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Streaming Audio Databases

  • American SongUW Restricted
    American Song is a history database that will contain 50,000 tracks that allows people to hear and feel the music from America's past.

  • Classical Music Library UW Restricted
    The Classic Music Library is a streaming audio server that hosts over 10,000 recordings from the collections of more than 20 independent classical music labels. These recordings range from operas to symphonies to chamber music as well as many contemporary composers.

  • Contemporary World Music Online UW Restricted
    Contemporary World Music contains music from every continent. Genres represented include reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, gagaku, and more.

  • Database of Recorded American Music UW Restricted
    Labels currently represented on the Database include CRI, Albany, innova, Cedille, XI, Pogus, Deep Listening and Mutable.

  • Music Online UW Restricted
    Music Online searches American Song, Classical Music Library, Dance in Video and Opera in Video in a single search.

  • Naxos Music Library UW Restricted
    This resource provides access to over 1241016 tracks (85876 discs) - the entire Naxos and Marco Polo catalogues, plus other licensed independent labels such as Cedille, Chandos, Klavier, New Albion, and Opera Rara.

  • Naxos Music Library Jazz UW Restricted
    Naxos Music Library Jazz is a comprehensive collection of Jazz music available online. It offers close to 20,000 tracks of jazz from over 1,850 albums. Over 500 jazz artists are represented. Naxos Music Library Jazz comprises Naxos Jazz and the 22 labels of Fantasy Jazz. Naxos Jazz, along with Prophone and Proprius.

  • Smithsonian Global Sound UW Restricted
    Smithsonian Global Sound is the largest collection of traditional, folk and world music available for streaming on the Internet. These recordings are taken from the Folkways collection as well as the International Library of African Music and the Archive Research Center for Ethnomusicology.

Streaming Video Databases

  • Opera in Video UW Restricted
    Opera in Video is a collection of 250 of the most important opera performances.