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American song - UW restricted UW restricted
"American Song is a history database that allows people to hear and feel the music from America's past.The database includes songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys. Included in the database are the songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests, and more"--Title screen
Bow down to Washington
Contains history, facsimile score, and five recordings of the University of Washington fight song, Bow down to Washington
Classical music library - UW restricted UW restricted - (Public display) Part of: Music Online Listening package
Provides musical sound recordings and MIDI files, program notes, reference texts (composer biographies, history, and glossary), and images. The music includes vocal and instrumental works from the Middle Ages through to the present. Users navigate through browse lists, a search engine and music track playlists
Contemporary music portal
Links to books, audio files, maps and other resources on 20th and 21st century music in France
Contemporary world music - UW restricted UW restricted
"Contemporary world music will contain 50,000 tracks that delivers the sounds of all regions from every continent. The database will contain important genres such as reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing and jazz and other genres such as traditional music - Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, gagaku and more. This database is a complementary database to Smithsonian global sound for libraries - it includes a blend of contemporary and traditional world music recordings from many labels throughout the world"--About the database
Cylinder preservation and digitization project
This collection contains 5,000 digitized cylinder recordings. The searchable site features downloadable audio files as well as streaming versions of the recordings. Streaming and downloadable mp3 files have been de-noised with CEDAR and are licensed for under a Creative Commons license while a raw wave file is also available. The site also has a growing collection of "streaming radio" programs on various topics and a "featured cylinder" section, showcasing some of the most interesting items in the collection. The collection includes nearly all types of recordings made around the turn of the 20th century including popular song, vaudeville, minstrelsy, comedic monologues, classical and operatic, solo instrumental recordings, bands, foreign and ethnic recordings, and speeches
Discography of blue grass sound recordings, 1942-
Discography of bluegrass recordings issued since 1942. Includes singles (33, 45, and 78 rpm), extended play, long playing, compact disc, and DVD indexed by label, by performer, and by title
Diskographie Samuel Scheidt angeordnet nach dem SSWV = Discography Samuel Scheidt : arranged according to SSWV /
Discography of the music of Samuel Scheidt
DRAM - UW restricted UW restricted - (Public display)
A collection of American music recordings by New World Records, from folk to opera, Native American to jazz, 19th century classical to early rock, musical theater, contemporary, electronic and beyond. Other labels currently represented on the database include CRI, Albany, innova, Cedille, XI, Pogus, Deep Listening, and Mutable. Alongside the high quality music streams, complete liner notes, scholarly essays, bibliographies, and discographies are available for viewing on the database
Emile Berliner and the birth of the recording industry
Focuses on the work of Emile Berliner, a prominent inventor at the end of the nineteenth and the beginning of the twentieth centuries who was responsible for the development of the microphone, flat recording disc, and gramophone player. Features correspondence, articles, lectures, speeches, scrapbooks, photographs, catalogs, clippings, experiment notes, motion picture components, and rare sound recordings
Fiddle tunes of the old frontier the Henry Reed collection, from the American Folklife Center, Library of Congress /
Presents a multi-format ethnographic field collection of traditional fiddle tunes performed by Henry Reed of Glen Lyn, Virginia. Recorded by folklorist Alan Jabbour in 1966-67, when Reed was over eighty years old, the tunes represent the music and evoke the history and spirit of Virginia's Appalachian frontier. Many of the tunes have passed back into circulation during the fiddling revival of the later twentieth century. This online collection incorporates 184 original sound recordings, 19 pages of fieldnotes, and 69 musical transcriptions with descriptive notes on tune histories and musical features; an illustrated essay about Reed's life, art, andinfluence; a list of related publications; and a glossary of musical terms
Folk music an index to recorded resources/
Index to tunes and songs from over 2,200 traditional and contemporary recordings. Access by title and performer with information on the publishers and a bibliography
Louisiana State Museum jazz collection
This Web site invites visitors to come and learn more about the Louisiana State Museum Digital Library Collection, composed of photographs, audio recordings, and musical instruments. The collection focuses on photographs and audio recordings of musicians and bands that were primarily active in New Orleans. Come and learn about musical instruments that span the makeup of a traditional New Orleans jazz band and listen to samples from well-known musicians, such as Louis Armstrong!
Music online - UW restricted UW restricted
Cross-searches audio, video, scores, and full-text reference content from all Alexander Street Press music databases
Music online. Classical scores library - UW restricted UW restricted
Contains classical scores from both in-copyright and public domain editions. The major composers output is represented, as well as many lesser known composers and works. Content in the database includes in-copyright material from Boosey and Hawkes and selected material from the University Music Editions microfilm series. The collection includes works spanning time periods from the Renaissance to the 21st century. Coverage of score types is comprehensive, with full scores, study scores, piano and vocal scores, and piano reductions
Naxos music library - UW restricted UW restricted
Comprehensive collection of online classical, jazz, world, new age, and folk music including the complete Naxos, Marco Polo and Da Capo catalogs. While listening, users can read notes on the works being played as well as biographical information on composers or artists in Naxos's database
Naxos Music Library. Jazz - UW restricted UW restricted
Comprehensive collection of Jazz music available online. Includes thousands of titles of the Fantasy catalog and Naxos Jazz. Works may be searched by featured artist(s), disc / song title and catalog number
Offenbacher Mozart collection
Listing of the standard play (78 rpm) recordings of the vocal music (operatic arias and ensembles, concert arias, lieder, and sacred music) of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in this collection. Also includes some images of record labels and sound excerpts from the collection
Oscar Peterson a jazz sensation
The National Library of Canada, located in Ottawa, Ontario, provides an online supplement to its exhibition entitled "Oscar Peterson: A Jazz Sensation." The exhibition highlights the career of the Canadian composer and jazz pianist Oscar Peterson (b.1925). The library includes a biography, bibliography, photographs, audio tour, and information about the works of Peterson. Some RealAudio files feature selected works
Renaissance masses, 1440-1520
Smithsonian global sound for libraries - UW restricted UW restricted - (Public display) Part of: Music Online Listening package
"Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries, produced in partnership with Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, is a virtual encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural traditions. The collection provides educators, students, and interested listeners with an unprecedented variety of online resources that support the creation, continuity, and preservation of diverse musical forms."
Tolkien music list
Provides an exhaustive discography of musical works inspired by or referential to the fictional writings of J.R.R. Tolkien (The lord of the rings, The hobbit, The Silmarillion, and their accompanying mythology)
virtual gramophone Canadian historical sound recordings = Le gramophone virtuel : enregistrements historiques canadiens
A growing multimedia website devoted to the early days of Canadian recorded sound. With a database of images and digital audio recordings, as well as biographies of musicians and histories of music and recorded sound in Canada, The Virtual Gramophone provides researchers and enthusiasts with a comprehensive look at the 78-rpm era in Canada


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