicology, anthropology, folklore, and performance studies, with relevancy to a wider range of studies including world history, sociology and multi-cultural studies.
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Music
Music recording
1 online resource
"Also new to Music Online are close to 140,000 popular music recordings---available only to subscribers of the entire Music Online: Listening suite---featuring pop, punk, musical theatre, hip-hop, and country recordings from twentieth-century artists such as the Sex Pistols, Chicago, a Flock of Seagulls, Tanya Tucker, Liberace, and Rod Stewart." --Alexander Street Press press release, January 7, 2011.
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"Naxos Music Library is the most comprehensive collection of classical music available online. It includes the complete Naxos, Marco Polo and Da Capo catalogues of over 75,000 tracks, including Classical music, Historical recordings, Jazz, World, Folk and Chinese music. Whilst listening, users can read notes on the works being played as well as biographical information on composers or artists in Naxos's extensive database"--Website.
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One of the most comprehensive collection of Jazz music available online. It includes thousands of titles of the Fantasy catalogue and Naxos Jazz. Works may be searched by featured artist(s), disc / song title and catalogue number.